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Cancer Therapy

AI Model Uses Serial Imaging To Predict Lung Cancer Therapy

For patients with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), deep learning networks integrating compute tomography (CT) scans at multiple time points can improve clinical outcome predictions, according to a study published online April 22 in Clinical Cancer Research. Common cancers worldwide Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers worldwide; so the highest…

Gastroenterology

Fatty Liver Disease Hitting Latino Children

The Study find that  “Fatty liver disease is ripping through the Latino community like a silent tsunami and especially affecting children;” said Dr. Rohit Kohli, chief of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at CHLA. Recent research shows about 1 in 4 people in the U.S. have fatty liver disease. But among Latinos; especially of Mexican and…

Protruding Teeth

Protruding Teeth From Damage And Long-Term Consequences

Children with their first or early adult set of teeth that stick out have an increased chance of damaging them; but the risk can easily reduce without being prohibitively costly. A study was undertaken at the University of Adelaide of more than 50,000 children aged under; 19 years published in the journal Dental Traumatology; confirms a…

Cervical Cancer

Novel Study Discovers Metabolic Fingerprint To Prevent Cervical Cancer

Researchers at the University of Arizona have completed the first-of-its-kind study that could aid in the treatment, diagnosis and prevention of cervical cancer by identifying cervicovaginal metabolic signatures, or “fingerprints” that distinguish patients with HPV, pre-cancerous cervical conditions and cancer. An interdisciplinary team led by Melissa Herbst-Kralovetz, Ph.D., associate professor at the UA College of…

LED Light

Health Authority: LED Light Can Damage Eyes

The agency recommended in a 400-page report that the maximum limit for acute exposure revised; even if such levels are rarely in home or work environments. The report distinguished between acute exposure of high-intensity LED light, and “chronic exposure” to lower intensity sources. While less dangerous, even chronic exposure can “accelerate the ageing of retinal…

Neurodegenerative disorder

Ragweed Compounds As Potential Neuroprotective Agents

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that features declines of judgment, cognition, memory, and behavior. AD is the leading cause of dementia, becoming one of the largest public health concerns. Currently, 30 million people suffer from AD, and the World Health Organization has reported that the number of patients will triple over the next…

Medical genetics

Gene Fusions to Cancer Cell Fitness By Pharmacological

A gene is the basic unit of heredity in a living organism. All living things depend on genes. Genes hold the information to build and maintain their cells and pass genetic traits to offspring. Therefore A modern working definition of a gene is “a locatable region of genomic sequence; corresponding to a unit of inheritance, which is…

General medicine

Fast Walking Pace Have a Long Life Expectancy

The research’s find that slower walking pace have a lower life expectancy than fast walkers, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre a partnership between Leicester’s Hospitals; the University of Leicester and Lough borough University. Lower life expectancy The research, using data…

Mast cells

Mast cells: Crucial To Causing Osteoarthritis

Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have definitively linked mast cells; a class of cells belonging to the immune system, to the development of osteoarthritis, one of the world’s most common causes of pain and immobility. Osteoarthritis, by far the most frequently occurring variety of arthritis; is by cartilage breakdown and inflammation in joints, which…

Indian Data

Indian Data Shows Reduced Annual Mortality Among Children

India in 2015 had more deaths among children under five than any other country; and had large disparities in the under-five mortality rate between richer and poorer states; but according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. In the study, published in The Lancet Global Health, the…

Haematology

Lymphoma Patients Become Resistant to Specific Drug

The study find that drug commonly used to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia and acute myeloid leukemia. Their findings, published in the journal Cancer Cell; also suggest a possible co-treatment strategy to overcome this resistance. BCL-2 is a protein that promotes cell survival and is highly deregulated in numerous malignancies. This deregulation can be overcome by treatment…