An algorithm that adjusts how a mobile harness, suspended from the ceiling, assists patients suffering from spinal cord injury or stroke has been developed by researchers. In a clinical study with over 30 patients, the scientists showed...Show More Summary
While this type of brain cancer typically has a poor prognosis, the former presidential candidate’s best hope may be a clinical trial.
(PLOS) An analytical tool that combines Google search data with government-provided clinical data can quickly and accurately track dengue fever in less-developed countries, according to new research published in PLOS Computational Biology by Shihao Yang of Harvard University and colleagues.
Earlier this week, we reported about the impending closure of the infamous Texas Ambulatory Surgical Center abortion business in Houston, Texas. This closure is a significant one. That facility is owned and operated by Douglas Karpen, who was accused of his own employees publicly of twisting the heads off or cutting the necks of late-term […]
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Spieth shot a 5-under 65 in the first round. Jordan Spieth put a target on his back as the guy to beat at Royal Birkdale after his bogey-free, opening-round 5-under 65 got him to the top of the 2017 British Open leaderboard. Spieth, with two PGA Tour wins this year, was not flawless in tough conditions in the morning, but the world No. Show More Summary
Warriors star Kevin Durant will travel to India next week as he promotes the NBA.
Sometimes, a cancer patient’s best chance is getting into a clinical trial. But finding the right one can be as hard as finding an IV in a haystack.
(Queen Mary University of London) Training clinicians to proactively ask patients about domestic violence is feasible for sexual health clinics to implement and could increase referrals to specialist services, according to a study by Queen Mary University of London and the University of Bristol involving over 4,300 women.
As most of us know by now, Senator John McCain – 80, American icon and war hero – has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. The Washington Post: The Mayo Clinic said doctors diagnosed a tumor called a glioblastoma after surgery to remove a blood clot above McCain’s left eye last week. The senator and [...]
Abortion is illegal in Sierra Leone, with one of the highest rates of teen pregnancy in the world. Attitudes need to change to save the lives of young girls I recently saw a girl in clinic with terrible complications following a caesarean section. Show More Summary
Another Rotavirus Vaccine Bites the Dust: Rotavirus vaccine that increases diarrhea instead of reducing it By Jacob Puliyel MD Clinical trial of the new rotavirus vaccine from the Serum Institute of India shows that the vaccine increases the incidence of...
After undergoing surgery last Friday to remove a blood clot above his left eye, doctors discovered that Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has brain cancer. According to a statement from the Mayo Clinic, where the surgery was performed, “Subsequent tissue pathology revealed that a primary brain tumor known as a glioblastoma was associated with the blood clot.” Treatment […]
A new study by Leigh Turner has found that dubious stem cell clinics are registering even more dubious "clinical trials" under ClinicalTrials.gov in which they charge patients to enroll. In this unethical practice, they are merely following the trail blazed by cancer quack Stanislaw Burzynski.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is extending an invitation to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to visit a free health clinic for the state's poor later this week. McAuliffe, a Democrat, … Click to Continue »
U.S. Sen. John McCain revealed Wednesday evening that he has a brain tumor. The announcement follows a procedure to remove a blood clot from above his left eye at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix last Friday, where a pathology report revealed the glioblastoma, a malignant brain tumor. Treatment options may include a combination of chemotherapy and radiation. A statement […]
By Donna Cassata / Associated Press The 80-year-old lawmaker has glioblastoma, an aggressive cancer, according to doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Ariz.
(American Association for Cancer Research) Approval rates for privately insured patients seeking to enroll in oncology clinical trials increased after the passage of the Affordable Care Act.
Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer. Doctors at the Mayo Clinic told CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta on Wednesday that the discovery was made when the 80-year-old McCain was in surgery to remove a blood … More » The post Sen. John McCain Diagnosed With Brain Cancer appeared first on EveryJoe.
Genetically modified “hunter” T cells successfully migrated to and penetrated a deadly type of brain tumor known as glioblastoma (GBM) in a clinical trial of the new therapy, but the cells triggered an immunosuppressive tumor microenvironment and faced a complex mutational landscape that will need to be overcome to better treat this aggressive cancer, researchers report.