Researchers from the Vaccine and Immunotherapy Center (VIC) at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have found that the combined treatment of the two drugs – one immune modulator AMD3100 (plerixafor) and an antitumor activator drug VIC-008 – significantly prolongs survival in mouse models of aggressive malignant mesothelioma.
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According to preliminary research presented at American Heart Association, a survey assessed the treatment preferences for high blood pressure; respondents were more likely to choose a daily cup of tea or a pill over exercise.
According to the new study, experts at the University of Nottingham and CARE Fertility is to explore the role of the stress hormone 'cortisol' on pregnancy in women undergoing Invitro fertilization treatment (IVF)
A study of 401 cases presents the outcomes with a Dornier Compact Delta lithotripter in treating ureteral stones from a single center in Japan. Treatment with ESWL from a third generation lithotripter is associated with a high stone-free rate and a small number of treatment sessions. This non-invasive, ESWL procedure can be the first line treatment of all ureteric stones.
The latest issue of GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the official journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), included a new society guideline on the use of endoscopic eradication therapy Barrett's esophagus.
New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that aging immune cells increase the risk for age-related macular degeneration, a major cause of blindness in the United States
A newly developed machine-learning algorithm can help predict which prostate cancer patients are most likely to benefit from multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) scans, according to a study scheduled for presentation at American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) annual meeting, set for April 22-27 in Washington, DC.
Regardless of young or old, male or female, their recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for protein set by Institute of Medicine is 0.8-g/kg/day. Experts recommend dietary protein intake higher than RDA to maintain and promote muscle growth in older adults.
The University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have reported the results from a major analysis of nearly 10,000 different tumor samples that focused on identifying similarities between cancers based on changes in their genes, and the way their genes are expressed
A new study, published in the European Heart Journal, suggests that there is no higher risk of death from heart disease in breast cancer patients following radiotherapy or chemotherapy. Good risk management in the hospitals, as well as control screenings at short intervals, seem to make up for elevated risks.
According to latest figures, female NHS staffs have been getting paid at least a quarter less than their male counterparts. The figures cover 1.2 million NHS staff in England including doctors, nurses, managers, cleaning staff, etc.
New research from a team in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania sheds light on specific cell types that drive normal or diseased kidney function at the molecular level