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UTSW Cancer Researchers Identify Irreversible Inhibitor for KRAS Gene Mutation

8 hours ago − UT Southwestern Medical Center
DALLAS – July 28, 2014 – UT Southwestern Medical Center cancer researchers have found a molecule that selectively and irreversibly interferes with the activity of a mutated cancer gene common in 30 percent of tumors. …
• New Protein Structure Could Help Treat Alzheimer's, Related Diseases − 8 hours ago
• Scientists Discover Genetic Switch That Can Prevent Peripheral Vascular Disease in Mice − 8 hours ago
• New Pill Regimens Published in the Lancet Cure Hardest-to-treat Hepatitis C Patients − 8 hours ago
• Study Shows New Link Between Obesity in the Young And the Lowering of Age of Puberty − 8 hours ago
• Dementia Patients More Likely to Get Implanted Pacemakers, Says Pitt Study − 8 hours ago
• Study Suggests Disruptive Effects of Anesthesia on Brain Cell Connections Are Temporary − 8 hours ago
• HIV Research Findings Made Possible by a Test Developed at CU School of Pharmacy − 8 hours ago
• Scissoring the Lipids − 8 hours ago
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Liver
07-28-14

New Pill Regimens Published in the Lancet Cure Hardest-to-treat Hepatitis C Patients

Cancer
07-28-14
Lifestyle Choices May Affect the Long-term Heart Health of Childhood Cancer Survivors
A new study has found that following a healthy lifestyle may lower childhood cancer survivors' risk of developing the metabolic syndrome. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal…
Genetic
07-28-14

NIH Scientists Find 6 New Genetic Risk Factors for Parkinson's

Surgeons
07-28-14

Henry Ford Study: Burnout Impacts Transplant Surgeons

Age
07-28-14
Study Shows New Link Between Obesity in the Young And the Lowering of Age of Puberty
A new link has been identified between obesity in childhood and the lowering of the age of puberty. The research which discovered the link, carried out at Plymouth…
Hcv
07-28-14
The Lancet: New Oral Drug Regimens Cure Hardest-to-treat Hepatitis C
Two new pill-only antiviral drug regimens could provide shorter, more effective treatment options with fewer side effects for the majority of patients infected with hepatitis C, even those most…
Hev
07-28-14
The Lancet: 1 in 3000 Blood Donors in England Infected with Hepatitis E
The first systematic analysis of hepatitis E virus (HEV) transmission by blood components indicates that about 1 in 3000 donors in England have HEV in their plasma. The findings,…
Cancer
07-28-14

UTSW Cancer Researchers Identify Irreversible Inhibitor for KRAS Gene Mutation

Hcv
07-28-14

Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 1 Is Most Prevalent Worldwide

Kidney
07-28-14
Kidney Transplant Drug Halves the Early Risk of Rejection And Allows Less Toxic Treatment
Oxford University scientists have shown that a powerful drug given at the time of a kidney transplant operation not only halves the early risk of rejection, but that it…
Lung
07-28-14
Drugs Used to Treat Lung Disease Work with the Body Clock
Scientists from The University of Manchester have discovered why medication to treat asthma and pneumonia can become ineffective. The findings, published in Nature Medicine, show that drugs widely…
Effects
07-28-14
Study Suggests Disruptive Effects of Anesthesia on Brain Cell Connections Are Temporary
A study of juvenile rat brain cells suggests that the effects of a commonly used anesthetic drug on the connections between brain cells are temporary. …
Cancer
07-28-14

Potential 'Universal' Blood Test for Cancer Discovered

Hais
07-28-14
Fist-bumping Beats Germ-spreading Handshake, Study Reports
Washington, DC, July 28, 2014 – "Fist bumping" transmits significantly fewer bacteria than either handshaking or high-fiving, while still addressing the cultural expectation of hand-to-hand contact between patients and…
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Cancer, Oncology

Scientists Discover Genetic Switch That Can Prevent Peripheral Vascular Disease in Mice


