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Diet Affects Mix of Intestinal Bacteria and the Risk of Inflammatory Bone Disease

Diet-induced changes in the gut’s bacterial ecosystem can alter susceptibility to an autoinflammatory bone disease by modifying the immune response, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists reported. The findings appeared September 28 as...
2-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Good News for Young Patients with a Leukemia Subtype Associated with a Poor Prognosis


St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators found that adjusting treatment based on early response to chemotherapy made a life-saving difference to young patients with an acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) subtype associated with a poor...
24-Sep-2014 10:50 AM EDT

Improved Risk Identification Will Aid Fertility Preservation in Young Male Cancer Patients


A study led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators has found the chemotherapy dose threshold below which male childhood cancer survivors are likely to have normal sperm production. The study appears in September 17 edition of the...
16-Sep-2014 6:00 PM EDT

Genomic Analysis Reveals That a High-Risk Leukemia Subtype Becomes More Common with Age

More than one-quarter of young adults with the most common form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) have a high-risk subtype with a poor prognosis and may benefit from drugs widely used to treat other types of leukemia that are more common in...
10-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Avian Influenza Virus Isolated in Harbor Seals Poses a Threat to Humans


A study led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists found the avian influenza A H3N8 virus that killed harbor seals along the New England coast can spread through respiratory droplets and poses a threat to humans. The research appears...
4-Sep-2014 12:20 PM EDT

Class Act: Hospital School Program Provides Normalcy to Young Patients

Across the country, students are heading back to school this month. For teachers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, working with patients in the classroom is a year-round focus.
13-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Oncologist Elected to Academia Sinica, the Highest Academic Institution in Taiwan


St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital oncologist Ching-Hon Pui, M.D., has been elected as an Academician of Academia Sinica.
11-Aug-2014 3:15 PM EDT

Discovery Yields Master Regulator of Toxin Production in Staph Infections


St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have discovered an enzyme that regulates production of the toxins that contribute to potentially life-threatening Staphylococcus aureus infections. The study recently appeared in the scientific...
6-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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