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The Shibutanis Won't Be in Beijing - Here's What the Olympic Siblings Are Doing Now

The Shibutanis Won't Be in Beijing - Here's What the Olympic Siblings Are Doing Now

1 day ago   |   PopSugar

Alex and Maia Shibutani won't be at the 2022 Winter Olympics to defend their ice-dance bronze medal, but considering that the "Shib Sibs" were only 23 and 26, respectively, at...
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What Are Common Gastrointestinal Polyposes in Children?

2 days ago   |   Pediatric Education

Patient Presentation A 5-year-old male came to gastroenterology clinic with a history of rectal bleeding and prolapse 1 month previously. He had been evaluated in a local...
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Giant dorsal lipofibromatosis in an infant: a case report

2 days ago   |   BMC

Lipofibromatosis is a rare, benign, soft tissue tumor that usually presents in children. Low incidence and lack of specificity in clinical presentation make its diagnosis...
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Optical imaging reveals how cancer cells hijack metabolic activity to fuel pancreatic tumor growth

3 days ago   |   News Medical

Pancreatic cancer is a rare, yet elusive and deadly cancer, with a five-year survival rate of about 10%. If the cancer has metastasized, that rate lowers to 3%. And treatment...
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Study Shows How Melanoma Readies Lymph Nodes for Tumor Spread

Study Shows How Melanoma Readies Lymph Nodes for Tumor Spread

3 days ago   |   Medindia Health

The melanoma cells release small extracellular packages holding the protein nerve growth factor receptor.
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Adagrasib active, safe among patients with KRAS G12C-mutated pancreatic, GI tumors

Adagrasib active, safe among patients with KRAS G12C-mutated pancreatic, GI tumors

4 days ago   |   Healio

Adagrasib induced promising clinical activity as monotherapy among pretreated patients with unresectable or metastatic pancreatic cancer and other gastrointestinal tumors that...
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Clinical Score Guides PRRT for Neuroendocrine Tumors

Clinical Score Guides PRRT for Neuroendocrine Tumors

4 days ago   |   Medindia Health

New clinical scoring system may be a clinical tool for patients being considered for Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy .
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VIDEO: Circulating tumor DNA ‘next frontier' in breast cancer

VIDEO: Circulating tumor DNA ‘next frontier' in breast cancer

4 days ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

In this video, Angela DeMichele, MD, MSCE, co-leader of the Breast Cancer Research Program and director of the Breast Cancer Clinical Trials Unit at Penn Medicine, spoke with...
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Study sheds light on how melanoma primes nearby lymph nodes for tumor metastases

5 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Melanoma cells release small extracellular packages containing the protein nerve growth factor receptor, which primes nearby lymph nodes for tumor metastases, according to a...
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Drug mimics beneficial effects of fasting in mice

5 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

An investigational cancer drug that starves tumors of their energy supply also shows evidence of improving whole body metabolism, leading to improved weight control, according...
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Global Emergence of New COVID-19 Variants

Global Emergence of New COVID-19 Variants

Assuming Omicron to be the last variant might be dangerous as more COVID variants are likely to emerge in the pandemic. Read more ...

Vaccine data no longer add up: Vaccination does not prevent the spread of...

Vaccine data no longer add up: Vaccination does not prevent the spread of coronavirus

The January 24 episode of Free4eva Media discusses how citizens are pushing back against vaccine mandates as data does not add up: The Wuhan coronavirus is still spreading, and... Read more ...

Mayo Clinic Expert predicts COVID-19 will be around until NEXT CENTURY 

Mayo Clinic Expert predicts COVID-19 will be around until NEXT CENTURY 

Dr Gregory Poland, of the Mayo Clinic, warned Tuesday that Covid could be around for so long that generations down the line, people will still need to receive regular vaccines... Read more ...

'Boris Johnson was ambushed with a cake' during alleged lockdown party says...

'Boris Johnson was ambushed with a cake' during alleged lockdown party says Tory MP

'Well he, as far as I can see, he was in a sense ambushed with a cake' Read more ...

As Pandemic Rolls On, How to Know if Your Child Needs Therapy

As Pandemic Rolls On, How to Know if Your Child Needs Therapy

It may seem obvious, but the COVID-19 pandemic has only worsened mental health issues that have affected kids socially and developmentally. Read more ...

Watch, But Don't Worry Yet, About New Omicron Subvariant

Watch, But Don't Worry Yet, About New Omicron Subvariant

It's worth watching BA.2, the World Health Organization says. The subvariant has been identified across at least 40 countries, including three cases reported in Houston and... Read more ...

Omicron's burden on health system apparent in new data

Omicron's burden on health system apparent in new data

Omicron has taxed the country's health care system, causing more COVID-19 cases, ED visits and hospitalizations than any other variant during the pandemic, according to newly... Read more ...

New Research Points To COVID Vaccine Having No Affect On Fertility

New Research Points To COVID Vaccine Having No Affect On Fertility

COVID-19 vaccine does not decrease fertility, according to a new study Since the beginning of the pandemic, scientists have been combatting misinformation about the COVID-19... Read more ...

Pfizer begins clinical trials for Omicron-specific COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer begins clinical trials for Omicron-specific COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer has started clinical trials for a Covid shot tailored to the Omciron variant. The company expects the jab to become available in March, but some say the shot is coming... Read more ...

Debilitating foot pain 'could be treated by using fat injections'

Debilitating foot pain 'could be treated by using fat injections'

University of Pittsburgh researchers studied 14 patients with chronic plantar fasciitis - which can feel 'like a nail going right through their heel' - finding belly fat could... Read more ...