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An Important Step Forward Towards a Vaccine for Periodontal Disease

11 hours agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

The various types of gum disease and periodontal conditions create insidious forms of damage, caused by the presence of unwanted but very persistent species of bacteria found in the mouth. Most people suffer inflammation of the gums to some degree, and this is due to the activities of bacteria such as Porphyromonas gingivalis. Show More Summary

Alternative Option to Intensive Chemotherapy for Patients with Relapsed/Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

A Yale Cancer Center team has evaluated the use of hypomethylating agents in patients suffering from Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) who were resistant to treatment with intensive chemotherapy.

Combination Immune Therapy Shows Promise Against Hodgkin Lymphoma

The combination of two new drugs that harness the body's immune system is safe and effective, destroying most cancer cells in 64 percent of patients with recurrent Hodgkin lymphoma, according to the results of an early-phase study.

Here's a 45-Minute Cardio Playlist That's Entirely Christmas Music

Have you been dreaming about working out to Christmas music? Well, dream no longer, because it's reality: here are 14 upbeat, pop-powered, ultrafestive songs that'll get you through a run, cardio session, or some weightlifting. And yes,...Show More Summary

Immunotherapy agent yields full and partial remissions in aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphomas

(Dana-Farber Cancer Institute) An immunotherapy drug able to induce lasting remissions in classical Hodgkin lymphoma may be equally effective in patients with either of two rare, aggressive forms of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, results from a small case study from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers.

Combination immune therapy shows promise against Hodgkin lymphoma

(NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine) The combination of two new drugs that harness the body's immune system is safe and effective, destroying most cancer cells in 64 percent of patients with recurrent Hodgkin lymphoma, according to the results of an early-phase study.

Cancer drug may cause women to grow new eggs, study suggests

(University of Edinburgh) Women treated with a common chemotherapy drug combination have more young eggs in their ovaries afterwards, research has found.

Immunotherapy Shows Promise in Preventing Leukemia Relapse

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center announced promising results from an early trial in which patients with high-risk acute myeloid leukemia received genetically engineered immune cells. Of the 12 AML patients who received this experimental...Show More Summary

Exercise May Be the Key to Better Sperm

12 hours agoHealth : Time: Healthland

A new study finds that regular exercise can lead to a higher sperm count

Immunotherapy shows promise in preventing leukemia relapse

(Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center) Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center announced promising results from an early trial in which patients with high-risk acute myeloid leukemia received genetically engineered immune cells. OfShow More Summary

Mutations in lymphoma patients undergoing transplants raise risk of second cancers

(Dana-Farber Cancer Institute) A significant percentage of lymphoma patients undergoing transplants with their own blood stem cells carry acquired genetic mutations that increase their risks of developing second hematologic cancers and dying from other causes, according to a study from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Early treatment may prevent progression to multiple myeloma

(Dana-Farber Cancer Institute) Early intervention with an immunotherapy-based drug combination may prevent progression of high-risk 'smoldering' multiple myeloma to the full-blown disease, according to researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

UK coffee chains criticised over sugar-laden products

Pret a Manger lemon drizzle cake contains 18 teaspoons, says Action on Sugar, with a Starbucks carrot cake next worst on 15 Cakes and muffins on sale at popular UK coffee chains are loaded with sugar, according to an analysis by a health campaign group. Show More Summary

Resilience: A Small, Quiet Word with Huge Alcohol Use Disorder Implications

Certain personality traits - such as disinhibition (a lack of restraint) and impulsivity - increase the chances of developing alcohol use disorders (AUDs).

GOP's Health Reform Strategy Amounts To Repeal Without Replacement

Republican congressional leaders plan to move quickly in January to repeal the bulk of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without enacting a replacement plan to prevent the millions of people who have gained coverage through the ACA from becoming uninsured. Show More Summary

In dementia, care from multiple health systems poses drug safety risks

13 hours agoHealth : Reuters: Health

Dementia patients who get prescriptions from multiple health systems may face a higher risk of drug mix-ups or unsafe interactions than people with cognitive problems who get all their medications from one place, a study of U.S. veterans suggests.

As Seen on Instagram: 10 of 2016?s Most Extreme Yoga Poses

13 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

If you're on Instagram, you've probably seen some of the innovative takes on traditional asana. These 10 creative practitioners tested their limits this year turning asana into an art form. The post As Seen on Instagram: 10 of 2016?s Most Extreme Yoga Poses appeared first on Yoga Journal.

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