News tagged with bloodstream

Modeling sepsis in newborns

Sepsis, or bacterial infection of the bloodstream, is a grave, hard-to-diagnose threat in premature newborns in the NICU. Even when it's detected and treated with antibiotics, its inflammatory effects can harm fragile babies' ...

Sep 06, 2012
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Teething baby? Avoid benzocaine, FDA says

(HealthDay) -- Parents should not use benzocaine products to relieve teething pain in babies except under the advice and supervision of a health care professional, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.

Jul 29, 2012
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How tumor cells create their own pathways

Metastasis occurs when tumor cells "migrate" to other organs through the bloodstream. Scientists have now discovered the trick tumor cells use to invade tissue from the blood vessels: They produce signaling ...

Jul 10, 2012
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People ignorant of cancers caused by smoking

(Medical Xpress) -- Cancer Research UK today reveals the shocking level of ignorance about smoking and cancer among the UK public in a comprehensive new survey of more than 4000 people.

Jul 02, 2012
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New device will advance cancer treatment

(Medical Xpress) -- The future of prostate cancer therapy may lie in a tiny, "sticky" silicon chip dubbed GEDI (Geometrically Enhanced Differential Immunocapture, pronounced like the "Star Wars" forces of ...

Jun 28, 2012
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