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Research from King's College London reveals the detailed mechanism behind how stress hormones reduce the number of new brain cells - a process considered to be linked to depression. The researchers identified a key protein ...
Neuroscience May 06, 2013 | 3.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
For two decades, asthma treatment for millions of people with a milder form of the disease has consisted of daily inhaled steroid medicine to reduce inflammation. Now, a new study has found that asthmatics who take the low-dose ...
Inflammatory disorders Sep 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
An experimental treatment for urinary tract infections has easily passed its first test in animals, alleviating weeks-long infections in mice in as little as six hours.
Medical research Nov 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A 36-year-old man who had tracheal cancer has received a new lab-made windpipe seeded with his own stem cells in a procedure in Sweden they call the first successful attempt of its kind, officials said Thursday.
Medical research Jul 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (9) | 4
(HealthDay)—When doctors use quick-and-easy disease labels to sum up symptoms of concern in an otherwise healthy infant, parents are more apt to want to treat their child with some type of medication, even ...
Pediatrics Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A small French study of 14 HIV patients who have remained healthy for years after stopping drug treatment offers fresh evidence that early medical intervention may lead to a "functional cure" for AIDS, researchers said Thursday.
HIV & AIDS Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women treated with radiation for breast cancer are more likely to develop heart problems later, even with the lower doses used today, new research suggests. The risk comes from any amount of radiation, starts ...
Cardiology Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A simple checklist could help doctors estimate whether an older patient will be alive 10 years from now, according to a new study.
Health Mar 05, 2013 | 3 / 5 (3) | 2 |
A genetically-engineered virus tested in 30 terminally-ill liver cancer patients significantly prolonged their lives, killing tumours and inhibiting the growth of new ones, scientists reported on Sunday.
Cancer Feb 10, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (44) | 12
University of Cincinnati (UC) researchers have found that lightning may affect the onset of headache and migraines.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Large-scale genomic sequencing has revealed two DNA mutations that appear to drive about 15 percent of brain tumors known as meningiomas, a finding that could lead to the first effective drug treatments for the tumors, report ...
Genetics Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Decision support strategies can help reduce the over-prescription of antibiotics for acute bronchitis in primary care settings, according to a study published online Jan. 14 in JAMA Internal Me ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—In a surprise finding, Yale researchers report that adding cognitive behavioral therapy to the most commonly used drug treatment for opioid dependence does not further reduce illicit drug ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
In an examination of the characteristics of studies that yield large treatment effects from medical interventions, these studies were more likely to be smaller in size, often with limited evidence, and when additional trials ...
Cancer Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |