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Mature cells also play role in initiating cancer, study suggests

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 04:14:24 -0500

Rapidly dividing, yet aberrant stem cells are a major source of cancer. But a new study suggests that mature cells also play a key role in initiating cancer -; a finding that could upend the way scientists think about the origin of the disease.



Study finds racial differences in hospice care between African American and white patients

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 04:06:31 -0500

African Americans at the end of life have significantly higher rates of hospital admission, emergency department (ED) visits, and discontinuing (also known as disenrolling from) hospice care than whites, according to a new study by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai published today by the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.



Study provides insights on factors that affect quality of life in older cancer patients

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 03:53:27 -0500

A new study provides insights on the factors that affect health-related quality of life in older adults with cancer. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings support the importance of addressing persistent symptoms, managing comorbidities, promoting leisure-time physical activity, and addressing financial challenges.



New review provides guidance to doctors who may treat infants with ‘bubble boy disease’

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 03:44:04 -0500

A new review provides guidance on a deadly, but rare, disease that is potentially curable if identified early. Severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID), known as the "bubble boy disease" in the 1970s, is treatable with a stem cell transplant, gene therapy and other treatments if identified at birth or soon after.



Excessive copper in diabetes impedes ability to make new blood vessels

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 03:37:17 -0500

It's a metal we worry thieves will steal from our air conditioners or power lines, but inside our bodies too much copper can result in a much larger loss.



Diabetes patients least likely to follow medical advice regarding medication due to side effects

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 03:32:03 -0500

Diabetes patients who take the most commonly prescribed diabetes drug, metformin, are the least likely to follow medical advice regarding their medication due its side effects, a new article in the journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism reports.



Gene that could be associated with reduced pain response found

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 02:09:15 -0500

Researchers found an Italian family, the Marsilis that have six individuals who respond significantly differently to pain than others. This includes a 78-year-old lady and her two daughters and their three children.



Ketamine can stop suicidal thoughts finds new study

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 02:04:53 -0500

A study has shown that Ketamine – an anesthetic drug, is capable of reducing and halting suicidal thoughts in depressed patients. The study comes from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) who found that it may take only a few hours after administration of ketamine to reduce the suicidal thoughts in the patients.



Cell phones should be kept away from the body warn California health officials

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 02:02:11 -0500

Last week the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a guideline that would help the public reduce the radiation exposure from cell phones. The guidelines clearly state that cell phones need to be kept away from the body.



One in two older adults has suboptimal vitamin D levels, study finds

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 02:02:04 -0500

One in two persons aged 65 and above has suboptimal levels of vitamin D in the blood. This is the conclusion of an investigation conducted by researchers at the Helmholtz Zentrum München, as part of the population-based KORA-Age study in the region of Augsburg.