Archive: 06/03/2013

ASCO: Case of acquired resistance to crizotinib ID'd

(HealthDay)—A case of acquired resistance to crizotinib has been described in a patient with metastatic lung adenocarcinoma harboring a CD74-ROS1 rearrangement, according to a brief report published online ...

Jun 03, 2013
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Are smartphones disrupting your sleep?

Smartphones and tablets can make for sleep-disrupting bedfellows. One cause is believed to be the bright light-emitting diodes that allow the use of mobile devices in dimly lit rooms; the light exposure can interfere with ...

Jun 03, 2013
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NTRK1: A new oncogene and target in lung cancer

To the list of oncogenic drivers of lung cancer that includes ALK, EGFR, ROS1 and RET, results of a University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at ASCO 2013 show that mutations in the gene NTRK1 cause a subset of ...

Jun 03, 2013
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Time limits on welfare can lead to higher mortality rates

U.S. workfare programs have been praised by some for cutting welfare rolls and improving the economic well-being of families. But little is known about how these policies affected participants' health and mortality. Researchers ...

Jun 03, 2013
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