Common Cold Virus Increases Survival In Brain Tumor Patients
8 days ago - By Medindia Health
Engineered common cold virus injected directly into the brain kills cancer cells and increases survival of patients with a malignant tumor called glioblastoma.
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Oncolytic virus alerts the immune system to attack tumors
8 days ago - By News Medical
A new UC San Francisco study has shown that a cancer-killing virus currently in clinical trials may function as a cancer vaccine - in addition to killing some cancer cells directly, the virus alerts the immune system to the presence of a tumor, triggering a powerful, widespread immune response that kills cancer cells far outside the virus-infected region.
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New Injectable Gel Therapy To Deliver Both Chemotherapeutics And...
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New Cancer Drug Effective in Both Adults and Children
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Walking Test to Diagnose Dementia
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New Mechanism Reveals Possible Cause of Schizophrenia
Mutations in a protein that controls how key neurotransmitters are released in the brain are found to be the reason for schizophrenia, a mental illness that affects learning.
New Biomarker To Diagnose Preeclampsia in First Trimester of Pregnancy
Preeclampsia, a sudden pregnancy complication that can interfere with the blood flow to the placenta can now be detected with a blood test in the first trimester.
Mumbai Hospital Sucessfully Removes the World's Largest Tumor
World's largest brain tumor was sucessfully removed by doctors at a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation hospital in Mumbai from a 31-year-old blind man.
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Cutting calories is necessary for weight loss. There are numerous ways to do this, but some prefer to follow a straight-forward low calorie diet. One of the more popular...
Probenecid Anti-gout Drug may Help Treat Heart Failure
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Early Consultation With Dermatologist Prevents Misdiagnosis of Cellulitis
Cellulitis is a bacterial skin infection that is misdiagnosed for other skin diseases. Consulting a dermatologist can help prevent antibiotic misuse and hospitalizations.