Tests reveal triggers for drug side effects

02/25/2008 | Yahoo!

A U.S. study found that cholesterol-lowering statin drugs can induce mitochondrial dysfunction when they interact with at least one hypertension treatment, providing researchers with clues that may explain some of the adverse reactions caused by the drugs. The findings could result in the development of new treatments for diabetes and age-related diseases, and in more effective screening methods for drug side effects, the researchers believe.

View Full Article in:

Yahoo!

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Vice-President of Technology and Regulatory Affairs
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC
Sr Product Manager Global Marketing (US/DA/00/0085/SL) - 14000009V3
Abbott
Chicago, IL
Director of Medicare Products
Bluegrass Family Health
Lexington, KY
Director of Medicare Products
Bluegrass Family Health
Lexington, KY
Vice President, Information Technology
HealthPartners
MN