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Study of Nigerian breast cancer patients reveals prevalence of aggressive molecular features

5 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

A study comparing DNA and RNA data from Nigerian breast cancer patients to patients in a United States database found that certain aggressive molecular features were far more...
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New findings reveal potential cellular players in tumor microenvironment

6 hours ago   |   News Medical

New findings presented today by CytoReason reveals possible new cellular players in the tumor microenvironment that could impact the treatment process for the most in-need...
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A bad influence: Interplay between tumor cells and immune cells

10 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Research has yielded new insights into the environment surrounding different types of lung tumors, and described how these complex cell ecosystems may in turn ultimately affect...
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3D Mammography Increases Breast Cancer Detection Rate

3D Mammography Increases Breast Cancer Detection Rate

21 hours ago   |   Medindia Health   |   3 articles

With 3D mammography, cancer tumors can be detected more accurately compared to the current standard mammography screening.
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New blood test for pediatric brain tumor patients offers safer approach than surgical biopsies

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

A new blood test for children with brain tumors offers a safer approach than surgical biopsies and may allow doctors to measure the effectiveness of treatment even before...
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3D mammography detected 34 percent more breast cancers in screening

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

After screening 15,000 women over a period of five years, a major clinical study in Sweden has shown that 3D mammography, or breast tomosynthesis, detects over 30% more cancers...
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Innovative brain tumor operation set to tailor to patients' needs

1 day ago   |   News Medical

One of the biggest challenges facing surgeons carrying out the removal of a brain tumor is working out how much of it they can remove without damaging the patient's life...
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Focused ultrasound to open blood-brain barrier could transform glioblastoma treatment delivery

1 day ago   |   Healio

A pivotal trial is underway at University of Maryland Medical Center to evaluate the safety of MRI-guided focused ultrasound for opening the blood-brain barrier in patients...
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Breast tomosynthesis detects 34% more tumors than traditional mammography

1 day ago   |   News Medical

After screening 15 000 women over a period of five years, a major clinical study in Sweden has shown that 3D mammography, or breast tomosynthesis, detects over 30% more cancers...
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Immune Cells Offer Potential Target in Triple-negative Breast Cancer

Immune Cells Offer Potential Target in Triple-negative Breast Cancer

3 days ago   |   Medindia Health

Blocking either deltaNp63 protein or the MDSCs themselves reduced tumor growth and metastasis in a mouse model of triple-negative breast cancer.
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Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights

Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights

New study reveals the best way to calculate weight regain after bariatric surgery to identify more specifically the patients at risk for recurrence or new onset of health problems. Read more ...

Population Aging and Decrease may Have Socioeconomic and Environmental...

Population Aging and Decrease may Have Socioeconomic and Environmental Benefits: Study

Continued population growth is a global threat. Short-term economic concerns, while valid, cannot be prioritized over the long-term health of our environment and our societies. Read more ...

The spikenard, a staple in traditional Chinese medicine, is an effective...

The spikenard, a staple in traditional Chinese medicine, is an effective treatment for cardiovascular disease

With cardiovascular disease among the leading causes of death worldwide, a lot of time is spent on research to find possible ways to cure or prevent fatalities from the... Read more ...

More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

The Centers for Disease Control Prevention confirmed on Tuesday that 62 children in 22 states have been diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis and 127 in total are under... Read more ...

Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

The Trump administration first mentioned requiring drug prices in ads in May, as part of the government's American Patients First plan to lower drug costs. In August, it began... Read more ...

Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD...

Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD, study suggests

A new study from Florida State University has found that fathers who smoke are more likely to have children and grandchildren with attention deficit disorders and hyperactivity. Read more ...

Half of parents think the flu shot causes the flu, study reveals  

Half of parents think the flu shot causes the flu, study reveals  

The study by Orlando Health comes after figures showed fewer kids were vaccinated last year - something US Surgeon General Jerome Adams blamed for the record-high death toll... Read more ...

Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people

Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people

Two new studies from Kaiser Permanente and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health found those who undergo surgery are 40 percent less likely to have a... Read more ...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative to rice and maize

Brazilian researchers found that pearl millet has higher protein and fiber than rice, and isolated bacterial strains from the fermented bran may have probiotic potential. Read more ...

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

Youth living in countries with bans on corporal punishment were 31 percent less violent In a new study, researchers found banning spanking and other forms of corporal... Read more ...