Tag: "hydroxyurea" at medical news
Hydroxyurea derivatives kill colon cancer cells
... of these tumors. // Previous drugs derived from hydroxyurea
were extremely active in blocking the same cell targets as hydroxyurea, but had serious side effects. This prompted the researchers to synthesize similar drugs with different structures that they hypothesized would be less likely to cause complicatio...
New treatment for babies with sickle cell anemia
Oral liquid hydroxyurea
had shown good results when administered to babies...kle cell anemia with administration of oral liquid hydroxyurea
can prevent some of the complications generated by this disease. Hydroxyurea increases the generatio...
Initiation Of New Study To Help Children With Sickle Cell Anaemia
...rea (SWiTCH ) has been designed to determine if hydroxyurea
can replace blood transfusions and if monthly blood withdrawal can substitute for daily injections to treat iron overload. The goal of SWiTCH is to compare patient outcomes using blood transfusions with outcomes using hydroxyurea. Hydroxyurea will n...
Hydroxyurea Treatment For Children With Sickle Cell Disease
...old who had sickle cell anemia were given the drug hydroxyurea
orally as a flavored liquid formula. A majority of... in all study participants. Patients treated with hydroxyurea
also weighed more and were taller than untreated children with the disorder – their growth rates wer...