Sudden unexpected infant death (SUID) is the leading cause of death among infants one month to one year of age, with more than 3,500 infants dying unexpectedly each year. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is a major contributor.
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The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has given limited approval for suitable NHS patients to receive a new type of breast cancer treatment pioneered by clinical scientists at UCL, which will eventually benefit thousands of women and is already in use in many countries throughout the world.
Rates of false positive breast cancer screening exams fell significantly after complete integration of diagnostic digital breast tomosynthesis, potentially leading to higher quality, lower costs, and fewer unnecessary biopsies, according to a study to be presented at the ARRS 2018 Annual Meeting, set for April 22-27 in Washington, DC.
According to a new study from the University of Waterloo, elementary school children who read below grade level may have challenges with their eyesight even if standard tests show they see 20/20.
A new study published in the journal Cell Stem Cell, conducted by scientists from Stanford University, revealed that when the lab mice were injected with inactivated induced pluripotent stem cells, there was a powerful immune response against lung, breast, and skin cancers. The vaccine also prevented animals with removed tumors from relapsing.
Surgeons are treating patients with a new type of hip implant that could lead to better outcomes for younger, more active people requiring surgery.
Scientists have identified gene variants that play a significant role in how women with ovarian cancer process chemotherapy. The research showed that the genes we inherit can have a significant impact on how the body processes chemotherapy drugs, which may lead to different clinical outcomes for ovarian cancer patients.
The U.S Food and Drug Administration approved durvalumab (Imfinzi) for the treatment of patients with stage III non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors are unresectable and whose cancer has not progressed after treatment with chemotherapy and radiation (chemoradiation).
A new published in the Scientific Reports has suggested that regional brain amyloid deposition in terms of 18F-florbetapir PET uptake had weak-to-moderate associations with plasma Aβ42 and Aβ40 levels, and the Aβ42/Aβ40 ratio.
Virtual reality–based cognitive-behavioral therapy (VR-CBT) can reduce paranoia and anxiety in patients with psychotic disorders, according to a study published in Lancet Psychiatry.