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Vanderbilt Lung Cancer Trial for Never Smokers Goes Online

2 January, 2019 – 4:32 am |

One of the mysteries of lung cancer is why many people who have never smoked to develop the disease. More than 219,000 patients are diagnosed with lung cancer in the United States each year, according to the National Cancer Institute. About 20,000 – one in 10 – never smoked snuff. Most patients are women. One […]

PCPs are front line defense in diagnosing serious illness in patients with acute lower back pain

23 December, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

A study by researchers at the George Institute for International Health in Australia found that it is rare that patients who come to the PCP with acute low back pain without previous diagnosis of serious diseases. The most common cause serious illness vertebral fracture was documented, with half of the cases identified at the time […]

Dialysis patients not told of transplants

17 December, 2018 – 4:32 am |

Thousands of kidney dialysis patients in the United States without first begin to learn about kidney transplants would be cheaper and lead to aging, according to a four-month investigation published Sunday newspaper. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reviewed the records of the U.S. Renal Data System and found that some patients spend five years getting debilitating dialysis […]

Scientists to test gammaglobulin treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

2 December, 2018 – 4:32 am |

Researchers at the Memory and Cognition Center University Hospitals Case Medical Center will begin testing an interesting new approach to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) with intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG), also known as gamma globulin. IVIG is used traditionally to treat primary immunodeficiency disorders, but is not currently approved for the treatment of AD, […]

Enzyme is key to clogged arteries

1 December, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London have made a breakthrough in understanding what causes the arteries to clog. They have discovered that an enzyme called matrix metalloproteinase-8 plays a crucial role in increasing blood pressure and cause abnormal accumulation of cells in the arteries – which increase the risk of heart disease. Heart disease […]

Piezoelectric Fingers Key in New Breast Cancer Detector

30 November, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

Researchers at Drexel University are developing a new portable, low-cost radiation detector free of breast cancer that could potentially be used in the doctor’s office as first-line breast cancer detection. Researchers at Drexel University are developing a new portable, low-cost radiation detector free of breast cancer that can be used in the doctor’s office as […]

Cancer drug test promises safer and more effective clinical trials

10 November, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

A group of scientists from Hamburg may have taken a major step towards developing more effective cancer drugs, cancer of the largest European congress, ECCO 15 – ESMO 34, heard today. Dr. Ilona Schooner, Director of Culture Indivumed Cell Research GmbH, told the conference that it had developed a platform for preclinical testing of drugs […]

Study of adjuvant endocrine treatment for breast cancer reveals cost of noncompliance

1 November, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

The largest study in the world of treatments after menopause, hormone-positive breast cancer has shown that patients who are taking tamoxifen or exemestane do much better than patients who start taking either drug (tamoxifen or exemestane after), but then stops. Professor Cornelis van de Velde, senior fellow at the central data office for Team (exemestane […]

Diagnosis for Bipolar disorder amongst children and adolescents usualy late

28 October, 2018 – 4:32 am |

75% of cases of pediatric bipolar disorder are diagnosed late – until 18 months – because of the symptoms that manifest themselves differently depending on whether the patient is a child or adult. Furthermore, 25% of patients have delayed medical diagnosis of up to three years and four months, according to a study by the […]

Organ donors and recipients are aging

27 October, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

At 84 years of age, John Guano seems a candidate for a kidney transplant. But consider this: The kidney he received was 69. Until recently, the kidneys would not have been eligible for use in a transplant due to age of the deceased donor. But this summer, surgeons at Northwestern Memorial Hospital transplanted in Guano, […]

Historic gene therapy trial to treat Alzheimer’s disease underway at Georgetown

24 October, 2018 – 4:32 am |

Researchers in the Program Memory Disorders at Georgetown University Medical Center are recruiting volunteers for a national study of gene therapy – the first study of its kind for the treatment of patients with Alzheimer’s dementia. The Phase II study examining the safety and potential benefits of CERE-110. CERE-110 contains a gene and injected during […]

Old red blood cells may double mortality in trauma patients

19 October, 2018 – 4:32 am |

Patients with severe trauma requiring major transfusion are twice as likely to die if they receive the red blood cells stored for one month or more, according to research published in the open access journal Critical Care BioMed Central. The highest rate of death was at the height of transfusion after six months which is […]

Revolutionary drug could be new hope for adrenal cancer patients

14 October, 2018 – 4:32 am |

TGen Clinical Research Services at the clinic is located at The Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Medical Center Scottsdale Healthcare Shea in Scottsdale, Arizona. TCRS is a strategic alliance between the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and Scottsdale Healthcare, providing the laboratory bench to the bedside of the patient to the discovery of new […]

Adding cetuximab to chemotherapy reduces advanced lung cancer death risk by 13 percent

27 September, 2018 – 4:33 pm |

Patients with non-small cell lung cancer who are treated with cetuximab (Erbitux) plus chemotherapy are 13% less likely to die than those receiving chemotherapy alone, regardless of their cocktail of chemotherapy drugs used A recent research. They also experience disease progression slower and a greater likelihood of tumor shrinkage. While a study last year found […]

Radiological treatment method spares patients surgery and offers 89 percent cost savings

27 September, 2018 – 4:32 am |

Pericardial effusion, a collection of fluid around the heart, usually occurs in patients after heart surgery and is usually treated by an invasive surgical drainage. However, researchers have found that a minimally invasive procedure called CT-guided pericardiostomy tube is just as effective – that requires no recovery time, fewer resources, and provides a 89 percent […]

Study shows use of Herceptin in treatment of stomach cancer prolongs life

25 September, 2009 – 11:25 pm |

A study by the University of Glasgow, a cancer specialist has found that use of Herceptin increased survival rates among people with stomach cancer. Final conclusions of TOGA, the largest randomized trial of a form of stomach cancer agreesive have shown that adding Herceptin – the drug against breast cancer – to standard chemotherapy extends […]