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Study shows visual framing by media in debates affects public perception
New research shows that in the 2016 primary debates the front runners from both parties benefitted from preferential visual treatment by the media, but Donald Trump won in terms of camera time and angle. (2019-06-24)
Reconfigurable multi-organ-on-a-chip system reliably evaluates chemotherapy toxicity
Christopher McAleer and colleagues have created a new multiorgan-on-a-chip system that can accurately capture the toxic effects of chemotherapies that have been metabolized by the liver -- effects usually not seen in standard cell culture preclinical drug development. (2019-06-19)
NASA-NOAA satellite finds dry air affecting Tropical Cyclone Vayu
Tropical Cyclone Vayu was fading as it neared the coast of southwestern Pakistan and northwestern India. (2019-06-17)
Gut microbes eat our medication
Researchers have discovered one of the first concrete examples of how the microbiome can interfere with a drug's intended path through the body. (2019-06-13)
A homing beacon for chemotherapy drugs
Killing tumor cells while sparing their normal counterparts is a central challenge of cancer chemotherapy. (2019-06-12)
LED-ing the way: A clean and convenient method to oxidize plastic surfaces for industry
A Japanese research team at Osaka University used chlorine dioxide to oxidize polypropylene. (2019-06-11)
Are penguins righties or lefties?
Researchers in Punta Tombo, Argentina conducted a study to see whether Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus) showed lateralization (handedness) in their behaviors or morphology. (2019-06-06)
Was Mona Lisa's smile a lie?
Using chimeric, or mirror, images researchers have determined that one half of Mona Lisa's smile displays happiness while the other half is neutral reflecting a non-genuine emotion. (2019-06-05)
Study: New drug regimens improve outcomes for kidney transplant patients
Preliminary results from a $5.2 million clinical trial led by University of Cincinnati researchers show that the immunosuppressive drug belatacept can help safely and effectively treat kidney transplant patients without the negative long-term side effects of traditional immunosuppressive regimens, the study's leaders announced this week at the annual American Transplant Congress gathering. (2019-06-05)
Nitric oxide-scavenging hydrogel developed for rheumatoid arthritis treatment
The research team of POSTECH utilized NO-cleavable-crosslinker that reacts to NO and developed a NO-scavenging nano-sized hydrogel (NO-Scv gel). (2019-06-04)
Lower-amp ECT appears effective against suicidal thoughts
Nearly half the amplitude typically used in standard electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) seems to be effective at treating suicidal thoughts, investigators report. (2019-06-03)
Immunotherapy better than aggressive chemo as first-line treatment in head and neck cancer
Immunotherapy used with chemotherapy or on its own is a better first-line treatment for people with head and neck cancer that has returned than standard aggressive chemotherapy, new clinical trial results show. (2019-06-03)
Wrong side surgical errors substantially underreported and totally preventable
Performing a procedure on the wrong side of a patient's body, although rare, may be more common than generally thought. (2019-05-31)
Towards a safer treatment for leukemia
An international team of researchers at VIB-KU Leuven, Belgium, the UK Dementia Institute and the Children's Cancer Institute, Australia, have found a safer treatment for a specific type of leukemia. (2019-05-29)
Discovery of hippocampal mossy cell involvement to maximize antidepressant effects
Professor Yong-Seok Oh's team at the DGIST Department of Brain-Cognitive Science clarified the expression of antidepressant efficacy by modulating hippocampal mossy cells. (2019-05-24)
Proton therapy for cancer lowers risk of side effects
Proton therapy results in fewer side effects than traditional X-ray radiation therapy for many cancer patients, according to a new study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. (2019-05-22)
Proton therapy lowers risk of side-effects compared to conventional radiation
Cancer patients getting proton therapy instead of traditional photon radiation are at a significantly lower risk of experiencing side-effects from their radiation therapy, while cure rates are almost identical between the two groups. (2019-05-22)
Using 3D to test personalised treatments in five days
Researchers (UNIGE) have devised a cell co-culture platform that reproduces a patient's tumour structure in 3D. (2019-05-21)
Rare pulmonary side effects of brigatinib often resolve without treatment discontinuation
'This study shows that [rare pulmonary side effects of brigatinib] can disappear within days despite continued exposure to the drug,' says D. (2019-05-21)
Men ignore serious health risks of steroid abuse in pursuit of the body beautiful
Many men continue to abuse steroids despite knowing that they have serious, life-limiting and potentially lethal side effects, according to findings to be presented in Lyon, at the European Society of Endocrinology annual meeting, ECE 2019. (2019-05-18)
Nivolumab with ipilimumab: Combination has added benefit in advanced renal cell carcinoma
There are advantages in overall survival, which are not offset by any disadvantages of similar importance. (2019-05-17)
University of Virginia chemist IDs possible addiction-free pain reliever
Pain medication addiction is a major problem in the United States. (2019-05-16)
What are the neurological side effects of CAR T-cell therapy?
