Researchers at the University of Helsinki and Folkhälsan Research Center have, together with their collaborators, for the first time demonstrated in a mouse model that partial restoration of respiratory chain function in mitochondria, which serve as cellular power plants, may be sufficient to prevent symptoms of a severe mitochondrial disorder entirely.
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Researchers from Queen's University Belfast, in collaboration with the University of Bristol, are leading a cutting-edge project, named the "MONARCH" study, that could benefit eye disease patients while saving both time and money within the NHS.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration alerted parents, caregivers and health care providers to the safety risks that jewelry used for relieving teething pain pose for children.
Chemotherapy is the use of drugs to cure a disease, but more specifically, it refers to drug therapy for cancer. Cancer chemotherapy can be done with a single drug or a combination of drugs and is usually systematic.
An analysis of the NRG Oncology clinical trial NRG-RTOG 9202 showed that the interval of time to biochemical failure (IBF), or the time it takes for previously treated cancer to return as indicated by prostate-specific antigen (PSA) rise, could be used as a surrogate endpoint for locally advanced prostate cancer.
Researchers from the George Institute for Global Health received a $5.5 million project grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council for research into kidney disease. With additional support provided by Bayer, the initiative aims to prevent cardiovascular disease in people who have advanced kidney disease.
An investigation of alleged price-fixing in the generic drug sector has grown to involve at least 16 companies and some 300 medications, according to the Connecticut official involved in the probe.
Exercise has been called a double-edged sword for women when it comes to body image as some types of exercise seem to improve body esteem, whereas others have the potential to lower it. In other words, from a psychological perspective, not all fitness approaches are created equal.
High cholesterol, a serious risk factor for heart disease, can affect both men and women, and it's common for cholesterol levels to rise with age. But it's often a problem for men earlier in life than for women.
Researchers at the University of Arizona have discovered that metformin, a drug commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes, might also be used to treat heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), a condition that is predicted to affect over 8% of people ages 65 or older by the year 2020.