Focused ultrasound to open blood-brain barrier could transform glioblastoma treatment delivery
A pivotal trial is underway at University of Maryland Medical Center to evaluate the safety of MRI-guided focused ultrasound for opening the blood-brain barrier in patients...
6 hours ago - Healio
3D mammography detected 34 percent more breast cancers in screening
After screening 15,000 women over a period of five years, a major clinical study in Sweden has shown that 3D mammography, or breast tomosynthesis, detects over 30% more cancers...
8 hours ago - ScienceDaily
Innovative brain tumor operation set to tailor to patients' needs
One of the biggest challenges facing surgeons carrying out the removal of a brain tumor is working out how much of it they can remove without damaging the patient's life...
10 hours ago - News Medical
Breast tomosynthesis detects 34% more tumors than traditional mammography
After screening 15 000 women over a period of five years, a major clinical study in Sweden has shown that 3D mammography, or breast tomosynthesis, detects over 30% more cancers...
13 hours ago - News Medical
Immune Cells Offer Potential Target in Triple-negative Breast Cancer
Blocking either deltaNp63 protein or the MDSCs themselves reduced tumor growth and metastasis in a mouse model of triple-negative breast cancer.
1 day ago - Medindia Health
Neoadjuvant transcatheter arterial chemoembolization and systemic chemotherapy for treatment of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney in children
Clear cell sarcoma of the kidney is a rare and aggressive malignant renal tumor. We describe our experience with neoadjuvant transcatheter arterial chemoembolization and...
3 days ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Two major studies on canine cancers may provide clues on human cancers
Two studies into deadly cancers in dogs are now underway, offered through the newly formed Clinical Trials Office at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts University...
3 days ago - News Medical - 3 articles
New model mimics human tumors for accurate testing of cancer drugs
Researchers have genetically engineered a new laboratory model that enables accurate testing of anti-cancer drugs by mimicking the complexity of human cancers. Using this...
3 days ago - ScienceDaily - 3 articles
Using pulsed electric fields in cancer therapy
Pulsed electric fields are helping fight cancer, whether by inducing tumor cell death or by stimulating the immune system.
3 days ago - News Medical
Accurate sarcoma disease coding crucial to maintain valid databases
Inaccurate coding may lead to underreporting of sarcoma cases in national databases, according to a research letter published in JAMA Oncology. “At present, the net effect of...
5 days ago - Healio
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Go Hard 12-Minute Workout
Workout equipment: Workout type: 12 minute Timer setting: 18 x :10 x :30 1. Burpee pull ups 2. Side lunges 3. Double unders OR Single unders 4. Snowboarder jumps 5. High knees...
HPV vaccine does NOT make girls more likely to have underage sex
Researchers at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver say they have disproved fears the HPV vaccine would make teenage girls more casual about having sex.
Neem oil found to be effective at fighting sleeping sickness
A study published in the African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines revealed that taking neem oil may help mitigate the risk of suffering from...
Pain after childbirth predicts postpartum depression, study finds
Doctors have long known that hormonal fluctuations and painful childbirth raise postpartum depression risks, but a new Brigham and Women's Hospital study shows pain after birth...
Spending More Time Taking Care of Kids May Increase Reproductive Success in...
Males who spend more time taking care of kids may have higher reproductive success, reveals a new study.
Ignoring Your Spouse May Benefit Your Relationship: Study
Avoiding a spouse's demands may help low-income couples relationship but will hurt wealthier couples, finds a new study.
How to Reduce Postpartum Depression After Delivery?
Better pain management measures following delivery can lower the risk of postpartum depression because poorly controlled pain might increase the risk of postpartum depression...
A Quarter of Adults Are Too Inactive, Putting Health at Risk
Over a quarter of the world's adults are putting themselves at greater risk for dementia, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes because they are not getting the minimal amount of...
Feminine Leadership Qualities: Is It an Expendable Frill?
Both men and women consider successful leaders need stereotypically masculine qualities such as assertiveness and competence than communal traits, finds a new study.
Meghan Markle pregnant: Is it safe to fly while expecting?
Prince Harry and his wife were seen holding hands when they arrived in the harbour city early on Monday morning on a Qantas A380 flight from London via Singapore.