Potential for more accurate diagnosis of the peak murderess pediatric cancer

According to the Foundation of pediatric brain tumors every day, nine children in the United States are diagnosed with a brain tumor. Brain tumors are the leading cause of cancer death of childhood cancer, representing 24 % of cancer deaths. Pediatric brain tumors are different from those of adults and are often treated differently. Continue reading

New therapeutic target for the treatment of Huntington’s disease

An article published in The Journal of Biological Chemistry presents a new drug target that, in combination with a neurotrophic factor, may be used to improve the survival of striatal neurons, the nerve cells affected by the neurodegeneration observed in Huntington’s disease important. Continue reading

Generic AIDS released for consumption in Africa

The cocktail of drugs has provisionally approved the HIV / AIDS is co-packaged lamivudine / combined pills and tablets. The combination tablets are a version of the approved drug manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline, and nevirapine tablets are a generic Viramine tablets made by Boehringer-Ingelheim. GlaxoSmithKline is sponsoring WebMD. Continue reading

Inflammatory bowel ups risk of blood clots

The American Academy of Family Physicians has more about inflammatory bowel diseases. Continue reading

Practice makes perfect: The hospital performs surgery, it is better to do

‘If extrapolated to the nation as a whole, [the researchers estimate] translate into more than 4,000 deaths avoided each year Continue reading

Antibodies help protect monkeys against HIV-like viruses, the scientists show

For more information: The Letvin et al. Genetic and immune correlates of vaccine protection against mucosal infection by SIV in monkeys.1126/scitranslmed.3002351 . Continue reading

Researchers interested in rare diseases are a breakthrough that could benefit all

There are 20 to 25. The same gene may have subtle effects on a range of bodily functions. Moreover, in complex genetic diseases, such as the environment and lifestyles have an impact as much or more about the genetic health of an individual. Continue reading

Sebelius prices almost 11 million in Maryland for testing innovations in health care for children

Maryland, working in coordination with Georgia and Wyoming to focus specifically on improving results in the treatment of quality and cost of care for children with serious behavioral health needs. The three states are incorporating the characteristics of a model developed by the Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration , which for the first time used with adults to demonstrate its effectiveness with children and adolescents with serious problems. Continue reading