Oncology & Cancer

A new approach to metastatic melanoma discovered

Combining chemotherapy and BRAF oncogene inhibitors is an effective strategy for fighting metastatic melanoma, the leading cause of death from skin cancer in the world. This has been demonstrated in a study by researchers ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New study supports medical safety of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a medically safe mental health intervention, according to a new study led by CAMH researcher Dr. Tyler Kaster as part of his doctoral studies at ICES and the University of Toronto. The study ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A novel tuberculosis regimen shortens treatment course for patients

Tuberculosis (TB) is a deadly infection that occurs in every part of the world. The standard treatment for TB, a six-month multidrug regimen, has not changed in more than 40 years. Patients can find it difficult to complete ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Online therapy works for kids battling social anxiety

(HealthDay)—Plenty of teens are burdened with a chronic and often paralyzing fear of being harshly judged by others. Unfortunately, many can't get in-person treatment that could help.

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