Potential drug offers hope for therapy-resistant breast cancer patients
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  August 9, 2017  
  Pharmacy / Pharmacology  
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 Potential drug offers hope for therapy-resistant breast cancer patientsPotential drug offers hope for therapy-resistant breast cancer patients
 
UT Southwestern Simmons Cancer Center researchers have shown that a first-in-class molecule can prevent breast cancer growth when traditional therapies stop working.
 
 
 What is Anesthesiology?What is Anesthesiology?
 
The branch of medicine that is focused on the relief of pain in the perioperative period (i.e. before, during or after a surgical procedure) is known as anesthesiology.
 
   Finger prick test offers opportunity to simplify therapeutic drug monitoring of biologicsFinger prick test offers opportunity to simplify therapeutic drug monitoring of biologics
 
A new study shows that patients with rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune conditions who take the drug adalimumab can monitor drug levels in their bodies with a finger prick rather than undergoing a full blood draw.
 
   Researchers find clues to how chemotherapy drug fuels cancer spread from the breast to lungsResearchers find clues to how chemotherapy drug fuels cancer spread from the breast to lungs
 
The very same treatment that thwarts breast cancer has a dark side – it can fuel the spread of the disease to the lungs.
 
   Scientists stop formation of protein clumps linked to ALS and frontotemporal dementiaScientists stop formation of protein clumps linked to ALS and frontotemporal dementia
 
Scientists report in a new study that by imitating a natural process of cells, they prevented the formation of protein clumps associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia.
 
 Automated Solid Phase Extraction Method for Testing Forensic and Toxicology Samples
 
Automated Solid Phase Extraction Method for Testing Forensic and Toxicology SamplesDue to their biological complexity, toxicology and forensic samples are not suitable for direct analysis using ultra performance liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (UPLC®-MS). In order to obtain accurate analytical results, an effective sample preparation and extraction technique is required.
 
 
 Study findings could lead to more effective and faster acting antidepressants
 
Study findings could lead to more effective and faster acting antidepressantsFor people suffering from depression, a day without treatment can seem like a lifetime. A new study explains why the most commonly prescribed antidepressants can take as long as six weeks to have an effect. The findings could one day lead to more effective and faster acting drugs.
 
 
 U-M Injury Center receives CDC funding to find solutions for preventing injuries
 
U-M Injury Center receives CDC funding to find solutions for preventing injuriesAn opioid overdose. A concussion on the football field. A fall by an aging parent. A motor vehicle crash by a distracted driver texting.
 
 
 Band-Aid sized device produces sweat even when patient is relaxed and cool
 
Band-Aid sized device produces sweat even when patient is relaxed and coolOne downside to medical sensors that test human sweat: you have to sweat. Sweating from exertion or a stifling room temperature can be impractical for some patients and unsafe for others.
 
 
 Proton pump inhibitor use not linked to increased risk of Alzheimer's disease
 
Proton pump inhibitor use not linked to increased risk of Alzheimer's diseaseThe use of proton pump inhibitors does not increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease, shows a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland.
 
 
 Drug puts a $750,000 ‘price tag on life’
 
Jana Gundy and Amanda Chaffin live within two hours of each other in Oklahoma. Each has a child with the same devastating disease, one that robs them of muscle strength, affecting their ability to sit, stand or even breathe.