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Newswise: The gut microbiota and epilepsy: Intriguing research and the road ahead

Article ID: 714398

The gut microbiota and epilepsy: Intriguing research and the road ahead

International League Against Epilepsy

An increasing number of studies are finding intimate communication between the gut and brain, as well as complex interplay among the gut microbiome, the brain and the rest of the body. But does the gut affect epilepsy? More specifically, can certain populations of bacteria predispose to seizures, and can we harness the power of the microbiome to stop seizures?

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14-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: New Groundbreaking DNA Study of 500,000 People Launched to Find New Links Between Genetics and Diseases
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    12-Jun-2019 6:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 714208

New Groundbreaking DNA Study of 500,000 People Launched to Find New Links Between Genetics and Diseases

Intermountain Healthcare

Intermountain Healthcare and deCODE genetics have announced a major global collaboration and study focused on discovering new connections between genetics and human disease that will involve the collection of half a million DNA samples.

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11-Jun-2019 8:50 AM EDT
Newswise: Unhealthy gut promotes breast cancer's spread, study finds

Article ID: 714149

Unhealthy gut promotes breast cancer's spread, study finds

University of Virginia Health System

An unhealthy, inflamed gut causes breast cancer to become much more invasive and spread more quickly to other parts of the body, new research from the University of Virginia Cancer Center suggests.

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10-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 714135

تظهر الدراسة أن مؤشرات الحمض النووي قد تكون لها قيمتها في الكشف المبكر عن سرطان القولون والمستقيم

Mayo Clinic

تُعد الدراسات الجديدة حول الكشف المبكر عن سرطان القولون والمستقيم ونوعية تأثير الحياة للمعالجة بالخلايا من بين العروض التقديمية العديدة التي تقدمها Mayo Clinic في الاجتماع السنوي للجمعية الأمريكية لعلم الأورام السريري في شيكاغو.

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7-Jun-2019 5:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Study links irregular sleep patterns to metabolic disorders

Article ID: 713971

Study links irregular sleep patterns to metabolic disorders

NIH, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

A new study has found that not sticking to a regular bedtime and wakeup schedule--and getting different amounts of sleep each night--can put a person at higher risk for obesity

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5-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Biomarker predicts which pancreatic cysts may become cancerous
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    5-Jun-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 713924

Biomarker predicts which pancreatic cysts may become cancerous

Washington University in St. Louis

A multicenter team led by investigators at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has taken a big step toward identifying the cysts likely to become cancerous. Testing fluid from cysts for a biomarker — an antibody called mAb Das-1 — the researchers were able to identify pancreatic cysts likely to become cancerous with 95 percent accuracy.

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4-Jun-2019 2:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713908

Estudio descubre marcadores del ADN potencialmente útiles para detección temprana del cáncer colorrectal

Mayo Clinic

Entre varias presentaciones que Mayo Clinic hace durante la reunión anual de la Sociedad Americana de Oncología Clínica en Chicago, están estudios nuevos sobre la detección temprana del cáncer colorrectal y la repercusión de la terapia celular sobre la calidad de vida.

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4-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 713819

POLO trial for advanced pancreatic cancer: a new standard of care

University of Chicago Medical Center

Treatment with the drug olaparib significantly reduced the risk of disease progression or death from metastatic pancreatic cancer, according to findings from the recently completed, international, phase-III POLO (Pancreas cancer OLaparib Ongoing) trial.

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3-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Yale Cancer Center researchers demonstrate novel drug increased survival for patients with bladder cancer.

Article ID: 713795

Yale Cancer Center researchers demonstrate novel drug increased survival for patients with bladder cancer.

Yale Cancer Center

There are no approved treatment options for patients with advanced bladder cancer after standard chemotherapy and immune treatments, but the results of a phase II clinical trial led by Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital researchers demonstrates an effective treatment for this deadly disease.

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3-Jun-2019 7:30 AM EDT
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    3-Jun-2019 7:30 AM EDT

Article ID: 713752

Study finds DNA markers may be valuable in early detection of colorectal cancer

Mayo Clinic

New studies on early detection of colorectal cancer and the quality-of-life impact of cell therapy are among several Mayo Clinic presentations at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting in Chicago.

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31-May-2019 12:00 PM EDT

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