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Jan 24, 2015

Researchers find new way to combat resistant cancers

A team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital has developed a new platform that can rapidly identify effective drug combinations for lung cancer patients whose tumors have stopped... Read More
Jan 24, 2015

Targeting DNA repair pathways could provide new treatment options for pediatric neuroblastoma

Researchers at the University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital have identified a promising new target for developing new therapies for kids with high-risk neuroblastoma, according to a new... Read More
Jan 23, 2015

Despite CDC's recommended age for HPV vaccine, only about half of teenage girls receive it at the approved age

It's a virus that is responsible for almost all cases of cervical cancer but a new study by University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers indicates that only about half of the girls... Read More
Jan 22, 2015

Exhaled carbon dioxide alerts malaria mosquito to human presence

While human odor guides malaria mosquitoes to human homes, once they take up residence, it is exhaled carbon dioxide that triggers them to land on skin for their next blood meal. Read More
Jan 22, 2015

New imaging system may improve effectiveness of cancer surgery

With the goal of making it easier for surgeons to detect malignant tissue during surgery and hopefully reduce the rate of cancer recurrence, scientists have invented a new imaging system that... Read More
Jan 22, 2015

Major study links gene to drug resistance in testicular cancer

A major research study has uncovered several new genetic mutations that could drive testicular cancer - and also identified a gene which may contribute to tumours becoming resistant to current... Read More
Jan 22, 2015

Leeds Scientist to test new MRI method to predict who will benefit from chemotherapy

Leading scientists and clinicians from Leeds have been awarded a grant worth around £200,000 by medical research charity Breast Cancer Campaign to test a new method using magnetic resonance... Read More
Jan 22, 2015

Avoiding or delaying surgery through close monitoring of renal tumors

In patients with small renal tumors confined to the kidneys, close, active monitoring, as opposed to immediate surgery, is associated with low rates of tumor growth or death, according to a study by... Read More
Jan 22, 2015

Regulating the toxicity of silver nanoparticles

The use of colloidal silver to treat illnesses has become more popular in recent years, but its ingestion, prohibited in countries like the US, can be harmful to health. Read More
Jan 22, 2015

In women with Alzheimer's disease, prostate cancer drug slows memory loss

Women with Alzheimer's disease showed stable cognition for a year when a drug that is more commonly used to treat advanced prostate cancer was added to their drug regimen, according to a new study... Read More
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