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Among new HIV treatment recommendations, all adult patients should be offered antiretroviral therapy
Included in the 2012 International Antiviral Society-USA panel recommendations for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) patient care is that all adult patients, regardless of CD4 cell count, should be offered antiretroviral ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Ticagrelor, a blood-thinning drug approved by the FDA in 2011, should be considered along with older blood thinners clopidogrel and prasugrel for treating patients who are experiencing chest pain or some heart attacks, according ...
Cardiology Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A sports hernia is a common cause of groin pain in athletes, however until lately little has been known as to why they occur. Researchers presenting their study today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Emotional problems in childhood are common. Approximately 8 to 22 percent of children suffer from anxiety, often combined with other conditions such as depression. However, most existing therapies are not designed to treat ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the UCL Institute of Neurology have found that giving the drug rotigotine as a skin patch can improve inattention in some stroke patients.
Neuroscience Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Research suggests that patients with leukemia sometimes relapse because standard chemotherapy fails to kill the self-renewing leukemia initiating cells, often referred to as cancer stem cells. In such cancers, the cells lie ...
Cancer Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new approach to testing medical treatment options could ensure that more patients get the most beneficial treatment for them but still yield valuable research results that stand up to scientific scrutiny.
Medical research Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers have identified a gene that controls susceptibility to drug treatment in Trypanosoma brucei, the parasite responsible for African sleeping sickness.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 19, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
New long-lasting weekly injections of fertility hormones are as safe and effective as standard daily injections, according to Cochrane researchers. The researchers compared weekly and daily hormone injections in a Cochrane ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- An influential independent body has found that a pioneering mitochondrial transfer technique is ethical. Developed by a team at Newcastle University, the technique aims to prevent the transmission of maternally ...
Genetics Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center, supported by JDRF, have completed a study of 158 people who have lived with type 1 diabetes (T1D) for 50 years or more with eye examinations at Joslin over many decades of follow-up, ...
Diabetes Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Australian medical researchers are on the brink of an effective human treatment for the deadly Hendra virus, and potentially the closely related Nipah virus, which has killed more than two hundred people in South East Asia.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Two new experimental treatments against advanced melanoma have shown promise in keeping the deadly skin cancer at bay, according to research presented in the United States on Monday.
Cancer Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A drug cocktail that combines chemotherapy with Avastin was shown to double the amount of time patients lived without progression of ovarian cancer, according to research released Saturday.
Cancer Jun 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0