News tagged with medicine

Oral chelation for environmental lead toxicity

Treatment with dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA), an oral chelation agent, was linked to reductions in the amount of lead in blood in young children in Zamfara State, Nigeria following environmental lead contamination, according ...

Oct 07, 2014
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'JAKing' up blood cancers, one cell at a time

A solitary cell containing a unique abnormality can result in certain types of blood cancers known as myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN), according to a study published in The Journal of Experimental Medicine.

Oct 06, 2014
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Researcher measures frailty in intensive care units

Since arriving at the University of Alberta seven years ago, Sean Bagshaw spends each day searching for ways to deliver better health outcomes to patients with critical illness. Lately, the associate professor ...

Oct 03, 2014
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