New Guidelines Issued for Diagnosis and Care of LAM, a Rare Lung Disease
The American Thoracic Society (ATS) and the Japanese Respiratory Society (JRS) have published additional clinical practice guidelines regarding...
Cardiac Cell Therapy Safely Improves Heart Function, Upper Limb Strength in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients
After boys and young men with Duchenne muscular dystrophy received cardiac progenitor cell infusions, medical tests indicated that the patients'...
Parent-Supplied Photos Allow Pediatric Dermatology Diagnoses without an Office Visit in Most Instances
Using smartphone cameras, parents can reliably take high-quality photographs of their child's skin condition to send to a dermatologist for...
UTEP Team Advances in Developing Vaccine for Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
A research team at The University of Texas at El Paso is one step closer to developing an effective human vaccine for cutaneous leishmaniasis, a...
Editorial: Use Big Tobacco's Nov 26 Corrective Statements to Reduce Smoking
The court-ordered publication of "corrective statements" by major U.S. tobacco companies later this month should serve as a reminder that tobacco...
Quality of Care for Older Texas Patients with Colon Cancer on the Rise, Still Room for Improvement
Research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center finds adherence to surgical treatment guidelines has improved significantly among...
Although Their Introductions as Treatment Are Different, Two Top Medications for Opioid Addiction Are Equally Effective
a new study concludes that two of the top medications available for outpatient, office-based treatment, once initiated, are equally safe and...
Finding a Key to Unlock Blocked Differentiation in Microrna-Deficient Embryonic Stem Cells
In a study published in Stem Cell Reports, Rui Zhao and colleagues have partly solved a long-unanswered basic question about stem cells -- why are...
Could Surgery Reduce Frailty in Adults with Heart Failure?
Patients showed a reduction in measures of frailty after surgery for left-ventricular-assist-device (LVAD)
Deadly Lung Cancers Are Driven by Multiple Genetic Changes
A new UC San Francisco-led study challenges the dogma in oncology that most cancers are caused by one dominant "driver" mutation that can be...
Study Finds People with Certain Blood Types Have Increased Risks of Heart Attack During Periods of High Air Pollution
Individuals who have A, B, or AB blood types have an elevated risk of having a heart attack during periods of significant air pollution, compared...
Study: Process Used to Select Lung Transplant Patients May Need to Be Changed
New research from the University of Maryland School of Medicine suggests that the system for choosing transplant recipients in chronic obstructive...