A new study published in the journal Pathology & Oncology Research shows that combination of blueberry extract and radiation therapy could enhance the effectiveness of cervical cancer treatment.
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The proteasome inhibitor carfilzomib has taken on an increasing role in the treatment of multiple myeloma , but new research from the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania shows the therapy with the risk of cardiovascular problems in a higher than expected percentage of patients. The study was published in the JAMA Oncology .
Mycoplasmas are very simple bacteria. Mycoplasma agalactiae is one of the most important pathogenic mycoplasma species in sheep and goats. By specifically inactivating a certain area in the genome of this pathogen the scientists made an important step forward, especially due to the fact that mycoplasmas are generally difficult to manipulate genetically .
The first drug targeting the cause of Huntington's disease was safe and well-tolerated in its first human trial, and successfully lowered the level of the harmful huntingtin protein in the nervous system, according to the UCL Institute of Neurology researchers.
Keeping egg cells in stasis during childhood is a key part of female fertility. New research published in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology. A team led by Dr Gavin Kelsey in the Babraham Institute and colleagues in Dresden and Munich studied a protein called MLL2 and discovered how it produces a distinctive pattern of epigenetic marks that are needed for egg cell stasis.
In a new research presented at The Liver Meeting®, researchers have found that daily aspirin therapy significantly reduced the risk in hepatitis B virus?related liver cancer.
Limiting the essential nutrient resources could turn pathogens against one another and prevent the emergence of drug resistance, according to a study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Voretigene neparvovec-rzyl ( Luxturna , Spark Therapeutics) is targeted for adults and children with confirmed biallelic RPE65 mutation-associated retinal dystrophy. The treatment, which is delivered surgically via subretinal injection , is the first gene therapy approved in the United States that targets a disease caused by mutations in a specific gene.
New research published in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that the liposuction improves lymphatic flow and increases the quality of life in people with lymphedema (a painful, disfiguring swelling of the arms, hands, legs or feet). The surgery actually allows the underlying lymphatic system to move the fluid.
A recent study investigating the effects of long-duration spaceflight on CBT at rest and during exercise are clearly lacking. We here show that during exercise CBT rises higher and faster in space than on Earth. Moreover, we observed for the first time a sustained increased astronauts’ CBT also under resting conditions.
According to a new study published in the journal Surgery, patients with dementia who develop acute surgical abdomen have high rates of in-hospital mortality and non-routine discharge but rarely receive palliative care.Those who received surgical treatment were less likely to receive palliative care than those who didn’t have surgery, while outcomes were worse in surgical patients, the researchers found.