NEWS MEDICAL Pancreatic cancer is expected to become the second deadliest cancer in the United States by 2030. It is tough to cure because it is usually not discovered until it has reached an advanced stage. But a new diagnostic test developed by researchers at UC San Diego shows promise for detecting the disease earlier. 7 days
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New blood test rapidly detects signs of pancreatic cancer
PHYS.ORG Pancreatic cancer is expected to become the second deadliest cancer in the United States by 2030. It is tough to cure because it is usually not discovered until it has... 7 days
TGen scientists develop new quality-control assay to detect cancer from patient's blood sample
NEWS MEDICAL Imagine how much patients could benefit if you could discover the presence of cancer, and even how that cancer develops over time,... 2 weeks
Early time-restricted feeding improves blood sugar control and blood pressure, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL A new pilot study conducted by UAB Department of Nutrition Sciences Assistant Professor Courtney Peterson, Ph.D., shows that eating early in the daytime and... 2 weeks
Researcher aims to develop virtual biopsy tool for early melanoma detection
NEWS MEDICAL With Skin Cancer Awareness Month upon us, Colorado State University researcher Jesse Wilson is accelerating research to improve imaging and detection of melanoma, the most deadly... 3 days
Improving survival in pancreatic cancer with platinum-based chemotherapy
SCIENCE DAILY A small study of adults with the most common form of pancreatic cancer adds to evidence that patients with BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutations long linked to a high risk of breast... 6 days
Ovarian cancer therapy may help treat patients with aggressive pancreatic cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A targeted therapy that has shown its power in fighting ovarian cancer in women including those with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations may also help patients with... 6 days
Pancreatic cancer patients with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations fare better on platinum-based chemotherapy
NEWS MEDICAL A small study of adults with the most common form of pancreatic cancer adds to evidence that patients with BRCA1 or BRCA2... 7 days
Breath test can save money and catch cancer early
ABC NEWS This test is a cheaper and less invasive alternative to an upper endoscopy. 4 days
New blood test could help avoid more than 40% of prostate biopsies, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL A multi-center study that validates the clinical performance of IsoPSA - a new blood test that has proven to be... 5 days
Metal-based probes for detection of dopamine receptors, a cancer biomarker
PHYS.ORG A team at Hong Kong Baptist University has developed the world's first iridium(III)-based probes for imaging dopamine receptors in living cells. The discovery has enhanced the understanding of... 1 week
A way to prevent pancreatic cancer from spreading post-surgery?
SCIENCE DAILY New research suggests a strategy for lowering the odds of metastasis following successful pancreatic cancer surgery: The post-operative period, suggests a researcher, 'offers a window during which efforts might be... 6 days
New blood test shows early potential as way to diagnose peanut allergies in kids
ABC NEWS Researchers in the U.K. are pursuing a new way to diagnose peanut allergies. 2 weeks
Queen's University researchers receive MRC award to develop new treatment for pancreatic cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Queen's University Belfast researchers at the Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology alongside local company Fusion Antibodies plc have secured a... 2 weeks
DNA vaccine shows promise for colorectal cancer
NEWS MEDICAL For the first time in humans, researchers are testing a combined approach to treating advanced stage colorectal cancer (CRC) that may be life-changing for patients. 2 days
Invasive cancers that are born to be bad show detectable differences from harmless tumors
NEWS MEDICAL Do metastatic cancer tumors "break bad" or are they "born bad"? This question is an essential mystery in cancer early... 1 week
Prenatal testing of the fetal rhesus factor: Test is reliable, but benefit is unclear
SCIENCE DAILY The new noninvasive test, using a blood sample of the pregnant woman, is as reliable as the conventional test using... 1 week
Brain stimulation shows promise in treating obesity by reducing food cravings
NEWS MEDICAL Stimulating the brain to alter its intrinsic reward system shows promise in the treatment of obesity, according to results presented in Barcelona at the European Society... 3 days
USC researchers develop new portable device for early-stage malaria detection
NEWS MEDICAL According to the World Health Organization, over 216 million people were infected with malaria in 2016, and 445,000 individuals died from the disease. The key to solving this... 11 hours
Cancer deaths are down overall, new report says
ABC NEWS The data reflects more successful cancer treatments and better detection. 2 days
Study finds no link between surveillance intensity and detection of recurrence or survival in CRC patients
NEWS MEDICAL A national retrospective study led by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center... 1 day
Unresolved endoplasmic reticulum stress engenders immune-resistant, latent pancreatic cancer metastases
Science Magazine The majority of patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDA) develop metastatic disease after resection of their primary tumor. We found that livers from patients and mice with PDA... 7 days
Ingesting blue dye tablet during colonoscopy aids in detecting difficult-to-see polyps
NEWS MEDICAL Ingestion of a blue dye tablet during bowel prep for colonoscopy could be a significant advance in the early detection of colorectal cancer. 2 days
Faster detection, treatment of anemia made possible with production of new portable diagnostic device
NEWS MEDICAL Faster detection and treatment for blood conditions such as anemia has come a step closer with the production of a... 2 weeks
Blood type affects severity of diarrhea caused by E. coli
SCIENCE DAILY A new study shows that a kind of E. coli most associated with 'travelers' diarrhea' and children in underdeveloped areas of the world causes more severe disease in... 6 days
New study shows link between blood type and severity of diarrhea caused by E. coli
NEWS MEDICAL A new study shows that a kind of E. coli most associated with "travelers' diarrhea" and children in... 6 days
Biomarker blood test does not appear to curb antibiotic overuse, shows new study
NEWS MEDICAL Overall antibiotic use was not curbed by giving physicians the results of biomarker tests in patients with suspected lower respiratory tract infections,... 3 days
Biggest Test Yet Shows Einstein Was Wrong About 'Spooky Action at a Distance'
SPACE.COM Physicists recently addressed a persistent flaw in a test that defines reality. 2 weeks
Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about thin blood
MNT Thin blood is the opposite of thick blood, which can increase the risk of blood clots and complications, such as stroke. Thin blood can lead to... 2 weeks
UTA bioengineering professor successfully patents new cancer trap
NEWS MEDICAL The University of Texas at Arlington has successfully patented in Europe an implantable medical device that attracts and kills circulating cancer cells that was invented by a faculty member. This cancer trap... 1 week
Lowering blood cholesterol levels could enhance success of T-cell cancer immunotherapy
NEWS MEDICAL Cleveland Clinic researchers have demonstrated for the first time that lowering blood cholesterol levels could enhance the success of a specific type of T-cell immunotherapy in... 1 week
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