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Ashion's GEM ExTra assay receives Medicare coverage

11 minutes ago   |   News Medical

Ashion Analytics LLC announced today that Palmetto GBA, a Medicare administrative contractor for the Molecular Diagnostic Services Program , has awarded coverage to its...
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Sugar is cancer's best friend: Research reveals how it feeds tumors

Sugar is cancer's best friend: Research reveals how it feeds tumors

1 hour ago   |   Natural News

We've known for quite some time that sugar essentially feeds cancer cells, with tumors preferring to use sugar fermentation as a source of energy. But now, studies are showing...
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Umbilical cord blood safely and effectively treats children with rare genetic disorders

3 hours ago   |   News Medical

Researchers at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh found that infusing umbilical cord blood - a readily available source of stem cells - safely and effectively treated 44...
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'Thermographic scans gave my son false hope'

3 hours ago   |   BBC

The family of a young musician who relied on the scans says they didn't warn that his cancer had spread.
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Pediatric Cancers among Alaska Native people

3 hours ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

To evaluate the descriptive epidemiology of pediatric cancers among Alaska Native people.
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MD Anderson and Sanofi collaborate to accelerate development of innovative cancer therapies

4 hours ago   |   News Medical

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Sanofi today announced a five-year strategic collaboration to accelerate the development of investigational treatments...
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Researchers characterize how changes in glioblastoma cells influence different drug effects

5 hours ago   |   News Medical

Therapies for treating glioblastoma brain cancer can be delivered with greater precision and existing drugs can be used in new ways.
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Two new studies highlight possible treatment options for patients with neuroendocrine tumors

5 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

Two new studies led by Renuka Iyer, MD, Section Chief for Gastrointestinal Oncology at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, highlight possible new treatment options for...
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Tough Decisions as COVID Delays Cancer Surgeries

Tough Decisions as COVID Delays Cancer Surgeries

7 hours ago   |   Web MD

Specifically, a 30- to 40-day delay in surgery was associated with worse survival odds.
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Black People Underrepresented in Cancer Trials

Black People Underrepresented in Cancer Trials

7 hours ago   |   Web MD

The study found that many drug trials did not include very many diverse patients.
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MRNA Vax Against COVID-19 Passes First Hurdle

MRNA Vax Against COVID-19 Passes First Hurdle

Moderna's mRNA vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 produced an immune response in healthy adult volunteers and was mostly well-tolerated, interim findings from a phase I dose-escalation... Read more ...

Bacteria in newborn's stool may indicate risk of obesity

Bacteria in newborn's stool may indicate risk of obesity

The bacteria found in a baby's first stool can predict its likelihood of becoming overweight by the age of three, according to a new prospective, population‐based study... Read more ...

Half of covid-positive nursing home residents had no symptoms

Half of covid-positive nursing home residents had no symptoms

A Johns Hopkins University study urges universal coronavirus testing in long-term care homes after 55% of 354 patients had no symptoms at the time the tested positive for the... Read more ...

In-app Mental Health Support By Snapchat in India

In-app Mental Health Support By Snapchat in India

Snapchat has announced in-app support to its users in India who may be experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis. Read more ...

Andexxa Enters Guidelines for Bleeding on Oral Anticoagulation

Andexxa Enters Guidelines for Bleeding on Oral Anticoagulation

Recently-approved treatments prompted an update to American College of Cardiology guidance on managing bleeding in patients on oral anticoagulation. New guidance included the... Read more ...

Study Reports Raise in HIV, TB, Malaria Deaths Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Study Reports Raise in HIV, TB, Malaria Deaths Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Prioritising the most critical services, like antiretroviral therapy for HIV, timely TB diagnosis and treatment, and provision of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets for... Read more ...

Squirrel With Bubonic Plague Found in Colorado

Squirrel With Bubonic Plague Found in Colorado

Humans can be infected through flea bites, the cough of an infected animal or through direct contact with blood or tissue from an infected animal. Read more ...

Link Between Childhood Maltreatment and Heart Disease in Adulthood

Link Between Childhood Maltreatment and Heart Disease in Adulthood

Women especially were more likely to have heart disease following a childhood that involved maltreatment including physical abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect, said new study. Read more ...

New Anti-lupus Drug Helps Prevent Congenital Heart Disease

New Anti-lupus Drug Helps Prevent Congenital Heart Disease

A new research has found that the anti-lupus drug hydroxychloroquine is a safe, and highly effective drug for preventing pregnant women at risk from having another child with... Read more ...

Breast Cancer Deadlier in Heart Attack Survivors, Says Study

Breast Cancer Deadlier in Heart Attack Survivors, Says Study

New study shows how heart attacks, by blocking blood flow through arteries, trigger a specific, pro-cancer immune reaction. Read more ...