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Daily activities, such as fast walking and jogging, can curb the development of risk factors for heart disease and stroke by as much as 50 percent, whereas an hour's daily walk makes little difference, indicates research ...
Cardiology Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Leading a sedentary lifestyle increases risk of developing type 2 diabetes. European scientists focused on delineating the mechanisms responsible for the beneficial effects of exercise on our metabolism.
Other Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have found a new way of using gene therapy to treat obesity. The treatment was successful, resulting in less weight gain, higher activity ...
Diabetes Sep 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP)—More than five years after a radical treatment, a San Francisco man and his German doctor are convinced that he remains the first person cured of infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
HIV & AIDS Sep 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine may have discovered why certain drugs to treat schizophrenia are ineffective in some patients. Published online in Nature Neuroscience, the research will p ...
Neuroscience Aug 13, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Researchers have used computational analysis to identify a new Achilles heel for the treatment of drug-resistant breast cancer. The results, which are published in Molecular Systems Biology, reveal that t ...
Medications Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Patients with the most common type of lung cancer are notoriously insensitive to chemotherapy drugs, including cisplatin. New findings related to the cellular pathways that regulate responses to cisplatin have now been published ...
Cancer Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers have identified a gene that controls susceptibility to drug treatment in Trypanosoma brucei, the parasite responsible for African sleeping sickness.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 19, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers have uncovered six genetic regions that appear to affect resistance to the effects of insulin, which is important in many cases of type 2 diabetes. Previously, only two regions ...
Diabetes Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Levels of some amino acids are associated with glycemia and insulin resistance and predict the development of type 2 diabetes in men, according to a study published online May 2 in Diabetes.
Diabetes May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
UC Davis Health System researchers are a step closer to launching human clinical trials involving the use of an innovative stem cell therapy to fight the virus that causes AIDS.
HIV & AIDS May 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have identified a gene that plays a key role in regulating inflammatory response and homeostasis. These findings could help lead to the development ...
Inflammatory disorders Apr 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers from the University of Notre Dame's Eck Institute for Global Health developed a "gene chip" to contribute to the identification of malaria drug resistance, an effort that will allow for real-time response in modified ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Artemisinin-resistant untreatable malaria increasing rapidly along the Thailand-Myanmar border: study
Evidence that the most deadly species of malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, is becoming resistant to the front line treatment for malaria on the border of Thailand and Myanmar (Burma) is reported in The ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Some breast cancer tumours may be resistant to a common chemotherapy treatment, suggests recent medical research at the University of Alberta.
Cancer Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |