Doctors: Grief as My Guide: How My Sister Made Me a Better Doctor
Even when she was gone, she was present in the patient sitting before me and in the way I was newly able to comfort and reassure her.
4 hours ago - NY Times
Researchers unravel mystery of NPM1 protein in acute myeloid leukemia
While it has long been recognized that mutated gene NPM1 plays an important role in acute myeloid leukemia, no one has determined how the normal and the mutated forms of the...
13 hours ago - News Medical
Adolescence and Socioeconomic Factors: Key Factors in the Long-Term Impact of Leukemia on Scholastic Performance-A LEA Study
To evaluate the association between medical and social environmental factors and the risk of repeating a grade in childhood leukemia survivors.
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Cancer stem cells get energy from protein, and it's proving to be their Achilles' heel
A new study shows that cancer stem cells switch from metabolizing sugar to metabolizing protein. Clinical trial based on this observation may revolutionize care for older...
1 day ago - ScienceDaily
A cancer diagnosis changed their wedding plans, but strengthened their bond
A diagnosis with a rare type of blood cancer called acute promyelocytic leukemia just days before his wedding influenced Dustin Riedesel's perspective on marriage, and inspired...
4 days ago - UNC Healthcare
Combination chemotherapy and immunotherapy effective in Phase II leukemia study
A combination of the standard-of-care chemotherapy drug known as azacitidine, with nivolumab, an immune checkpoint inhibitor, demonstrated an encouraging response rate and...
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Researchers develop first chemical inhibitors for treatment of acute myeloid leukemia
A research team led by Dr. Xiang David Li from the Department of Chemistry at The University of Hong Kong, in collaboration with scientists from Tsinghua University in China...
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Melanoma surveillance could benefit patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia
Patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia or small lymphocytic lymphoma could benefit from active melanoma surveillance, according to study results published in Leukemia...
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Rutgers Cancer Institute section chief receives distinguished service award
Richard Drachtman, MD, received the Distinguished Service Award from Melvyn H. Motolinsky Research Foundation, established to support research into leukemia and other...
10 days ago - Healio
The headlines of Master Doctor
Nearly 50,000 women are 'at risk of cervical cancer' because of an NHS...
A blunder by the company Capita, which failed to send letters to thousands of women inviting them to cervical screening appointments, has been called 'incredibly serious' and...
Large Babies Born to Diabetic Mothers are at High Obesity Risk
Large for gestational age babies born to mothers with diabetes are at a higher risk of becoming overweight or obese during childhood, compared to AGA babies. Obesity in LGA...
Diet Fluctuations May Elevate the Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes
Changes in eating patterns may be closely linked to cardiovascular disease and diabetes risk factors, finds a new study.
Hope for Parkinson's patients as scientists discover how to destroy toxic...
Researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington DC have discovered blocking a certain protein in the brain can clear away nerve damaging build-ups.
Thousands of diabetes patients to get life-changing glucose monitors
Simon Stevens, chief executive of NHS England, has stepped in to end a ‘postcode lottery' which saw many people denied access to the life-changing devices as used by Theresa...
Drinking three cups of coffee a day slashes your risk of developing type 2...
Researchers trawled through 30 studies, which involved nearly 1.2million people, to make the conclusion. They presented their findings at a conference in Berlin.
Potential Therapeutic Strategy for Kidney Cancer Identified: Study
Activation of ISGF3 protein could be a novel therapeutic approach for patients with clear cell renal cancer, finds a new study.
Nanomagnets and Moths Can Save Lives: Here's How
Novel technology that relies on a moth-infecting virus and nanomagnets can be used to edit defective genes that give rise to diseases such as sickle cell, cystic fibrosis and...
Scientists: Taking EPA and DHA omega-3s reduces your risk of cardiac death
Omega-3 fatty acids can help reduce your risk of heart disease - even if the mainstream media is trying to say otherwise. While Big Pharma is trying to get everyone under the...
Nitric Oxide Technology Can Heal Diabetic Foot Ulcers Much Faster
New nitric oxide-releasing technology has the potential to reduce the healing time of diabetic foot ulcers.