Cancer Drug-Resistance Justified by Genetic Variation in Population of East Asia

14 February 2013

Categorized | Drugs & Treatment Cancer Drug-Resistance Justified by Genetic Variation in Population of East Asia   What’s New: East Asian people possess an ordinary variation in BIM gene that affects the efficacy of tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) drugs, which are used to treat some blood cell cancers. Important Detail: Researchers made use of genome-wide […]

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Increasing Use of Amgen Medication Need To be Controlled: FDA

14 February 2013

Categorized | Drugs & Treatment Increasing Use of Amgen Medication Need To be Controlled: FDA   On Wednesday, an advisory panel declared that FDA has rejected the use of Amgen Inc’s drug Xgeva, prescribed for delaying the prostate cancer progression to the bone, in order to minimize the possibility of wider use of the drug. […]

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Botox may offer Relief from Urinary Incontinence among Women

14 February 2013

Categorized | Drugs & Treatment Botox may offer Relief from Urinary Incontinence among Women   What’s New: A new study has found that Botox (botulinum toxin) effectively treats the problem of overactive bladder (OAB), which causes a condition known as detrusor over activity (DO). Important Detail: The researchers recruited 240 females suffering from serious DO […]

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Studies Revealed Promising Results Of A New Drug Against Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis

14 February 2013

Categorized | Drugs & Treatment Studies Revealed Promising Results Of A New Drug Against Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis   What’s New: A new research indicates a new medication, known as BG-12, may prevent relapsing of multiple sclerosis in some people. Important Detail: In one study, participants were divided into 4 groups – 359 participants took 240mg […]

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