Scientists fighting cancer have carried out the first successful trial of the effects of the antibiotic Doxycycline on cancer recurrence in patients after surgery.
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When a patient presents with signs and symptoms suspicious for a tick-borne illness, medical providers in central North Carolina regularly test for Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, but often don't think about Ehrlichia, according to researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Nintedanib plus sildenafil does not provide benefit over nintedanib alone for patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and diffusion capacity of the lungs for carbon monoxide (DLCO) of 35% or less of the predicted value, according to a study published online in the New England Journal of Medicine.
The research was published to coincide with the European Respiratory Society International Congress 2018.
During a nationwide outbreak of healthcare-associated infections of an antibiotic-resistant bacteria, an Israeli hospital traced repeated infections of patients in its intensive care unit (ICU) to an unexpected source-sink trap, according to a study published in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
Researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands) and Keio University (Japan) present a practicable and reliable way to test for infectious diseases. All you need are a special glowing paper strip, a drop of blood and a digital camera, as they write in the scientific journal Angewandte Chemie.
Long-term exposure to periodontal disease bacteria causes inflammation and degeneration of brain neurons in mice that is similar to the effects of Alzheimer's disease in humans, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
A study from the Thoracic Oncology Research Group (TORG), Division of Pulmonary Critical Care, Medical University of South Carolina aimed to examine the adherence to annual low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening after baselines LDCT within the Veteran Health Administration Lung Cancer Screening Demonstration Project (LCDSDP).
The study will be presented at the CHEST Annual Meeting 2018 in San Antonio and a discussion highlighting the latest updates made the CHEST Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines will take place
Sports fans across the world watched the American golfer Tiger Woods roll in a putt to win the PGA Tour's season-ending Tour Championship on September 23. His victory caps a remarkable comeback from personal struggles and injuries that caused him to plummet to 1,199 in the world rankings less than a year ago, and restores him as one of the world's best.
The heath minister spoke at their annual congress in Cox’s Bazar and said many people, mostly in rural areas, still depend on homeopathy for prevention and cure of diseases.
“It’s an old form of treatment method. They get it easy. It’s cheap,” he said, “but you have to earn people’s trust.” He said some homeopathy practitioners make false claim that they can treat all diseases.
Exposure to galactic cosmic radiation during deep space travel can damage gastrointestinal functions in astronauts. Exposure to galactic cosmic radiation during deep space travel, such as to Mars, might significantly damage gastrointestinal functions in astronauts.
Researchers have discovered how an enzyme that plays a key role in cancer development functions. The researchers hope the new knowledge will lead to the design of more precise drugs. The study was published in the scientific journal of repute Nature Communications
Microtubules help to regulate cell structure throughout our bodies. A group of researchers has used cryo-electron microscopy to shed light on how a certain protein keeps microtubules stable and regulates microtubule-based transport within cells.
The new insights could help to develop a medical treatment for diseases such as dementia and heart failure. The study was published in the Journal of Cell Biology.