Oncology & Cancer

Pre-op MRI improves accuracy for predicting extent of DCIS

(HealthDay)—Preoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can add to mammography in predicting the extent of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), according to a study published online Jan. 25 in the Journal of Medical Imaging ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Boosting the brain's waste disposal system

Universitätsmedizin Berlin have been investigating the extent to which macrophages, a type of phagocytic immune cell, might be used to eliminate the abnormal protein deposits typically found in the brains of patients with ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Gluten-free diet relieves 'brain fog' in patients with Celiac disease

Individuals with celiac disease often experience 'brain fog' in addition to intestinal problems, but a new study shows that adhering to a gluten-free diet can lead to improvements in cognition that correlate with the extent ...

Oncology & Cancer

A roadblock to personalized cancer care?

There's a major roadblock to creating personalized cancer care. Doctors need a way to target treatments to patients most likely to benefit and avoid treating those who will not. Tumor biomarker tests can help do this.

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