Oncology & Cancer

Physical activity benefits lung cancer patients and survivors

Exercise and physical activity should be considered as therapeutic options for lung cancer as they have been shown to reduce symptoms, increase exercise tolerance, improve quality of life, and potentially reduce length of ...

Inflammatory disorders

Alterations in fatty acid synthesis linked to sepsis inflammation

Sepsis is a leading cause of death for patients in intensive care units. The excessive systemic inflammation in individuals with sepsis damages organs and can lead to death. Therapeutic options for sepsis are limited and ...

Cardiology

TAVI is safe alternative to redo cardiac surgery

TAVI is a safe alternative to redo cardiac surgery for failing bioprosthetic valves, according to research presented at the ESC Congress today by Dr. Spyridon Katsanos from the Netherlands. The findings suggest that transcatheter ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A promising target to treat asthma

An enzyme known for its role in heart disease may well be a promising target to treat asthma. Researchers from the University of Iowa have found that the enzyme, called CaMKII, is linked to the harmful effects of oxidation ...

Attention deficit disorders

Single dose of ADHD drug can reduce fall risk in older adults

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have discovered that a single dose of methylphenidate (MPH), used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy, helps to improve balance control ...

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