Agios Pharmaceuticals announced today the publication of two articles in the journal Science by Agios scientists and their collaborators demonstrating the effects of the company's small molecule isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 and ...
Cancer Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study found that obstructive sleep apnea, a common form of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), is associated with increased rates of ADHD-like behavioral problems in children as well as other adaptive and learning problems.
Sleep apnea Mar 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Shared decision-making between patients and physicians about health care decisions has previously been presented as superior to an approach that emphasizes physicians taking a leading role in directing key aspects of a patient's ...
Surgery Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) challenges a widely held belief that long nerve grafts do poorly in adults with an axillary nerve injury. Investigators found that the outcomes ...
Surgery Mar 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The frequency of vena cava filter (VCF) use to prevent migration of blood clots to the lungs in patients with acute venous thromboembolism (VTE) appears to vary widely and be associated with which hospital provides the patient ...
Cardiology Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Surgery offers better survival benefit for men with localised prostate cancer, according to a large observational study, conducted by a group of researchers in Sweden and the Netherlands.
Cancer Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at Griffith University's Institute for Glycomics and The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles have discovered a critical weakness in leukaemic cells, which may pave the way to new treatments.
Cancer Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Concussions can occur in sports and in combat, but health experts do not know precisely which jolts, collisions and awkward head movements during these activities pose the greatest risks to the brain. To ...
Neuroscience Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Lower back pain is a common complaint, and treatment often requires many hours of physical therapy over multiple weekly clinic visits—a costly commitment. Now Dr. Michal Katz-Leurer of Tel Aviv University's Stanley Steyer ...
Health Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug to treat postmenopausal women who experience pain during sex, the agency announced Tuesday.
Medications Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An international team of researchers has found that a once-a-month, high-dose injection of a commonly used asthma drug is highly effective in treating teens and adults chronically afflicted with hives and severe, itchy rash. ...
Immunology Feb 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The picture isn't necessarily pretty when it comes to Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday gave its approval for the use of Botox against a form of urinary incontinence known as overactive bladder.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Pemphigus vulgaris is a life-threatening autoimmune skin disease that is occurs when the body's immune system generates antibodies that target proteins in the skin known as desomogleins. Desmogleins help to form the adhesive ...
Immunology Jan 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The production of new neurons in the adult normal cortex in response to the antidepressant, fluoxetine, is reported in a study published online this week in Neuropsychopharmacology.
Neuroscience Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0