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Immunotherapy of Precancerous Skin Lesions May Prevent Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Immunotherapy of Precancerous Skin Lesions May Prevent Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Massachusetts General Hospital | Mar 25, 2019
Risk of skin cancer development cut almost 75 percent in clinical trial participants who received immunotherapy treatment
Neglected Diseases Continue to Require Attention Despite Progress
Neglected Diseases Continue to Require Attention Despite Progress
São Paulo Research Foundation | Mar 22, 2019
Few novel drugs have been developed to treat neglected diseases in recent decades
Experts Set Targets to Eliminate Tuberculosis within a Generation
Experts Set Targets to Eliminate Tuberculosis within a Generation
The Lancet | Mar 21, 2019
Tuberculosis can be treated, prevented, and cured, yet it kills 1.6 million people a year
Simple Blood Test Could Determine Preterm Birth Rate in Low-Resource Countries
Simple Blood Test Could Determine Preterm Birth Rate in Low-Resource Countries
The Ottawa Hospital | Mar 20, 2019
Study shows blood test and mathematical model can accurately identify preterm babies without ultrasound
Genomic Testing Associated with Lower Health Care Costs in High-Risk Breast Cancer Patients
Genomic Testing Associated with Lower Health Care Costs in High-Risk Breast Cancer Patients
National Comprehensive Cancer Network | Mar 19, 2019
Study finds 21-gene assay was associated with savings of approximately $3,600 per patient in chemotherapy costs alone for people with high-risk breast cancer
New Tool Better at Predicting Death after Cardiac Admission Than Current Indexes
New Tool Better at Predicting Death after Cardiac Admission Than Current Indexes
Canadian Medical Association Journal | Mar 18, 2019
The cardiac-specific comorbidity index outperformed both the Charlson-Deyo comorbidity index and the Elixhauser comorbidity index
How to Catch Ovarian Cancer Earlier
How to Catch Ovarian Cancer Earlier
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology | Mar 15, 2019
Researchers use proteomics to develop diagnostic tool from liquid biopsy
New Approach Shows Promise for Treating Cystic Fibrosis
New Approach Shows Promise for Treating Cystic Fibrosis
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute | Mar 14, 2019
Common antifungal drug improves lungs' ability to fight infection
New Method to Assess Platelet Health
New Method to Assess Platelet Health
University of Washington | Mar 13, 2019
Researchers have created a novel system that can measure platelet function within two minutes
Sepsis Deaths in Hospitals Are Often Not Preventable
Sepsis Deaths in Hospitals Are Often Not Preventable
Brigham and Women's Hospital | Mar 12, 2019
Prevention of death from sepsis remains elusive despite high clinical awareness