News tagged with pharmacologists
A drug developed at Linköping University in Sweden protects against the side effects of cancer treatments while strengthening the effects on the tumour. An international drug evaluation is now starting up on a larger group ...
Cancer Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Two enzymes that are elevated in prediabetes could hold clues to helping the 79 million Americans with the condition avoid serious vascular complications and maybe even identify those most at risk for full-blown ...
Diabetes Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A collaboration between scientists in Munich, Germany and Bloomington, USA may have overcome one of the major challenges drug makers have struggled with for years: Delivering powerful nuclear hormones to specific tissues, ...
Medical research Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers from the University of Bonn and the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried have decoded a signal path that could boost the burning of body fat. Mice that are missing a signal switch called VASP are ...
Medical research Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Soldiers in war zones and farmers tending their fields can have in common chronic exposure to chemicals that impact their nerves.
Medical research Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mitochondria -- subunits inside cells that produce energy -- have long been thought to play a role in Alzheimer's disease. Now Mayo Clinic researchers using genetic mouse models have discovered that mitochondria in the brain ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A protein critical to development appears to have a grave impact on lungs exposed to smoking and air pollution, researchers report.
Medical research Oct 17, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Just a few years ago, anyone who talked of a cure for the AIDS virus would in all likelihood have met with a sad, ironic smile.
HIV & AIDS Jul 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A University of Houston (UH) pharmacy professor's decade-long questioning of conventional medical dogma in the treatment of asthma earned him a prestigious international honor as a top medical innovator.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0