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Researchers Identify New Therapeutic Target for Pulmonary Fibrosis
Researchers Identify New Therapeutic Target for Pulmonary Fibrosis
Rockefeller University Press | Oct 10, 2019
The environmental and genetic factors underlying IPF are largely unknown, and there are no effective approaches available to reverse development of the disease
Large Genome-Wide Association Study Illuminates Genetic Risk Factors for Gout
Large Genome-Wide Association Study Illuminates Genetic Risk Factors for Gout
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health | Oct 9, 2019
Analysis of DNA from nearly half million people should speed efforts to develop gout screening tests, treatments
Meningioma Molecular Profile Reliably Predicts Tumor Recurrence
Meningioma Molecular Profile Reliably Predicts Tumor Recurrence
Baylor College of Medicine | Oct 8, 2019
Although the current histopathology system has some success predicting tumor recurrence, there seems to be room for improvement
Hypoglycemia Prevention Could Cut Hospital Stays
Hypoglycemia Prevention Could Cut Hospital Stays
University of East Anglia | Oct 4, 2019
Recent research shows that people with diabetes, who were exposed to hypoglycemia during their admission, had an increased average length of stay of 4.1 days compared to those with diabetes who did not become hypoglycemic during their admission
Uncovering New Therapeutic Targets for Airway Inflammation in Sickle Cell Disease
Uncovering New Therapeutic Targets for Airway Inflammation in Sickle Cell Disease
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. | Oct 3, 2019
In a recent pilot, cross sectional study, both systemic and airway inflammatory markers were compared in patients with sickle cell disease with and without asthma or obstructive airway symptoms
Blood Test Can Replace Invasive Biopsy for More Patients with Lung Cancer
Blood Test Can Replace Invasive Biopsy for More Patients with Lung Cancer
European Society for Medical Oncology | Oct 1, 2019
A growing number of patients with advanced lung cancer could soon be offered a blood test to help to decide the best treatment
New CRISPR-Cas9 Variant May Boost Precision in Gene Editing
New CRISPR-Cas9 Variant May Boost Precision in Gene Editing
Karolinska Institutet | Sep 30, 2019
The new variant reduced unintended changes in DNA compared to its wildtype, suggesting it could play a role in gene therapies that require high precision
World's First Three-Organoid System Opens Doors for Medical Research and Diagnosis
World's First Three-Organoid System Opens Doors for Medical Research and Diagnosis
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center | Sep 26, 2019
Scientists at Cincinnati Children's use stem cells to grow connected, functioning set of miniature human liver, pancreas, and biliary ducts
New CAR T Cells Could Help Avoid Patient Relapse in Blood Cancers
New CAR T Cells Could Help Avoid Patient Relapse in Blood Cancers
American Association for the Advancement of Science | Sep 25, 2019
Up to 30 percent of patients with B cell malignancies such as lymphoma relapse after CAR T cell treatment, partly because their lymphoma cells stop expressing the target antigen