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1516 Articles Matching "cell"

Have you told your colleagues you appreciate them?

Dec 11, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Show your co-workers how much their hard work has meant to you. Nominate them for an ACE Award for Achieving Communications Excellence in 2018. Your last chance to pay it forward is Dec....
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Memory B Cells In The Lung May Be Important For More Effective Influenza Vaccinations

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Seasonal influenza vaccines are typically less than 50 percent effective, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention studies. Research at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, published this week in Nature Immunology, may point a path to more effective vaccines. Researchers led by T......
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UC San Diego Researchers Develop Sensors To Detect And Measure Cancer's Ability To Spread

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The spread of invasive cancer cells from a tumor’s original site to distant parts of the body is known as metastasis. It is the leading cause of death in people with cancer. In a paper published online in iScience, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers reported engineerin......
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Tuberculosis Survives By Using Host System Against Itself

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a new study published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, scientists at the University of Notre Dame have discovered that the pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) releases RNA into infected cells. This RNA stimulates the production of a compound known as interferon beta that appears to ......
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Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Takes Another Step Forward

Dec 07, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Takes Another Step ForwardCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/4/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/5/2018 12:00:00...
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AbbVie halts late-stage trial for lung cancer drug Rova-T

Dec 06, 2018 , Reuters
AbbVie Inc said on Wednesday it had halted enrollment for a late stage trial of Rova-T as a second-line therapy for advanced small-cell lung cancer, following recommendations made by an independent data monitoring committee....
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HHS Making Bundled Payments Mandatory Again

Dec 06, 2018 , Forbes
Provisions for mandatory bundled payments that had been included in the Affordable Care Act for a number of conditions were cancelled or scaled back in 2017. But, after temporarily being put on hold, bundled payment models are going to be made mandatory again for a number of medical...
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Roche's Tecentriq wins speedy U.S. FDA review for small cell lung cancer

Dec 06, 2018 , Reuters
Swiss group Roche Holding AG said on Wednesday its Tecentriq immunotherapy mixed with chemotherapy won priority review from the U.S. regulator for treating a type of lung cancer, a potential boost to the drug that has been trailing rivals' revenues....
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Drug Halves Recurrence for Common Breast Cancer

Dec 06, 2018 , WebMD
All of the women in the new trial had undergone a standard treatment scenario. First, they received traditional chemotherapy and the drug Herceptin (trastuzumab) -- an antibody that targets HER2-positive cancer cells. Then they had surgery to remove any remaining...
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10-minute cancer test could detect cancer anywhere in the body, new study says

Dec 06, 2018 , CNN Health
Researchers in Australia have developed a 10-minute test that can detect the presence of cancer cells anywhere in the human body, according to a newly published study....
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Sickle Cell Gene Therapy Makes Another Advance

Dec 05, 2018 , WebMD
The therapy targets the genetic flaw that causes sickle cell. In a small group of patients, researchers said the therapy appears safe and effective enough to keep moving forward into larger...
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Roche's Tecentriq wins speedy U.S. review in small cell lung cancer

Dec 05, 2018 , Reuters
Roche's Tecentriq immunotherapy with chemotherapy won priority review in the United States for the initial treatment of extensive-stage small cell lung cancer (SCLC), the company said, setting up possible approval by March 18....
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Drug Could Be An Inexpensive Life Saver For Millions Of African Children With Sickle-Cell Disease

Dec 04, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
There is currently no treatment for sickle-cell disease in Africa. While more research needs to be done on hydroxyurea, a drug invented to fight blood cancers, early tests show the inexpensive, easy-to-give pill is safe. In other international health news, researchers say progress is slowing on eradicating...
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CAR-T Cell Update: Therapy Improves Outcomes For Patients With B-Cell Lymphoma

Dec 04, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In their phase-2 study of tisagenlecleucel (marketed as KYMRIAH®), to be published on-line Dec. 1, 2018 in the New England Journal of Medicine, an international team of researchers evaluated 93 patients with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). They found that 52% of those p......
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Sickle Cell Anemia Treatment Safely Lowers Disease Burden In African Children

Dec 04, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A daily hydroxyurea pill may finally bring some relief for young children living with the painful and deadly blood disease sickle cell anemia (SCA) in resource-challenged sub-Saharan Africa, where the disease is prevalent and health care availability is suboptimal. This is what a large multinationa......
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High-cost Gilead cell therapy proves durable for some lymphoma patients

Dec 03, 2018 , Reuters
Nearly 40 percent of lymphoma patients treated with a single infusion of Gilead Sciences Inc's Yescarta were still responding to the cell therapy after at least two years of follow-up, the company said on Sunday....
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How A Hematologist Can Use IVF To Treat And Prevent Disease, Lower Costs And Make CRISPR Irrelevant

Dec 02, 2018 , Forbes
So how do we develop a system that results in effective treatment AND prevention AND continuous cost reduction? And does so in a way that makes the genetic modification of embryos and germ cells (sperm and eggs) less...
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NACDS Foundation dinner brings in more than $1.8M for patient-care initiatives

Dec 01, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Michael Fraser, CEO of ASTHO, received NACDS Foundation's 2018 Excellence in Patient Care Award at its annual dinner, which raised more than $1.8 million. Read More...
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Earn the promotion you’ve been chasing

Nov 30, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Prove that you’ve Achieved Communications Excellence. Enter Ragan & PR Daily’s 2018 ACE Awards by the extended deadline of Dec....
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Rituxan vs. CellCept

Nov 30, 2018 , RxList
CellCept is usually given with cyclosporine (Sandimmune, Neoral) and a steroid medication. Rituxan is also used in combination with other cancer medicines to treat non-Hodgkin's lymphoma....
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