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HIF Inhibitor Passes Early Test in Kidney Cancer

1 hour ago   |   MedPage Today

]]> - SAN FRANCISCO - A selective small molecule inhibitor of hypoxia-inducible factor -2α was well tolerated and "demonstrated promising single-agent activity" in heavily...
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Data Suggest Antibiotics, PPIs Blunt Anti-PD Activity

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]]> - Survival in advanced non-small cell lung cancer declined significantly in patients treated with antibiotics or a proton pump inhibitor at the same time they received a...
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Dame Julie Walters reveals shock of bowel cancer diagnosis

1 hour ago   |   BBC

The actress tells Victoria Derbyshire her next film, The Secret Garden, could possibly be her last.
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Non-Hereditary Polyposis Tied to Treatment in Young Cancer Survivors

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]]> - Researchers have published more details on a recently identified condition in which children and young adult cancer survivors develop post-treatment colorectal polyps...
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From Obesity to Liver Cancer: Moving One Step Closer to Treating Obesity-related Liver Diseases

From Obesity to Liver Cancer: Moving One Step Closer to Treating Obesity-related Liver Diseases

2 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Can we prevent the worst from obesity to liver cancer? Yes, identifying the role of a specific protein in the development of obesity-related liver diseases could pave the way...
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Hair Relaxer Brands: When Racism & Toxins Collide

Hair Relaxer Brands: When Racism & Toxins Collide

4 hours ago   |   Mamavation

Visit us at Mamavation.com for more updates, healthy tips and challenges. When it comes to toxic chemicals, women of color are getting the lion's share dose as Americans...
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Beyond Point-of-Care Ultrasound: Bedside Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Soft Tissue Mass

Beyond Point-of-Care Ultrasound: Bedside Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Soft Tissue Mass

6 hours ago   |   Pediatric Emergency Care

Cancer is diagnosed in 1 in 7000 children annually. Here, we report 6 cases of a mass identified by the author, a novice sonographer in a pediatric emergency medicine...
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Bioengineers create light-controllable CAR T cells for cancer immunotherapy

7 hours ago   |   News Medical

Bioengineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a control system that could make CAR T-cell therapy safer and more powerful when treating cancer.
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Both strands of microRNA cooperate to drive cancer growth and aggressiveness, research shows

7 hours ago   |   News Medical

Researchers long thought that only one strand of a double-stranded microRNA can silence genes. Though recent evidence has challenged that dogma, it's unclear what the other...
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Psoriasis linked to increased risk for lymphomas, keratinocyte cancer

9 hours ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

Patients with psoriasis carry a slightly increased risk for cancer, particularly keratinocyte cancer and lymphomas, according to data published in JAMA...
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Research Interest in Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows

Research Interest in Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows

Objective Factors predictive of research career interest among pediatric emergency medicine fellows are not known. We sought to determine the prevalence and determinants of... Read more ...

Shocking new study says coronavirus infections double every 2.4 days

Shocking new study says coronavirus infections double every 2.4 days

If you're wondering just how quickly the Wuhan coronavirus is actually spreading these days, look no further than a new study published in the journal medRxiv that estimates... Read more ...

RIPPLE EFFECT: Huge disruptions in pharmaceutical supplies reported in INDIA...

RIPPLE EFFECT: Huge disruptions in pharmaceutical supplies reported in INDIA after Wuhan coronavirus disrupts production in China

As we've been reporting now for several weeks, the spreading Wuhan coronavirus is much worse than the Chinese government has said. There are thousands more infections... Read more ...

Babies 'face birth defect risk if their mothers take penicillin alternatives...

Babies 'face birth defect risk if their mothers take penicillin alternatives during pregnancy'

Research by University College London said that the risk of heart, brain or genital defects was 55 per cent higher among babies whose mothers took macrolide antibiotics during... Read more ...

Coronavirus vaccine could be available 'within months', claims Oxford...

Coronavirus vaccine could be available 'within months', claims Oxford University scientist

Professor Sarah Gilbert is working to develop a vaccine at the Jenner Institute at Oxford University. An initial 1,000 doses will soon be made in Italy for clinical trials. Read more ...

Common Plastics Chemicals Linked to Autism Traits in Young Boys

Common Plastics Chemicals Linked to Autism Traits in Young Boys

The study didn't identify a heightened risk for autism per se among boys, but rather a "small" increase in the chance for developing certain autism-related traits by age 3 or 4. Read more ...

Mediterranean diet promotes gut bacteria linked to 'healthy aging' in older...

Mediterranean diet promotes gut bacteria linked to 'healthy aging' in older people: Study

Diets high in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans, legumes and olive oil may impact gut bacteria by increasing bacteria diversity and curbing the advance of physical... Read more ...

Poop-eating lab mice affect probiotic research outcomes, says study

Poop-eating lab mice affect probiotic research outcomes, says study

Researchers have studied a key difference between the microbiome of lab mice and humans caused by rodents' tendency to eat their own faeces, which they say could have... Read more ...

Baby from an Immature Egg

Baby from an Immature Egg

Fertility doctors have announced the birth of the first baby to be born to a cancer patient from an immature egg that was matured in the laboratory, frozen, then thawed and... Read more ...

Coronavirus conspiracy: Communist China could weaponize supply lines...

Coronavirus conspiracy: Communist China could weaponize supply lines, creating "global chokehold"

Now that it has been revealed that the United States has an almost total dependency on China for pharmaceuticals, experts are warning that the communist country can basically... Read more ...