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Biognosys, Siemens partner for diagnostic biomarkers discovery

April 14, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Biognosys and Siemens Healthineers have entered a strategic agreement to expedite the diagnostic protein biomarkers discovery and assay development. This deal will combine Biognosys’ expertise in unbiased biomarker discovery technologies and solutions with Siemens Healthineers’ biomarker assay development, lab testing […]


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Commonly used drug for neuromuscular diseases could also help prevent certain skin cancers

April 13, 2021

Via: The Medical News

New data published by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) suggests that an oral drug currently used in the clinical setting to […]


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Researchers discover new way to starve brain tumors

April 12, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Scientists from Queen Mary University of London, funded by the charity Brain Tumour Research, have found a new way to starve cancerous brain tumour cells of energy in order to prevent further growth. The pre-clinical research in human tissue samples, […]


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Blood test for depression, bipolar disorder

April 8, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily

Worldwide, 1 in 4 people will suffer from a depressive episode in their lifetime. While current diagnosis and treatment approaches are largely trial and error, a breakthrough study by Indiana University School of Medicine researchers sheds new light on the […]


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Advancing the Diagnosis and Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

April 7, 2021

Via: The Medical News

The Cluster for Epigenomic and Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADC) Therapeutics (CEAT) is a Swansea University-led partnership between key multi-national players Glaxo Smith Kline (GSK), Cytiva and Bruker, together with UK-based partners Porvair Sciences Ltd, Axis Bio, and BiVictriX. The CEAT […]


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Practice Change Needed for Gastroesophageal Cancer?

April 1, 2021

Via: MedPageToday

Treatment with pembrolizumab (Keytruda) improved survival for patients with microsatellite instability-high (MSI-H) gastric or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancer, irrespective of the number of prior therapies, a retrospective analysis of three clinical trials suggested. The median overall survival (OS) with pembrolizumab-containing […]


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Scientists identify molecular pathway that helps moving cells avoid aimless wandering

March 30, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Working with fruit flies, scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine say they have identified a new molecular pathway that helps steer moving cells in specific directions. The set of interconnected proteins and enzymes in the pathway act as steering and rudder […]


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Chronic inflammatory liver disease: Cell stress mechanisms identified

March 30, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a rare, chronic, inflammatory disease of the bile ducts and is difficult to treat, since its causes have not yet been adequately researched. Using RNA sequencing, an international research consortium led by Michael Trauner, Head […]


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Cancer screenings bounced back after steep pandemic declines, Rand report shows

March 23, 2021

Via: Healthcare Dive

The fallout from the pandemic has fueled serious concerns about the long-term health consequences for Americans as they delayed care either due to pandemic-related restrictions or their own fears about returning to in-person care. Healthcare facilities across the country shut […]


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INTEGRA’s VOYAGER speeds up critical molecular biology experiments for vital cancer research

March 17, 2021

Via: The Medical News

These workflows often consist of lengthy, multistep protocols. Ahuva Odenheimer, a senior research associate working on behalf of venture capital firm Flagship Pioneering, explained how the VOYAGER increases both throughput and reproducibility at the push of a button: “My lab […]


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Double trouble for drug-resistant cancers

March 16, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

ETC-159, a made-in-Singapore anti-cancer drug that is currently in early phase clinical trials for use in a subset of colorectal and gynaecological cancers, could also prevent some tumours from resisting therapies by blocking a key DNA repair mechanism, researchers from […]


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Which biomarkers can help predict severe COVID-19?

March 15, 2021

Via: The Medical News

The ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has led to over 119 million confirmed cases and over 2.6 million deaths so far. Even as vaccines are being rolled out […]


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Breast cancer: The risks of brominated flame retardants

March 12, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Brominated flame retardants (BFRs) are found in furniture, electronics, and kitchenware to slow the spread of flames in the event of a fire. However, it has been shown that these molecules may lead to early mammary gland development, which is […]


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Impact of type I interferon (IFN) autoantibodies in critical COVID-19

March 12, 2021

Via: The Medical News

The emergence and rapid spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has triggered the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. To date, over 118 million cases have been confirmed, and over 2.6 million have lost their lives. The sheer […]


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Evidence review examines both benefits and harms for lung cancer screening

March 10, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

A comprehensive review by University of North Carolina researchers and colleagues of hundreds of publications, incorporating more than two dozen articles on prevention screening for lung cancer with low-dose spiral computed tomography (LDCT), shows there are both benefits and harms […]