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(AP)—Scientists wondering why some children and not others survived one of China's worst food safety scandals have uncovered a suspect: germs that live in the gut.
Medical research Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Sometimes, simply watching and waiting is a safe alternative to surgery for older patients with small kidney tumors, a new study suggests.
Cancer Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Synthetic marijuana products, also known as Spice or K2, are potentially very dangerous for the kidneys, new research suggests.
Medications Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A recently described master regulator protein may explain the development of aberrant cell growth in the pancreas spurred by inflammation
Cancer Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
even once or twice during routine medical care—can signal substantially higher risks of heart and kidney disease and diabetes, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.
Cardiology Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Shares of Novo Nordisk tumbled Monday after the Danish drugmaker said U.S. regulators need a new study before they can finish their review of two diabetes treatments, a development that could delay approval for several years.
Other Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Advances in DNA sequencing technology during the past decade have given scientists powerful tools to peer into the genomes of humans and other species. Despite the efficiency and sophistication ...
Genetics Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—In patients with type 2 diabetes and evidence of kidney injury, supplementation with n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) does not reduce urine albumin excretion but is associated ...
Diabetes Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Adding fruits and vegetables to the diet may help protect the kidneys of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) with too much acid build-up, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Studies in animals have raised concerns that tumors may grow faster after the anticancer drug sunitinib is discontinued. But oncologists and physicists who collaborated to analyze data from the largest study ...
Cancer Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Acute kidney injury strikes large numbers of hospitalized patients, including those with no prior kidney-related illness, and is one of the most costly and deadly conditions affecting critically ill patients. Findings published ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The Food and Drug Administration is warning U.S. doctors about another counterfeit version of the cancer drug Avastin, the third case involving the best-selling Roche drug in the past year.
Medications Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
New research from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that men who take vitamin C supplements regularly run a higher risk of developing kidney stones. The study, which is published in the scientific periodical JAMA Internal Me ...
Health Feb 04, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 2 |
(HealthDay)—The average five-year cost of caring for patients with diabetes is higher for those with abnormal kidney function, suboptimal glycemic control, and presence of proteinuria, according to research ...
Diabetes Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0