Neuroscience

No treatment or imaging follow-up most effective for tiny UIAs

(HealthDay)—For patients with unruptured intracranial aneurysms (UIAs) that are 3 mm or smaller, no preventive treatment or imaging follow-up is the most effective management strategy, according to a study published online ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Parasite protein could help inform new anti-tuberculosis strategies

Proteins produced by the parasite that causes toxoplasmosis may be involved in immune system processes that can help fight mycobacteria, according to a new study. The findings, published in PLOS Pathogens, suggest that these ...

Cancer

A common nerve protein elevated in aggressive neuroblastomas

A protein produced by nerve cells appears to be elevated in the blood of those with an aggressive form of neuroblastoma. The finding, published online October 12 in the American Journal of Pathology, could potentially lead ...

Cancer

A new method for prostate cancer imaging

Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men. Tumor growth is critically regulated by the androgen receptor, and treatment strategies to lower androgens, such as testosterone, are a mainstay of clinical treatment. ...

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