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cancer cell

Rochester Chemists Find New Means to “Block” Cancer Cell Growth

When we are still embryos, proteins of the so-called “hedgehog” signaling pathway stimulate our cells to develop into different organs. When we are adults, this...
chronic skin wounds

Topical Gel Made From Oral Blood Pressure Drugs Shown Effective in...

An international team of researchers led by Johns Hopkins has shown that a topical gel made from a class of common blood pressure pills...
BPA exposure

Prenatal Exposure to BPA at ‘Safe’ Levels Can Affect Gene Expression...

New research from North Carolina State University reveals that prenatal exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) at levels below those currently considered safe for humans...
Triclosan

UMass Amherst Researchers Find Triclosan and Other Chemicals Accumulate in Toothbrushes

A team of environmental chemists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst led by Baoshan Xing, who has long studied how polymers take up chemicals...
blood cancersvideo

New Gene-Altering Treatment Offered for Certain Blood Cancers

Amanda Cashen, MD, examines patient Marie Miceli at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Miceli...
SkinTE

PolarityTE™ Announces FDA Registration of Lead Product – SkinTE™

PolarityTE™, Inc. today announced that the Company’s lead product, SkinTE™, has been registered with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pursuant to applicable...
Pancreatic Cancer

Notre Dame Research Shows Promising Results for Improving Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

New Notre Dame research has been used to support the Orphan Drug designation for IT-139, a compound that when used in combination with chemotherapy...
Pediatric Leukemia, Knee Surgery, Acute Kidney Injury, reproductive disease, diabetes, prostate cancer, ear tumor, tumor, asthma, lung cancer, anti-viral, norovirus, antibiotic

New Cutting-Edge Treatment for Type of Pediatric Leukemia Offered at Monroe...

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is part of a select group of health care institutions recently chosen to offer a new FDA-approved...
diabetes

Designed to Treat Type 2 Diabetes, Dapagliflozin Provides Significant Benefits to...

A majority of patients with Type 1 diabetes who were treated with dapagliflozin, a Type 2 diabetes medicine, had a significant decline in their...
Pediatric Leukemia, Knee Surgery, Acute Kidney Injury, reproductive disease, diabetes, prostate cancer, ear tumor, tumor, asthma, lung cancer, anti-viral, norovirus, antibiotic

Novel Knee Surgery Utilizes Patient’s Regrown Cartilage Cells

Vanderbilt’s Scott Arthur, M.D., recently performed the state’s first knee surgery using a newly approved implant containing a patient’s regrown cartilage cells. Trademarked under the...
Nerve-damage Disorder, Mature B Lymphocytes, Alzheimer's Disease, hepatitis c infection, depression, penicillin, Leukemia, Anti-Angiogenesis, diabetes, conversion disorder, lymphoma, kidney disease, cancer, diabetes, autism, Tourette syndrome

FDA-Approved Drug May Block Resistance to Anti-Angiogenesis Therapy

A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) research team has identified a potential strategy for improving the efficacy of angiogenesis inhibitors, drugs that help fight cancer...
plasma

The Turbulent Healing Powers of Plasma

Researchers are starting to discover the curing powers of plasma -- bringing the ion-based form of matter into medical realms. A kind of plasma...
depression

Drugs Found to Be More Effective Against Depression than Electric Current

A study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine questions the efficacy of treatments for depression based on stimulating brain areas with...
Leukemia

FDA Approves Personalized Cellular Therapy for Advanced Leukemia Developed by University...

In a landmark decision for the field of cancer immunotherapy, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved a personalized cellular therapy developed...
lung fibrosis

Scientists Create Stem Cell Therapy for Lung Fibrosis Conditions

A team of scientists from the UNC School of Medicine and North Carolina State University (NCSU) has developed promising research towards a possible stem...
Medical Devices

Safety of Medical Devices Not Often Evaluated by Sex, Age, or...

Researchers at Yale and the University of California-San Francisco have found that few medical devices are analyzed to consider the influence of their users’...
cancer

Investigational Cancer Compound Receives FDA Approval to Begin Human Trials

An investigational compound developed by Penn State researchers that targets and destroys cancer cells while leaving healthy cells unharmed has been approved for phase...
Antibioticsvideo

Finding the Perfect Match: A New Approach to Battle Drug-resistant Bacteria

Antibiotics were the wonder drug of the 20th century, but persistent use and over-prescription have opened the door that has allowed bacteria to evolve...
Nerve-damage Disorder, Mature B Lymphocytes, Alzheimer's Disease, hepatitis c infection, depression, penicillin, Leukemia, Anti-Angiogenesis, diabetes, conversion disorder, lymphoma, kidney disease, cancer, diabetes, autism, Tourette syndrome

Mass. General Study Finds Potential Mechanism for BCG Vaccine Reversal of...

New data from an FDA-approved clinical trial testing the generic vaccine bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) to reverse advanced type 1 diabetes are being presented at...
depressionvideo

UCLA Doctors Use Magnetic Stimulation to ‘Rewire’ the Brain for People...

Americans spend billions of dollars each year on antidepressants, but the National Institutes of Health estimates that those medications work for only 60 percent to...