he latest weapon against inoperable liver cancer is so tiny that it takes millions of them per therapy, but as per interventional radiologists at the Indiana University School of Medicine, those microscopic spheres really pack a therapeutic punch. The glass spheres contain a radioactive element, yttrium-90, more usually known as Y-90, which emits radiation for a very limited distance so that healthy tissue around the tumor remains unaffected. (2.5mm or less than 1/16th inch in soft tissue).. www.cancer-blog.org
Indiana University scientists have identified a lung protein that is suspected to play a key role in smoking-related emphysema and have crafted an antibody to block its activity The research, conducted in mice, suggests that the protein, a cytokine named EMAPII, could provide a target for drugs to treat emphysema, said Irina Petrache, associate professor of medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine. When the researchers induced emphysema
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An international research team has identified a lung protein that appears to play a key role in smoking-related emphysema and have crafted an antibody to block its activity, Indiana University scientists reported. Source: Indiana University School of Medicine - Discipline: Molecular Biology www.labspaces.net
An orphan drug originally used for HIV treatment has been found to short-circuit the process that results in additional sensitivity and pain from opioid use. The study by researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine is reported in the March 25, 2011 issue of Brain, Behavior and Immunity.
Source: Indiana University School of Medicine - Discipline: Physiology www.labspaces.net
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