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Genetic variations in the Sonic Hedgehog pathway increase the likelihood of recurrence, reduce survival time and limit response to therapy for people with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer.
Experts are seeking more research funding to develop better diagnostic tests, vaccines and drugs for tuberculosis, which killed just under 2 million people worldwide last year.
CHADDS FORD, Pa., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP) today announced the availability of VALSTAR(TM) (valrubicin) for the treatment of a distinct form of bladder cancer.
BELLEVILLE, ON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. ("Bioniche"; TSX: BNC), a research-based, technology-driven Canadian biopharmaceutical company, today provided an update on its Phase III clinical program evaluating Urocidin(TM) in the treatment of bladder cancer.
BELLEVILLE, ON, May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. ("Bioniche"; TSX: BNC), a research-based, technology-driven Canadian biopharmaceutical company, today provided an update on its Phase III clinical program evaluating Urocidin(TM) in the treatment of bladder cancer.
U.S. scientists say the tuberculosis vaccine has not weakened but changed and could be made effective again.
A team of Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators has cracked one of clinical medicine's enduring mysteries â€“ what happened to the tuberculosis vaccine.
A study by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, in collaboration with Mexican researchers and health officials, shows that as many as 67 percent of injection drug users in Tijuana test positive for tuberculosis (TB) infection.
A once widely-used vaccine against tuberculosis, bacillus Calmette-GuÃ©rin, or BCG, provides only partial protection against the ancient disease that kills more than 1 million people each year.
Mycobacterium bovis is a slow-growing, aerobic bacterium and the causative agent of tuberculosis in cattle. Similar to M. tuberculosis, M. bovis can jump the species barrier and cause tuberculosis in humans. It is estimated that M. bovis was responsible for more losses among farm animals than all other diseases combined in the first half of the 20th century. Infection happens after bacterium is ingested. It is generally transmitted to humans via infected milk. Actual human infections are...
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