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Practice Guidelines Published for Aspergillosis Diagnosis and Management

The guidelines-update focuses on earaly diagnosis and new treatments for patients with of the major forms of aspergillosis: allergic, chronic, and invasive, the latter of which kills 40-80% of those with widespread infection. Early diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis remains critical for more effective treatment. More...
25 Jul 2016

Common Circulating Cell Clusters in Cancer Patients Characterized Anew

In a study of blood samples from colorectal cancer patients, researchers have now discovered the source of these cells and that they are not malignant, potentially opening up a new path to detect and inhibit the spread of cancer. More...
25 Jul 2016

Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Gene Replacement Therapy Cures Emphysema in Mouse Model

A virus-like vector loaded with the gene for production of the enzyme alpha-1-antitrypsin (AAT) successfully established production of the protein in the lungs of mice serving as a model for human emphysema. More...
19 Jul 2016

Blocking Formation of Scar Tissue Increases Susceptibility of Pancreatic Cancer to Immunotherapy

Cancer researchers have shown that treatment with a focal adhesion kinase (FAK) inhibitor rendered pancreatic cancer tumors susceptible to immunotherapy in a mouse model of the disease. More...
13 Jul 2016

Aged Patients Should Benefit from Neuronal Stem Cell Therapy

Neurodegenerative researchers have demonstrated the potential of stem cell therapy for treating elderly individuals with age-related neurological illnesses. More...
28 Jun 2016

Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise as Treatment for Pituitary Gland Failure

The potential use of diverse hormone-releasing pituitary cells derived from human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) to treat hypopituitarism was demonstrated in a rat model. More...
28 Jun 2016

Genomics Assay Provides Companion Diagnostic for Some Intellectual Disabilities

A new study is one of the first to show the benefits of whole exome sequencing (WESeq) based diagnostics for children with certain kinds of intellectual disability, enabling physicians to prescribe more appropriate, personalized treatment. More...
07 Jun 2016

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