News tagged with predictive tool

New rules for anticancer vaccines

Scientists have found a way to find the proverbial needle in the cancer antigen haystack, according to a report published in The Journal of Experimental Medicine.

Sep 22, 2014
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Cancer drugs taking shape

In the era of molecular medicine, potentially active compounds for use in cancer therapies can be identified faster than ever before. Yet pinpointing the molecular target of an anticancer compound and deducing ...

Apr 22, 2013
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Ambos' call-outs rise and fall with the temperature

(Medical Xpress) -- If the temperature hits 30 degrees, Brisbane ambos can expect approximately 10 per cent more call-outs that day for people with chronic conditions, research from QUT's Institute of Health and Biomedical ...

Aug 22, 2012
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Most hospital readmission prediction models perform poorly

A review and analysis of 26 validated hospital readmission risk prediction models finds that most, whether for hospital comparison or clinical purposes, have poor predictive ability, according to an article in the October ...

Oct 18, 2011
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New prostate cancer biomarkers move closer to clinical use

Conway Fellow, Professor William Watson and Professor John Fitzpatrick, UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science and Mater Misericordiae University Hospital recently received a translational research award for the validation ...

Jun 17, 2011
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