Oncology & Cancer

Sartans improve survival, time to recurrence in liver cancer

(HealthDay)—For patients with hepatocellular carcinoma after radiofrequency ablation, angiotensin II receptor 1 blockers (sartans) correlate with significantly improved overall survival and time to recurrence, according ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A common hypertension treatment may reduce PTSD symptoms

There are currently only two FDA-approved medications for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the United States. Both of these medications are serotonin uptake inhibitors. Despite the availability of ...

Immunology

Malnutrition-linked inflammation of the gut

More than one billion people in poor countries are starving, and malnutrition remains a major problem even in rich countries, making it a leading cause of death in the world. For over a hundred years, doctors have known that ...

Medical research

Does gene show link between migraine and stroke or heart attacks?

New research looks at whether a gene variant may affect the link between migraine and stroke or heart attacks. The study is published in the February 17, 2009, print issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American ...