ARDS syndrome

A study has evaluated the efficacy and tolerability of intravenous Lacosamide ( LCM-iv ) under routine conditions in daily clinical...


Kawasaki disease ( KD ) is also known as multiple mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome of systemic vasculitis and is a...


The Chemotherapy Clinical Reference Group ( CRG ) has reviewed drugs and drug indications for inclusion on the National cancer...


A study has assessed the effect of Ranolazine, an anti-ischaemic agent with anti-arrhythmic properties, on the overall burden of atrial...


High dose intravenous immunoglobulin ( IVIG ) is an established treatment for various neuromuscular disorders. Recently, cases of hemolytic anemia...


Guillain-Barre syndrome ( GBS ) is an acute, paralysing, inflammatory peripheral nerve disease. Intravenous immunoglobulin ( IVIg ) is beneficial...


Pulmonary vascular leakage occurs early in acute respiratory distress syndrome ( ARDS ). Mortality is high ( 35–45% ), but...


A new study presented at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress ( EULAR 2014 ) has shown a significantly...


Cases of intraoperative floppy iris syndrome ( IFIS ) during cataract surgery have been reported in patients taking the atypical...


Mucopolysaccharidosis type VI ( Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome; MPS VI ) is an autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disorder in which deficiency of...


Celgene has announced results of phase II trial ( BCT-001 ) on Apremilast, a oral targeted inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4...


The results from PAVES ( Pegfilgrastim and Anti-VEGF Evaluation Study ), a Phase 3 trial which evaluated Neulasta ( Pegfilgrastim...


Numerous studies have shown that inflammation has a relevant role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis as well as of acute...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) is investigating a report from the SEAS trial ( Simvastatin and Ezetimibe...


Levofloxacin ( Levaquin ) is a broad-spectrum fluoroquinolone antibiotic that is indicated for the treatment of certain respiratory tract, skin...


A study by Vikas Sukhatme and colleagues, at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, has...


Patients with type 2 diabetes are at high risk of fatal and non-fatal myocardial infarction and stroke. There is indirect...


The International HapMap Project was initiated with the primary goal of facilitating medical studies and understanding the genomic basis for...


A study demonstrated that spontaneous neuronal activity is reduced in the cortex of a knockout mouse model for the childhood...


Fetal alcohol syndrome ( FAS ), a disorder that is indicated by distinct facial characteristics, growth retardation, and poor intellectual...