Search results for alkaline phosphatase

Health

Serum IL-35 levels tied to bone loss with rheumatoid arthritis

Serum interleukin (IL)-35 levels are associated with bone loss and may represent a novel therapeutic target for postmenopausal women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to a study published online Aug. 26 in Mediators ...

Medications

Drug approved to treat tenosynovial giant cell tumor

(HealthDay)—Turalio (pexidartinib) capsules have been approved to treat adults with symptomatic tenosynovial giant cell tumor (TGCT), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Alkaline phosphatase, bilirubin predict outcomes in PBC

(HealthDay)—For patients with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC), levels of alkaline phosphatase and bilirubin predict clinical outcome, according to a meta-analysis published in the December issue of Gastroenterology.

Medical research

Biomarker monitors testosterone therapy for osteoporosis

That biomarker, an enzyme called alkaline phosphatase, can be checked through a test similar to a routine blood draw, making this type of screening preferable to the more expensive and invasive DEXA scan, which measures bone ...

Genetics

All genes in one go

The majority of rare diseases are hereditary. But despite significant progress in genome research, in most cases their exact cause remains unclear. The discovery of the underlying genetic defect is, however, a prerequisite ...

Genetics

Computer-aided facial analysis helps diagnosis

In rare diseases, the computer-aided image analysis of patient portraits can facilitate and significantly improve diagnosis. This is demonstrated by an international team of scientists under the leadership of the University ...

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