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Wistar receives major NIH grant to advance research on new melanoma targeted therapies

5 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

The Wistar Institute and collaborating institutions have received a major grant from the National Institutes of Health to further research on new melanoma targeted therapies...
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Kelly Stafford shares what her biggest fear was prior to brain tumor surgery

8 hours ago   |   NBC News

The wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford still struggles with loud noises and movement six months after having a benign brain tumor removed.
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Digital breast tomosynthesis increases cancer detection over full-field mammography

9 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

A new article compares cancer detection rates for screening digital breast tomosynthesis versus full-field digital mammography. Researchers found that DBT results in...
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Beyond Mutation: Cause of drug resistance in a type of intestinal tumors

10 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers clarify mechanisms that allow hard-to-treat cancers to develop, and have identified strategies that could lead to new therapies.
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Fluorescent tags help diagnose and monitor brain gliomas more effectively

1 day ago   |   News Medical

A new study published online in the journal eBioMedicine on October 15, 2019, describes the use of an orally ingested agent called 5-aminolevulinic acid to confirm the...
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UCI Health physician discusses causes and treatments for migraines

1 day ago   |   UC Irvine Health

IN THE NEWS: Nearly everyone has had a migraine at some point in life. However, misinformation often surrounds the condition, which is often undiagnosed, misdiagnosed or not...
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Study represents a major step in seeking alternative cancer treatments for non-responders

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Research led by VHIO's Alena Gros signposts a new, less invasive approach to identify killer T lymphocytes in patients with gastrointestinal tumors with low mutational burden...
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Epigenetic changes can lead to development of GISTs, other cancers

1 day ago   |   News Medical

Most cases of gastrointestinal stromal tumor , a type of soft-tissue cancer , are caused by mutations in genes that can be effectively targeted with drugs that inhibit the...
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Phase 3 trial of pegilodecakin for metastatic pancreatic cancer fails to meet primary endpoint

1 day ago   |   Healio

A randomized phase 3 trial that evaluated the addition of pegilodecakin to FOLFOX for treatment of metastatic pancreatic cancer failed to meet its primary endpoint of OS...
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New marker for tumor aggression in neurofibromatosis type 1

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

A new study of tumor samples from people with the rare genetic syndrome neurofibromatosis type 1 has uncovered novel molecular clues about which tumors are most likely to be...
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Study: 95% of Baby Foods Contain Heavy Metals

Study: 95% of Baby Foods Contain Heavy Metals

Nearly all foods made for babies contain at least one toxic heavy metal that can harm brain development, according to a large new study that tested 13 different types of baby... Read more ...

Your Personality as a Teen May Predict Your Risk of Dementia: Study

Your Personality as a Teen May Predict Your Risk of Dementia: Study

Being calm and mature as teen were each associated with roughly a 10% reduction in adult dementia risk. Read more ...

PTSD Linked to Stroke Risk in Younger Adults

PTSD Linked to Stroke Risk in Younger Adults

Young and middle-aged adults with post-traumatic stress disorder have an increased risk of stroke, new research suggests. Read more ...

Medicare for All Would Actually Be ‘Medicare for None,' HHS Secretary Alex...

Medicare for All Would Actually Be ‘Medicare for None,' HHS Secretary Alex Azar Argues at TIME 100 Health Summit

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar called Medicare for All a “utopian” and “simplistic” approach to health care that would actually become... Read more ...

Alarming report reveals youth suicide has risen 56% in the past decade

Alarming report reveals youth suicide has risen 56% in the past decade

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's report on violent deaths shows that while homicides have fallen since 2000, suicides among 10- to 24-year-olds have risen sharply. Read more ...

95% Of Baby Foods Tested In U.S. Contain Toxic Metals

95% Of Baby Foods Tested In U.S. Contain Toxic Metals

The majority of baby food sold in the United States contains lead, arsenic, cadmium, and/or mercury According to a new report released on Thursday, October 17, 2019, the food... Read more ...

Nicotine Addiction May Lead to Diabetes

Nicotine Addiction May Lead to Diabetes

Cigarette smoking has been proved fatal time and again, and now this notorious habit is linked to increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Read more ...

PTSD Doubles Infection Risk in Patients

PTSD Doubles Infection Risk in Patients

PTSD affected people have a staggering 1.8 times the risk of having any infection compared with those without PTSD. Read more ...

Daily blue light exposure from smartphones and tablets 'could be taking...

Daily blue light exposure from smartphones and tablets 'could be taking years off people's lives'

A new study from Oregon State University found, in research conducted on flies, that blue light emitted from smartphones damages brain neurons as well as the retina at the back... Read more ...

Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds Reveal Their New Baby In The Sneakiest Way

Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds Reveal Their New Baby In The Sneakiest Way

Congratulations to Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds on the arrival of their third little girl Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are notoriously private about their personal lives... Read more ...