Oncology & Cancer

Breakthrough in childhood brain cancer will save lives

A scientific breakthrough has enabled experts to predict relapse in a common childhood cancer and means doctors can tailor treatment for each individual child and improve prognosis.


Compounds block stress-enhanced nicotine intake in rats

Stress is a major cause of relapse after people quit smoking. Worrying situations, such as money or relationship problems, can affect neurotransmitter levels in the brain, leading former smokers to reach for a cigarette. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Smartphone data helps predict schizophrenia relapses

Passive data from smartphones—including movement, ambient sound and sleep patterns—can help predict episodes of schizophrenic relapse, according to new Cornell Tech research.

Oncology & Cancer

Benefit of adjuvant dabrafenib, trametinib persists in melanoma

(HealthDay)—For patients with stage III melanoma with BRAF V600E or V600K mutations, 12 months of adjuvant dabrafenib plus trametinib results in increased survival without relapse or distant metastasis at five years, according ...

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