Biologic Drug for Parkinson's Disease?
In phase Ib trial, investigational mAb targets aggregated alpha-synuclein
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NSAIDs Up Cardiovascular Risk in Osteoarthritis Patients
Over two thirds of the increased cardiovascular risk associated with osteoarthritis is linked to the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs , found new study.
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NSAIDs Increase Cardiovascular Risk in Osteoarthritis
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs contribute to the elevated risk for cardiovascular disease in people with osteoarthritis, new research shows, but alternatives for pain...
3 days ago - Medscape
Diabetes Linked to Increased Risk for Parkinson's
The study may help improve understanding of mechanisms underlying Parkinson's disease and increase interest in the idea that diabetes drugs may slow the condition. Medscape...
3 days ago - Medscape
New mechanism by which Alzheimer's disease spreads through the brain discovered
The waste-disposal system in a cell can spread harmful protein aggregates between neurons in the brain in Alzheimer's disease. The spread can be reduced in experiments in...
5 days ago - ScienceDaily
NSAIDs use may increase cardiovascular risk associated with osteoarthritis
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are the cornerstone of pain management in patients with osteoarthritis
6 days ago - News Medical
Light-activated drugs may significantly improve tremors and rigidity in Parkinson's patients
Researchers from the University of Barcelona found that when light is shone on a brain implant containing a specific drug, mice experience significant symptom improvements.
7 days ago - Daily Mail
$200K Saved With First-Line Docetaxel for Prostate Cancer
For the first time, there is a cost-effectiveness study on two systemic drugs used in the treatment of newly diagnosed metastatic prostate cancer. Medscape Medical News
7 days ago - Medscape
Asthma Drug Reverses Cognitive Impairments in Mice With Dementia
Zileuton, an asthma drug shows promise against Alzheimer's disease, found animal study.
8 days ago - Medindia Health
AFA awards grant to Stony Brook Medicine to improve drug development for Alzheimer's disease
The Alzheimer's Foundation of America is awarding $206,184 over the next three years to Stony Brook Medicine to support an innovative Positron Emission Tomography imaging...
12 days ago - News Medical
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Taking calcium supplements can help premenopausal women lose weight
Taking calcium supplements is encouraged for women even before the onset of menopause that causes bone loss. In an article in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition...
Obese Adults With Knee Osteoarthritis Benefit from More Weightloss
When it comes to weight loss in overweight and obese adults with knee osteoarthritis, more is better. A 20 percent or more weight loss has an added benefit of continued...
Student, 22, in early 'menopause' due to injections to alleviate...
Katy Johnson, 22, from Aberdeen, was diagnosed with stage four endometriosis in January. She now has injections that will stop her ovulating for a year to give her ovaries 'a...
Half of men denied life-saver MRI scan for prostate cancer
Freedom of information requests to hospitals and health boards have found that only 51 per cent of men have access to the scans.
New Technique Could Lead to Improved Osteoarthritis Treatment
New algorithm which detects tiny changes in arthritic joints, could enable greater understanding of how osteoarthritis develops and allow the effectiveness of new treatments to...
Legumes and oily fish can delay the onset of menopause
For a lot of women, going into menopause is one of the worst stages in life. With all the symptoms - fatigue, weight gain, moodiness, hot flashes - most of the time, food is...
B is for brain: Nicotinamide riboside is crucial in preventing Alzheimer's
While Alzheimer's disease cannot be cured, it can be prevented through proper nutrition. An article in Natural Health 365 states that one of the natural ways to avoid this and...
Facebook App Offers Opportunity to Help Unpaid Alzheimer's Caregivers via...
Medical researchers, in cooperation with technical and social media workers, have created a new app for Facebook that may be able to help ease the burden many people face when...
New Subtype of Prostate Cancer Identified by Loss of Gene CDK12
New subtype characterized by loss of the gene CDK12 may be a biomarker for identifying prostate cancer patients who may respond to checkpoint immunotherapy.
Patients with mild Alzheimer's disease over age 65 continue to derive...
An age group analysis of data from the ADvance trial has shown that participants over the age of 65 continue to derive the most benefit from Deep Brain Stimulation of the...