Download PDF CIFAR Fellow Daniela Kaufer to discuss new findings at AAAS meeting on Feb. 15 As our brains age, we become more forgetful, more tired and less able to do the cognitive gymnastics of our youth. But what if we could stop the brain from aging? Daniela Kaufer, a professor at UC Berkeley and […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered that a combination of immune checkpoint blockade and targeted therapies that block normal DNA damage repair (DDR) achieved significant tumor regression in mouse models of small cell lung cancer (SCLC), suggesting a promising new approach for treating patients with this aggressive […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF “Spit here, please.” Will this become the instruction we receive upon entering clinics, schools, apothecaries and ports of entry throughout the globe? One of the main factors enabling the continued transmission of malaria are individuals who are free from symptoms but carry the malaria parasite in their blood. However, the parasite numbers in […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF The wife of White House Communications Chief Bill Shine, Darla Shine, has recently joined anti-vaccination campaigners by claiming that having measles as a child could protect against cancer in later life. The United States, as well as several European nations, are currently facing measles outbreaks as a result of inadequate vaccine coverage of […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A combination of two drugs – one of them an immunotherapy agent – could become a new standard, first-line treatment for patients with metastatic kidney cancer, says an investigator from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, reporting results from a phase 3 clinical trial. Patients who received the immunotherapy drug avelumab plus axitinib, a targeted agent, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Home News Professional HRQoL Scores Decrease With Treatment Line in Multiple Myeloma WEDNESDAY, Feb. 13, 2019 — For patients with multiple myeloma (MM), health-related quality of life (HRQoL) scores decrease with treatment line, according to a study published in the January issue of Clinical Lymphoma, Myeloma & Leukemia. Nicholas Despiégel, from Amgen France […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF On February 16, the Art Institute of Chicago announced the results of significant new research on five terracotta sculptures–so named Bankoni after a village in present-day Mali where they were found. The objects date from between the 12th and 15th centuries. This places them “among the oldest surviving sculptures from sub-Saharan Africa and […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Melanoma patients with a history of smoking cigarettes are 40 per cent less likely to survive their skin cancer than people who have never smoked, according to a new report funded by Cancer Research UK. The study of more than 700 melanoma patients mainly from the north of England – and published today […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day can damage your vision, a study co-authored by a Rutgers researcher finds. The research appears in the journal Psychiatry Research. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 34.3 million adults in the United States currently smoke cigarettes and that more than 16 million live […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF New therapeutic molecules developed at Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) show promise in reversing the memory loss linked to depression and aging. These molecules not only rapidly improve symptoms, but remarkably, also appear to renew the underlying brain impairments causing memory loss in preclinical models. These findings were presented today […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications (Special Issue on Stable Ischemic Heart Disease, Volume 3,Number 3, 2019, pp. 305-315(11); DOI: https://doi.org/10.15212/CVIA.2019.0006 Nida Waheed, Nicholas Kaufman, Jonathon Seawright and Ki Park from the University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, USA considers ischemic heart disease in women. Cardiovascular disease is […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A study in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging investigates what makes some people more likely to develop PTSD after traumatic experiences Lifetime adversity and increased neural processing during a traumatic event combine to increase the frequency of intrusive traumatic memories and the distress they cause, according to a new study in Biological […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Credit: CC0 Public Domain Evidence that type 2 diabetes is a cause of erectile dysfunction has been found in a largescale genomic analysis. The study, led by the University of Exeter and the University of Oxford, looked at data on more than 220,000 men across three cohorts, 6,000 of whom experienced erectile dysfunction. […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A first-in-human study featured in the February issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine reports that the novel positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) tracer 18F-GP1 showed excellent image quality and a high detection rate for the diagnosis of acute venous thromboembolism (VTE). Well-tolerated in patients, 18F-GP1 PET/CT also identified blood clots in distal […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF WEDNESDAY, Feb. 13, 2019 — If you’re in your 50s and your typical day involves sitting at a desk followed by lounging on the sofa and succumbing to late-night snacks, the long-term toll on your mind might be greater than you think. Like dominoes, an unhealthy lifestyle can trigger inflammation throughout your body, […]Continue Reading ...
- Blood-brain barrier disruption could lead to age-related cognitive decline
- Combination of PARP inhibitor and immunotherapy results in tumor regression in SCLC mouse models
- Heavy smoking could lead to vision loss, study finds
- New diagnostic test for malaria uses spit, not blood
- New therapeutic molecules show promise in reversing memory loss related to depression, aging
- Darla Shine joins anti-vaccination campaigners
- New study outlines sex-specific issues in ischemic heart disease
- Drug combinations could become first-line treatment for metastatic kidney cancer
- Lifetime adversity, increased neural processing during trauma combine to intensify core PTSD symptoms
- HRQoL Scores Decrease With Treatment Line in Multiple Myeloma
- Convincing evidence that type 2 diabetes is a cause of erectile dysfunction
- Art Institute of Chicago announces results of research on five terracotta sculptures
- New PET/CT tracer shows high detection rate for diagnosis of acute venous thromboembolism
- Smoking may blight immune response against melanoma and reduce survival
- How Inactivity and Junk Food Can Harm Your Brain
- Diabetes tops common conditions for frequent geriatric emergency patients
- Longer-lived sperm produces offspring with healthier lifespans
- New dental adhesive prevents tooth decay around orthodontic brackets
- New eHealth tool shows potential to improve quality of asthma care
- New Australian initiative helps emergency clinicians to improve patient care