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Research on possible new combo therapy for head, neck cancer

Research on possible new combo therapy for head, neck cancer

Washington [US], January 23 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have tested a new combination therapy in animal models to see if they could find a way to make an already effective treatment even better.Since they're using a Food and Drug Administration-approved drug to do it, this cou...

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Study on risk factors for intraoperative pressure injury in aortic surgery

Study on risk factors for intraoperative pressure injury in aortic surgery

Washington [US], January 23 (ANI): In a new study, researchers consider risk factors for intraoperative pressure injury in aortic surgery.The study was published in the journal 'Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications'.Intraoperative pressure injuries are some of the most significant health prob...

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Dramatic changes to radiotherapy treatments due to COVID-19

Dramatic changes to radiotherapy treatments due to COVID-19

Leeds [UK], January 23 (ANI): Dramatic changes were seen in the delivery of radiotherapy treatments for cancer during the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic in England.Much shorter radiotherapy courses were delivered, treatments were delayed where it was safe to do so and some increases were see...

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Experts say school meals can be healthier for children

Experts say school meals can be healthier for children

Canberra [Australia], January 22 (ANI): Most parents think homemade food is the healthiest meal they can provide to their kids, and when it comes to packing lunch boxes for schools, the family's tradition revolves around stuffing it up with fruits, sandwiches, and snacks. But, here is what one needs...

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Strange hyperactivation in brain can be early sign of Alzheimer's

Strange hyperactivation in brain can be early sign of Alzheimer's

Montreal [Canada], January 22 (ANI): A research led by psychology and neuroscience professor of the University of Montreal highlights that abnormally hyperactive areas in the brain may help better predict the onset of Alzheimer's disease.In the study, the team led by Universite de Montreal psycholog...

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New study explains how SARS-CoV-2 may seize human cells

New study explains how SARS-CoV-2 may seize human cells

Washington [US], January 22 (ANI): Another detailed study by the American Association for the Advancement of Science asserts that the SARS-CoV-2 virus not only targets to enter the human cells but begin to replicate and spread as well. The findings also highlight that the possibilities could potent...

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New combination of immunotherapies shows great promise for treating lung cancer

New combination of immunotherapies shows great promise for treating lung cancer

Ontario [Canada], January 22 (ANI): In a recent study, researchers have established in lab settings that a novel combination of two forms of immunotherapy can be highly effective for treating lung cancer, which causes more deaths than any other form of cancer.The new treatment, yet to be tested on p...

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New insights into link between sunlight exposure and kidney damage

New insights into link between sunlight exposure and kidney damage

Washington [US], January 22 (ANI): A new collaborative study reveals unexpected insights into how skin exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light can worsen clinical symptoms in autoimmune diseases such as lupus.The study from researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and the University of W...

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Bone density loss from Anastrozole partially reverses after treatment stops: Study

Bone density loss from Anastrozole partially reverses after treatment stops: Study

London [UK], January 22 (ANI): A study by researchers from Queen Mary University of London shows that bone loss known to be associated with the use of the breast cancer prevention drug Anastrozole partially reverses, particularly at the lumbar spine, after stopping treatment.Anastrozole is a hormone...

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Study suggests being fat linked with worse heart health even in people who exercise

Study suggests being fat linked with worse heart health even in people who exercise

Sophia Antipolis [France], December 22 (ANI): Physical activity does not undo the negative effects of excess body weight on heart health, suggest the findings of a large study.The study was published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (E...

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