News tagged with medical researchers
Researchers have found a genetic variation predisposing children to six-times greater risk of developing metabolic syndrome when taking second-generation anti-psychotic medications. Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The time for commercial development of gene therapy has come. Patients with diseases treatable and curable with gene therapy deserve access to the technology, which has demonstrated both its effectiveness ...
Genetics Jan 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
Melbourne researchers have discovered that acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), an aggressive blood cancer with poor prognosis, may be susceptible to medications that target a protein called Mcl-1.
Genetics Jan 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the University of Western Australia (UWA) and the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR) have found people who engage in vigorous physical activity may be protected against ...
Cancer Jan 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Starting in 2012, the government will charge a new fee to your health insurance plan for research to find out which drugs, medical procedures, tests and treatments work best. But what will Americans do with the answers?
Health Dec 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- In a commentary published in the November issue of Academic Medicine, top recruitment experts at UCSF urge academic medical researchers to embrace new methods for recruiting participants into clinical trials ...
Other Dec 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered a new way to track the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS) in those living with the disease, by using a powerful, triple strength MRI to track increasing ...
Neuroscience Dec 15, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have created a deck of cards with conversation starters about sensitive and informational topics related to weight, that parents can use to guide their discussions when talking ...
Health Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Almost a year after researchers in Wisconsin published a groundbreaking paper describing their use of genetic sequencing to diagnose and treat a 4-year-old boy, a national health agency is shifting its focus to put $416 ...
Genetics Dec 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Thirty years, 30 million deaths and 60 million infections after HIV appeared, medical researchers now have the tools to halt the deadly epidemic.
HIV & AIDS Nov 29, 2011 | 3.8 / 5 (6) | 0
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago are recruiting volunteers with asthma for a study of whether taking vitamin D can make asthma medication more effective.
Medical research Nov 29, 2011 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0
Home nursing visits are as safe and effective as office-based care for initial post-delivery well-baby check-ups, according to medical researchers.
Health Nov 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered that an active ingredient in the Persian spice saffron may be a potential treatment for diseases involving neuroinflammation, such as multiple sclerosis.
Medical research Nov 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- The experimental stem cell procedure that Texas Gov. Rick Perry underwent this summer could be restricted or even blocked under new rules being considered Friday by the state's Medical Board.
Medical research Nov 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered a potential new drug target for Multiple Sclerosis that could prevent physical disability associated with the disease, once a new drug is developed.
Medical research Oct 26, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |