A new study reports, Northwestern Medicine, scientists have discovered why Huntington's is toxic to cancer cells and it is a novel approach to treat cancer. The study findings were reported in the journal EMBO Reports .
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A new study published in the journal Systematic Reviews has identified the most effective initiatives for promoting respect and social inclusion for older people living in the community. Initiatives that promote social inclusion and respect for older people have the potential to significantly improve people's health and wellbeing.
According to a study, physicians need to be aware of the limitations of knowledge and the possibility of wrong administration practices among caregivers of children. Remedial measures in this regard can reduce the risk of medication errors.
According to a new genetic study, research is on the current outbreak of multidrug-resistant malaria in Southeast Asia originated in western Cambodia soon after dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine became the first-line antimalarial drug. The rate of complete treatment failure in patients receiving dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine has increased rapidly in Cambodia.
According to a new study published in the issue of the medical journal, CHEST, a voluntary program being spearheaded by Intermountain Healthcare that allows family members of hospitalized patients to participate in their care enhanced healing and reduced readmission rates.
According to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine , Opioid medications, particularly long-acting or high-dose opioids, may increase the risk for serious infections , including invasive pneumonia, meningitis, and bacteremia
According to research published in JAMA Internal Medicine, family history of breast cancer continues to significantly increase chances of developing invasive breast tumors in aging women (those ages 65 and older). The findings could impact mammography screening decisions later in life.
Researchers have presented the clinical data with a novel agent, avapritinib (BLU-285, Blueprint Medicines), which targets a specific mutation found in 90% of cases of mastocytosis, at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting. The results show impressive activity, with disease control seen in all patients, and improvements in clinical symptoms seen quickly.
A new study published in the journal PNAS reveals that, after a cerebral infarction, injuries in areas that control attention also cause motility problems. The authors propose to complement physiotherapy with another type of cognitive training, such as video games.
In this study, researchers regulated inter-observer agreement in the ultrasonographic identification of the anterolateral ligament (ALL) and in the evaluation of its length and thickness in healthy subjects. The identification and description of this ligament, was carried out with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in vivo and in anatomic dissection with different percentages of sensitivity.
The new, highly sensitive Luminex Multiplex Glycan Array enables the kind of volume needed to establish associations between antibody levels in our blood to these complex sugars, or glycans, and conditions from cancer to autoimmune disease and dementia. Researchers published the study report in the journal Nature Communications.
According to a new study, researchers estimated an individual's peak blood pressure response during cardiopulmonary exercise testing and help doctors screen for hypertension and cardiovascular disease, may need to be revised. They found that peak systolic blood pressure, the first number of a blood pressure measurement that tracks the pressure in blood vessels when the heart beats, increased with age in both men and women up to age 60, after which there was a plateau.