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A Person’s Perception of Risk Can Tell Us About Their Chances of Opioid Relapse

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

People in treatment for opioid addiction are more likely to relapse when they become more tolerant of risks, according to a study by Rutgers and other institutions. The findings can help clinicians better predict which patients are most vulnerable.

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Psychology and Psychiatry, Substance Abuse, JAMA,

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5-Dec-2019 12:00 PM EST
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Computer Game May Help to Predict Reuse of Opioids

NYU Langone Health

A computer betting game can help predict the likelihood that someone recovering from opioid addiction will reuse the pain-relieving drugs, a new study shows.

Channels: Addiction, Apps, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Substance Abuse, JAMA, All Journal News, Grant Funded News,

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3-Dec-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Use of venetoclax in reduced-intensity transplant conditioning regimen in patients with high-risk myeloid cancers shows promise in early trial
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Use of venetoclax in reduced-intensity transplant conditioning regimen in patients with high-risk myeloid cancers shows promise in early trial

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

For patients with high-risk myeloid cancers undergoing a donor stem cell transplant, adding the targeted drug venetoclax to a reduced-intensity drug regimen prior to transplant is safe and does not impair the ability of the donor cells to take root in recipients’ bodies, a study led by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers suggests.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Pharmaceuticals, Stem Cells, Transplantation,

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Newswise: Genomic features of AML in patients over age 60 can predict success of bone marrow stem cell transplant, research shows
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Genomic features of AML in patients over age 60 can predict success of bone marrow stem cell transplant, research shows

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

For older patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), the prospects for success of a stem cell transplant can often be predicted based on the particular set of genetic mutations within the tumor cells, investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and other research centers will report today at the ASH Annual Meeting.

Channels: Blood, Cancer, Cell Biology, Medical Meetings,

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6-Dec-2019 8:30 AM EST
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    7-Dec-2019 7:30 AM EST

Lymphoma Patients May Have New Path to Remission, Even When CAR T Therapy Fails

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

A new, experimental immunotherapy can put patients with B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) that is resistant to or has come back after multiple other therapies, including CAR T therapy, into remission.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Meetings,

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2-Dec-2019 12:00 PM EST
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Bing Crosby’s Legacy Alive and Well Here

Gonzaga University

Thousands of fans from 20 countries flock to Crosby House museum in busloads each year.

Channels: All Journal News, Arts and Entertainment,

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6-Dec-2019 7:05 PM EST
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Co-addiction of meth and opioids hinders treatment

University of Washington School of Medicine

A study published in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment of 799 patients in three locations found that methamphetamine use was associated with more than twice the risk for dropping out of treatment for opioid-use disorder.

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Pharmaceuticals, Substance Abuse,

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6-Dec-2019 7:00 PM EST
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Newswise: 'Cli-Fi' Literary Genre Puts a Human Face on Climate Change

'Cli-Fi' Literary Genre Puts a Human Face on Climate Change

California State University, Fullerton

Nicole Seymour, CSUF associate professor of English, comparative literature and linguistics, curates materials to teach courses focused on climate change and emotions, and climate fiction; helping students analyze benefits and drawbacks of the growing literature genre, "cli-fi."

Channels: All Journal News, Climate Science, Education, Environmental Science,

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6-Dec-2019 6:00 PM EST
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UM Medicine Launches Treatment Centers for Adult Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Launch of centers to treat adults with neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism. These are the first in the state of Maryland and a pioneering approach for treatment across the United States.

Channels: Autism, Neuro,

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6-Dec-2019 5:30 PM EST
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