News tagged with therapeutic drug
Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have used bioengineered mice with livers composed largely of human cells to characterize a drug about to enter early-stage clinical development for combating hepatitis C.
Medical research Oct 31, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Blocking the action of a particular protein in our skin could improve the treatment of skin cancers, according to a study published in Oncogene yesterday by Philippe Roux, a researcher at the University of Montreal's Instit ...
Cancer Oct 31, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Canadian scientists have discovered that a protein called resistin, secreted by fat tissue, causes high levels of "bad" cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein or LDL), increasing the risk of heart disease.
Medical research Oct 28, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
A team of UC Davis scientists has shown in experimental mouse models that a new drug delivery system allows for administration of three times the maximum tolerated dose of a standard drug therapy for advanced bladder cancer, ...
Cancer Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP)—Vilinda York lies in her Florida hospital bed, facing a dry-erase board that lists in green marker her name, her four doctors and a smiley face.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues at the University of South Florida; Duke University; Johns Hopkins University; the Brazilian National Cancer Institute; and the Rio de Janeiro Federal ...
Medical research Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
USADA's chief science officer publishes editorial on anti-dope testing in sport: History and science
Lance Armstrong's doping scandal may be considered by U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) as "more extensive than any previously revealed in professional sports history," but a new editorial in The FASEB Journal by USADA's Larry ...
Other Oct 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adding a third anti-cancer agent to a current drug cocktail appears to have contributed to dramatic improvement in three infants with the most severe form of Pompe disease—a rare, often-fatal genetic disorder ...
Genetics Oct 11, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Washington State University researchers have developed a new drug candidate that dramatically improves the cognitive function of rats with Alzheimer's-like mental impairment.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 7 |
Healthcare professionals are as bad as patients when it comes to knowing how to use inhalers prescribed for asthma and other respiratory conditions correctly, says an editorial in Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research proves the validity of one of the most promising approaches for combating Alzheimer's disease (AD) with medicines that treat not just some of the symptoms, but actually stop or prevent the disease ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers have discovered a previously unknown function for a protein that could add to the expanding arsenal of potential new drugs for battling inflammation and tissue fibrosis in a number of disease processes.
Inflammatory disorders Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Biologists at UC San Diego have unraveled the anti-viral mechanism of a human gene that may explain why some people infected with HIV have much higher amounts of virus in their bloodstreams ...
HIV & AIDS Sep 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from King's College London's Institute of Psychiatry (IoP) have identified new biomarkers for antidepressant treatment response, an important step towards developing personalised ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New cancer drugs must be thoroughly tested in preclinical models, often in mice, before they can be offered to cancer patients for the first time in phase I clinical trials. Key components of this process include pharmacokinetic ...
Cancer Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |