Cardiology

Natural antioxidant bilirubin may improve cardiovascular health

Bilirubin, a yellow-orange pigment, is formed after the breakdown of red blood cells and is eliminated by the liver. It's not only a sign of a bruise, it may provide cardiovascular benefits, according to a large-scale epidemiology ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Potential new drug candidate found for Alzheimer's disease

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, the Medical University of South Carolina and American Life Science Pharmaceuticals of San Diego have demonstrated that oral administration of a cysteine protease inhibitor, ...

Medical research

Researchers restore missing protein in rare genetic brain disorder

UCSF researchers have successfully used protease inhibitors to restore to normal levels a key protein involved in early brain development. Reduced levels of that protein have been shown to cause the rare brain disorder lissencephaly, ...

Medications

Major HIV drug requires vigilance, study says

A study lead by researchers at the Institute of HIV Research, Medical Faculty of UDE and University Hospital Essen reports a potential toxicity of integrase inhibitors. Integrase inhibitors (INSTI) are a preferred drug for ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers propose better substances for treating the dengue virus

Researchers from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) and the Julius Maximilian University of W├╝rzburg are proposing potential new active substances for treating the dengue virus. Just like Ebola, dengue fever is also ...

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