Diabetes

Targeting diabetic kidney disease

Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is a kidney disease characterized by loss of kidney function in patients with diabetes.

Immunology

Investigating kidney biomarkers to track lupus

Lupus, a chronic autoimmune disease, can wreak havoc on an affected individual's body through inflammation, pain and even damage of the skin, joints and organs.

Oncology & Cancer

FDA approves iressa for EGFR metastatic lung cancer

(HealthDay)—Iressa (gefitinib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with a specific genetic mutation (epidermal growth factor receptor ...

Oncology & Cancer

Drug-resistant lung cancer may have Achilles heel

Drugs introduced more than a decade ago that target mutations in a protein known as the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) held the promise of personalized treatments for a common form of non-small cell lung cancer. ...

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