Tuesday, March 28, 2017

ESMO Symposium on Immuno-Oncology 2016

Lugano/Lausanne, 28 October 2016 - Immunotherapies (medicines that use the body's immune system to fight cancer) have proven to be a real breakthrough for cancer patients. They have provided long..

Study identifies potential combination therapy for ovarian cancer

(Boston)--A new study has identified an effective combination therapy for treating ovarian cancer cells. The findings, published in the journal AntiCancer Research, may result in a new treatment op..

2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium to be held Dec. 6-10

SAN ANTONIO -- The Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, the American Association for Cancer Research, and Baylor College of Medicine will b..

What’s the best treatment for positional plagiocephaly in infants? CNS publishes new guidelines

October 28, 2016 - Physical therapy--with helmet therapy if needed--is the recommended treatment for most infants with position-related flattening of the skull (plagiocephaly), according to a new set ..

High-frequency spinal cord stimulation provides better results in chronic back and leg pain

October 28, 2016 - For patients with severe, chronic back and leg pain, a new high-frequency spinal cord stimulation (SCS) technique provides superior clinical outcomes, compared to conventional low-f..

Is prolactin inducible protein (PIP) protective against breast cancer?

is the trusted source for authoritative, peer-reviewed reporting on the latest research in the field of molecular biology. By combining mechanistic and clinical studies... view more Credit: ©Mary An..

Study: Conservation preferred way to protect drinking water

Credit: Jeff Chase, University of Delaware The water crisis in Flint, Michigan put the need to protect and invest in clean drinking water front and center in the minds of many Americans. But how to..

When fat cells change their color

Credit: Delphine Duteil In mammals, three types of adipose tissues exist. White adipocytes are mainly located in the abdominal and subcutaneous areas of the body and highly adapted to store excess ..

Ancient strain of cholera likely present in Haiti since colonial era

A non-virulent variant of the deadly Vibrio cholerae O1 strain has likely been present in Haitian aquatic environments for several hundred years, with the potential to become virulent through gene tra..

Texas Tech Health Sciences Center research targets medications for those with depression

Credit: TTUHSC "The antidepressant bupropion is a negative allosteric modulator of serotonin type 3A receptors," was published in the September issue of the journal Neuropharmacology. These recep..

Treadmill running with heavier shoes tied to slower race times

It makes sense that running with heavier shoes on will cause you to exert more energy than running with lighter shoes. That was proven several decades ago. But does using more energy while running w..

Structure of toxic tau aggregates determines type of dementia, rate of progression

Credit: UT Southwestern DALLAS - Oct.28, 2016 - The distinct structures of toxic protein aggregates that form in degenerating brains determine which type of dementia will occur, which regions of br..

Cognitive behavioral therapy effective for older people with insomnia

Credit: (C) 2016, The Health in Aging Foundation Insomnia is the most common sleep problem in adults -- as many as 30 percent to 50 percent of people report having trouble sleeping. For older adult..

Novartis drugs Cosentyx® and Gleevec® win Prestigious Prix Galien Awards for 2016 Best Biotechnology...

(Ruder Finn Public Relations) Novartis Drugs Cosentyx® and Gleevec® win prestigious Prix Galien Awards for 2016 Best Biotechnology Product and 'Discovery of the Decade.'