For Some, Cutting-Edge 'CAR-T' Treatment Unleashes 'Pac-Man' Cells Against Blood Cancer
This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the second therapy in this class, called Yescarta, to treat advanced B-cell lymphomas.
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With ACA, Uninsured New Cancer Patients Hit Historic Low
States with Medicaid expansion see biggest decreases in uninsured patients with newly diagnosed cancer. Medscape Medical News
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Cancer-linked proteins: Drugging the 'undruggable'
Scientists have developed a new approach to targeting key cancer-linked proteins, thought to be 'undruggable'.
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Can an aspirin a day keep liver cancer away?
A new study found that daily aspirin therapy was significantly associated with a reduced risk in hepatitis B related liver cancer.
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How obesity promotes breast cancer
Obesity leads to the release of cytokines into the bloodstream which impact the metabolism of breast cancer cells, making them more aggressive as a result. The research team...
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More cancer patients now have insurance because of health care law
The law has reduced the number of uninsured Americans.
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Can Aspirin Stop Liver Cancer in Hep B Patients?
Study from Taiwan finds link between aspirin use and reduced cancer risk
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Insurance Coverage Among Cancer Patients Change After Medicaid
The percentage of adults aged 19 to 64 uninsured at first-time cancer diagnosis did not increase after medicaid expansion.
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What Is Resiliency and How Can it Help a Child Combat Stress?
When a child suffers trauma or has negative experiences it does not dictate their future. Children can survive and even thrive despite trauma in their lives. The Adverse...
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UGA researchers pinpoint factors that drive sharp rise in breast cancer genetic testing
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Booze Might Make You Better at Foreign Languages
Photograph by Getty Images Alcohol won't magically make you bilingual, but it may help you speak a language you've already studied You probably know a guy-or maybe you are that...
Smartphone-pocket Device To Detect Zika, Dengue, Chikungunya
The tool is a smartphone-integrated system that can diagnose more than one infection with a droplet of whole blood.
Smartphones Reduce Teens' Quality of Sleep
Adolescents sacrifice their sleep to spend more time on their phones and tablets. Young people need to sleep at least for 7 hours, reveal experts.
Mortality Risk Increases for HIV-seropositive Injured Patients
HIV and physical injuries are global health concerns. Patients suffering from these injuries have a higher prevalence of HIV in low middle-income countries.
Our 'selfish brain' wins when competing with muscle power
Researchers at Cambridge found a trade-off occurs when we have to think fast and work hard at the same time - and our 'selfish brain' is always prioritised over the rest of our...
New Clinical Guidance Regarding HCV During Pregnancy Released
High-risk pregnancy experts published eight specific recommendations for screening, treatment and management of hepatitis C in pregnancy
High-fat Diet during Pregnancy may Increase Diabetes Risk in Kids
Consuming a high-fat diet during pregnancy can increase the risk of diseases like diabetes in the baby and shifting to a low-fat diet can reverse the outcome.
Tailbone Pain | Symptoms & Treatments
Coccydynia also known as tailbone pain, may be exasperated by processes that add additional pressure to the area nearing the end of the spine. There are many different...