Wiping Out the Brain's Retired Cells Prevents a Hallmark of Alzheimer's
In 2016, Darren Baker and Jan van Deursen from the Mayo Clinic announced that they had discovered a new way to prolong the life of mice: They cleansed the rodents of retired...
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Addition of CTLA4 targeted therapy to PD-1 targeted therapy may benefit patients with ovarian cancer
An analysis of the NRG Oncology clinical trial NRG-GY003 suggests that adding ipilimumab, a monoclonal antibody that targets the protein receptor CTLA-4, to a regimen with the...
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Study reveals new therapeutic target for pediatric tumor-associated intractable epilepsy
Pediatric brain tumors are characterized by frequent complications due to intractable epilepsy compared to adult brain tumors. However, the genetic cause of refractory epilepsy...
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Agarwood essential oil demonstrates promising anti-cancer properties, researchers find
Agarwood - a plant used in traditional medicine to treat vomiting, rheumatism, coughing, and asthma - could be used in treating colorectal cancer, according to researchers from...
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Study: CXCL14 protein is secreted by brown adipose tissue and has beneficial effects in metabolic diseases
A scientific team found that the CXCL14 protein, associated with tumor progression and organogenesis, causes beneficial effects to metabolic diseases such as obesity and diabetes.
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CV Effects and Hypoglycemia: Is Propranolol Safe for Infants?
A new study examines the safety of propranolol treatment for the most common tumor in children. Medscape Pediatrics
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Colon cancer is caused by bacteria and cell stress
Scientists have made an unexpected discovery while investigating the triggering factors of colon cancer: Cell stress in combination with an altered microbiota in the colon...
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Nanoparticle Therapeutic Restores Function of Tumor Suppressor in Prostate Cancer
Leveraging advances in mRNA and nanotechnology, investigators demonstrate that tumor suppressor PTEN can be restored in preclinical models of prostate cancer
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Howard H. Steel, MD, pediatric and orthopedic pioneer, dies at 97
Howard H. Steel, MD , founder of the pediatric spinal cord injury unit at the Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia, died at the age of 97 on Sept. 5, 2018. “was an...
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Study aims to investigate risk factors for PPCs in surgical patients with gastric cancer
As one of the most common malignant tumors, gastric cancer occupies the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide with an increasing trend.
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Simulations of Breast Tissue May Address Delay on Enhanced MRI Cancer...
New study creates simulations of breast tissue that would provide cutting-edge MRI techniques to prove that they meet safety limits.
Arizona Emergency Medical Technicians Face Higher Risk of Suicide: Study
Suicide risk is 39 percent higher in Arizona emergency medical technicians compared to general public, finds a new study.
Novel Approach to Protect Bone Health in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant...
New study finds strategies to protect bone health in hematologic stem cell transplant recipients.
Here's What You Need to Know About the Calorie Counts on Your Apple Watch
There are few things more satisfying than getting in some steps or a tough workout and instantly finding out how many calories you burned. If you're obsessed with checking your...
You Can Engineer Your Workouts to Burn More Calories, Based on Your Period
There are a lot of things that can affect your metabolism. Age, genetics, and diet play a role, of course, but for women looking to maximize their calorie burn, there's another...
Medscape Physicians' Choice: Top Hospital Rankings for 2018
Doctors rank their top hospitals in an annual survey by Medscape.
Doctors are putting babies' lives at risk from meningitis and sepsis, report...
Parents in the UK are too often told their children have ‘trivial infections' - but these can quickly become life-threatening, the Meningitis Research Foundation said.
Surgeon insists he did nothing wrong when he wrongly removed a woman's...
Dr Scott Baker of South Dakota is being sued by his patient Dena Knapp, who claims his medical error in 2016 left her with stage three kidney disease, depression and chronic...
Aspirin doesn't lower heart attack and stroke risks and can increase bleeding
Researchers found that a daily dose of aspirin didn't prolong healthy, independent living free of dementia.
Make-up and skincare contain a cocktail of chemicals that could cause breast...
Researchers from George Mason University, Virginia, found that women with the chemicals BPA and parabens in their urine produce higher levels of oestrogen, which can affect...