A New Approach to Detecting Cancer Earlier From Blood Tests: Study
Cancer scientists led by principal investigator Dr. Daniel De Carvalho at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have combined "liquid biopsy",...
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Research Identifies Metabolic Vulnerability in Cancer
Research from investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey shows that the cell recycling process of autophagy maintains an important...
Water T2 Biomarker Could Help Stop Diabetes Before It Starts
"Eureka" moments still happen in scientific research. David P. Cistola, MD, PhD, had his moment in August 2014 when he and his research team...
How a Low-Carb Diet Might Help You Maintain a Healthy Weight
Adults who cut carbohydrates from their diets and replaced them with fat sharply increased their metabolisms.
Diet, Not Age, May Account for Rising Blood Pressure
Comparison of two tribes in the Venezuelan rain forest points to diet, rather than advancing age, as a cause of higher blood pressure.
Maternally-Acquired Zika Immunity Can Increase Dengue Disease Severity in Mouse Pups
In this study, La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) investigator Sujan Shresta, Ph.D., who studies both dengue and Zika viruses, explored...
Utah boy accidentally swallows fidget magnets while hiding toy from brother, family says
A Utah boy is recovering from his third surgery after he accidentally swallowed 14 magnets while hiding a fidget cube from his older brother in his...
Oregon hospital removes gender designation from patient ID bracelets
A hospital in central Oregon has made a small change that represented a huge difference for its transgender patients: It removed the gender...
Investigational Drug Shows Promising Results in Phase II Study of Aggressive, Often Fatal Blood Disorder with No Approved Therapies
A Phase I/II study, led by investigators at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, reports an investigational drug called tagraxofusp...
Researchers discover that calcifications in the eye increase risk for progression to advanced AMD by more than six times
* New research show that calcified nodules in the eye increase the risk for progression to advanced AMD more than six times * There is an urgent...
Microgel Powder Fights Infection and Helps Wounds Heal
While making smart glue, a team of engineers discovered a handy byproduct: hydrogen peroxide. In microgel form, it reduces bacteria and virus...
Midnight sun, lime juice left man with purple 'zombie' skin
A midnight sun can evoke many images, including those of an endless night and a beautiful, soft light — but a really awful sunburn probably isn't...