Oncology & Cancer

Exercise works for those beginning cancer treatment

Associate Professor Anthony Leicht was part of an international group led by Professor John Saxton from Northumbria University and the University of East Anglia that studied how exercise might help prostate cancer sufferers ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Many in LA jails could be diverted into mental health treatment

More than 3,300 people in the mental health population of the Los Angeles County jail are appropriate candidates for diversion into programs where they would receive community-based clinical services rather than incarceration, ...

Medical research

Game changer: New tech for stroke rehab

A new touch-screen therapy tool could accelerate the recovery of patients who have suffered a stroke and change the way rehabilitation is delivered in hospitals and homes.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Is cyberbullying common among adults?

A new nationwide study examined the prevalence of negative behaviors that occur via digital communication, encompassing a broad definition of cyberbullying that includes both cyber-aggression and cyberbullying. The study, ...

Medications

Expert applauds new draft recommendation for HCV screening

A new draft recommendation for hepatitis C virus (HCV) that recommends screening for adults ages 18 to 79 is exactly what's needed to address the dramatic increase in incidence of the disease, according to a University at ...

Oncology & Cancer

Bacteria engineered as Trojan horse for cancer immunotherapy

The emerging field of synthetic biology—designing new biological components and systems—is revolutionizing medicine. Through the genetic programming of living cells, researchers are creating engineered systems that intelligently ...

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