(Phys.org)—A team of researchers from the Wolf Science Center and the Comparative Cognition, Messerli Research Institute, both part of the Medical University of Vienna, has found that packs of wolves behave more cooperatively among themselves than do groups of dogs. Show More Summary
(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) Vanderbilt investigators have discovered a novel non-genetic cause of resistance to the targeted anti-cancer therapy cetuximab. Their findings, reported Oct. 16 in Nature Medicine, suggest a strategy for overcoming this resistance.
(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) V. Craig Jordan, Ph.D., professor of Breast Medical Oncology, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine for his discovery of selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs), a class of drugs with far-reaching impact on women's health.
(St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center) Research by Jue Wang, MD, at the University of Arizona Cancer Center at Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center on 'Delay in Diagnosis of Testicular Cancer in a Patient with Down Syndrome' was published in the October issue of Journal of Cancer and Therapeutic Science.
(University of Rochester Medical Center) A new study is believed to be the first to describe the unique role of androgens in kidney cancer, and it suggests that a new approach to treatment, targeting the androgen receptor (AR), is worth further investigation. Show More Summary
(Case Western Reserve University) The Case Center for Synchrotron Biosciences has been awarded second prize in the 2017 Sharing Research Resources Award by the American Association of Medical Colleges. The Sharing Research Resources Webinar will take place on October 16th from 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET.
Results of a University of Nebraska Medical Center study published in the Oct. 10 issue of PLOS ONE, found if the standard supplementation of 400 IUs of vitamin D is increased to 800 IUs daily there are reductions in the number of premature and preterm babies with extremely low bone density.
The Centers for Wound Healing at Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel, N.J., Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, N.J. and Ocean Medical Center in Brick, N.J. are excited to receive a Center of Excellence award and to have...Show More Summary
(Columbia University Medical Center) Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have identified cells in the upper digestive tract that can give rise to Barrett's esophagus, a precursor to esophageal cancer.
(Duke University Medical Center) Researchers have known for decades that fevers in the first trimester of pregnancy increase risk for some heart defects and facial deformities such as cleft lip or palate. Exactly how this happens is unclear. Scientists have debated whether a virus or other infection source causes the defects, or if fever alone is the underlying problem.
(University of Rochester Medical Center) New research will seek to understand the biological mechanisms that are triggered by exposure to air pollution during pregnancy and lead to lower birth weight in newborns, placing them at greater risk for chronic conditions such as coronary heart disease and hypertension later in life. Show More Summary
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) Despite silencing over 300 genes regulated by p53 across cancer types, University of Colorado Cancer Center study finds no essential 'second in command.'
(Medical University of South Carolina) The Medical University of South Carolina received an $18 million grant from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) to create a Mass Violence and Victimization Resource Center.
(University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center) Study demonstrates, for the first time, that glioblastoma (GBM) is driven by two distinct subsets of cancer stem cells. Moreover, each subtype of glioma stem cells is driven by distinct transcriptional programs for growth and treatment resistance. The subsets also responded better to combination treatment in the mouse model.
One Las Vegas hospital is helping to cover the bills for some uninsured victims of last week’s shooting attack, after some other hospitals have done so following earlier mass shootings. University Medical Center, which treated more than 100 patients, said it has received a number of donations...
University Medical Center said it has received a number of donations since the attack and it is using that money to help some patients.
(Stanford University Medical Center) Stanford scientists have found an answer to one of cancer biology's toughest and most important questions: how does the body suppress tumors?
The president and first lady Melania Trump visited Gunderson, who was among the more than 500 people wounded at the Route 91 Harvest Festival last weekend, at the city’s University Medical Center on Wednesday, where they posed for photographs and chatted. Show More Summary
The Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation has received a substantial donation from Celgene Corporation to advance multiple myeloma research and transformational medicine that improve patient outcomes at Hackensack Meridian Health - John Theurer Cancer Center. Show More Summary
Co-authored by Sandra Swantek, MD, associate professor and director of geriatric psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center