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FDA Approves Venetoclax for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

The study shows that the Food and Drug Administration approve venetoclax (VENCLEXTA, AbbVie Inc. and Genentech Inc.) for adult patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)  ;or small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL). Therefore  Approval was based on CLL14 (NCT02242942); a randomized (1:1), multicenter, open label; actively controlled trial of venetoclax in combination with obinutuzumab (VEN+G) versus obinutuzumab…

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Cancer Drug Used to Treat Brain Aneurysms

The study find that drug used to treat cancer patients  use to treat brain aneurysms, according to new research publish this week. Brain aneurysms are a bulge in a blood vessel cause by a weakness in the blood vessel wall. As blood passes through the weakened blood vessel; blood pressure causes a small area to…

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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…

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Brain Cells Govern Blood Flow Glow Under The Microscope

Researches find that the cardiovascular system by orchestrating the control of blood flow to different parts of the body. Because The discovery; published in the Journal of Physiology, may pinpoint where cardiovascular issues such as high blood pressure and heart failure are controlled in the brain.global control of blood flow is the flow of blood in the cardiovascular system.…

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Accurately Diagnoses Common Bloodstream Infections

The researches find that accurately diagnosing bloodstream infections or sepsis caused by five common bacteria. The test is be use in a clinical setting in place of blood cultures; therefore which are insensitive and can take a long time to show results. How these findings are affect clinical practice is not yet determine. Findings from…

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Magnetic Beads For The Treatment Of Preeclampsia

Magnetic beads successfully reduced blood levels of a harmful molecule that is elevate during preeclampsia; according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension. Preeclampsia is a complication of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and kidney dysfunction that affects an estimated 6% – 8% of women in the U.S. who give birth each year.…

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Investigate Function of AAPP in Mosquito Blood Feeding

In the case of mosquitos, only the females feed on blood; which provides a high level of nutrients for egg production. The saliva of biting insects contains proteins that stop host blood from clotting; keep blood vessels dilated so easily accessible; and prevent inflammatory reactions from occurring.Biting insects use a range of tools when sucking…

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Drug May Help Overcome Ibrutinib Resistance in Mantle Cell Lymphona

A study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center demonstrated how a small molecule drug discovered at the institution may help overcome resistance to treatment with ibrutinib in patients with mantle cell lymphoma. The drug, IACS-10759, is the first therapy to be develop from concept to clinical trial by MD Anderson’s Therapeutics Discovery…

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Bioimpedance Device Measure for Assessing Lymphedema Risk in Women

Bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) is better than a tape measure for assessing a woman’s risk for developing lymphedema, painful swelling in the arm after breast cancer surgery, according to interim results of a study led by Sheila Ridner, PhD, RN, Martha Ingram Professor and director of the PhD in Nursing Science Program at Vanderbilt University School…

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Patients With Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) has been shown to infrequently occur in treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) using venetoclax with sufficient dose escalation. Recently, researchers analyzed real-world patterns of TLS and other outcomes with venetoclax for patients with CLL and reported their findings in Clinical Cancer Research. Infrequently occur in treatment In this multicenter, retrospective cohort analysis base…

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Boy With Leukemia to Receive Potentially Life-Saving Treatment

Having a child or sibling with a life-threatening medical condition is beyond terrible, but how much worse would it be to know that there was a treatment that could potentially save their life that you simply couldn’t afford? Fortunately for one Malaysian family; the kindness and generosity of Internet strangers have helped them give their 11-year-old…

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Platelets The Chameleons of Cancer Biology

Have you ever been in a classroom and wonder to yourself whether the information being present is wrong During graduate school, I audit a medical school class in which the professor remark that at some point in the students’ medical training, a fact would be present that later may be show to be incorrect. New…