Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Drug Trial News Stories - December 2006

Date Title Comments Rating
2006-12-12 More Americans have their blood pressure under control 0 None
2006-12-12 Scans show hysteria is caused by a brain dysfunction 0 None
2006-12-12 The job makes many nurses sick 0 None
2006-12-12 Successful lung cancer surgery not enough to break nicotine dependence in many smokers 0 None
2006-12-12 Exercise can reduce a smoker's lung cancer risk, but quitting smoking is still most important 0 None
2006-12-06 New diabetes drug Rimonabant again proves to be a good option 0 5
2006-12-06 Mobile phones given a clean bill of health 0 None
2006-12-05 U.S. residents slightly healthier than in 2005 0 None
2006-12-04 Pfizer stops all Torcetrapib trials 0 None
2006-12-04 Internet exacerbates problems of anorexia and bulimia in teens 0 2.5
2006-12-04 Older schizophrenia drugs cheaper and work just as well 0 None
2006-12-04 Chemo drugs damage healthy brain cells 0 None
2006-12-04 Drug coated heart stents more likely to cause blood clots 0 None
2006-12-02 Elasticity imaging could alleviate need for biopsies 0 None
2006-12-02 The role of gut worms in allergies 1 5
2006-12-02 Medium-sized polyps yield significant number of advanced adenomas and cancer 0 None
2006-12-02 Human embryonic stem cells show potential in treating rats with Parkinson's symptoms 0 None
2006-12-02 Guanfacine no more effective than a placebo 0 None
2006-12-02 Why COX-2 inhibitors such as Vioxx can cause heart attacks and strokes 0 None
2006-12-02 Interruptions in antiretroviral treatment increases risk of developing AIDS-related diseases 0 None
2006-12-02 Some institutional review board members have ties to Rx, medical device firms 0 None
2006-12-02 Schizophrenia treatment with older, generic antipsychotics cheaper, as effective as treatment with newer drugs 0 None
2006-12-02 Patients often do not understand usage instructions on prescription drug labels 0 None
2006-12-02 High dopamine transporter levels not linked to attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder 0 None
2006-12-02 Drug for shingles relieves spinal cord injury pain 0 None


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