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Adding oxidative stress to FLT3 inhibition proves promising combination agains...
FLT3 inhibitors are a promising new class of drugs targeting acute myeloid leukemia AML . However, these inhibitors alone tend not to result in long-term control of the disease. A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences demonstrates the promise of adding drugs that increase oxidative stress to FLT3 inhibition, potentially paving the way for combination therapy directed at the disease ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Oct 11
Mindfulness meditation helps to control emotions, says study
Anyone looking for a way to control their negative emotions might benefit from some mindfulness meditation, according to a study published in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience .
Medical News Today - Sun. Oct 9
Criteria to ID those who won't survive cardiac arrest,could be referred for or...
1. These 3 criteria quickly identify cardiac arrest patients with zero chance of survival who could be referred for organ donation Abstract http www. annals. org article. aspx doi 10. 7326 M16-0402 URLs go live when the embargo lifts Three objective criteria can be used to quickly identify patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest OHCA who have zero chance of survival and can therefore be considered for organ donation. Using data from two registries and ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Oct 7
Can you zap your brain back to health?
Rather than taking medication, a growing number of people who suffer from chronic pain, epilepsy and drug cravings are zapping their skulls in the hopes that a weak electric current will jolt them back to health. This brain hacking -- transcranial direct current stimulation tDCS -- is used to treat neurological and psychiatric symptoms. A do-it-yourself community has sprouted on Reddit, providing unconventional tips for how to use a weak electric current t ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Oct 7
The role of natural killer T cells in acute kidney injury: Angel or evil?
Acute kidney injury AKI is a clinically severe disease. Natural killer T NKT cells, which bridge the innate and adaptive immune system, are thought to play a critical role in the pathogenesis of AKI. Meanwhile, ischemia-reperfusion IR injury, which induces endothelial cell dysfunction along with tubular endothelium and casts injury, is also believed to be a risk factor of AKI. Research on the V 945 14-J 945 18 TCR 945 chain and T cell receptors TCRs shows ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Oct 7
Yoga, acupuncture effective for chronic pain management
Yoga, tai chi, and other complementary health approaches are effective in helping to alleviate some chronic pain conditions, concludes a new study by researchers from the National Institutes of Health.
Medical News Today - Wed. Sep 14
Criteria to ID those who won't survive cardiac arrest, could be referred for o...
1. These 3 criteria quickly identify cardiac arrest patients with zero chance of survival who could be referred for organ donation Abstract http www. annals. org article. aspx doi 10. 7326 M16-0402 URLs go live when the embargo lifts Three objective criteria can be used to quickly identify patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest OHCA who have zero chance of survival and can therefore be considered for organ donation. Using data from two registries and ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 13
Acupuncture Relieves Stress: New Understanding Of Why The Ancient Practice Eas...
Good news, acupuncture fans It really does help relieve stress. And now, a new study is giving a closer look at why .
Huffington Post - Thu. Sep 8
Six new groups of molecules could be the key to delaying aging
Montreal, September 7, 2016 -- Hearing loss, brittle bones, sagging skin, a deteriorating mind these are just some of the issues associated with growing old. For millennia, humans have fought the process of aging using everything from fountains of youth to pricey face creams, all to no avail. But a group of Montreal-based researchers is coming ever closer to achieving healthy longevity -- armed with the power of science. In a study recently published in On ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Sep 7
Citrus fruit antioxidants may prevent chronic diseases caused by obesity
A class antioxidants found in oranges, limes, and lemons may help prevent the harmful effects of obesity in mice fed a Western high-fat diet, researchers find.
Medical News Today - Mon. Sep 5
NIH review finds nondrug approaches effective for treatment of common pain con...
Data from a review of U.S.-based clinical trials published today in Mayo Clinic Proceedings suggest that some of the most popular complementary health approaches--such as yoga, tai chi, and acupuncture--appear to be effective tools for helping to manage common pain conditions. The review was conducted by a group of scientists from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health NCCIH at the National Institutes of Health. Millions of Americans ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Sep 1
Many with migraines unhappy with treatments and struggle to fight stigma
Philadelphia, August 31, 2016 - Migraine in America 2016 , a national survey by Health Union of more than 3,900 individuals experiencing migraines, reveals that patients have numerous treatment options, but are often dissatisfied with results. A summary infographic is also available. Many reported difficulty receiving a diagnosis, particularly when young. In addition, respondents noted feeling isolated and stigmatized due to the condition. Migraines are a ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 31