giovedì, aprile 19, 2018

Lab surprised to find its drug-delivery system can help even without...

Sometimes when you're invested in a project you fail to notice things that turn out to be significant. Researchers in the Rice lab of chemist...

Two drugs prevent heart problems in breast cancer patients

Data released today from a large multi-center study provides a view into the effectiveness of two drugs used to prevent heart problems resulting from...

Anti-cholesterol drug Praluent cuts death risk

The anti-cholesterol drug Praluent (alirocumab), made by France's Sanofi Pharmaceuticals, is linked to a 15 percent lower risk of major cardiovascular events like heart...

Inherited mutation leads to overproduction of EPO

A newly discovered hereditary mutation is responsible for an increased production of erythropoietin (EPO) in the blood. This mutation causes a messenger RNA (mRNA) that...

Serious asthma attacks reduced by temporary quadrupling of steroid inhaler, study...

Serious asthma attacks in adults can be reduced by a temporary but significant increase in the dose of inhaled steroids during severe episodes of...

Sharp rise in heart disease patients with five or more other...

The proportion of people experiencing heart disease and stroke who have five or more other health conditions quadrupled between 2000 and 2014, and the...

Discovery fills gap in search for better treatments for Ebola, other...

University of Alberta researchers have found the Ebola polymerase (enzyme), which may lead to more effective research and better treatments for the often fatal...

How Protect Yourself from a Norovirus Outbreak

It's a vacation nightmare: You board a cruise ship for a weeklong getaway, only to have an outbreak of norovirus, or a "stomach bug,"...

Broad spectrum antiviral drug inhibits a range of emerging coronaviruses

Researchers have long known that RNA viruses called coronaviruses cause the common cold and pneumonia. In the last two decades or so, though, researchers have...

Researchers uncover culprit in Parkinson’s brain cell die-off

An estimated 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson's disease—an incurable neurodegenerative disorder that leads to an increasing loss of motor control. If we...