New Clues Point to Relief for Chronic Itching
Studying mice, researchers have found that a drug called nalfurafine hydrochloride (Remitch) can deliver itch relief by targeting particular...
Global ROS1 Initiative Combines Patient Experience with Researcher Expertise to Target ROS1 Cancer Wherever It Grows
University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at AACR 2018 describes new model for patient-researcher collaboration organized not around...
FDA Approves New Standard of Care for Kidney Cancer
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted approval to the combination of two immunotherapy drugs, ipilimumab and nivolumab, for the treatment...
Simple One-Page Tool Improves Patient Satisfaction with Doctor Visit
A simple, one-page form given to patients ahead of their doctor visit can significantly improve satisfaction with the care they receive, according...
Cancer Cells Actively Fuel Growth and Metastasis by Reprogramming Healthy Cells, Roswell Park Team Shows
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have identified a potential key player promoting cancer progression through changes in the...
Study Reports Possible Novel Method for Stopping Untreatable Pediatric Brain Cancer
Researchers used an experimental molecular therapy in preclinical laboratory tests to effectively treat several types of deadly pediatric brain...
Kids hit hard by junk food advertising: new research
Junk food ads are shown more frequently on TV at times when many children are watching, new Heart Foundation-funded research shows.
A New, Streamlined Approach to Diagnosing and Treating Bowel Cancer
Researchers at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) and the University of Adelaide have discovered a faster, more...
Study on Arthritis Trends in the U.S. Turns Up Some Unexpected Results
To get a closer look at prevalence and age-related trends of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other types of arthritis in the U.S., a...
Improving Surgery for Pelvic Bone Cancers
Computer-aided surgery facilitates complete cancer removal for difficult pelvic tumors
Combination Therapy Strengthens T Cells in Melanoma Pre-Clinical Study
A pre-clinical study of two drugs designed to boost T cell performance, has revealed the agents, when give in combination, may enhance the immune...
Mother's Depression Might Do the Same to Her Child's IQ
Roughly one in 10 women in the United States will experience depression, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The...