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(Medical Xpress)—Development of a sophisticated artificial pancreas holds potential to transform the lives of patients with Type 1 diabetes.
Diabetes May 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Better targeted treatments for 20 per cent of renal failure patients are on the horizon following a key discovery about the role of white blood cells in kidney inflammation.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Tenofovir, one of the most effective and commonly prescribed antiretroviral medications for HIV/AIDS, is associated with a significant risk of kidney damage and chronic kidney disease that increases over ...
Medications Feb 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In a preliminary clinical trial, investigators at Johns Hopkins have shown that even partially-matched bone marrow transplants can eliminate sickle cell disease in some patients, ridding them of painful and debilitating symptoms, ...
Medical research Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has identified specific cellular events that appear key to lupus, a debilitating autoimmune disease that afflicts tens of millions of people worldwide. The ...
Medical research Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Sick children, especially those with some dehydration from flu or other illnesses, risk significant kidney injury if given drugs such as ibuprofen and naproxen, Indiana University School of Medicine researchers said Friday.
Medications Jan 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The internet is awash with stories of how silver can be used to treat cancer. Now, lab tests have shown that it is as effective as the leading chemotherapy drug - and may have fewer side-effects.
Cancer Feb 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Genetics and demographics likely put you at risk for salt-sensitive hypertension, and scientists are looking for a way to protect you.
Medical research Feb 26, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
New research from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) reveals that B cells regulate obesity-associated inflammation and type 2 diabetes through two specific mechanisms. The study, published in the Proceedings of th ...
Inflammatory disorders Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
April Dunlap was 17 and weighed 165 pounds when she began a diet and exercise regimen. After three months, the 5-foot-5 teen had lost the 20 pounds she had hoped to shed. But she kept going. "It was like a drug," she said. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
High doses of a popular cholesterol-lowering drug significantly reduced the rate of acute kidney injury caused by dye used in imaging in acute coronary syndrome patients who underwent a coronary procedure, according to research ...
Cardiology Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Two new studies from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Chronic Kidney Disease Prognosis Consortium found that the presence of chronic kidney disease itself can be a strong indicator of the risk of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Foot and leg amputations were once a fairly common fate for diabetics, but new government research shows a dramatic decline in limbs lost to the disease, probably due to better treatments.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Penile cancer, HIV, HPV, syphilis and kidney inflammation are among a number of medical conditions whose risk can be lowered by the practice of infant male circumcision, says a study led by the University of Sydney.
Health Mar 02, 2012 | 1.5 / 5 (8) | 6
Patients with uncontrolled renovascular hypertension saw a significant improvement in their blood pressure with renal artery stent deployment. The multicenter HERCULES trial, evaluating the safety and effectiveness of the ...
Cardiology Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0