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Study takes on e-cigarette warning ‘paradox’

Cornell University

As controversy swirls around the vaping industry, a team of Cornell researchers has set out to help regulators identify the most effective health warnings to include in advertisements for electronic cigarettes.

Channels: Children's Health, Government/Law, Public Health, Smoking, Technology, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), All Journal News,

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21-Jan-2020 3:05 PM EST
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Study Identifies Genetic Anomaly Associated with Poor Response to Common Asthma Treatment

Cleveland Clinic

A new Cleveland Clinic study has uncovered a genetic anomaly associated with poor response to a common asthma treatment. The findings, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, showed that asthmatic patients with the gene variant are less likely to respond to glucocorticoids and often develop severe asthma.

Channels: Asthma, Genetics, Healthcare, Public Health, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Heart, Lung, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Embargoed Feed - hidden, All Journal News,

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9-Jan-2020 10:25 AM EST
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Lack of insurance cause of survivorship gap in minorities with cancer, study shows

University of Illinois at Chicago

Nearly half of the disparity in later-stage diagnosis was mediated by being uninsured or underinsured, according to a new study conducted at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Boston Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine.

Channels: Cancer, Healthcare, Race and Ethnicity, Women's Health, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH), JAMA, All Journal News,

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9-Jan-2020 12:30 PM EST
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Cancer Researcher Receives OU’s First National Institutes of Health MERIT (R37) Award

University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

The quest to conquer cancer is motivating a team of researchers at the University of Oklahoma to develop a 3D scanner capable of guiding the radiation treatment, dispensing just the right amount of radiation to just the precise location, making real-time adjustments as treatment is delivered.

Channels: Cancer, Healthcare, In the Workplace, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Grant Funded News,

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8-Jan-2020 11:55 AM EST
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7-Jan-2020 4:50 PM EST
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Mayo Clinic研究发现,许多较年轻的胃癌患者有独特的疾病特征

Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic的一项新研究发现,许多60岁以下的胃癌患者的疾病“在基因和临床上均具有独特性”。该研究发现,与年长患者所患有的胃癌相比,这种新的早发性胃癌,其生长和扩散速度通常更快,预后更差,并且对传统化疗的耐药性更高。该研究最近发表于《外科手术》(Surgery)期刊。

Channels: Aging, Cancer, Digestive Disorders, Healthcare, National Cancer Institute (NCI), All Journal News,

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7-Jan-2020 1:45 PM EST
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Newswise: Study Links Medicaid Expansion and Recipients’ Health Status
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Study Links Medicaid Expansion and Recipients’ Health Status

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

In Southern states that expanded their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, adults experienced lower rates of decline in both physical and mental health, according to research published this month in the journal Health Affairs.

Channels: Government/Law, Healthcare, Public Health, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), All Journal News,

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6-Jan-2020 12:05 PM EST
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Body Temperature May Provide Early Warning for Graft-Versus-Host Disease, a Study in Mice Suggests

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Proof-of-concept research points to wearable temperature monitors’ potential to offer low-cost, non-invasive way to detect GVHD, a dangerous bone-marrow transplant complication.

Channels: Blood, Cancer, Healthcare, Immunology, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), All Journal News,

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6-Jan-2020 1:30 PM EST
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Newswise: Women with single dose of HPV vaccine gain similar protection as multiple doses
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    27-Dec-2019 11:00 AM EST
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Newswise: U-M Approach Could Improve the Accuracy of Cancer Clinical Trials

U-M Approach Could Improve the Accuracy of Cancer Clinical Trials

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

An innovative approach to analyzing the medical scans of patients in clinical trials could help ensure the accuracy of trial results while reducing the workload for busy oncologists, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center.

Channels: Cancer, Clinical Trials, Healthcare, Patient Safety, Technology, National Cancer Institute (NCI), All Journal News, Grant Funded News,

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26-Dec-2019 10:10 AM EST
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