Wireless Sensor Transmits Tumor Pressure

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Researchers at Purdue University have developed a novel sensor that can wirelessly relay pressure readings from inside a tumor.

– National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering|19-Sep-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Bad Cold or Enterovirus 68?

It’s hard to tell the difference between the two, but Pia Pannaraj, MD, Infectious Diseases specialist at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles speaks on how parents should treat their kids’ symptoms and when to seek medical attention.

– Childrens Hospital Los Angeles|19-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT

James Graham Brown Cancer Center Becomes First Site in Kentucky Providing Keytruda, Newly FDA-Approved for Melanoma

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A newly FDA-approved treatment for patients with advanced or inoperable melanoma who are no longer responding to other drugs is now available to patients at the University of Louisville’s James Graham Brown Cancer Center, a part of KentuckyOne Health.

– University of Louisville|19-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Even Without Kids, Couples Eat Frequent Family Meals

Couples and other adult family members living without minors in the house are just as likely as adults living with young children or adolescents to eat family meals at home on most days of the week, new research suggests.

– Ohio State University|19-Sep-2014 5:00 AM EDT

MS Drug Candidate Shows New Promise

Positive new data have been released on a drug candidate, RPC1063, for relapsing multiple sclerosis that was first discovered and synthesized at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI).

– Scripps Research Institute|19-Sep-2014 12:05 AM EDT

Mouse Model Sheds Light Mitochondria's Role in Neurodegenerative Diseases

A new study by researchers at the University of Utah School of Medicine sheds light on a longstanding question about the role of mitochondria in debilitating and fatal motor neuron diseases and resulted in a new mouse model to study such illnesses.

– University of Utah Health Sciences|18-Sep-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Cooling of Dialysis Fluids Protects Against Brain Damage

• Dialysis drives progressive white matter brain injury due to blood pressure instability; however, patients who dialyzed at 0.5◦C below body temperature were completely protected against such white matter changes.

– American Society of Nephrology (ASN)|18-Sep-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Spouse’s Personality Influences Career Success, Study Finds

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As much as we might try to leave personal lives at home, the personality traits of a spouse have a way of following us into the workplace, exerting a powerful influence on promotions, salaries, job satisfaction and other measures of professional success, new research from Washington University in St. Louis suggests.

– Washington University in St. Louis|18-Sep-2014 4:00 PM EDT
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