Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Oral sirolimus alters the course of DIPNECH syndrome in three patients

Sirolimus, which is used to prevent rejection after kidney transplants, has been used to successfully treat three cases of a rare disorder called diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia, or DIPNECH syndrome. ...

Medical research

Odor receptors discovered in lungs

Your nose is not the only organ in your body that can sense cigarette smoke wafting through the air. Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis and the University of Iowa have showed that your lungs have odor receptors ...

Oncology & Cancer

Blood test provides 'snapshot' of tumor drug response

(Medical Xpress) -- Counting the number of tumour cells in blood samples taken before and after treatment for advanced neuroendocrine tumors could provide a ‘snapshot’ of how well patients are responding within ...

page 1 from 2