News tagged with side effects
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(HealthDay) -- For men with finasteride-associated side effects, sexual dysfunction may persist for months or years, even after discontinuation of the drug, according to a study published online July 12 in ...
Medications Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An extended trial of a drug for people with type 2 diabetes has confirmed that the oral DPP-4 inhibitor linagliptin is a safe and effective means of lowering glucose levels for up to 102 weeks, either on its own or in combination ...
Diabetes Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay News) -- Researchers say an investigational drug helped improve memory, language, attention and other mental skills in people with early Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Building on previous work with the botanical abscisic acida, researchers in the Nutritional Immunology and Molecular Medicine Laboratory (NIMML) have discovered that abscisic acid has anti-inflammatory effects in the lungs ...
Medical research Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Drugs containing platinum are among the most powerful and widely used cancer drugs. However, such drugs have toxic side effects, and cancer cells can eventually become resistant to them.
Cancer Jul 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP) The European Medicines Agency is investigating "deficiencies" in the way drug maker Roche reported possible side effects in patients in the U.S., though it said there was no evidence patients are at risk.
Medications Jun 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Genetics play a significant role in determining which patients will suffer the most from the disturbing side effects of opiates, commonly prescribed painkillers for severe to moderate pain, according to a new Stanford University ...
Medical research Jun 20, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(AP) The toxic side effects of an experimental cancer drug from Onyx Pharmaceuticals may outweigh its benefits for patients with a type of blood cancer, federal health regulators said Monday.
Medications Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new approach to drug design, pioneered by a group of researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Mt. Sinai, New York, promises to help identify future drugs to fight cancer and other diseases that ...
Cancer Jun 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new set of computer models has successfully predicted negative side effects in hundreds of current drugs, based on the similarity between their chemical structures and those molecules known to cause side effects, according ...
Medical research Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
New hope has arrived for migraine sufferers following a Griffith University study with the people of Norfolk Island.
Genetics Jun 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Inflammatory breast cancer is a very aggressive type of cancer associated with early metastasis and poor survival rates, and the prognosis is even worse for patients with tumors expressing the ErbB2 receptor. The ErbB2-inhibiting ...
Cancer Jun 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Though it would seem logical, cancer patients don't always choose therapies with the best chance for survivalcost and side effects are also major considerations. Little has been known about the extent to which cost ...
Cancer Jun 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR) have made exciting progress in their quest to help patients fight cancer using the body's own immune system.The ...
Cancer May 28, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Thioridazine kills cancer stem cells in human while avoiding toxic side-effects of conventional cancer treatments
A team of scientists at McMaster University has discovered a drug, thioridazine, successfully kills cancer stem cells in the human while avoiding the toxic side-effects of conventional cancer treatments.
Cancer May 24, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (55) | 5 |