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Choroidal melanoma treatment shows promising early results in phase 1b/2 trial

8 hours ago   |   Healio

Light-activated AU-011 for the treatment of primary choroidal melanoma was well tolerated with no severe adverse events, while showing promising early efficacy results, in a...
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The EpCAM overexpression is associated with clinicopathological significance and prognosis in hepatocellular carcinoma patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis

9 hours ago   |   International Journal of Surgery   |   2 articles

Hepatocellular carcinoma is one of most common causes for cancer-related death around the world. Epithelial cell adhesion molecule is established as a vital prognostic factor...
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Impact of tumor deposits on the prognosis and chemotherapy efficacy in stage III colorectal cancer patients with different lymph node status: a retrospective cohort study in China

9 hours ago   |   International Journal of Surgery   |   2 articles

The goal was to determine whether tumor deposits had effects on the overall survival , cancer-specific survival , disease-free survival and responses to chemotherapy in...
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Study reveals new target to halt tumor growth

14 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have discovered that a protein called Munc13-4 helps cancer cells secrete large numbers of exosomes-;tiny, membrane-bound...
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New target to stop cancer growth uncovered

15 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   3 articles

Researchers have discovered that a protein called Munc13-4 helps cancer cells secrete large numbers of exosomes - tiny, membrane-bound packages containing proteins and RNAs...
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Clinical Challenges: Test Your Lymphoma Knowledge

18 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

Early relapse in follicular lymphoma; aggressive Tx in the elderly; tumor lysis syndrome
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Accelerated radiotherapy for breast cancer does not harm quality of life

20 hours ago   |   Healio

Accelerated partial breast irradiation did not worsen patients' quality of life compared with whole breast irradiation, according to 5-year results of a randomized controlled...
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Ethnic differences determine liver cancer detection, outcomes

21 hours ago   |   Healio

Researchers determined racial and ethnic differences that correlated with early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma and receipt of curative treatment, which could be used as...
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Adalimumab reduces inflammation markers in patients with psoriasis

22 hours ago   |   Healio

Patients with psoriasis who were treated with adalimumab had a reduction in key markers of inflammation such as glycoprotein acetylation compared with those treated with...
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Study: Oxidative stress can be used against tumors to treat cancer

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Oxidative stress can help tumors thrive, but one way novel cancer treatments work is by pushing levels to the point where it instead helps them die, scientists report.
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No toothpaste can compensate for bad bacteria in your mouth: You can't have...

No toothpaste can compensate for bad bacteria in your mouth: You can't have good oral health without a good diet, according to study

Toothpaste alone isn't enough to protect your teeth from damage: To achieve good oral health, having a good diet is also essential, according to a study published in the... Read more ...

U.S. follows Canada with recall of Now Real Food seed snacks

U.S. follows Canada with recall of Now Real Food seed snacks

A snack mix sold under the Now Real Food brand that was recalled in Canada a few days ago is now being recalled in the United States because clover seeds in the product are... Read more ...

Rosemary oil scientifically documented as a natural medicine treatment for...

Rosemary oil scientifically documented as a natural medicine treatment for stress

Rosemary essential oil has been identified as a potential alternative treatment for stress. A study published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine looked into ROEO's... Read more ...

Moringa oleifera lam. leaf powder can help HIV patients stay healthy during...

Moringa oleifera lam. leaf powder can help HIV patients stay healthy during antiretroviral therapy

The leaf powder of Moringa oleifera lam. could help human immunodeficiency virus patients stay healthy during antiretroviral therapy, according to a study published in the... Read more ...

Standing up could lower your risk of diabetes

Standing up could lower your risk of diabetes

The amount of time spent sitting has increased over time. With innovations such as delivered food, experts say many older adults will sit longer, more often. A new UCLA study... Read more ...

Could Herpes Virus Play a Role in Alzheimer's?

Could Herpes Virus Play a Role in Alzheimer's?

Human herpes virus 6 and 7 were found in Alzheimer's-affected brains at levels up to twice as high as in those without Alzheimer's, the scientists reported Thursday. Read more ...

Laser Pointer Burns Hole in Boy's Retina

Laser Pointer Burns Hole in Boy's Retina

Vision in the 9-year-old boy's injured left eye is 20/100 and doctors who treated him said it's not possible to restore normal vision to that eye. The boy's right eye has 20/20... Read more ...

Drinking four cups of coffee a day could help heart grow stronger

Drinking four cups of coffee a day could help heart grow stronger

Researchers in Germany found in experiments on mice that levels of caffeine equivalent to four cups of coffee could help to strengthen the cells which line the heart and blood... Read more ...

Physical Function in Older Adults With Multiple Sclerosis: An Application of...

Physical Function in Older Adults With Multiple Sclerosis: An Application of the Short Physical Performance Battery

Background and Purpose: There is a growing prevalence of older persons living with multiple sclerosis , and this cohort likely undergoes changes in physical function associated... Read more ...

Determining Whether a Dosage-Specific and Individualized Home Exercise...

Determining Whether a Dosage-Specific and Individualized Home Exercise Program With Consults Reduces Fall Risk and Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults With Difficulty Walking: A Randomized Control Trial

Background and Purpose: The development and implementation of effective interventions to prevent falls in older adults is a public health priority. The purpose of this study... Read more ...