Tumors

Acute Respiratory Failure With a Rare, Rapidly Progressing Pediatric Desmoid Tumor Anterior Mediastinal Mass

17 hours ago   |   Pediatric Emergency Care

We present an unusual case of a 6-year-old boy who presented with the sudden presence of left neck mass and acute hypoxemic respiratory failure, whose subsequent imaging...
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What tumor cells and a healthy retina have in common

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers are parsing how the retina hijacks an energy-producing chemical reaction to churn out molecular building blocks to renew photoreceptor membranes that keep our...
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Study finds out similarity in function between healthy retina cell and tumor cell

1 day ago   |   News Medical

How is a healthy retina cell like a tumor cell? It hijacks an energy-producing chemical reaction to churn out molecular building blocks. When tumor cells do it, they use the...
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Virus linked to cancer takes over ‘cellular mail' to alter tumor environment

2 days ago   |   UNC Healthcare

A UNC Lineberger study, led by Dirk Dittmer, PhD, reports the Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpes virus can commandeer a system involved in how host cells can affect changes in...
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Antibody therapy training phagocytes to destroy tumors now tested on patients

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

An immunotherapeutic antibody therapy re-educates macrophages to activate passivated cytotoxic T cells to kill cancer. The antibody therapy prevented the growth of tumours in...
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Why melanoma tumors in the brain may be worse?

3 days ago   |   News Medical

Melanoma tumors that have spread to the brain are equipped to thwart immunotherapies and targeted therapies that succeed against tumors growing in other sites.
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Melanoma brain metastases are immunosuppressive with treatment-resistant metabolism

3 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Melanoma tumors that have spread to the brain are equipped to thwart immunotherapies and targeted therapies that succeed against tumors growing in other sites. Researchers...
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Tisotumab Vedotin Shows Some Promise in Early Trial of Solid Tumors

3 days ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

A new cancer drug has shown promise against multiple tumor types, in a first-in-human trial. Reuters Health Information
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Blueprint for treating a deadly brain tumor

3 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

In a study of mice and human brain tumors researchers searched for new treatments by exploring the reasons why some patients with gliomas live remarkably longer than others...
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Immunotherapeutic antibody therapy to kill cancer has now progressed to patient testing

3 days ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

Developed by researchers at the University of Turku in Finland, an immunotherapeutic antibody therapy re-educates macrophages to activate passivated cytotoxic T cells to kill...
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Amy Schumer Cancels Tour Due To Severe Pregnancy Illness

Amy Schumer Cancels Tour Due To Severe Pregnancy Illness

She shares a heartfelt message to fans about her cancellation due to severe hyperemesis Amy Schumer has announced on Instagram that she's going to have to cancel the rest of... Read more ...

Red hair gene may have connection to melanoma and Parkinson's disease

Red hair gene may have connection to melanoma and Parkinson's disease

Could the color of your hair also be a sign of potential risk of disease? Recent research has revealed that may just be the case - at least for redheads. Scientists have... Read more ...

Type 1 Diabetes Onset Linked To Cellular Sickness In The Pancreas

Type 1 Diabetes Onset Linked To Cellular Sickness In The Pancreas

A new study shows that pancreatic beta cells may play an active role in T1 diabetes, opening the door to a totally new avenue for therapy. Read more ...

Human Dx Tool Gets Approved By Top Most Researchers

Human Dx Tool Gets Approved By Top Most Researchers

Human Dx Tool, the free patient management tool can accurately measure a physicians' diagnostic abilities, finds a new study. This study was basically done to assess tool efficacy. Read more ...

Coenzyme Q10 and L-carnitine may improve sperm health, review concludes

Coenzyme Q10 and L-carnitine may improve sperm health, review concludes

Nutritional supplements like coenzyme Q10 and L-carnitine may contribute to higher sperm quality says a review, which points to little evidence linking sperm health with more... Read more ...

America's opioid epidemic is moving east to urban black communities, study warns

America's opioid epidemic is moving east to urban black communities, study warns

A new Stanford University study reveals that the American opioid epidemic's third wave - driven by synthetic opioids like fentanyl - is surging not among Midwestern whites but... Read more ...

Opioid OD Deaths Quadruple, Centered in 8 States

Opioid OD Deaths Quadruple, Centered in 8 States

Researchers also found that the death rate from opioids has increased the fastest in the District of Columbia, more than tripling every year since 2013. Read more ...

Haunting 'Roma' scene shines a rare spotlight on stillbirths

Haunting 'Roma' scene shines a rare spotlight on stillbirths

Six in 1,000 births are stillborn in the US. That rate isn't dropping. For a third, we don't know why. Insurers don't cover autopsies and parents don't want them. Here, two... Read more ...

Vitamin D supplementation can reduce Beck Depression Inventory scores in...

Vitamin D supplementation can reduce Beck Depression Inventory scores in patients with ulcerative colitis

A study finds that supplementing with vitamin D improves Beck Depression Inventory scores in people with ulcerative colitis. The study, which was published in the Journal of... Read more ...

New study confirms: Processed carbs cause many harmful effects on health

New study confirms: Processed carbs cause many harmful effects on health

A study that was published in the Obesity issue of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry‘s journal, Clinical Chemistry, showed that people face higher risks of... Read more ...