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
Only few children suffering from anxiety disorders undergo treatment. Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have looked into how many children who suffer from the most common yet treatable anxiety disorders that are ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adverse drug reactions are a major issue that cause harm, are costly and restrict treatment options for patients and the development of new drugs. A groundbreaking finding by researchers from the La Jolla Institute for Allergy ...
Immunology May 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers in the United Kingdom have determined that azithromycin, a broad-spectrum antibiotic that also has anti-inflammatory properties, can be an effective treatment option for patients suffering from bronchiolitis obliterans ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Following bariatric surgery, there is a noticeable improvement seen in menstrual dysfunction and signs of hyperandrogenism, according to a study presented at the annual clinical meeting of the ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Engineers and scientists at the University of Glasgow are developing a new method of treating head and neck cancers they believe will make therapy more targeted and effective.
Cancer May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0