News tagged with therapeutic options
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
Eltrombopag, a drug that was designed to stimulate production of platelets from the bone marrow and thereby improve blood clotting, can raise blood cell levels in some people with severe aplastic anemia who have failed all ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
Leading muscular dystrophy researcher Dean Burkin, of the University of Nevada School of Medicine summarizes the impact of a new protein therapeutic, MG53, for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy ...
Medical research Jun 22, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
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 |
Multiple sclerosis (MS) may progress from the outermost layers of the brain to its deep parts, and isn't always an "inside-out" process as previously thought, reported a new collaborative study from researchers at the Mayo ...
Medical research Dec 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
An innovative approach for implanting a new aortic heart valve without open-heart surgery is being offered at Rush University Medical Center to patients with severe aortic stenosis who are at high-risk or not suitable candidates ...
Cardiology Jun 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Vaccines that save lives by preventing disease have been around for centuries. Now, new vaccines that treat cancer are being developed, but how they will be combined with existing treatments is not clear.
Cancer Jun 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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