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Toward new drugs that turn genes on and offScientists in Michigan and California are reporting an advance toward development of a new generation of drugs that treat disease by orchestrating how genes in the body produce proteins involved in arthritis, cancer and a range of other disorders.
Key advance toward treatment for most common adult form of muscular dystrophyScientists in New York are reporting a critical first step toward development of a long-sought drug to treat myotonic muscular dystrophy (MMD)
Women At Risk Of Gaining Excessive Weight With Injectable Birth Control IdentifiedResearchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have identified women who are likely to gain weight while using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate, more commonly known as Depo-Provera or the birth control shot.
Heart drugs show promise for fighting colon cancerScientists in Sweden are reporting for the first time that a group of drugs used to treat heart failure shows promise for fighting colon cancer.
Flu Pandemic Drugs: Using Small Stockpile Of Secondary Antiviral Drugs Could Extend EffectivenessIn a global influenza pandemic, small stockpiles of a secondary flu medication ??? if used early in local outbreaks ??? could extend the effectiveness of primary drug stockpiles
Medicinal products susceptible to ???dose dumping??? should be fully testedControlled release pills and capsules that show a tendency in the standard laboratory test toward ???dose dumping??? should be withheld from the market until proven safe with testing in people
Rapamycin weekly maintenance dosing and the potential efficacy of combination sorafenib plus rapamycin but not atorvastatin or doxycycline in tuberous sclerosis preclinical modelsTuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is an autosomal dominant tumor suppressor syndrome, characterized by hamartomatous growths in the brain, skin, kidneys, lungs, and heart, which lead to significant morbidity.
First broad spectrum anti-microbial paint to kill ???superbugs???Scientists in South Dakota are reporting development of the first broad-spectrum antimicrobial paint, a material that can simultaneously kill not just disease-causing bacteria but mold, fungi, and viruses.
The mode of action of dimeticone 4% lotion against head lice, Pediculus capitisThis work raises doubts that lice treated using dimeticone preparations die from anoxia despite blockage of the outer respiratory tract because movements can be observed for hours after exposure.
Fighting Drug-resistant Flu VirusesScientists in Japan are reporting a first-of-its kind discovery that could foster a new genre of antivirals that sidestep resistance problems...
Effects of streptozotocin-induced diabetes on the pharmacology of rat conduit and resistance intrapulmonary arteriesThe aim of this study was to determine how the pharmacological reactivity of intrapulmonary arteries is altered in a rat model of diabetes.
Toward more effective drugs, vaccines for fighting HIVResearchers are reporting progress toward a wave of new drugs and vaccines that could significantly improve the health and lifespan of millions infected with or at risk for HIV
Nebivolol is Different From Atenolol in Terms of Impact Onto SleepA study was conducted to compare the influence of Atenolol and Nebivolol onto sleep quality among patients with Stage I hypertension.
Experts Look At Effects Of Smoking Cessation Drug, 'Varenicline'Smoking is the world's leading cause of premature death.
Low-cost rapid detection of rifampicin resistant tuberculosis using bacteriophage in Kampala, UgandaResistance to anti-tuberculosis drugs is a serious public health problem.
Stem Cell Therapy Holds Out Hope to Heart PatientsPatients suffering from heart failure might be able to "regrow" muscle and blood vessels in their own failing organs with the help of stem cells transplanted from their hip bones, surgeons said.
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