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Article ID: 719061

Study questions routine sleep studies to evaluate snoring in children

University of Maryland Medical Center

Pediatricians routinely advise parents of children who snore regularly and have sleepiness, fatigue or other symptoms consistent with sleep disordered breathing, to get a sleep study, but a new finding suggests that the pediatric sleep study -- used to both diagnose pediatric sleep apnea and to measure improvement after surgery - may be an unreliable predictor of who will benefit from having an adenotonsillectomy.

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17-Sep-2019 3:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Yale Cancer Center Research Highlighted at ASTRO 2019

Article ID: 719137

Yale Cancer Center Research Highlighted at ASTRO 2019

Yale Cancer Center

Yale Cancer Center (YCC) scientists presented research at the 61st annual American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting in Chicago.

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17-Sep-2019 6:00 PM EDT
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Newswise: Urologic Cancer Expert Brings Latest Science to NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn

Article ID: 719145

Urologic Cancer Expert Brings Latest Science to NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn

NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn

Mohit Gupta, MD, has been appointed director of urologic oncology and brings the latest surgical techniques in the treatment of prostate and urinary cancers to NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn.

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17-Sep-2019 4:55 PM EDT
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Newswise: Racial Disparities in Survival Outcomes Shown in Pediatric Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients

Article ID: 719140

Racial Disparities in Survival Outcomes Shown in Pediatric Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

In what is believed to be the largest dataset study to date examining the role of race on survival outcome for pediatric patients with Hodgkin lymphoma, investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have found that black patients have significantly worse overall survival at five years than white patients when accounting for all available clinical variables.

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17-Sep-2019 4:20 PM EDT
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Newswise: Microbiome May Be Involved in Mechanisms Related to Muscle Strength in Older Adults

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Microbiome May Be Involved in Mechanisms Related to Muscle Strength in Older Adults

Tufts University

New study suggests the gut microbiome has a role in mechanisms related to muscle strength in older adults. Researchers found differences in bacterial profiles of older adults with high and low physical function, bacterial and strength differences in mice colonized with fecal samples from the adults.

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17-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719135

Adding Radiation After Immunotherapy Improves Survival Time for Patients with Advanced Lung Cancer

Yale Cancer Center

The results of a phase II clinical trial by Yale Cancer Center (YCC) researchers show adding high-dose radiation after immunotherapy stops working increases survival time for patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

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17-Sep-2019 3:55 PM EDT
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Newswise: Radiation May Lower Potential for Side Effects of CAR T Therapy in Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
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Radiation May Lower Potential for Side Effects of CAR T Therapy in Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Treating non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) patients with radiation therapy as an additional treatment while they wait for their CAR T cells to be manufactured may reduce the risk of CAR T therapy side effects once it is administered.

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10-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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