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Radio therapy

Use of Targeted Proton Radiation in Early Stage Breast Cancer

The study find that the use of proton radiotherapy can be used for patients with early stage breast cancer. Therefore This trial; led by Teresa Meier, MD; assistant professor of radiation oncology at the UC College of Medicine and a UC Health radiation oncologist; is being find by grant money from Ride Cincinnati. Because “This…

Pharmacology

Clinical Trials of Treatments for Sepsis

The study find that several recent clinical trials of treatments for sepsis, therefore the No. 1 killer of hospitalized patients, have failed. Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that arises when the body’s response to an infection injures its own tissues and organs. sepsis isn’t simply one condition but rather many conditions that could benefit from…

Charcoal-based toothpaste

Charcoal-Based Toothpaste Comes With ‘Real Risks’

Writing in the British Dental Journal, scientists have concluded that there are no proven benefits for toothpaste containing activated charcoal and that it may actually increase the risk of tooth decay and staining. But the research is in stark contrast to marketing that claims charcoal toothpaste; has whitening and antibacterial benefits, among many others. Activated charcoal,…

Alcohol use in people with HIV

Integrated Alcohol Tx Reduces Alcohol Use In People With HIV

People with HIV who drink too much were more likely to reduce drinking after undergoing; an approach to care known as integrated stepped alcohol treatment, according to a Yale-led study. The finding supports greater use of this treatment model in HIV clinics; but to improve outcomes for patients with both HIV and drinking problems, the…

Kidney Allergic

Team Finds Biomarkers To Diagnose Serious Kidney Allergic Reaction

A team led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers says it has identified two protein biomarkers in urine that may one day be used to better diagnose acute interstitial nephritis (AIN), an under diagnose but treatable kidney disorder that impairs renal function in the short term and can lead to chronic kidney disease, permanent damage or…

Replacing meat with fish

Replacing The Processed Meat With Fish In Danish Diet

A Danish diet has lot of fat in it because of the high intake of the red and processed meat. But if they replace the meat with fish they will gain a lot of health benefit; according to calculations from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark. Men over 50 and women of childbearing…

Cancer Cells

A Protein That Mediates Key Processes In Cancer Cells

Proteins are sometimes describing as the building blocks of life; inside cells, proteins associate into large macromolecular complexes, consortia of proteins that cooperate to perform specific functions. A large number of cancer research studies focus on finding inhibitors for some of these protein complexes. Kinases like mTOR and ATR, and enzymes like telomerase; which are…