Oncology & Cancer

3D mammography technique benefits some women, not all

For many women, breast cancer screening with a three-dimensional imaging technique called digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) may not offer advantages over digital mammography, but for some it may reduce the chance of an advanced ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

FDA warns about genetic noninvasive prenatal screening tests

Noninvasive prenatal screening (NIPS) tests may yield false results or inappropriate interpretations of results, according to a safety communication issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Medications

Nintedanib found effective for gastrointestinal stromal tumors

A research team led by Prof. Liu Qingsong and Liu Jing from the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science (HFIPS) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has recently found that nintedanib, a multikinase inhibitor of the receptor ...

Medications

Statin use affects prostate cancer screening results

Prostate cancer screening results differ in men taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs compared with non-users, a study conducted at Tampere University in Finland finds. In statin users, screening did not increase the incidence ...

Medical research

New model translates heart research findings from animals to humans

A team of UC Davis Health scientists has developed a new predictive model that translates cardiac research findings across different animal species into human-specific insights. This model could help accelerate the drug development ...

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