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Microsurgical Tissue Transfer in Complex Upper Extremity Trauma

5 hours ago   |   The Clinics

Microsurgical tissue transfer may provide reconstructive option for extensive loss of tissues due to upper extremity trauma or tumor resection. This article reviews the...
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Flipping a metabolic switch to slow tumor growth

7 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

The enzyme serine palmitoyl-transferase can be used as a metabolically responsive 'switch' that decreases tumor growth, according to a new study.
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More than 40-year-old cancer mystery solved: Thanks to epigenetics

14 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

In an article that was just published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by the group of Dr. Manel Esteller, is solved this mystery by describing that in cancer...
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SPT enzyme can be used as metabolically responsive “switch” to slow tumor growth

15 hours ago   |   News Medical

The enzyme serine palmitoyl-transferase can be used as a metabolically responsive "switch" that decreases tumor growth, according to a new study by a team of San Diego...
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Further validation of the Toronto Extremity Salvage Score for lower extremity soft tissue sarcoma based on Finnish patients

20 hours ago   |   Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

The most widely used patient-reported outcome measure for soft tissue sarcoma patients is the Toronto Extremity Salvage Score. The aim of the study was to validate and test the...
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Liquid Biopsy Detects Brain Cancer and Early-Stage Kidney Cancer

1 day ago   |   MedlinePlus   |   2 articles

Related MedlinePlus Pages: Brain Tumors , Kidney Cancer
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Mouse study shows potential new way to unlock the power of immunotherapy for cancer patients

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Immunotherapy has revolutionized cancer treatment by stimulating the patient's own immune system to attack cancer cells, yielding remarkably quick and complete remission in...
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Ixekizumab outperforms adalimumab for joint, skin improvement in PsA

1 day ago   |   Healio

Ixekizumab demonstrated significantly greater joint and skin improvement, through week 52, than adalimumab among patients with psoriatic arthritis, according to data published...
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Immunotherapy-resistant cancers eliminated in mouse study

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

In a mouse study, researchers have found that an antibody that targets the protein TREM2 empowers tumor-destroying immune cells and improves the effectiveness of cancer...
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Researchers discover dose threshold that improves the delivery of cancer-fighting drugs into a tumor

2 days ago   |   News Medical

University of Toronto Engineering researchers have discovered a dose threshold that greatly increases the delivery of cancer-fighting drugs into a tumor.
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Novel Strategy to Reduce Hyperinflammatory Response Caused by COVID-19

Novel Strategy to Reduce Hyperinflammatory Response Caused by COVID-19

Hyerinflammatory response caused by COVID-19 can be potentially reduced by targeting lipid mediators known as leukotrienes, according to a new study. Read more ...

Breast Milk Based Fortifiers Improve Health Outcome of Micro Preemies

Breast Milk Based Fortifiers Improve Health Outcome of Micro Preemies

Compared to traditional cow-based milk fortifiers, the human-based milk fortifiers improve the health outcome in severely underweight premature babies. It will help meet the... Read more ...

Mass Vaccination For COVID-19 In Russia from Jan 1, 2021

Mass Vaccination For COVID-19 In Russia from Jan 1, 2021

The Covid-19 vaccine that Russia registered on Tuesday is expected to enter into civilian circulation on January 1, 2021. Read more ...

New Covid Cases Push TN's Tally to 309k

New Covid Cases Push TN's Tally to 309k

Tamil Nadu reported 5,914 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, pushing the tally to 3.9 lakhs cases, health officials said. Read more ...

Vitamin E treatments can help prevent muscle damage after a heart attack...

Vitamin E treatments can help prevent muscle damage after a heart attack, say scientists

A pre-clinical study published in the journal Redox Biology found that vitamin E can help prevent and treat muscle damage after a heart attack. The researchers said that while... Read more ...

New experimental coronavirus vaccine boosted antibody levels in mice 90-fold

New experimental coronavirus vaccine boosted antibody levels in mice 90-fold

After researchers sprayed the novel coronavirus into the noses of the mice, those who were immunized didn't develop pneumonia or have high level of particles in their lungs, Read more ...

Navajo Country: COVID-19 Cases Trend Down, but Need Still High

Navajo Country: COVID-19 Cases Trend Down, but Need Still High

Everyone on the Navajo Nation reservation knows someone who has been infected with COVID-19. At least that's what it feels like to Melissa Begay, MD, a Navajo pulmonary... Read more ...

Lupus Anticoagulant Tied to COVID Thrombosis

Lupus Anticoagulant Tied to COVID Thrombosis

Prothrombotic autoantibodies were elevated in COVID-19 and linked to development of thrombosis, a small observational study showed. Lupus anticoagulant appeared in 44% of... Read more ...

Lung cancer deaths have been falling by nearly 5% a year over last decade...

Lung cancer deaths have been falling by nearly 5% a year over last decade thanks to better treatment

A new study from the National Cancer Institute found, in men, deaths from non-small lung cancer fell by 6.3% per year from 2013 to 2016, while they fell by 5.9% annually in... Read more ...

Rare Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Mutation Has New Tx

Rare Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Mutation Has New Tx

WASHINGTON - Viltolarsen injection has been approved to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy in patients with a confirmed mutation in the DMD gene amenable to exon 53 skipping... Read more ...