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Ibrutinib Plus Rituximab Superior to Standard Treatment for Some Patients with...

An interim analysis of a large phase 3 clinical trial found that the combination of ibrutinib plus rituximab was superior to standard...
bandage

It’s Not a Shock: Better Bandage Promotes Powerful Healing

A new, low-cost wound dressing developed by University of Wisconsin–Madison engineers could dramatically speed up healing in a surprising way. The method leverages energy generated...
cellular pressure sensors

Scientists Find Mysterious Family of Proteins Are Cellular Pressure Sensors

Scientists at Scripps Research have discovered that a mysterious family of cellular proteins called OSCAs and TMEM63s are a novel class of mechanosensitive ion...
oxidative stress

Scientists Find Potential Path for Countering Oxidative Stress in a Range...

Scientists at Scripps Research have made a surprising discovery in their mission to understand how cells stay healthy, uncovering an important connection between a cell’s sugar...
Angelman syndrome

Can Genetic Therapy Help Kids with Angelman Syndrome Overcome Seizures?

Angelman syndrome is a genetic disease with no cure. Children grow up with severe intellectual disabilities and a range of other problems, arguably the...
severe chronic disease

Can Scientists Change Mucus to Make It Easier to Clear, Limiting...

For healthy people, mucus is our friend. It traps potential pathogens so our airways can dispatch nasty bugs before they cause harm to our...
atherosclerosis

Beneficial Gut Bacteria Metabolize Fiber to Improve Heart Health in Mice

Diets rich in fiber have long been associated with an array of positive outcomes, chief among them healthy hearts and arteries protected from the...
Type 2 Diabetes

Simple Scoring System Could Help Patients Avoid Diabetes

A simple scoring system can track the reduction in diabetes risk produced by lifestyle changes and medication in people with pre-diabetes, a new study...
Chronic Pain

Can Stimulating the Brain Treat Chronic Pain?

For the first time, researchers at the UNC School of Medicine showed they could target one brain region with a weak alternating current of...
uncomplicated gonorrhea

Novel Antibiotic Shows Promise in Treatment of Uncomplicated Gonorrhea

An investigational oral antibiotic called zoliflodacin was well-tolerated and successfully cured most cases of uncomplicated gonorrhea when tested in a Phase 2 multicenter clinical...
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High Exposure to Radio Frequency Radiation Associated with Cancer in Male...

The National Toxicology Program (NTP) concluded there is clear evidence that male rats exposed to high levels of radio frequency radiation (RFR) like that...
neurons fluctuates

Astrocytes Regulate Signal Speeds of Neurons

The transmission speed of neurons fluctuates in the brain to achieve an optimal flow of information required for day-to-day activities, according to a National...
Respiratory Effects

When It Comes to Respiratory Effects of Wood Smoke, Sex Matters

Exposure to wood smoke can have different effects on the respiratory immune systems of men and women – effects that may be obscured when...
Microbiome

A Simple Way to Solve the Complex Mysteries of the Microbiome

This much is clear: The tiny bacteria that live on and inside us are tremendously important for our health and well-being, affecting everything from our mood to...
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Common Use of Antipsychotics Shown Ineffective for Delirium in Intensive Care...

Critically ill patients in intensive care units (ICUs) did not benefit from two antipsychotic drugs used to treat delirium, according to a large clinical...
colorectal cancer

Scientists Zero in on Ways to Boost Colorectal Cancer Screening

UNC Lineberger's Daniel Reuland, MD, MPH, and colleagues published in JAMA Internal Medicine a review of data from 73 randomized clinical trials that tested...
Rare Neurological Disorders

Researchers Link Three Rare Neurological Disorders, Identify Potential Therapeutic Venue

According to the National Institutes of Health, one in 10 Americans is impacted by one of more than 7,000 identified rare diseases. The majority...
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NIH Programs Shed Light on Gene Variants and Their Connections to...

Programs supported by the National Institutes of Health are establishing which genes and genomic variants play a role in human disease, enabling their use...
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Gene Mutation Points to New Way to Fight Diabetes, Obesity, Heart...

Researchers say they have discovered a gene mutation that slows the metabolism of sugar in the gut, giving people who have the mutation a...
brain’s emotion circuitry

Brain Circuits for Successful Emotional Development Established During Infancy

Researchers in the UNC Early Brain Development Study tracking the development of the brain’s emotion circuitry in infancy found that adult-like functional brain connections...