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Research team identifies enzyme essential for stem cell survival

Intestinal health: Dresden research team identifies enzyme essential for stem cell survival

Research team identifies enzyme essential for stem cell survival Research team identifies enzyme essential for stem cell survival Healthy (right) vs diseased (left) bowel: Extensive DNA damage (green) within the intestinal epithelium leads to inflammatory cell death and disrupts intestinal homeostasis. Credit: CRTD The intestinal epithelium is the inner layer …

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    More evidence of no survival benefit in COVID-19 patients receiving hydroxychloroquine

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    More evidence of no survival benefit in COVID-19 patients receiving hydroxychloroquine More evidence of no survival benefit in COVID-19 patients receiving hydroxychloroquine Credit: CC0 Public Domain A study of electronic medical records from US Veterans Health Administration medical centers has found that hydroxychloroquine—with or without azithromycin—did not reduce the risk …

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      Early informed lung cancer patients have greater survival rates

      Early informed lung cancer patients have greater survival rates

      Early informed lung cancer patients have greater survival rates Early informed lung cancer patients have greater survival rates (HealthDay)—Lung cancer patients who are given the opportunity to be informed of their diagnosis have a longer median survival time, according to a study published in the May issue of Psycho-Oncology. Tong …

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        Blood thinners may improve survival among hospitalized COVID-19 patients

        Blood thinners may improve survival among hospitalized COVID-19 patients

        Blood thinners may improve survival among hospitalized COVID-19 patients Blood thinners may improve survival among hospitalized COVID-19 patients Kaplan-Meier curve for hospitalized COVID-19 patients (A) and those requiring invasive mechanical ventilation (B). Colors indicate treatment-dose anticoagulation. Patients were right-censored if they were hospitalized at the time of data-freeze or discharged …

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          Researchers discover a key to the survival of dormant breast cancer cells

          Researchers discover a key to the survival of dormant breast cancer cells

          Researchers discover a key to the survival of dormant breast cancer cells Researchers discover a key to the survival of dormant breast cancer cells Mitochondria (red) are increased in ER+ breast tumor cells following estrogen deprivation-induced dormancy. Blue signal indicates cell nuclei. Credit: Riley A. Hampsch, PhD Most breast cancers …

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            Racial disparity in prostate cancer survival tied to region

            Racial disparity in prostate cancer survival tied to region 1

            (HealthDay)—National, race-based differences in prostate cancer survival are due to regional variation, even for low-risk prostate cancer, according to a study published online March 31 in JAMA Network Open. Sean A. Fletcher, M.D., from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and colleagues analyzed data from 17 geographic registries within the …

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              Racial differences seen for cancer diagnosis, treatment, survival

              Racial differences seen for cancer diagnosis, treatment, survival 2

              (HealthDay)—Stage at diagnosis, treatment, and survival differ by race and ethnicity for patients with one of the nine leading cancers, according to a study published online April 8 in JAMA Network Open. Chenyue Zhang, Ph.D., from Shanghai Medical College, and colleagues examined stage of cancer at diagnosis, use of therapy, …

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                Better survival probabilities with a higher case volume

                Better survival probabilities with a higher case volume 4

                Credit: CC0 Public Domain In elective surgery, does the likelihood of treatment success depend on how often the hospital or the medical team performs the intervention? This is the question addressed in eight commissions on minimum volumes awarded in Germany by the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) to the Institute for …

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