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A new three-pronged approach may help better identify patients who have Lynch syndrome, an inherited cancer susceptibility syndrome that predisposes individuals to various cancers, according to researchers at Baylor College of Medicine.
The fungus Cryptococcus causes meningitis, a brain disease that kills about 1 million people each year -- mainly those with impaired immune systems due to AIDS, cancer treatment or an organ transplant. It's difficult to treat because fungi are genetically quite similar to humans, so compounds that affect fungi tend to have toxic side effects for
PUNE, India, August 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Cancer Biomarker Market by Tumor (Breast, Lung, Prostate) Type (Protein & Genetic Biomarkers) Profiling Technology (Proteomics, Genomics, Imaging, Immunoassay) Application (Diagnostic, Drug Discovery, Prognostic) & Geography - Global Forecast to 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, The Cancer Biomark...
FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 -- Obese pregnant women may have a nearly twofold increased risk of stillbirth, a new study says. The leading reasons for that higher risk appear to be high blood pressure and placental disorders, the researchers...
Local Accolades For A Tennessee Army Veteran Franklin, TN (PRWEB) August 28, 2015 The Nashville Business Journal recently announced its list of recipients of the Veterans Award, honoring military veterans leading in business. Mr. Troy Mizell, Chairman of the Board at MyGenetx, is one of the 2015 honorees. The inaugural Nashville Business Journal's 2015 Veterans Awards will recognize Nashvi...
Inside a tumor, immune cells and cancer cells battle for survival. The advantage may go to the cells that metabolize the most glucose, say Yale researchers who have identified a new way to boost immune response by metabolically “rewiring” immune cells. Their research, published Aug. 27 online in Cell, may provide a novel approach to cancer immunotherapy.
With an estimated worldwide annual incidence of 175 000 and a rate below 200 cases per million, cancer in children is rare. Although survival rates have steadily improved, especially for leukaemia,...
Activists in Washington state are asking for data from abortion clinics on womens' ages, races, length of pregnancy and how past pregnancies ended, as well as where the women lived. And they literally go through the clinic trash sometimes to find such patient information.
On the Democratic side of the presidential race, Hillary Clinton calls out the Republican candidates for what she alleges are their "extreme views" about women.
On the Democratic side of the presidential race, Hillary Clinton calls out the Republican candidates for their "extreme views" about women.
MONTREAL, Aug. 28 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Telesta Therapeutics Inc. (TSX: TST) (PNK: BNHLF) announced today that it has received its BLA Filing Notification for MCNA from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This formal letter communicates that the FDA has completed its initial review of Telesta's Biologics License Application (BLA) submitted on June 29, 2015 and has accepted ...
Parents go to great lengths to ensure the health and well-being of their developing offspring. The favor, however, may not always be returned. Dramatic research has shown that during pregnancy, cells of the fetus often migrate through the placenta, t...
German biotech Immatics and the University of Texas have spent $60m on spin-out Immatics US to specialise in adoptive cellular therapies (ACT) for cancer.
Women over 43 are generally told it is near-impossible for them to have their own baby, even via IVF (in vitro fertilization).Read more about Egg Retrieval Earlier in IVF May Let Older Wom
BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT:BTX) announced today that BioTime management will present at the Rodman & Renshaw 17th Annual Investment Conference in New York City from 3:00 to 3:25 p.m. EDT on Thursday, September 10, 2015. Investors will receive an update on BioTime and its subsidiaries. The investor presentation will also be available for a live webcast b...
Cancer in childhood is rare. Globally, there are around 175 000 new cancer cases a year among children aged 0-14 years.1 However, in Europe, since the 1950s the incidence of cancer in this age group...
Pharma major Eli Lilly’s experimental lung cancer drug candidate could be priced between $563 and $1309…
Should clinicians recommend pomegranate juice or extract to men after local therapy for prostate cancer? Medscape Urology
I read a fascinating article from ProPublica about a nurse practitioner (NP), Heather Alfonso, who pleaded guilty in June to accepting $83,000 in payments from a drug company in exchange for prescribing a high priced drug used to treat cancer pain. However disturbing this is, notably in the data released by the federal government on […]
Might an elevated preoperative lymphocyte-monocyte ratio represent an independent prognostic factor for overall survival of patients with non-metastatic urinary tract urothelial carcinoma? Journal of Clinical Pathology
Learn how molecular pathology has improved pricision in defing and grouping gliomas. Cancer Control: Journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center
Should low-dose CT lung cancer screening be routine in high-risk patients? This commentary examines the risks and benefits. Applied Radiology
Florida State University researchers have taken a big step forward in the fight against cancer with a discovery that could open up the door for new research and treatment options. Fanxiu Zhu, the FSU Margaret and Mary Pfeiffer Endowed Professor for....
NAPERVILLE, Ill. and ELMHURST, Ill., Aug. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Race car driver Danica Patrick has extended her partnership with Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare and will continue to serve through early 2016 as the spokesperson for the system's "Healthy Driven" initiative, which is designed to help people move their health forward. Beginning in September 2015, Patrick will take part in a ...
With many new cancer drugs now costing $100,000 a year or more, US researchers have developed a model that works out a price range firmly based on their clinical value.The aim is to curb a worrying escalation in the cost of providing drug treatment t...