Whole-brain radiotherapy can be delivered more safely to patients with brain metastases by avoiding the hippocampus according to a randomized phase III NRG Oncology trial presented at the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting.
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The University of Maryland physician-scientists has treated the first patient in the United States with MRI-guided focused ultrasound for neuropathic leg pain as part of a pilot clinical trial.
Higher serum levels of serum omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFAs) are associated with healthy aging in adults, defined as survival without chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, lung disease, or severe chronic kidney disease, a new study suggests.
Today it was announced by the Accelerated Access Collaborative (AAC) that Roche Diagnostics tests for suspected pre-eclampsia and heart attack have been recognized as ‘transformative’ and have been selected among only seven Rapid Uptake Products for the NHS.
For patients undergoing cardiac surgery that involves cardiopulmonary bypass who are at high risk for perioperative mortality, a restrictive red blood cell transfusion strategy lowers the need for transfusion without increasing the incidence of acute kidney injury, new research shows.
A new program project grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will fund research by the Translational Center of Excellence for Lung Cancer Immunology at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania to improve the effectiveness of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy at fighting solid tumors.
In an article published online October 12, 2018, by Leukemia, Medical University of South Carolina investigators report that a new compound enhances the efficacy of proteasome inhibitors (PIs), the standard-of-care for the treatment of multiple myeloma (MM), in cell culture and in preclinical models.
More than one quarter (25.6%) of the authors writing clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) recommending high-priced medications failed to disclose relevant payments from drug companies, according to new research.
An increasing number of older adults are diagnosed with an end-stage liver disease. The end-stage liver disease is a life-threatening condition in which the liver stops working normally.
Measuring the percentage of weight regained following the maximum amount of weight loss after bariatric surgery can help predict a patient's risk of several serious health problems, according to a long-term, multicenter study led by University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health researchers.