8 hours ago − University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
• UTSW Cancer Researchers Identify Irreversible Inhibitor for KRAS Gene Mutation − 8 hours ago
• Potential 'Universal' Blood Test for Cancer Discovered − 8 hours ago
• Scripps Florida Scientists Find Genetic Mutations Linked to Salivary Gland Tumors − 8 hours ago
• Unhealthy Habits More Than Double Risk of Metabolic Syndrome in Childhood Cancer Survivors − 8 hours ago
• Study Helps Compare Risks of Treatments for Early Esophageal Cancer − 8 hours ago
• Cell's Recycling Center Implicated in Division Decisions − 8 hours ago
 
AIDS, HIV

Temple University Researchers Eliminate the HIV Virus from Cultured Human Cells for First Time


7 days ago − Temple University Health System
• Miriam Hospital Physician Advocates Awareness, Collaboration to Combat Peaking Hep C Virus − 4 days ago
• Mechanism Found for Development of Protective HIV Antibodies − 4 days ago
• HIV Clinic-based Audio Project Emphasizes the Power of Patient Voices − 5 days ago
• Anti-cancer Drug Kicks HIV Out of Hiding − 6 days ago
• HIV Research Findings Made Possible by a Test Developed at CU School of Pharmacy − 8 hours ago
• Circumcision Does Not Promote Risky Behavior by African Men − 7 days ago
 
Stroke, Cerebral Infarction

Unhealthy Habits More Than Double Risk of Metabolic Syndrome in Childhood Cancer Survivors


8 hours ago − St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
• Dementia Patients More Likely to Get Implanted Pacemakers, Says Pitt Study − 8 hours ago
• Running Reduces Risk of Death Regardless of Duration, Speed − 8 hours ago
• Endurance Runners More Likely to Die of Heat Stroke Than Heart Condition − 8 hours ago
• Lifestyle Choices May Affect the Long-term Heart Health of Childhood Cancer Survivors − 16 hours ago
• NIH Scientists Find 6 New Genetic Risk Factors for Parkinson's − 16 hours ago
• Heart Attack Patients Could Be Treated More Quickly After Manchester Research − 3 days ago
 
Surgery

Scientists Discover Genetic Switch That Can Prevent Peripheral Vascular Disease in Mice


8 hours ago − University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
• Study Suggests Disruptive Effects of Anesthesia on Brain Cell Connections Are Temporary − 8 hours ago
• Tennessee Surgical Quality Collaborative Saves 533 Lives And $75 Million in 3 Years − 8 hours ago
• Online Information Most Cost-effective Means of Increasing MMR Uptake, Research Finds − 16 hours ago
• Surgical Safety Program Greatly Reduces Surgical Site Infections for Heart Operations − 16 hours ago
• Test Increases Odds of Correct Surgery for Thyroid Cancer Patients − 3 days ago
• Penn Study: Incisionless Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery Cuts Hospital Length of Stay − 4 days ago
 
Infectious Disease
HIV Research Findings Made Possible by a Test Developed at CU School of Pharmacy

8 hours ago − University of Colorado Denver
HIV research findings made possible by a test developed at University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (CU School of Pharmacy) AURORA, Colo (July 28, 2014) An influential new test, discovered and developed in the Colorado Antiviral Pharmacology Laboratory at the CU School of Pharmacy, helps monitor the effectiveness of the HIV prevention drug called Truvada (a combination of tenofovir/emtricitabine), which is taken once daily to…
• Fist-bumping Beats Germ-spreading Handshake, Study Reports − 8 hours ago
• Link Between Ritual Circumcision Procedure And Herpes Infection in Infants Examined − 4 days ago
• TGen-led Study Seeks to Understand Why Some HIV-positive Men Are More Infectious − 4 days ago
• Less Than 1% of UK Public Research Funding Spent on Antibiotic Research in Past 5 Years − 4 days ago
• Miriam Hospital Physician Advocates Awareness, Collaboration to Combat Peaking Hep C Virus − 4 days ago
 
Nutrition, Obesity

Overweight And Obese Preschoolers Lose More Weight When Parent Is Also Treated


4 days ago − University at Buffalo
• Study Shows Epigenetic Changes Can Drive Cancer − 3 days ago
• Study Shows New Link Between Obesity in the Young And the Lowering of Age of Puberty − 8 hours ago
• Farmers Market Vouchers May Boost Produce Consumption in Low-income Families − 4 days ago
• Female Triathletes at Risk for Pelvic Floor Disorders And Other Complications − 4 days ago
• Strategy Proposed for Preventing Diseases of Aging − 5 days ago
 
