Lung cancer drug could be repurposed to target 'zombie' proteins linked to leukemia
8 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily
A new study highlights how a clinically approved lung cancer drug could potentially be 'repurposed' to design new treatments for future cancer therapies. The research focuses on a protein called TRIB2, which is linked to promoting survival and drug resistance in solid tumors and blood cancers and is therefore of particular interest as a therapeutic target.
Read more ...
New drug supercharges pancreatic cancer treatments and may boost survival rates by 50%
8 monthes ago - By Daily Mail
Pancreatic cancer is so deadly because its location makes it difficult to catch early and because it becomes chemo resistant. But a new drug developed by Cedars-Sinai Medical center may change that.
Read more ...
The headlines of Master Doctor
Being Fit in Middle Age can Reduce Chronic Lung Disease Risk
Good physical fitness in middle age can reduce the risk of developing chronic lung disease, reveals a new study.
Microbes in the Placenta may Contribute to Key Functions in Pregnancy
Microbes found in the placenta may play an essential role in shaping the developing fetal immune system during pregnancy, reports a new study.
Bleeding After Minimally Invasive PAD Treatments can Increase Death Risk
Major bleeding after minimally invasive PAD treatment was found to increase the risk of death, revealed new study.
Link Between Cognitive Decline and Coronary Heart Disease Discovered
Adults with incident coronary heart disease are at higher risk for faster cognitive decline in the long-term, stated new research.
AMA says mature 12-year-olds can consent to vaccination without parents...
At the recently concluded annual meeting of the American Medical Association in Chicago, AMA delegates adopted a doozy of a new policy. The powerful trade group agreed to...
Eating yogurt twice a week could lower the risk of pre-cancerous bowel...
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine has found that men who ate yogurt had a 26% lowered risk of developing adenomas likely to become cancerous.
80% of women don't know alcohol causes breast cancer
Researchers from the University of Southampton surveyed more than 200 patients and staff at a breast care centre in England and found knowledge about the link to alcohol was poor.
U.S. Youth Suicide Rate Reaches 20-Year High
Suicides among teens have especially spiked, with an annual percentage change of 10% between 2014 and 2017 for 15- to 19-year-olds, researchers said.
Study: More Pregnant Women Using Pot, Despite Risks
The percentage of women in the study who reported "daily or near daily" cannabis use during pregnancy more than tripled - from 0.9% of respondents in 2002 to 3.4% by 2017.
Frozen spinach recalled in 19 states after testing positive for listeria
A random sampling of the product, made by Sprouts Farmers Market, tested positive for listeria, a type of bacteria that can cause vomiting, diarrhea and infections.