Tumors that develop at the transition of the stomach to the esophagus, so-called adenocarcinomas of the gastroesophageal transition (AEG), are still difficult to treat and the chances of recovery are still low.
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Researchers at the Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin can determine the state of the internal clock of a person with a new blood test. Once the internal rhythm of a patient is known, drugs could be administered at particular times making them more effective.
A new Tel Aviv University study suggests there is hope of treating certain inborn congenital metabolic diseases, hope found in green tea and red wine. The disease results in a critical enzyme deficiency.
Researchers at The University of Kansas Cancer Center have launched a clinical trial that eliminates radiation from the treatment protocol for an invasive type of breast cancer that accounts for one-fifth of all breast cancer patients.
Exposure to ultra-high-strength MRI may release toxic mercury from amalgam fillings in teeth, according to a new study appearing online in the journal Radiology. The effect was not seen, however, in the lower strength, more commonly used 1.5-Tesla (T) MRI.
Fish oil supplements may help alleviate the painful side effects of some cancer treatments, research suggests. Two separate studies show omega-3 fatty acids can reduce discomfort caused by certain therapies.
Scientists at Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago discovered a way to increase the efficiency of the mature blood production in a dish.
A pilot study is investigating a sharp increase in the number of Australian girls, some as young as 11, seeking cosmetic surgery on their genitals
The maternity centre in Nayapara Refugee camp was crowded with women and children when an older woman burst into the facility with her pregnant daughter. Salima Khatum, 20, was in labor with her second child, and very close to giving birth.