Mediterranean diet may decrease risk of prostate cancer progression — ScienceDaily

In a study to examine a Mediterranean diet in relation to prostate cancer progression in men on active surveillance, researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center found that men with localized prostate cancer who reported a baseline dietary pattern that more closely follows the key principles of a Mediterranean-style diet fared better […]

Pre-treating progenitor cells with protein-activator slows progression of atherosclerosis

IMAGE: Corresponding author Carolyn Cummins, Ph.D. and first author Adil Rasheed, Ph.D. view more  Credit: AlphaMed Press Durham, NC – A new treatment for atherosclerosis, commonly known as hardening of the arteries, may be on the horizon, according to a study released today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine (SCTM). The study demonstrates how injecting mice with […]

Clinical trial shows experimental drug safely slows progression of diabetic kidney disease

The findings, simultaneously published in the New England Journal of Medicine and presented at the American Society of Nephrology’s Kidney Week 2020 conference, show the investigational drug finerenone had tangible renal and cardiovascular benefits for patients with chronic kidney disease and type 2 diabetes. The 5,700-person phase III trial was led by George Bakris, MD, […]