Toxicity evaluation of 6-mercaptopurine-Chitosan nanoparticles in rats

ConclusionThe findings suggest that chitosan, as a prime drug-delivery carrier, significantly alleviates the acute and sub-acute toxic effects of 6-MP.
Source: Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

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CONCLUSIONS: Cabozantinib plus ADT has promising clinical activity in HNMPCa. CAF profiles and tissue markers suggest candidate prognostic and predictive markers of cabozantinib benefit and provide insights for rational therapy combinations. PMID: 31941830 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Clinical Cancer Research - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Clin Cancer Res Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: GDC-0084 demonstrated classic PI3K/mTOR-inhibitor related toxicities. FDG-PET and concentration data from brain tumor tissue suggest that GDC-0084 crossed the blood-brain barrier. PMID: 31937616 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Clinical Cancer Research - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Clin Cancer Res Source Type: research
Conclusion[18F]FB-A20FMDV2 represents a specific and selective PET ligand to measure drug-associated αvβ6 integrin occupancy in lung. The effective dose, extrapolated from rodent data, is in line with typical values for compounds labelled with fluorine-18 and combined with the novel fully automated and GMP-compliant synthesis and allows for clinical use in translational studies.
Source: European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging - Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionsCrown-to-implant ratios were not significantly correlated with maximal occlusal force or fibular resorption around dental implants. Increasing the length of the reconstructed mandibular implant-supported prosthesis in the fibular flap will reduce occlusal force. The rehabilitated mandibular dental length should be as long as the maxillary arch for optimum occlusal stress distribution to maintain the peri-implant fibula bone level.
Source: The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
Publication date: January 2020Source: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology, Volume 129, Issue 1Author(s): Noritaka Ohga, Jun Sato, Takuya Asaka, Kenji Hirata, Ken-Ichiro Sakata, Yohshima KitagawaObjectivesHypoxia is a common feature of cancer and, thus, is a prognostic factor for many types of cancer. Clinically, the prognosis of cancer with low oxygenation level is poor, and there is strong evidence that hypoxia in the tumor microenvironment is related to tumor angiogenesis and malignant progression. 18F-fluoromisonidazole (18F-FMISO) has been used in clinical and preclinical studies to provide s...
Source: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
Conclusion: Pretreatment molecular characterization was feasible in BTC, but the rate of KRAS mutations was low. The study met its primary endpoint with a fraction of PFS at six months of 52%. The effect of combination chemotherapy with gemcitabine, oxaliplatin and capecitabine in this selected population was comparable to results from unselected groups with PFS and OS of 6.8 and 11.2 months, respectively. ClinicalTrials.gov NCT00779454. PMID: 31838939 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Acta Oncologica - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Acta Oncol Source Type: research
Fight Aging! publishes news and commentary relevant to the goal of ending all age-related disease, to be achieved by bringing the mechanisms of aging under the control of modern medicine. This weekly newsletter is sent to thousands of interested subscribers. To subscribe or unsubscribe from the newsletter, please visit: https://www.fightaging.org/newsletter/ Longevity Industry Consulting Services Reason, the founder of Fight Aging! and Repair Biotechnologies, offers strategic consulting services to investors, entrepreneurs, and others interested in the longevity industry and its complexities. To find out m...
Source: Fight Aging! - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Newsletters Source Type: blogs
Abstract The combined immunotherapy of nivolumab and ipilimumab causes a variety of autoimmune-related adverse events (irAEs). The current report details a 70-year-old woman with clear cell renal cell carcinoma metastasis in the lung. Two weeks after two courses of treatment, the patient complained of headache, dizziness and nausea. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis revealed an elevated protein level of 195 mg/dl and a significantly elevated white blood cell (WBC) count of 830/mm3 (lymphocytes, 825/mm3; neutrophils, 5/mm3). The results excluded malignancy and infection. The patient was diagnosed with aseptic meni...
Source: Clinical Lung Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Mol Clin Oncol Source Type: research
Rationale: Uterine adenosarcoma (UA) with sarcomatous overgrowth (ASSO) is a rare and aggressive disease. Herein, wereported the case of a young patient with advanced uterine ASSO. Patients concerns: A 29-year-old woman with the diagnoses of endometrial polyp and adenomyosis underwent hysteroscopic endometrial polypectomy for the giant endometrial polyp. Postoperative regular ultrasound scan indicated thickened endometriumand an ill-defined mass with continuous enlargement in the myometrium of the posterior wall of the uterus, which was considered as an adenomyoma. Two years after hysteroscopy, she was re-admitted due...
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Clinical Case Report Source Type: research
(WASHINGTON) — For the first time, U.S. health regulators have endorsed a brand of tobacco pouches as less harmful than cigarettes, a decision that could open the door to other less risky options for smokers. The milestone announcement on Tuesday from the Food and Drug Administration marks the government’s first backing of a so-called “reduced risk” tobacco product. FDA regulators stressed, though, that the Swedish Match pouches are not safe, just less harmful, and that all tobacco products pose risks. The pouches will still bear mandatory government warnings that they can cause mouth cancer, gum di...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized FDA onetime Smoking Source Type: news
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