Health Problems

A potential new way to treat some of the most common blinding diseases

Many eye diseases, including diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration, exhibit increased permeability of blood vessels in the macular (central) portion of the retina leading to abnormal fluid accumulation and vision loss. Therapies targeting a specific cytokine, vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), have transformed clinical care; however, not all patients respond well. A new report in […]

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Researchers develop potential drugs to help curb smoking

Washington State University researchers have created more than a dozen candidate drugs with the potential to curb smokers’ desire for nicotine by slowing how it is broken down in the body. The researchers hope the substances can help canadianpharmtabs.com people reduce their consumption of tobacco, if not quit altogether. The discovery, published in the Journal of […]

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Potential new MS drug could regenerate myelin

Scientists from the University at Buffalo in New York find that the receptor muscarinic type 3 (M3R) is a “key regulator” of remyelination, which is the process that replenishes lost myelin. M3R is found on the surface of oligodendrocyte progenitor cells (OPCs), the precursors to the cells that make myelin. A receptor is a cell-surface […]