A team at Brigham and Women's Hospital recently cataloged the neurological symptoms of patients who had received CAR T-cell therapy to better understand its neurotoxic side effects. (2019-05-15)
New drug could help treat neonatal seizures
A new drug that inhibits neonatal seizures in rodent models could open up new avenues for the treatment of epilepsy in human newborns. (2019-05-15)
Stephenson Cancer Center physician is senior author on major study
A gynecologic oncologist at the Stephenson Cancer Center at OU Medicine was a national leader of a newly published research study that reveals good news for women with ovarian cancer -- longer survival times plus a treatment option that causes fewer difficult side effects. (2019-05-03)
Cannabis-based medicine may reduce seizures for children with difficult-to-treat epilepsy
Taking a pharmaceutical formulation of cannabidiol, a cannabis-based medicine, cut seizures nearly in half for children with a rare and severe type of epilepsy called Dravet syndrome, according to a phase 3 study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 71st Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, May 4-10, 2019. (2019-04-30)
Novel method developed by HKBU scholars could help produce purer, safer drugs
Novel method developed by HKBU scholars could help produce purer, safer drugs (2019-04-29)
Researchers identify ways to predict and avoid radiotherapy side effects
Latest results from a project to discover what makes a cancer patient more likely to suffer adverse side effects after radiotherapy have shown that a combination of biological markers and certain genetic changes can predict radiation sensitivity. (2019-04-29)
Radiotherapy after chemo may improve survival in patients with advanced Hodgkin's lymphoma
Patients with advanced Hodgkin's lymphoma who have large tumors at the time of diagnosis may benefit from radiotherapy after chemotherapy even when all traces of the cancer appear to have gone, according to late-breaking results presented at the ESTRO 38 conference. (2019-04-28)
Radiotherapy doubles survival for patients with mesothelioma
Mesothelioma patients are twice as likely to survive for two years or longer, if they are treated with a high dose of radiation to the affected side of the trunk, according to research presented at the ESTRO 38 conference. (2019-04-28)
Single dose of targeted radiotherapy is safe and effective for prostate cancer
A single high dose of radiation that can be delivered directly to the tumor within a few minutes is a safe and effective technique for treating men with low-risk prostate cancer, according to a study presented at the ESTRO 38 conference. (2019-04-28)
Advance in CAR T-cell therapy eliminates severe side effects
An advance in the cancer treatment known as CAR T-cell therapy appears to eliminate its severe side effects, making the treatment safer and potentially available in outpatient settings. (2019-04-22)
Ribociclib in advanced breast cancer: Survival advantages, but also severe side effects
Study indicates longer overall survival of postmenopausal women. However, there is a higher frequency of severe diseases of blood and lymphatic system. (2019-04-17)
Climate engineering needs to look at the big picture, says researcher
Climate engineering research is too focused on specific aspects of individual projects, argues Nadine Mengis. (2019-04-16)
Regular cannabis users require up to 220% higher dosage for sedation in medical procedures
Researchers in Colorado examined medical records of 250 patients who received endoscopic procedures after 2012, when the state legalized recreational cannabis. (2019-04-15)
Improved procedure for cancer-related erectile dysfunction
Melbourne surgeons have modified a minimally invasive technique to help men regain erectile function lost after prostate cancer surgery. (2019-04-12)
USC research shows remedy for painful jaw disease
USC researchers and collaborators report a breakthrough to prevent osteonecrosis of the jaw, a side effect suffered by some people undergoing treatment for cancer or osteoporosis. (2019-04-11)
Scientists compared ways of drug delivery to malignant tumors
A team of biologists from Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University and Lobachevsky University (Nizhny Novgorod) analyzed available methods of targeted drug delivery to malignant tumors. (2019-04-08)
Stillbirth threefold increase when sleeping on back in pregnancy
The findings of the new study, published on The Lancet's EClinicalMedicine, will now be incorporated by the NHS into the Saving Babies' Lives care advice information for pregnant women (2019-04-08)
Experimental drug shows promise for opioid withdrawal symptoms
While medicines are available to relieve withdrawal symptoms in people recovering from opioid addiction, they cause side effects and can maintain the brain changes that led to addiction in the first place, which can lead to relapse before treatment is completed. (2019-04-07)
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