EXPERIMENTAL IMMUNOTHERAPY CAN PUT PATIENTS WITH RELAPSED OR REFRACTORY LYMPHOMA INTO REMISSION

A new, experimental immunotherapy can put patients with B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma that is resistant to or has come back after multiple...

A PATIENT'S TOLERANCE FOR RISKY DECISIONS CAN PREDICT CHANCES OF OPIOID RELAPSE

People in treatment for opioid addiction are more likely to relapse when they become more tolerant of risks, according to a study by...

 
 
 

COMPUTER BETTING GAME CAN HELP PREDICT THE LIKELIHOOD OF OPIOID REUSE

A computer betting game can help predict the likelihood that someone recovering from opioid addiction will reuse the pain-relieving...

INSIGHTS FROM VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIMENTS COULD HELP BREAK THE CYCLE OF ADDICTION

The number of drug overdose deaths in the US has never been higher. Most of those deaths-68 percent in 2017-have involved opioids....

 
 
 

METHAMPHETAMINE UNDERMINES SUCCESS IN TREATMENT FOR OPIOID-USE DISORDER

Judith Tsui, a UW Medicine clinician specializing in addiction treatment, was seeing more and more patients she was treating for opioid-use...

GENETIC FEATURES OF AML IN OLDER PATIENTS CAN PREDICT OUTCOMES AFTER STEM CELL TRANSPLANT

For older patients with acute myeloid leukemia, the prospects for success of a stem cell transplant can often be predicted based on...

 
 
 

ADDING VENETOCLAX TO TRANSPLANT CONDITIONING REGIMEN SHOWS PROMISE IN PATIENTS WITH MYELOID CANCERS

For patients with high-risk myeloid cancers undergoing a donor stem cell transplant, adding the targeted drug venetoclax to a reduced-intensity...

STUDY MAY PROVIDE NOVEL THERAPEUTIC APPROACH FOR HUNTINGTON'S, PARKINSON'S DISEASES

Insights from their study may provide a novel therapeutic approach for diseases such as Huntington's and Parkinson's.

 
 
 

IRUTINIB-BASED THERAPY PROVIDES SUPERIOR CLINICAL OUTCOMES IN MAJORITY OF CLL PATIENTS

The ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group today announced results from an extended follow-up analysis of patients in its randomized Phase...

IDENTIFYING THE TYPE OF PAIN IN ADULTS WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE MAY HELP IMPROVE TREATMENT

Identifying the type of pain an adult with sickle cell disease experiences may be useful in improving treatment, according to a new...

 
 
 

UM MEDICINE LAUNCHES NEW CENTERS IN MARYLAND TO TREAT ADULTS WITH NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

The University of Maryland School of Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center, and the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance have joined...

NEW STARTUP AIMS TO PREVENT REPERFUSION-RELATED ORGAN DAMAGE AFTER LIVER TRANSPLANT

Roughly 65 years ago, the first human organ transplant was successfully performed. A decade later, heart and liver transplants became...

 
 
 

RESEARCHER RECEIVES $7,637 FUNDING FOR THROMBUS PROTEOMIC ANALYSIS

Virginia Espina, Research Associate Professor, Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine, received $7,637 from Mayo Clinic for: "Thrombus...

THE ROLE OF ADENOSINE IN NEURODEGENERATION AND BRAIN REGENERATION

The role of adenosine in neurodegeneration and neuroregeneration has led to growing attention on adenosine receptors as potential drug...

 
 
 

NEW TECHNIQUE HOLDS PROMISE IN CANCER RESEARCH AND SCIENCE STUDIES

A new technique reported this week in Science overcomes several limitations of typical high-throughput chemical screens conducted on...

NANOSIZE CONTAINER CAN SLIP INSIDE CELLS AND DELIVER MEDICINES, GENE THERAPIES

Scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine report they have created a tiny, nanosize container that can slip inside cells and deliver protein-based...

 
 
 

INNOVATIVE CONSORTIUM WILL PROVIDE ACCESS TO NEWEST CLINICAL TRIALS AND MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGHS

New Jersey residents will have access to the newest clinical trials and medical breakthroughs as a result of an innovative consortium...

VARIABILITY IN FUNCTION AFTER LOWER SPINAL FUSION REFLECTS PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS

Patient-reported functional outcomes vary considerably after lower spinal fusion surgery. But the variability mainly reflects patient...

 
 
 

COMMON FIRST-LINE TREATMENT FOR CRYPTOCOCCAL MENINGITIS IN BEING COMPROMISED BY DRUG RESISTANCE

A common first-line treatment approach for cryptococcal meningitis in low-income countries is being compromised by the emergence of...

JOHNS HOPKINS ENGINEERS CREATE NEW LENS-FREE ULTRA-MINIATURIZED ENDOSCOPE

Johns Hopkins engineers have created a new lens-free ultra-miniaturized endoscope, the size of a few human hairs in width, that is...

 
 
 



Should You Exercise When You're Tired?

Should You Exercise When You're Tired?

You've had a hard day at work, and all you want to do is plop down in a chair and relax, but you have a date with a set of weights! It's your night to strength train or do a... Read more ...

Computer Betting Game Helps Predict Opioid Reuse

Computer Betting Game Helps Predict Opioid Reuse

A statistical test sees whether changes in risk-taking comfort tracked with opioid reuse, and found that people who placed higher-risk bets had higher beta scores, said... Read more ...

Eating blueberries reduces heart disease risk, study confirms

Eating blueberries reduces heart disease risk, study confirms

Long considered one of the best superfoods on the planet, blueberries have been found to have another ability up its antioxidant-rich sleeve: the ability to reduce the risk of... Read more ...

Antibody Mosunetuzumab Shows Promising Results in Lymphoma Patients

Antibody Mosunetuzumab Shows Promising Results in Lymphoma Patients

In relapse/refractory non-Hodgkin lymphoma, the promise of an off-the-shelf immunotherapy was found to show promising results. Read more ...

No Radiation Needed for Many Aggressive Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Patients: Study

No Radiation Needed for Many Aggressive Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Patients: Study

For many aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients there is no need for radiation, stated new research. Read more ...

Fungal Meningitis: Current Treatment Fueling Drug Resistance

Fungal Meningitis: Current Treatment Fueling Drug Resistance

The emergence of resistance to fluconazole, an anti-fungal drug that is available for cryptococcal meningitis treatment has been studied. Read more ...

Ryan Reynolds' Company, Aviation Gin, Saves Peloton Girl In Genius New...

Ryan Reynolds' Company, Aviation Gin, Saves Peloton Girl In Genius New Commercial

Aviation Gin nailed this one, saving Peloton Girl from herself By now, you've likely heard the backlash Peloton has gotten over their holiday ad featuring a ridiculously fit... Read more ...

Weekly Link Love - Edition 58

Weekly Link Love - Edition 58

Research of the Week Time-restricted eating improves body composition, weight loss, blood lipids, blood pressure, and sleep quality in patients on statins. Social media... Read more ...

Domestic Abuse Victims Twice at Risk of Long-term Illnesses

Domestic Abuse Victims Twice at Risk of Long-term Illnesses

Women survivors of domestic abuse are at double the risk of developing long-term illnesses that cause widespread bodily pain and extreme tiredness, a new study suggests. Read more ...

Homeless People More Likely to Experience Traumatic Brain Injury

Homeless People More Likely to Experience Traumatic Brain Injury

One in two people who are homeless may have faced a traumatic brain injury in their lifetime, reveals a new study. Read more ...