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Patients With Diffuse Large-B cell (DLBC) Lymphoma

The researches find that the Focusing initially on patients with diffuse large-B cell (DLBC) lymphoma, the researchers were able to improve significantly on predicting event-free survival at 24 months over any factor alone; including an established risk prediction score. The team also tested the model in patients with chronic lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL); and found that…

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Blood Flow Bump That Happens In Our Neurons

The researches find that the a single second blood flow to those brain cells increases a bit. This bump in blood flow is a way the brain ensures that highly active neurons get enough blood; and the oxygen and nutrients it carries, says Dr. Philip O’Herron, neurovascular physiologist in the Department of Physiology at the…

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Scientists Close In On Blood Test For Alzheimer’s

Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. On Monday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference; half a dozen research groups gave new results on various experimental tests; including one that seems 88% accurate at indicating Alzheimer’s risk.…

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Genetic Changes Linked To Leukaemia In Children

The researches find that the Children with Down’s syndrome have a 150-fold increased risk of myeloid leukaemia, and while some of the genetic causes of this have been previously established, this is the first study to identify a wide range of mutations and how they functionally interact to lead to leukaemia. The study is publish…

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Finger Prick Blood Test Help Reduce Antibiotic Use

The researches find that the A simple finger prick blood test could help prevent unnecessary prescribing of antibiotics for people with the lung condition chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), therefore according to a new study by researchers from Cardiff University; University of Oxford and King’s College London. But With funding from the National Institute for…

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Clinical Trial to Test Red Cell Exchange in Sickle Cell Disease

The researches find that the Patients with sickle cell disease, but as patients are living longer, but they are increasingly experiencing organ damage leading to early death. Now; researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC, supported by a $19.2 million National Institues of Health grant; will lead the largest clinical trial of its kind…

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Blood Flow Monitor has Potential to Save Lives

A tiny fiber-optic sensor has the potential to save lives in open heart surgery, and even during surgery on pre-term babies. Therefore The new micro-medical device could surpass traditional methods used to monitor blood flow through the aorta during prolonged and often dangerous intensive care and surgical procedures  even in the tiniest of patients. The…

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Blood Test Predict Risk for Breast Cancer Patients

The researches find that the blood test may one day predict if a newly diagnosed breast cancer patient will likely relapse years later, a City of Hope study suggests. Therefore “This is the first success linking a solid tumor with blood biomarkers an indicator of whether a patient will remain in remission;” said Peter P.…

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International Blood Pressure-Measuring Campaign

The researches find that the part of blood pressure-measuring campaign MMM18 shows that that one in three people with hypertension don’t monitor it (35.5%), and one in five don’t follow any sort of treatment (19%). Therefore Internal Medicine professor at the CEU Cardenal Herrera University, because Enrique Rodilla Sala; has given an oral presentation at…

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FDA Approves Selinexor for Refractory Multiple Myeloma

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval to the oral therapy selinexor (Xpovio, Karyop harm Therapeutics) in combination with the corticosteroid dexamethasone for the treatment of adults with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM) who are out of treatment options. Multiple myeloma (MM); is a debilitating malignancy that is part of a spectrum of diseases…

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New Treatment for Refractory Multiple Myeloma

The researches find that the tablets in combination with the corticosteroid dexamethasone for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM) who have received at least four prior therapies and whose disease is resistant to several other forms of treatment, therefore including at least two proteasome inhibitors, at least two immuno modulatory…

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Chemo Drug Found to Spur Immune System Attack on Lymphoma

The researches find that the signal successes in cancer medicine when they cured children in sub-Saharan Africa with a form of lymphoma by treating them with high doses of the chemotherapy drug cyclophosphamide. Therefore Now; Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers have shown that the traditional understanding of the drug’s mode of action is incomplete. The lymphoma…