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Promising developments in tackling resistance to blood cancer drugs

A drug with the potential to reverse resistance to immunotherapy has been developed by scientists at the University of Southampton.  
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over 5 years ago
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Study shows blood cells need nitric oxide to deliver oxygen

The respiratory cycle is a three-gas and not just a two-gas system of oxygen and carbon dioxide, shows new study that explains the role played by nitric oxide in oxygen delivery.  
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over 5 years ago
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U-M researchers find new gene involved in blood-forming stem cells

Research led by the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute has identified a gene critical to controlling the body's ability to create blood cells and immune cells from blood-forming stem...  
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over 5 years ago
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New Waldenström's drug shows sustained benefit at two years

The most recent results from a clinical trial show that ibrutinib, a newly approved drug for Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia, continued to control the rare blood cancer, with 95 percent of...  
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over 5 years ago
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Cancer drug target also essential for blood cell recovery

Blocking key 'survival' proteins is a promising tactic for treating cancer, however new research suggests care should be taken as these proteins are also vital for emergency blood cell...  
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over 5 years ago
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Patients With High Blood Calcium Levels Benefit From Monitored Vitamin D Therapy

Patients with a gland disorder that causes excessive calcium in their blood who also have vitamin D deficiency can safely receive vitamin D treatment without it raising their calcium levels, a...  
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over 5 years ago
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Selenide protects heart muscle in the wake of cardiac arrest

Tissue damage is diminished by nearly 90 percent, finds preclinical studyDamage to heart muscle from insufficient blood supply during cardiac arrest and reperfusion...  
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over 5 years ago
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A common nerve protein elevated in aggressive neuroblastomas

A protein produced by nerve cells appears to be elevated in the blood of those with an aggressive form of neuroblastoma.  
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over 5 years ago
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Enriched broccoli reduces cholesterol

Including a new broccoli variety in the diet reduces blood LDL-cholesterol levels by around 6%, according to the results of human trials led by the Institute of Food Research.  
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over 5 years ago
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High cholesterol, triglycerides can keep vitamin E from reaching body tissues

In the continuing debate over how much vitamin E is enough, a new study has found that high levels of blood lipids such as cholesterol and triglycerides can keep this essential micronutrient...  
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over 5 years ago
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New test detects toxic prions in blood

The first cases of Mad Cow disease in humans (properly called variant Creutzfeld Jakob Disease, or vCJD) occurred in the late 1990s and are thought to be the consequence of eating contaminated...  
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over 5 years ago
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Study may explain low blood oxygen for cystic fibrosis patients with infected lungs

Researchers have defined a new bodily process in mice that may explain why blood oxygen levels are lower for patients with cystic fibrosis when they get a lung infection.  
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over 5 years ago
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NYU study successfully screens for diabetes at dental visits using oral blood

Researchers find a 99 percent correlation between tests for hemoglobin A1c at dental visits using finger stick and oral bloodIt is estimated that 8.1 million of the 29.  
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over 5 years ago
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An antihypertensive drug improves corticosteroid-based skin treatments

Basic research on blood pressure has led researchers from Inserm (Inserm Unit 1138, 'Cordeliers Research Centre') obtaining unexpected results: drugs used to treat hypertension (high blood...  
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over 5 years ago
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Potential for a faster, simpler diagnosis for fibromyalgia using a finger-stick blood sample

Researchers have developed a reliable way to use a finger-stick blood sample to detect fibromyalgia syndrome, a complicated pain disorder that often is difficult to diagnose.  
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over 5 years ago
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Scientists discover robust evidence that chronic fatigue syndrome is a biological illness

Immune signatures in blood point to distinct disease stages, open door to better diagnosis and treatmentResearchers at the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia...  
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over 5 years ago
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Blood thinning drug helps in understanding a natural HIV barrier

A blood thinning agent is helping researchers at the University of East Anglia understand more about the body's natural barriers to HIV.  
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over 5 years ago
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Adverse childhood events appear to increase the risk of being a hypertensive adult

Children who experience multiple traumatic events, from emotional and sexual abuse to neglect, have higher blood pressures as young adults than their peers, researchers report.  
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over 5 years ago
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Gene therapy superior to half-matched transplant for children with 'bubble boy disease'

New research published online in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), reports that children with 'bubble boy disease' who undergo gene therapy have fewer...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago