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2009-07-08 14:00:25

Transplant patients rely on drugs to prevent graft rejection, but at the cost of serious side effects. The class of immunosuppressive drugs known as calcineurin inhibitors

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2009-06-26 14:20:00

New research suggests that a common immunosuppressive drug may have the ability to boost the power of vaccines.

2009-06-22 10:06:34

Rapamycin, a drug given to transplant recipients to suppress their immune systems, has a paradoxical effect on cells responsible for immune memory, scientists at the Emory Vaccine Center have discovered.

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2009-06-15 16:30:00

People who suffer from Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, a rare inherited cancer syndrome, develop gastrointestinal polyps and are predisposed to colon cancer and other tumor types.

2009-06-10 09:50:00

Rutgers researchers have discovered a potential new way to treat childhood epilepsy using a widely available therapeutic drug.

2009-06-02 16:01:35

U.S. researchers have found an FDA-approved drug that might prevent genetically caused epilepsy also might help prevent more common forms of the condition. Washington University School of Medicine researchers in St.

2009-06-02 07:59:59

A drug with potential to prevent epilepsy caused by a genetic condition may also help prevent more common forms of epilepsy caused by brain injury, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

2009-06-01 09:00:00

REGiMMUNE Corporation today announced that its lead product candidate RGI-2001, in combination with a low-dose of Sirolimus, demonstrated enhanced efficacy in transplantation tolerance induction in models of skin transplantation and acute Graft-versus-Host disease (GvHD).

2009-06-01 07:16:28

Fox Chase Cancer Center investigators report that a two-drug blockade of mTOR signaling appears safe in metastatic kidney cancer in a phase I trial.

2009-05-29 15:30:00

KRX-0401 Demonstrates Impressive Single Agent Efficacy in Patients who Progressed after Failing Treatment Either with a VEGF Receptor Inhibitor or after Treatment with both a VEGF Receptor Inhibitor and an mTOR Inhibitor NEW YORK, May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.


Word of the Day
filiation
  • The relation of a son or daughter to a parent: the correlative of paternity.
  • The establishment of a filial relation, specifically by adoption.
  • In law, the judicial determination of the paternity of a child, especially of a bastard; affiliation.
The word 'filiation' comes from a Latin word meaning 'legal right of a son'.
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