Pharmaceutical
HIV Research Findings Made Possible by a Test Developed at CU School of Pharmacy

8 hours ago − University of Colorado Denver
HIV research findings made possible by a test developed at University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (CU School of Pharmacy) AURORA, Colo (July 28, 2014) An influential new test, discovered and developed in the Colorado Antiviral Pharmacology Laboratory at the CU School of Pharmacy, helps monitor the effectiveness of the HIV prevention drug called Truvada (a combination of tenofovir/emtricitabine), which is taken once daily to…
• Miriam Hospital Physician Advocates Awareness, Collaboration to Combat Peaking Hep C Virus − 4 days ago
• Gene Changes in Breast Cancer Cells Pinpointed with New Computational Method − 4 days ago
• A World First: Researchers Identify a Treatment That Prevents Tumor Metastasis − 4 days ago
• Hormones After Breast Cancer: Not Fuel for the Fire After All? − 5 days ago
• Researchers Unlock the Protein Puzzle − 5 days ago
 
Urology

Prostate Cancer in Young Men - More Frequent And More Aggressive?


13 days ago − University of Michigan Health System
• Study: Robot-assisted Surgery for Prostate Cancer Controls the Disease for 10 Years − 12 days ago
• Continuous Antibiotics Not Necessary for Many Children with Common Prenatal Abnormality − 4 days ago
• Game Theory Model Reveals Vulnerable Moments for Cancer Cells' Energy Production − 13 days ago
• Depressed Men with Prostate Cancer Are Diagnosed Later Stage, Get Less Effective Therapies − 18 days ago
• Nonsurgical Treatment for Enlarged Prostate on the Horizon − 1 months ago
 
Obstetrics, Gynaecology
Strategies Identified to Improve Oral Contraceptive Success with Obese Women

8 hours ago − Oregon State University
PORTLAND, Ore. – The findings of a new study suggest two ways to effectively address the problem that birth control pills may not work as well in obese women, compared to women of a normal body mass index. …
• Incomplete HPV Vaccination May Offer Some Protection − 4 days ago
• Controlling Childbirth Pain Tied to Lower Depression Risk − 5 days ago
• Letrozole May Help Women with PCOS Become Pregnant − 19 days ago
• Mode of Delivery Following a Perineal Tear And Recurrence Rate in Subsequent Pregnancies − 19 days ago
• UI Researchers Find Early Predictor for Preeclampsia − 20 days ago
 
Pathology

Splice-switching Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Is New Method for Editing Gene Transcript


11 days ago − Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News
• TGen-led Study Seeks to Understand Why Some HIV-positive Men Are More Infectious − 4 days ago
• Teens Pay High Psychiatric Toll When Raised in Conditions of Political Conflict − 4 days ago
• Study Examines Presence of Uterine Cancers at the Time of Hysterectomy Using Morcellation − 6 days ago
• NYU Langone Investigators to Present New Research at 2014 Alzheimer's Association International Conference − 11 days ago
• Test Increases Odds of Correct Surgery for Thyroid Cancer Patients − 3 days ago
 
Psychiatry
Warning: Birthdays Can Be Bad for Your Health

4 days ago − Wiley
New research has found that birthday-related drinking is associated with upsurges in hospital admissions among young people. This study of drinking behaviour in Ontario, Canada is published online today in the scientific journal Addiction. …
• Controlling Childbirth Pain Tied to Lower Depression Risk − 5 days ago
• International Team Sheds New Light on Biology Underlying Schizophrenia − 6 days ago
• Mount Sinai Scientists And International Team Shed New Light on Schizophrenia − 6 days ago
• Low Strength Brain Stimulation May Be Effective for Depression − 6 days ago
• International Team Sheds New Light on Biology Underlying Schizophrenia − 6 days ago
 
Pediatrics

Overweight And Obese Preschoolers Lose More Weight When Parent Is Also Treated


4 days ago − University at Buffalo
• Many People Never Grow Out of Their Growing Pains − 8 hours ago
• Study Shows Epigenetic Changes Can Drive Cancer − 3 days ago
• Link Between Ritual Circumcision Procedure And Herpes Infection in Infants Examined − 4 days ago
• Electronic Screening Tool to Triage Teenagers And Risk of Substance Misuse − 8 hours ago
• One Route to Malaria Drug Resistance Found − 4 days ago
 
