Scientists have recently identified a molecular pathway that links the movement of energy-producing centers, or mitochondria, in cancer cells to resistance to radiotherapy. This, they say, could lead to improved cancer treatments.
All news from Anaesthesiology
Marine organisms represent a highly diverse reserve of bioactives which could aid in the treatment of a wide range of diseases, including various musculoskeletal conditions.
Pancreatic cancer is currently very difficult to detect while it is still respectable. A new blood test developed by researchers at Lund University in Sweden, Herlev Hospital, Knight Cancer Center and Immunovia AB, can detect pancreatic cancer in the very earliest stages of the disease.
Scientists at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have discovered that disease-fighting T cells, elicited from vaccines, do not require glucose for their rapid reproduction, a finding with major implications for the development of immunotherapies for cancer patients.
Researchers from the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center estimate that screening for and treating prostate cancer in men aged 70 years or older, which is not recommended by national guidelines, cost Medicare more than $1.2 billion.
Following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), a type of bariatric surgery, many patients exhibit a reduction in taste preference for sweet and fatty foods, although this effect may only be temporary, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.
Global demand exists for new ways to reduce antibiotic use, given the urgent public health threat of antibiotic resistance. A scientific paper published in the European Journal of Public Health reports that those who take probiotics as a preventative measure are less likely to receive antibiotic prescriptions.
Prehabilitation improves perioperative functional capacity in patients undergoing esophagogastric surgery, researchers have found. "Prehabilitation is a structured, personalized intervention that utilizes the perioperative period to optimize patients' functional status," Dr. Francesco Carli of McGill University Health Center.
Most clinicians who responded to a poll said medical and recreational marijuana should be legalized in the United States. The poll, which was posted May 9, was taken in light of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's (D-NY) then-impending legislation to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level.