Video and Brochure Helps Patients Make Lung Cancer Scan Decision
Using a short video along with brochure is more effective than brochure alone in helping patients choose whether or not to get a low-dose CT scan to detect lung cancer early.
17 hours ago - Medindia Health
Public invited to learn more about the latest breast cancer techniques and treatment
UCI Health invites the public to learn more about the most up-to-date breast cancer screening and treatment options. The free one-hour lecture will be held at 7 p.m., Monday...
20 hours ago - UC Irvine Health
Molecular target UNC45A is essential for cancer cell proliferation and tumor growth
Identifying a protein that plays a key role in cancer cell growth is a first step toward the development of a targeted cancer therapy. It is especially promising when this...
21 hours ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Scientists get closer to injecting artificial lymph nodes into people to fight disease
In a proof-of-principle study in mice, scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine report the creation of a specialized gel that acts like a lymph node to successfully activate and...
21 hours ago - News Medical
Novel system enables researchers to study bacteria within mini-tissues in a dish
Engineering bacteria to intelligently sense and respond to disease states, from infections to cancer, has become a promising focus of synthetic biology.
23 hours ago - News Medical
Triple negative breast cancer develop resistance to chemotherapy by turning on molecular pathway
Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered that triple negative breast cancer cells can develop resistance to frontline, or neoadjuvant...
23 hours ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Making digital tissue imaging better
A low-tech problem troubles the high-tech world of digital pathology imaging: There are no reliable standards for the quality of digitized tissue slides comprising the source...
1 day ago - ScienceDaily
‘We have to cure' cancer, says CAR T pioneer Carl H. June, MD
Carl H. June, MD, is about to receive an award for his life's work - it's not his first and it certainly won't be his last. Yet, he remains humble about the accolades. All this...
1 day ago - Healio
Cancer-causing chemical taints water after California blaze
Officials say the drinking water in Paradise, California, is contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical benzene after a deadly wildfire last year
1 day ago - ABC News
VEGFR-TKIs significantly increase risk for hand-foot skin reactions
The use of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors significantly increased the risk for developing all-grade and high-grade hand-foot skin...
1 day ago - Healio
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Exercise is still the best way to lower blood pressure, study shows
Exercise is good for the heart, and even cardiologists agree. So it is not surprising that researchers want to find out the extent of its usefulness, especially where problems...
Elmo Taught Cersei And Tyrion A Little Something About Respect
Cersei and Tyrion got a very important lesson about getting along and respect courtesy of Sesame Street What's the one thing that could maybe, possibly broker peace between...
Eating apples and pears can reduce your risk of Type 2 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is on the rise, but this chronic disease can be prevented with the help of dietary and lifestyle changes. A study published in the journal Food & Function...
Three Brooklyn parents who refuse to vaccinate their kids are summoned to court
The parents all live within the four Brooklyn ZIP codes that have been ordered in a 'state of emergency' to vaccinate everyone - children and adults - against measles to...
MORE blood pressure pills recalled over carcinogen fears
Last summer it emerged drugs made in China and India, and dispatched across the world were contaminated with carcinogens NMBA, NMDA, and NDEA.
Microbes in Diabetic Foot Ulcers Can Help Predict Treatment Success
Chronic wounds such as a diabetic foot ulcer heal or progresses to a worse outcome, including infection or even amputation, depending on the microbial communities within that...
Alerting Patients to Their Risk of Gum Disease Improves Inflammation and...
Signs of gum disease reduced in patients who adopted a simple psychological intervention, aided by the use of an online risk assessment tool.
Mechanism of Persistent Infection Caused by Hepatitis B Virus Identified
HBeAg induced expansion of Myeloid-derived suppressor cells through the upregulation of indoleamine-2, 3-dioxygenase plays a critical role in causing persistent hepatitis.
New Medicines for Obesity Basing on Genetic Variants
MC4R gene that codes for the melanocortin receptor act like a switch in the brain to suppress appetite. People who have genetic variants that disrupt this receptor gain weight...
Gene Profile Predicts Risk of Obesity at Birth
New scoring system basing on genetic profiles can help identify high-risk individuals for obesity. Physicians can recommend various ways to avoid potential health risks among them.