Neurology
Researchers Identify Potential Biomarker for AD

8 hours ago − Boston University Medical Center
(Boston)-- Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) report variants in a new gene, PLXNA4, which may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD). The discovery of this novel genetic association may lead to new drug treatment options that target PLXNA4 specifically. These findings appear in the Annals of Neurology. …
• Slow Walking Speed And Memory Complaints Can Predict Dementia − 3 days ago
• Experiences at Every Stage of Life Contribute to Cognitive Abilities in Old Age − 3 days ago
• Monitoring Pulse After Stroke May Prevent a Second Stroke − 5 days ago
• New Research Finds Pathogenic Connection Between Autoimmune Disorders And Cancer − 6 days ago
• Diagnostic Criteria for Christianson Syndrome − 7 days ago
 
Cardiology

Running Reduces Risk of Death Regardless of Duration, Speed


8 hours ago − American College of Cardiology
• Endurance Runners More Likely to Die of Heat Stroke Than Heart Condition − 8 hours ago
• Should Men at Risk for Cardiovascular Disease Receive Earlier Cholesterol Treatment? − 6 days ago
• Temple Study Compares Deep Vein Thrombosis Therapies − 6 days ago
• Heart Disease: First Canadian Survey Shows Women Unaware of Symptoms And Risk Factors − 7 days ago
• Niacin Too Dangerous for Routine Cholesterol Therapy − 12 days ago
 
Radiology

MyChart Use Skyrocketing among Cancer Patients, UT Southwestern Study Finds


19 days ago − UT Southwestern Medical Center
• Forty-five% Rise in Diagnostic Imaging Tests by GPs - New Study − 6 days ago
• Researchers Assess Emergency Radiology Response After Boston Marathon Bombings − 13 days ago
• ACR Statement on Cancer Study Regarding Patient Anxiety from CT Lung Cancer Screening − 3 days ago
• Noninvasive Advanced Image Analysis Could Lead to Better Patient Care − 26 days ago
• 3D Mammography Detects More Invasive Cancers And Reduces Call-back Rates − 1 months ago
 
Endocrinology

Hormones After Breast Cancer: Not Fuel for the Fire After All?


5 days ago − Parsemus Foundation
• Test Increases Odds of Correct Surgery for Thyroid Cancer Patients − 3 days ago
• Study Shows New Link Between Obesity in the Young And the Lowering of Age of Puberty − 8 hours ago
• Vitamin D Deficiency Raises Risk of Schizophrenia Diagnosis − 6 days ago
• High-salt Diet Doubles Threat of Cardiovascular Disease in People with Diabetes − 6 days ago
• Stanford Researchers Invent Nanotech Microchip to Diagnose Type-1 Diabetes − 15 days ago
 
Endocrinology

MUHC Researcher Unveils Novel Treatment for a Form of Childhood Blindness


15 days ago − McGill University Health Centre
• Nearsightedness Increases with Level of Education And Longer Schooling − 7 days ago
• Age-related Macular Degeneration Occurs Much Earlier Than Previously Assumed − 7 days ago
• Acute Glaucoma Discovered to Be an Inflammatory Disease − 14 days ago
• Iodine May Alleviate Swelling in Retinitis Pigmentosa Patients' Retinas − 7 days ago
• Patient-specific Stem Cells And Personalized Gene Therapy − 18 days ago
 
Dermatology
Research Led by Temple's Chair of Dermatology: Pain And Itch May Be Signs of Skin Cancer

5 days ago − Temple University Health System
(Philadelphia, PA) – Asking patients if a suspicious skin lesion is painful or itchy may help doctors decide whether the spot is likely to be cancerous, according to a new study headed by Gil Yosipovitch, MD, Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at Temple University School of Medicine. …
• New Diagnostic Test to Distinguish Psoriasis from Eczema − 18 days ago
• New Medication Shows Promise in Treating Common Skin Disease − 19 days ago
• Study of Dermatology on YouTube Shows New Ways Science Reaches Public − 19 days ago
• Collisions with Robots - Without Risk of Injury − 20 days ago
• Hypertension, Antihypertension Medication, Risk of Psoriasis − 26 days ago
 
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