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UH associate professor receives $2.5 million to explore how arterial hardening starts within cells

In diseases such as hypertension, aging, atherosclerosis, diabetes and chronic kidney disease, arterial calcification and stiffening of the elastic layer of the arterial wall are almost always present. Think of it like bones forming inside your arteries. Arterial calcification resembles osteogenesis, or bone formation, in which arterial smooth muscle cells (SMCs) within the arterial wall […]

Medications

Chemmart Escitalopram

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. CHEMMART ESCITALOPRAM Contains the active ingredient, escitalopram (as escitalopram oxalate) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet Read this leaflet carefully before taking your medicine. This leaflet answers some common questions about escitalopram. It does not contain all the available information. […]

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What are Osteoclasts?

Osteoclasts are specialized, multinucleated cells that play a vital role in bone development and regeneration. Credit: vetpathologist/Shutterstock.com The skeleton is an essential part of the vertebrate body. It provides support for organs and the overall integrity of the entire organic system, allowing for movement and other functions of a healthy organism. Bones are constantly remodeled […]

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Vidaza

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. VIDAZA® Powder for Injection (azacitidine 100 mg) Consumer Medicine Information WHAT IS IN THIS LEAFLET This leaflet answers some common questions about Vidaza. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor […]

Health Problems

Graft Versus Host Disease Research

Researchers around the world are exploring ways that they can minimise the risk of Graft Versus Host Disease (GVHD) occurring in patients who have received a bone marrow or stem cell transplantation. The disease tends to develop as a result of differences in the tissue between the donated and the host cells. The cells from […]

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APO-Olanzapine ODT

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-OLANZAPINE ORAL DISINTEGRATING TABLETS Orally Disintegrating Tablets Olanzapine Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about this medicine. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to […]

Health Problems

What is Essential Thrombocythemia?

Essential thrombocythemia (ET) is a rare condition affecting the bone marrow, resulting in an overproduction of platelets. It usually affects those over the age of 50, progresses slowly, and can be asymptomatic. Skip to What Causes essential Thrombocythemia? The Role of JAK2, CALR, and MPL Genes in Bone Marrow Symptoms of Essential Thrombocythemia Diagnosis of […]

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Mozobil

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. MOZOBIL® (MO-ZY-BILL) Plerixafor Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Mozobil. It does not contain all the available information about Mozobil.It does not take the place of talking to your treating physician or trained […]