News tagged with side effects
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A gel formulation of the antiretroviral drug tenofovir designed specifically for rectal use was found safe and acceptable, according to a Phase I clinical study led by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Microbicide ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Pulsed dye laser (PDL) treatment at two-, three-, and four-week intervals is effective for infants with facial port-wine stains (PWS), with minimal short-term side effects, according to a study ...
Other Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Drugs are not equally effective on all patients. A treatment that is dramatically effective on some patients can be ineffective on others. Drugs can also have serious side effects; in the worst case, a drug ...
Medications Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
By reformulating the common cancer drug imatinib (Gleevec), researchers have eliminated morphine tolerance in rats an important step toward improving the effectiveness of chronic pain management in patients, according ...
Medications Feb 21, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 3 |
Alzheimer's disease drugs now being tested in clinical trials may have potentially adverse side effects, according to new Northwestern Medicine research. A study with mice suggests the drugs could act like a bad electrician, ...
Neuroscience Feb 18, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
The drug oxaliplatin is a major reason the prognosis for metastatic colon cancer has gone from an expected survival of several months to a couple years. Unfortunately, the drug can also carry with it debilitating neurological ...
Cancer Feb 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In 2008, roughly 14.3 million Americans were taking antipsychoticstypically prescribed for bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or a number of other behavioral disordersmaking them among the most prescribed drugs ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 01, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
A warning to men considering a pricey new treatment for prostate cancer called proton therapy: Research suggests it might have more side effects than traditional radiation does.
Cancer Feb 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A research collaboration between the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and Children's Hospital Boston has developed "smart" injectable nanotherapeutics that can be programmed to selectively ...
Medical research Jan 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Linköping University in Sweden are now launching a plan to effectively treat psoriasis.
Cancer Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Abraham Kovoor was studying a brain protein, called RGS9 2, that he had previously related to the involuntary, random and repetitive body movements that are side effects of drugs used to treat Parkinson's disease and schizophrenia.
Genetics Jan 04, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Avastin, the blockbuster drug that just lost approval for treating breast cancer, now looks disappointing against ovarian cancer, too. Two studies found it did not improve survival for most of these patients and kept their ...
Cancer Dec 28, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 1
Scientists have discovered a missing link between the body's biological clock and sugar metabolism system, a finding that may help avoid the serious side effects of drugs used for treating asthma, allergies and arthritis.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Dec 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The trial conducted by the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) shows the feasibility to deliver bevacizumab to the current chemoradiation standard without any apparent increased adverse side effects.
Cancer Dec 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Adam Vasser would wake up at night choking on partially digested food and liquid. Stomach acid burned the delicate tissue of his throat. Id sleep really badly, he said.
Other Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0