News tagged with therapeutic options
Two mutations central to the development of infantile myofibromatosis (IM)—a disorder characterized by multiple tumors involving the skin, bone, and soft tissue—may provide new therapeutic targets, according to researchers ...
Genetics 12 hours ago | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new class of drug targeting skin cancer's genetic material has been successfully tested in humans for the first time, opening the way to new treatments for a range of conditions from skin cancers to eye ...
Cancer May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified a specific gene that regulates the heart's ability to regenerate after injuries.
Genetics Apr 17, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A new study published online in Nature Medicine, led by scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, describes the discovery of a novel drug combination aimed at a subset of melanoma patients who curren ...
Cancer Sep 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An experimental procedure successfully tested in obese laboratory rats may provide a less-invasive alternative to bariatric weight-loss surgery, researchers report online in Endocrinology.
Surgery Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The proliferation of metastases is often the main cause of complications and death from cancer. For the first time, researchers are looking very closely at the development of these metastases themselves, instead ...
Cancer Dec 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientists studying an emerging coronavirus have found that a combination of two licensed antiviral drugs, ribavirin and interferon-alpha 2b, can stop the virus from replicating ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) have published findings that help explain how a common and particularly resilient form of liver cancer evades the body's natural antitumor responses. ...
Cancer Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A newly published study of patients with pulmonary fibrosis has discovered multiple genetic variations that should help with future efforts to treat the disease.
Genetics Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute researchers have found that an experimental compound may help stem the debilitating effects of muscular dystrophy by restoring normal blood flow to muscles affected by the genetic disorder.
Medical research Nov 08, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Triple-negative breast cancers are more biologically diverse than previously believed and classification should be expanded to reflect this heterogeneity, according to University of North Carolina researchers.
Cancer Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A team of researchers led by an epidemiologist at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and University of Iceland has found a correlation between the age at which children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) begin ...
Attention deficit disorders Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed non-skin cancer in the U.S., and radical prostatectomy, the surgical removal of the prostate gland, remains the most popular therapeutic option, accounting for ...
Surgery May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |
(HealthDay)—Noncanonical Hedgehog (Hh) signaling is activated in tamoxifen-resistant tumors, and the phosphoinositide 3-kinase inhibitor/protein kinase B (PI3K/AKT) pathway plays a key role protecting Hh ...
Cancer Nov 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0