Medical researchers at the University of Alberta reviewed test results from thousands of patients with various types of cancer and discovered that "disorganized" cancers were more difficult to treat and consistently resulted ...
Cancer Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) The second of two bird flu studies once considered too risky to publish was released Thursday, ending a saga that weighed concerns about terrorism against fears of a deadly global epidemic.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A lung screening and surveillance task force, established by the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) and led by medical professionals from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), is strongly recommending new guidelines ...
Surgery Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Weill Cornell Medical College researchers have devised an innovative boxer-like strategy, based on the serial use of two anti-cancer drugs, to deliver a one-two punch to first weaken the defenses of multiple myeloma and then ...
Cancer Jun 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Lung transplant patients who took part in a three-month structured exercise program when they were discharged from hospital improved their health-related quality of life and reduced their risk of cardiovascular problems.
Health Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Immune system molecule HD6 weaves cobweb-like nanonets to snag Salmonella, other intestinal microbes
A team of researchers led by UC Davis Health System has found that human alpha-defensin 6 (HD6) a key component of the body's innate defense system binds to microbial surfaces and forms "nanonets" ...
Medical research Jun 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
It might be possible for human-to-human airborne transmissible avian H5N1 influenza viruses to evolve in nature, new research has found. The findings, from research led by Professor Derek Smith and Dr Colin Russell at the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 2 |
Regenerative medicine researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have reached an early milestone in a long-term project that aims to build replacement kidneys in the lab to help solve the shortage of donor organs.
Surgery Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Oregon State University have confirmed what we knew all along children in this country are increasingly sedentary, spending too much time sitting and looking at electronic screens.
Overweight and Obesity Jun 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Study examines use of a natural language processing tool for electronic health records in assessing colonoscopy quality
A new study shows that natural language processing programs can "read" dictated reports and provide information to allow measurement of colonoscopy quality in an inexpensive, automated and efficient manner. The quality variation ...
Other Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
According to researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center, cancer is subject to the evolutionary processes laid out by Charles Darwin in his concept of natural selection. Natural selection was the process identified by Darwin by ...
Cancer Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, today released An Introduction to Behavioral Health Treatments, Applied Behavior Analysis and Toilet Training parent's guides. These latest tool ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered an association between a commonly prescribed blood pressure drug, Olmesartan, and severe gastrointestinal issues such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss and electrolyte abnormalities ...
Medications Jun 21, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients appear to have a lower cancer risk, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health.
Cancer Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0