Daily Archives: August 10, 2010

E.D. Drugs for Pulmonary Hypertension

Viagra and Cialis are two erectile dysfunction drugs proven to work. Now, researchers have reformulated those medications to treat another disease – pulmonary hypertension. The interesting twist here is that most patients with pulmonary hypertension are women.

CREST Trial

Carotid artery disease increases your risk of stroke. Plaque builds up in the arteries in the neck, and if some breaks away it could travel to your brain and cut of blood flow. But results of a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine give doctors the information they need to choose the […]

Preeclampsia

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Dr. Carl Rose discusses preeclampsia, a condition of pregnancy. To listen, click the link below. Preeclampsia

Mayo Clinic Study Suggests Two is Better Than One When Battling Agressive Lymphoma

When combined with a cocktail of chemotherapy drugs, two monoclonal antibodies, instead of one, appear to offer superior results in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, according to Mayo Clinic researchers working with the North Central Cancer Treatment Group (NCCTG). Researchers say that adding the targeted therapy epratuzumab to a regimen known as R-CHOP resulted […]