Medical research

A gentler strategy for avoiding childhood dental decay

The combination of a carb-heavy diet and poor oral hygiene can leave children with early childhood caries (ECC), a severe form of dental decay that can have a lasting impact on their oral and overall health.

Genetics

Researchers identify genes responsible for loss of lung function

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a disease caused by cigarette smoking that reduces lung function and causes difficulty breathing. It is the third leading cause of death worldwide. Current treatments for COPD ...

Oncology & Cancer

A new test may better predict ovarian cancer survival

Scientists may have found a better way to estimate survival for women with aggressive ovarian cancer, according to a new study by USC researchers and international colleagues.

Oncology & Cancer

Outcomes equal for AYA Hodgkin therapy at peds, adult centers

(HealthDay)—For adolescent and young adult (AYA) patients with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL), treatment strategies differ, but outcomes are equivalent with treatment at pediatric and adult centers, according to a study published ...

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