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Triple Lung Cancer Therapy With Experimental Drugs And Radia…

The four most common gene mutations that occur in lung cancer include KRAS, TP53, STK11, and EGFR, These are often what make those cancers treatment-resistant. As a result, it’s far more difficult t…

2016/01/15

Biologic Drugs: How They Treat Conditions Like Rheumatoid Ar…

When we take a trip to the medicine cabinet, chances are most of us are on the hunt for a synthesized, complex compound. Basically, the medications we know and love are mostly made in labs, created th…

2016/01/15

Medical Miracle Or Playing God: Human Chimeras Made With Man…

In a world where the demand for organ transplants greatly outnumbers the availability of organ donors, a small division of scientists believes they have a solution: growing human organs inside the bod…

2016/01/15

New Blood Test Is 99.6% Accurate, Safely Identifies Patients…

A simple blood test can accurately identify patients at very low risk for heart attack, say researchers. Almost two-thirds of people who arrive in an emergency room complaining of chest pain and feari…

2016/01/15

A 'Grenade' For Killing Cancer Uses Heat To Target…

Normally, grenades are bad for your health. They explode, spreading shrapnel and other incendiaries into a thousand different directions, with only one purpose: causing maximum harm to anyone unlucky …

2016/01/15

Bye, Bye Dental Fillings: No 'Fill And Drill' Dent…

Many of us fear going to the dentist on the off chance the dentist will need to drill our teeth. However, a dental care technique devised by researchers at the University of Syndey could stop, reverse…

2016/01/15

Helping Stroke Patients Using Software That Helps Identify W…

Angioplasty is a procedure that can help to reduce risk of stroke recurrence by restoring reduced or cut off blood flow to the brain. The procedure is extremely risky, but recently researchers from th…

2016/01/15

'Bone Foam' That Gets Injected Into Bone Could Hel…

Our bones are constantly regrowing. They attain peak mass some time in our 20s before slowly getting weaker as we age. This increases many people’s risk of osteoporosis, a condition characterized by…

2016/01/15

Blood Test For Testicular Cancer Patients Can Tell Who Needs…

Researchers have developed a new test capable of identifying which patients are at greatest risk of suffering a relapse from testicular cancer. The test, which involves assessing three features of a t…

2016/01/15

Drug Toxicity Reduced Through New Liquid Salt Formula: Resea…

Topical drugs are used for an array of conditions, but skin toxicity remains a major challenge in the design and use of new drug formulas. A team of researchers from the University of California, Sant…

2016/01/15