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Five new genes may lead to customised breast cancer treatment
Five new genes may lead to customised breast cancer treatment. Scientists have uncovered five new genes associated with breast cancer and 13 new mutational signatures that influence tumour development, an advance that may lead to personalised ... [...]
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Sanda to lead multi-center prostate cancer biomarker study
The combined group of esteemed researchers will work to confirm the ability of novel, Emory-developed detection tools to predict aggressive prostate cancer early on, thereby enhancing survival benefits of treatment and reducing the harm of over ... [...]
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Persistent RA Activity May Lead to Orthopedic Problems
Disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) was associated with poor function and long-term orthopedic episodes, according to an analysis of two large RA inception cohorts. Across a pooled group of ... The importance of the findings that patients ... [...]
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This On-Off Switch for Sperm Could Lead to Better Male Birth Control
Researchers at at UC Berkeley and Yale University found a switch that will turn sperm from the lazy swimmers they are in the testicles to the vigorous swimmers they are when exposed to an egg. This may help some men improve their sperm fertility, but ... [...]
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Scorpion Venom Could Lead To New Cancer Treatment
This encapsulated toxin, named NanoVenin, increases the drugs effectiveness at killing breast cancer cells by ten times. This is an interesting development for two reasons. Firstly, the venom toxin in its natural form could not be used due to the lack ... [...]
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Light reflectance spectroscopy may lead to real-time tissue analysis during …
Benefits of this procedure include highly accurate surgical removal of all cancerous tissue and the ability to spare more healthy tissue, minimizing the likelihood of cancer recurrence or additional treatment. Follow-up study is needed before this ... [...]
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Glenn Frey's Death: Rheumatoid Arthritis Medication Can Lead to 'Disaster …
While Azoff declined to state which medications Frey was taking, Dr. Marc I. Leavey, an internal medicine specialist at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore (who did not treat Frey), told TheWrap that medications for rheumatoid arthritis or ulcerative ... [...]
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Novartis extends lead on psoriasis rivals with a pair of new Cosentyx approvals
The FDA has approved the therapy as a treatment for psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis, the Swiss drugmaker said Friday, noting that in the U.S., up to 1% of the general population may be affected by psoriatic arthritis. Half a million are ... [...]
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