glioblastoma

Immunotherapy For Glioblastoma Well Tolerated; Survival Gains Observed

DURHAM, N.C. -- A phase one study of 11 patients with glioblastoma who received injections of an investigational vaccine therapy and an approved chemotherapy showed the combination to be well tolerated while also resulting...
Naren Vyavahare

Naren Vyavahare Receives $1.47 million From NIH For Nanoparticle Research

One of the top ten killers for men older than 55 is the target of Clemson University research that could lead to a new life-saving therapy and a better way of telling whether surgery...

Gene-Editing Alternative Corrects Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

DALLAS - April 12, 2017 - Using the new gene-editing enzyme CRISPR-Cpf1, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have successfully corrected Duchenne muscular dystrophy in human cells and mice in the lab. The UT Southwestern...
hot flashes

Hot Flashes Could Signal Increased Risk of Heart Disease

CLEVELAND, Ohio (April 12, 2017)—Hot flashes, one of the most common symptoms of menopause, have already been shown to interfere with a woman’s overall quality of life. A new study shows that, particularly for...

Vitamin D, Calcium Supplements Have No Impact On Cancer Rate, New Study Shows

Vitamin D status and supplements seem to have become a societal preoccupation. Encouraging the latter’s use as a cure-all, the “magic bullet” commercialization of vitamins and supplements has created a multi-billion dollar industry. One...
stroke survivors

Some Stroke Survivors Disregard GP Advice On Medications

Some stroke survivors say they are disregarding GP advice on secondary prevention medications, such as statins, with some patients stopping their medication completely after only one or two consultations, according to a study of...
doxycycline

Doxycycline May Help To Prevent Or Treat PTSD

The common antibiotic doxycycline can disrupt the formation of negative associations in the brain, according to new research from UCL and the University of Zurich. The study, published in Molecular Psychiatry, was a pre-registered, placebo-controlled,...
tb vaccine

TB Vaccine Trial On Adults Begins In June

Pune-based institute to use novel recombinant BCG antigen. In June this year, the Pune-based Serum Institute of India Pvt. Limited will begin a Phase II/III vaccine trial for tuberculosis using a novel, recombinant BCG (bacillus...
Neuroimaging Reveals Differences in Brain Activity of Those with Major Depressive Disorder

Psychologists Enlist Machine Learning To Help Diagnose Depression

Depression affects more than 15 million American adults, or about 6.7 percent of the U.S. population, each year. It is the leading cause of disability for those between the ages of 15 and 44. Is...
exercise

Why Does The Same Exercise Exert Effects On Individuals Differently?

In Japan, due to the changes of lifestyle such as less physical activities than before, more and more people suffer from the lifestyle diseases like metabolic syndromes, type-2 diabetes and hypertension. Regular physical exercise...