The Director of the Cancer Outcomes Research Program at the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and colleagues at the FDA have developed guidelines to help drug developers include meaningful pain endpoints when designing cancer trials.
– University of North Carolina School of Medicine|12/5/2013 3:25 PM EST
One of the hallmarks of heading home for winter break is the enormous amounts of laundry college students bring as a welcome home present for Mom and Dad. But the dirty socks might not be the only unwelcome guest they transport home. They might also bring mononucleosis, better known as mono.
– Loyola University Health System|12/5/2013 3:00 PM EST
The October online survey reached 510 Florida residents, all 18 or older.
– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences|12/5/2013 3:00 PM EST
Exposure for even fractions of a second to high-powered blue handheld laser devices can cause serious eye injuries, according to a study recently released online in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. The researchers have concluded that the wide availability of these devices, which are often marketed as toys, could lead to an epidemic of ocular injuries, and greater public awareness and government intervention should be encouraged.
– American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)|12/5/2013 3:00 PM EST
This study at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, funded by the Scleroderma Research Foundation, shows a link between scleroderma and cancer
– Scleroderma Research Foundation|12/5/2013 2:55 PM EST
Hummingbird metabolism is a marvel of evolutionary engineering. These tiny birds can power all of their energetic hovering flight by burning the sugar contained in the floral nectar of their diet.
– University of Toronto|12/5/2013 2:20 PM EST
Veterans who suffer from anxiety may not get appropriate treatment for want of a specific diagnosis, finds a new study in General Hospital Psychiatry.
– Health Behavior News Service|12/5/2013 2:15 PM EST
New findings suggest that where the spinal cord is injured—in the neck, or lower—can affect the likelihood and type of breathing problems during sleep, including central sleep apnea. Understanding how and why patients’ nighttime breathing is affected could help doctors better manage these conditions.
– American Physiological Society (APS)|12/5/2013 2:00 PM EST
Cancer News Source is a joint project by Newswise and the National Cancer Institute to promote cancer research news to the public and news media.
Newswise is where journalists choose, connect, and use smart news.
Journalists use Newswise as a source for news leads and experts from the world’s leading organizations. Members of the media can get a PressPass for access to privileged Embargoed News and expert contact information.
Newswise members use Newswise to reach the media with their news releases through our website and email wires. Members are innovative, influential organizations world-wide, including top medical schools, universities, research institutions, public relations firms, government agencies, non-profit organizations, associations and advocacy groups.
Anyone interested in knowledge-based news can register for Newswise and subscribe to the email wires.