Elotuzumab plus stem cell transplant shows promise for multiple myeloma
SALT LAKE CITY - The addition of elotuzumab and autologous peripheral blood mononuclear cell reconstitution to autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation plus...
1 day ago - Healio - 2 articles
Living With Cancer: A Cancer Researcher Takes Cancer Personally
Dr. C. Anthony Blau, who has multiple myeloma, started a company to crowdsource an individualized approach to his disease.
9 days ago - NY Times
Changes in genes involved in DNA repair and packaging linked to risk of multiple myeloma
Researchers have identified two gene regions that contribute to multiple myeloma, an inherited cancer that occurs in bone marrow, through a new method that makes use of human...
23 days ago - ScienceDaily
ASCO Backs Bone Drugs for Myeloma
Recommended for patients with or without evidence of lytic damage
25 days ago - MedPageToday
UAMS Myeloma Institute expert compiles new book on Castleman disease
Castleman disease, a rare disorder of the lymph nodes and related tissues, was identified and named more than a half-century ago but, until recently, no one had written a book...
25 days ago - News Medical
Patients with blood cancer precursor at risk of developing cancer even after 30 years
Patients with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance are at risk of progressing to multiple myeloma or a related cancer even after 30 years of stability.
1 month ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Patients with monoclonal gammopathy at risk of developing cancer even after 30 years
Patients with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance are at risk of progressing to multiple myeloma or a related cancer ─ even after 30 years of stability.
1 month ago - News Medical
Blood Cancer Precursor may Increase the Risk of Cancer Even after 30 Years
Patients with Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance are at a risk of developing into multiple myeloma or a similar disorder.
1 month ago - Medindia Health - 3 articles
Upfront Stem Cell Transplant Remains Standard of Care for Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma
Reuters Health Information
1 month ago - Medscape - 3 articles
FDA Expands Use of Amgen's Blockbuster Drug
Amgen Inc said on Friday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its drug, Xgeva, to prevent fractures in patients with multiple myeloma. FDA Approvals
1 month ago - Medscape - 2 articles
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Novel Approach That may Help Eradicate Malaria
Novel technology could allow researchers to develop and test new antimalarial drugs.
New ELISA Method for Analysing Cetuximab
Determination of cetuximab in human plasma samples can be made possible with highly sensitive and selective ELISA test.
New Device Finds Fibroblast Subtypes at Low-Cost in RA Patients
Low-cost portable microfluidic device uses single-cell technology to identify how cells influence disease and respond to treatment in rheumatoid arthritis patients.
Flu has killed 97 children but is finally slowing in US
Another 13 children died of flu last week, according to the CDC, but the number of people seeing doctors for flu symptoms fell for the second in the row, suggesting that we...
Antibiotic linked to higher death rates heart disease
The FDA has issued a warning that the broad-spectrum antibiotic clarithromycin may raise the risk of death for heart disease patients and is advising sufferers to steer clear...
The placebo effect is real: Study finds imagining less pain actually brings...
Could coping with pain be a case of mind over matter? A new study from the Netherlands shows that people can ease their pain simply by imagining something to be less painful...
Chief Cause of Alzheimer's Disease and Cognitive Decline Identified
Alzheimer's disease may be caused by a protein called phosphorylated tau which is responsible for cognitive decline. Research looked beyond amyloid-beta plaques and finds that...
ER reduces opioids by more than half using laughing gas
Doctors at St. Joseph's University Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey use laughing gas and dry needling to treat pain associated with broken bones and kidney stones.
Mobile App Reduces Hospital Readmission of Heart Attack Patients
A new mobile app Corrie has been developed to reduce hospital readmission of heart attack patients. It helps to keep track of medications, appointments and life style changes...
Chronic Kidney Disease Linked to Lower IQ Level in Children
The IQ level of children affected with Chronic Kidney Disease was less compared to the normal children. They also had problems with executive function, academic skills, visual...