A study by the UPV / EHU-University of the Basque Country could facilitate the design of more effective tools for detecting tumors . The UPV / EHU's Department of Physical Chemistry and the Biofísika Institute have conducted a multidisciplinary study of the antigen that appears in 90% of cancers.
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Celltrion, Inc. and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee voted unanimously 16-0 to recommend approval of CT-P10, a proposed monoclonal antibody (mAb) biosimilar to Rituxan® (rituximab) for the treatment of adult patients in three proposed indications.
A team of researchers from Switzerland, the U.S., and Spain has isolated an enzyme that triggers an autoimmune response from T-cells in patients with MS. In their paper published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, the group describes their study of T-cells and protein fragments and what they found.
A new blood test for children with brain tumors offers a safer approach than surgical biopsies and may allow doctors to measure the effectiveness of treatment even before changes are identified on scans, according to research led by UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals and Children's National Health System.
While healthcare has made great strides in recent years with the proliferation of electronic health records (EHRs), the establishment of regional health information exchanges and development of data exchange standards and interfaces, interoperability among healthcare technologies remains very limited, says a new National Academy of Medicine (NAM) special publication.
"Older people in poor physical condition become less physically active if there's more rain in the summer. Higher temperatures, on the other hand, have a positive effect on their activity level in both summer and winter months," says Nils Petter Aspvik, a Ph.D. candidate at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology's (NTNU).
In 2018, breast cancer will be the most common newly diagnosed cancer in the United States, with 286,670 new cases, outstripping lung cancer (in both men and women) by more than 50,000 new cases, according to projections from the American Cancer Society.
Studies in mice have demonstrated that obesity-induced inflammation contributes to the risk of colorectal cancer, but evidence in humans has been scarce. A new study shows that two inflammatory proteins in the colon increase in parallel with increasing weight in humans.
Researchers at the US Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) and SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, have been granted a grant to advance an experimental heroin vaccine through Phase I / IIa clinical trials to assess both its safety and its effectiveness against a morphine challenge.