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Major Shift In Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Treatment

The researches find that the A combination of two drugs keeps patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia disease-free and alive longer than the current standard of care, according to a phase-3 clinical trial of more than 500 participants conducted at Stanford Medicine and multiple other institutions. The results of the trial are likely to change how…

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Blood Products Not Always In Stock In Case Of An Emergency

An immediate and well-balanced transfusion of blood components, such as platelets and red blood cells (RBCs) which, respectively form clots to stop bleeding and deliver oxygen to tissues and organs for proper function;therefore  becomes crucial for their survival. Unfortunately, however, blood products may not always be in stock in case of an emergency, such as…

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Acute Leukaemia Patients Have A Mutation In The MLL Gene

The researches find that the new drug is providing hope to tiny babies at risk of dying from an aggressive form of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and could help all cancer patients. A team from Children’s Cancer Institute in Sydney has proven a ferocious form of the blood cancer that kills half the infants who contract…

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Therapy To Treat Drug-Resistant Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

The study find that the Acute lymphoblastic leukemia accounts for one in five adult leukemias, and is the most common pediatric cancer in the United States. While new immune therapies have helped improve survival rates, some patients are unresponsive to existing treatment regimens. In addition, drug-related toxicities and drug resistance are rampant for these patients,…

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First Needle-Free ‘Rescue’ Drug For Low Blood Sugar

The researches find that the a real advance for Americans with diabetes, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday gave the nod to a needle-free method of helping people recover from an episode of dangerous low blood sugar. Therefore The new formulation, called Baqsimi, contains the rescue medication glucagon; but is instead give as…

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Alternative Therapy For High-Risk Follicular Lymphoma

The study find that the Autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT) may be an effective treatment option in high-risk; early therapy failure (ETF) follicular lymphoma (FL); prior to the use of rituximab, according to a study published online July 9 in Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Therapy. Ana Jiménez-Ubieto, M.D., Ph.D., from the Hospital Universitario 12 de…

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Model To Predict Risk Of Low Blood Sugar In People

The researches find that the patients being treat for diabetes who are most likely to have low blood sugar. The predictive risk model, developed and test by researchers from Regenstrief Institute; Indiana University School of Medicine and Merck; known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, is the first to combine nearly all…

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Blood Samples From Breast Cancer Patients

The study find that the developed a chip made of carbon nanotubes that can capture circulating tumor cells (CTCs) of all sizes and types, and can do so with far greater sensitivity than existing technologies. The unique design of the device makes it possible to easily identify and even culture the Blood cells; which could make…

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Fat Cells Play key Role In Transformation Of Melanoma

The study find that the fat cells are involved in the transformation that melanoma cells undergo from cancer cells of limited growth in the epidermis to lethal metastatic cells attacking patients’ vital organs. Therefore preoccupied scientists for years;” explains Prof. Levy. “What makes melanoma change form, turning aggressive and violent? Locked in the skin’s outer…

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Superior Detection Of Blood Residues For Forensics

The researches find that the new chip device that offers superior identification of miniscule blood residues for forensic applications. Criminologists use luminol to identify microscopic blood drops, as well as low hydrogen peroxide concentrations, proteins and DNA. These are all invisible to the naked eye but become visible through a chemical reaction known as “chemiluminescence.”…

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Blood Sugar Tests Help Predict Risk Of Future Diabetes

The researches find that the a random blood glucose test might be all that is necessary to predict which of the patients would go on to develop diabetes in the future over the next five years. But The study titled; “Random plasma glucose predicts the diagnosis of diabetes,” appeared in the July issue of the…

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Regulate Blood Glucose Levels Even Without Weight Loss

The researches find that the New research suggests that intermittent fasting; cycling through periods of normal eating and fasting may regulate blood sugar (glucose) levels even when accompanied by little-to-no weight loss. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology- Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology. In people with mild obesity,…