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(SOURCE: JOHN'S HOPKINS MEDICINE) In a small study of young or recently retired NFL players, researchers at Johns Hopkins report finding evidence of brain injury and repair that is visible on imaging from the players compared to a control group ...
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(SOURCE: JOHN'S HOPKINS MEDICINE) Technique shows promise in increasing accuracy of prostate and breast cancer treatment in people. An international group of researchers report success in mice of a method of using positron emission tomography (PET) scans to track, in ...
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(SOURCE: JOHN'S HOPKINS MEDICINE) Flu season has begun, but Johns Hopkins experts say the peak of the season is yet to come. Flu cases are being reported in Maryland and across the country, and experts at the Johns Hopkins University ...
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(SOURCE: JOHN'S HOPKINS MEDICINE) Researchers discover a critical cellular “off” switch for the inflammatory immune response that causes asthma attacks. Working with human immune cells in the laboratory, Johns Hopkins researchers report they have identified a critical cellular “off” switch ...
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(SOURCE: MAYO CLINIC) People diagnosed with multiple myeloma are more likely to live longer if they are treated at a medical center that sees many patients with this blood cancer. Mayo Clinic researchers published these findings today in the Journal ...
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(SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM) As many excited children prepare for the festive season by writing letters to Santa and rehearsing school nativity plays, there will be some who will spend Christmas this year on a hospital ward receiving treatment for ...
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(Source: ECCO – The European Cancer Organization) A new anti-cancer drug that inhibits a key cell signalling process involved in many different cancers has shown that it is capable of stopping the progression of cancer and shrinking tumours. Importantly, it ...
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(Source: ECCO - The European Cancer Organization) Researchers working to find effective treatments for soft tissue sarcomas have discovered that combining a new anti-cancer drug with an existing one kills cancer cells not only in the laboratory but also in ...
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(SOURCE: ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY PRESS) Conventional, high-dose chemotherapy treatments can cause the fibroblast cells surrounding tumors to secrete proteins that promote the tumors' recurrence in more aggressive forms, researchers at Taipei Medical University and the National Institute of Cancer Research in ...
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(IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY) AMES, Iowa – A defect in a gene that produces dopamine in the brain appears to accelerate the onset of Parkinson’s disease, according to new research from Iowa State University. The effect is particularly dramatic for people ...
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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Protein-based drugs are used in the treatment of every kind of malady, from cancer to heart disease to rheumatoid arthritis. But the proteins are almost always modified with chemical appendages that help them navigate through the body ...
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ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic’s 3-D anatomic modeling program started with a realization that surgeons needed a new way to look at human anatomy that went beyond two-dimensional images. Surgeons who were planning the separation of conjoined twins in 2008 ...
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(AMERICAN ACADEMY OF SLEEP MEDICINE) According to a recent press release, a new study indicates that children's sleep duration may be influenced by parental sleep duration and confidence, which suggests that efforts to address insufficient sleep among children may require ...
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(D'OR INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATION) According to a recent press release, one of the most serious complications of diabetes, heart arrhythmias, is now on its way to be prevented and combated. Researchers from the Federal University of Rio de ...
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(DUKE-NUS MEDICAL SCHOOL) According to a recent press release, as Zika spreads throughout the world, the call for rapid development of therapeutics to treat Zika rings loud and clear. Taking a step further in identifying a possible therapeutic candidate, a ...
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