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Radiation and immunotherapy combination can destroy both primary and secondary tumors The addition of an immune system-strengthening compound to radiation therapy can extend the radiation therapy-induced immune response against the tumor sites and that this response even has an effect on tumors outside the radiation field.
Science Daily | May 1, 2016 6:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New cancer drugs could treat lethal resistant prostate cancers Men with aggressive prostate cancer that has stopped responding to conventional treatment could potentially benefit from a new class of cancer drug designed to overcome drug resistance, a new study suggests. Researchers found that the drugs, called Hsp90
Science Daily | May 1, 2016 6:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Failure to publish trial results exposes patients to risks without providing benefits Although the publication of results of clinical trials carried out in the USA within 12 months of their completion has been mandatory since 2007, an astoundingly high number of Phase III radiotherapy trials did not do so, according to new research. An ana
Science Daily | Apr 30, 2016 2:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Is breast conserving therapy or mastectomy better for early breast cancer? Young women with early breast cancer face a difficult choice about whether to opt for a mastectomy or breast conserving therapy (BCT). New research has shown young women, who had early stage breast cancer that had not spread to the lymph nodes and who opt
Science Daily | Apr 30, 2016 2:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Diluted apple juice, preferred fluids for treating mild gastroenteritis in kids Children with mild gastroenteritis and minimal dehydration experienced fewer treatment failures such as IV rehydration or hospitalization when offered half-strength apple juice followed by their preferred fluid choice compared with children who received e
Science Daily | Apr 30, 2016 2:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Breast milk linked to significant early brain growth in preemies Feeding premature babies mostly breast milk during the first month of life appears to spur more robust brain growth. Those preemies whose daily diets were at least 50 percent breast milk had more brain tissue and cortical-surface area by their due dates t
Science Daily | Apr 30, 2016 2:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Inadequate financial savings tied to increased childhood health risks The connection between a family's income and childhood health has been well-established, with lower income linked to poorer health and a greater likelihood of more chronic conditions. Now a new study shows that the size of the paycheck is not all that mat
Science Daily | Apr 30, 2016 2:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
One-third of autistic children likely to wander, disappear More than one-third of children with autism spectrum disorders have wandered away from a safe environment within the past 12 months, according to new findings. The findings are from a review of CDC data on 1,420 children ages 6 to 17 with ASDs.
Science Daily | Apr 30, 2016 2:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Teen tobacco users commonly report light smoking New research reveals new details about teen smoking. Most young smokers report that they don't light up every day, and many smoke only a few cigarettes on the days they do smoke. These teens are less likely to identify as smokers, even as they face health
Science Daily | Apr 30, 2016 2:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Children are diagnosed with autism at younger ages since push for universal screening Researchers say children with autism who were born before the 2007 recommendation by the American Academy of Pediatrics that all children be screened for the disorder at the 18- and 24-month well child visits were diagnosed significantly later than they a
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