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Using two successive pairs of specialized CT scans, a team of Johns Hopkins and Dutch radiologists has produced real-time images of liver tumors dying from direct injection of anticancer drugs into the tumors and their surrounding ...
Cancer Jan 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the orphan drug Juxtapid (lomitapide) for patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH), for use in combination with a low-fat ...
Medications Dec 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For nearly a decade, breast cancer researchers studying the hormone therapy tamoxifen have been divided as to whether genetic differences in a liver enzyme affect the drug's effectiveness and the likelihood breast cancer ...
Cancer Dec 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Sustained virological response linked with improved survival for patients with chronic HCV infection
Among patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection and advanced hepatic fibrosis (development of excess fibrous connective tissue), sustained virological response (SVR) to interferon-based treatment was associated with ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP)—Five more people have been diagnosed with the same strain of hepatitis C a former traveling hospital worker is accused of spreading through tainted needles. The total is now 44 in four states.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Of all the diseases people worry about getting, viral hepatitis is usually way down on the list. Most often it's thought of as a disease that affects only drug addicts or the sexually promiscuous. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Ted Adamson's liver had been so ravaged by the hepatitis C virus that he was nearly at the point of needing a liver transplant. Yet he had no symptoms. None. He didn't even feel tired.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Small interfering RNAs (siRNAs) are a potent new drug class that can silence a disease-causing gene, but delivering them to a target cell can be challenging. An innovative delivery approach that dramatically ...
Medical research Dec 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
After you eat, your liver switches from producing glucose to storing it. At the same time, a cellular signaling pathway known as the unfolded protein response (UPR) is transiently activated, but it is not clear how this pathway ...
Medical research Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory committee on Thursday recommended against approval of the first proposed drug to treat chronic fatigue syndrome.
Medications Dec 21, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) have found evidence that liver mitochondria in mice adapt to become better metabolizers of alcohol and increase in ...
Medical research Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Using mesenchymal stromal cells derived from adipose (fat) tissues, genetically modified to express a bioluminescent marker, researchers in Italy have tracked cells after transplantation. The cells were followed from their ...
Medical research Dec 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Surgeons in Zurich have carried out a complex, multi-organ transplant, hospital officials said Thursday, claiming the lessons learned would benefit patients with tumours that attack multiple organs.
Surgery Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—An innovative delivery method for tetrahydrocannabinol, the main psychoactive constituent of Cannabis, is being developed at the University of Mississippi.
Medications Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Ability to chart the molecular progress of diabetes brings personalized medicine closer to realization
Researchers in Singapore have succeeded in tracking, for the first time, the molecular changes caused by type 2 diabetes that affect how the body handles glucose production in the liver. In a series of experiments ...
Diabetes Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0