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Unique cell, immune system ‘signatures' may reveal causes of congenital heart disease

Unique cell, immune system ‘signatures' may reveal causes of congenital heart disease

7 minutes ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Researchers using RNA sequencing have identified unique cell and immune system signatures in tissue samples of children with congenital heart disease, offering a rare...
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Tislelizumab regimen extends OS in advanced esophageal cancer

Tislelizumab regimen extends OS in advanced esophageal cancer

3 hours ago   |   Healio

The addition of tislelizumab to first-line chemotherapy extended OS among patients with advanced esophageal cancer, according to study results presented at European Society for...
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After Childhood Cancer, Racial Minorities Face Worse Outcomes

3 hours ago   |   Medscape

Childhood cancer survivors from racial minority groups face increased risks of hospitalization for a range of physical and mental health conditions in the years after...
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VIDEO: T-cell redirecting therapies maintain big hold in multiple myeloma space

VIDEO: T-cell redirecting therapies maintain big hold in multiple myeloma space

5 hours ago   |   Healio

In this video, Amrita Krishnan, MD, director of the Judy and Bernard Briskin Center for Multiple Myeloma Research at City of Hope Cancer Center, discusses major developments in...
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High levels of blood clotting proteins can lead to poorer outcomes for breast cancer patients, study finds

6 hours ago   |   News Medical

New research from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences has found that high levels in the bloodstream of a key protein involved in blood clotting called von...
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Nanoparticles can be triggered to release anti-cancer microRNA using an alternating magnetic field

6 hours ago   |   News Medical

​Study shows that nanoparticles release an anti-cancer microRNA inside lung cancer cells when stimulated using an alternating magnetic field.
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Researchers explore the impact of dance therapy in patients with breast cancer

6 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

A new study aimed to determine the impact of dance therapy on pain, sleep disorder, cancer-related fatigue, depression, and body image in women with breast cancer.
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Top in hem/onc: Cancer survivorship; impact of COVID-19 on breast cancer care

Top in hem/onc: Cancer survivorship; impact of COVID-19 on breast cancer care

8 hours ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

According to a new report from the American Cancer Society, in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute, the number of cancer survivors in the United States has risen...
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Breast cancer: 'I knew my body wasn't right'

10 hours ago   |   BBC

A mother of three who is living with breast cancer says her outlook is worse due to a late diagnosis.
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Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid biomarkers and risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and mortality

12 hours ago   |   Clinical Nutrition

Considerable attention has focused on the role of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in the prevention of cardiometabolic diseases, which has led to dietary recommendations to...
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Health System Briefly Halts 'Plan B' Amid Abortion Ban Confusion

Health System Briefly Halts 'Plan B' Amid Abortion Ban Confusion

A Missouri-based health system will once again provide emergency contraception after briefly stopping days earlier, in another example of the legal confusion affecting... Read more ...

FDA says vaccine makers should add omicron to COVID-19 boosters

FDA says vaccine makers should add omicron to COVID-19 boosters

The FDA has told COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers that they should add a spike protein component for the omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 to their existing vaccines to create... Read more ...

Rapid test can identify which variant has infected a COVID-19 patient in...

In just a few hours, UT Southwestern scientists can tell which variant has infected a COVID-19 patient - a critical task that can potentially influence treatment decisions but... Read more ...

Medical undergarments during surgery may increase patient satisfaction

Medical undergarments during surgery may increase patient satisfaction

Results showed a substantial percentage of surgical patients experienced exposure-related stress or anxiety, and the use of medical undergarments to cover their genitalia and... Read more ...

Welsh doctor says more GPs are needed to avoid 'complete collapse' of service

Welsh doctor says more GPs are needed to avoid 'complete collapse' of service

"The service is underfunded, understaffed and overworked. Patients are getting a raw deal and are increasingly frustrated" Read more ...

Rosacea more common than expected among patients with skin of color

Rosacea more common than expected among patients with skin of color

Rosacea is more common among patients with skin of color than may be expected, and skin care regimens such as prescription medicine, cleansers or sunscreen showed potential for... Read more ...

FDA Calls for Omicron Component in Fall Booster Shots

FDA Calls for Omicron Component in Fall Booster Shots

The FDA on Thursday called on COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers to include components targeting the latest Omicron strains in bivalent booster shots for the fall and winter 2022... Read more ...

Jumping resistance-based exercise may help prevent bone loss, promote bone...

Astronauts that have returned after spaceflights over three months may show signs of incomplete bone recovery even after one year on Earth, but adding in more resistance-based... Read more ...

Optical fiber holds promise for use in deep-tissue studies of patients'...

An optical fiber as thin as a strand of hair holds promise for use in minimally invasive deep-tissue studies of patients' brains that show the effects Alzheimer's disease and... Read more ...

Nonsurgical approach for treatment of children with rare skull tumor

Surgery can usually be avoided in children with a rare tumor of the skull, based on new research by investigators from Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian, Nicklaus... Read more ...