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2013-06-18 09:48:37

A missing brain enzyme increases concentrations of a protein related to pain-killer addiction.

Genetic Markers May Signify Response To Breast Cancer Therapy
2013-06-13 19:09:12

New research from the Mayo Clinic has identified favorable genetic variations that increase the chances of a positive response to preventive breast cancer therapy with the drugs tamoxifen and raloxifene.

2013-06-06 23:18:53

Prescription drugs are so addictive that when teens begin to abuse them, they can quickly spiral into high levels of abuse and addiction.

2013-06-06 18:31:08

The Cardiovascular Research Laboratory of the IDIBELL led by the cardiologist of the Bellvitge University Hospital José Luis Ferreiro has conducted a study on the effect of antiplatelet drugs given to high risk patients suffering from acute myocardial infaction (heart attack) in the context of the Infarction Code.

Tamoxifen Can Halve Breast Cancer Risk When Prescribed Longer
2013-06-03 13:09:55

Researchers announced new findings that taking one breast cancer drug for twice the time suggested can substantially increase survival rates.

2013-05-06 23:03:40

Studies conducted on the blood-thinning drug Plavix indicate no benefit when taken with aspirin and may increase changes of suffering a stroke.

2013-04-25 19:46:09

Drinking coffee could decrease the risk of breast cancer recurring in patients taking the widely used drug Tamoxifen.

2013-04-23 18:47:52

Tamoxifen is a time-honored breast cancer drug used to treat millions of women with early-stage and less-aggressive disease, and now a University of Rochester Medical Center team has shown how to exploit tamoxifen’s secondary activities so that it might work on more aggressive breast cancer.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.