Expert: Keep up with Latest Discoveries through Automated Updates in Reporting Genetic Test Results
Maybe the genetic test report your doctor ordered says your DNA contains many "variants of unknown significance." But suppose at a later date a...
Genetic Variants Reveal New Targets for Chronic Kidney Disease Treatment
By investigating how genetic variations drive the expression of genes within the filtering cells of the kidney, researchers have found new...
Drinking More Water Reduces Bladder Infections in Women
Drinking an additional 1.5 liters of water daily can reduce recurring bladder infections in premenopausal women by nearly half, a yearlong study...
New Guideline Recommends Minimally Invasive Ways of Treating Malignant Pleural Effusions
A new guideline to help clinicians manage malignant pleural effusions (MPEs) has been developed by the American Thoracic Society, the Society of...
Doctors Issue Caution over Missed Cancer Diagnoses Tied to Immune Disorder
Physicians who specialize in a devastating and aggressive immune disorder called hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) report in a new study...
No "Reservoir": Detectable HIV-1 in Treated Human Liver Cells Found to Be Inert
In a proof-of-principle study, researchers at Johns Hopkins report that a certain liver immune cell called a macrophage contains only defective or...
What's in your DNA? Poll of older adults shows high interest, with a dose of skepticism
A new poll shows that only a small percentage of people in their 50s and early 60s have had their DNA tested - either for medical reasons, to...
Cancer hijacks the microbiome to glut itself on glucose
A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today in the journal Cancer Cell shows that leukemia undercuts the ability of normal cells...
Surgery Remains Best Option for Rare Bladder Cancer
Saint Louis University researchers reviewed data for patients with a rare type of bladder cancer, examining treatments and survival rates.
Kidney Disease Biomarker May Also Be a Marker for COPD
A commonly used biomarker of kidney disease may also indicate lung problems, particularly COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease,...
Third Study Confirms: Increased Cerebrospinal Fluid Can Predict Autism
Researchers at the UC Davis MIND Institute and the University of North Carolina have shown for the third time that an increased amount of...
Inexpensive TB test holds promise for low-income countries
A low-cost, easy-to-replicate test for tuberculosis might help developing nations better identify and treat the infectious and sometimes deadly...