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A cross-sectional study found that caregivers of patients with ovarian cancer were experiencing symptoms of depression and anxiety which were affected by attachment avoidance. These findings were published in Current Oncology. Caregivers are an important component of successful cancer treatment, as they ensure treatment adherence as well as provide much needed...
Hamilton, Bermuda – Auris Medical Holding Ltd. (NASDAQ: EARS), a company dedicated to addressing unmet medical needs through RNA therapeutics, allergy and viral infection protection, and inner ear therapeutics, today announced the publication of positive results from an in vivo study demonstrating significant inhibition of tumor growth by siRNA knock-down...
Australian and New Zealand researchers have accelerated research into Multiple Sclerosis by discovering two new locations of genes which will help to unravel the causes of MS and other autoimmune disease. Their findings will be published today in the prestigious journal Nature Genetics. “For decades the cause of MS has...
Best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) changes and ocular symptoms may affect the management of belantamab mafodotin (belamaf) dosing among patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM), according to research presented at the 2021 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. Investigators conducted a post hoc investigation from the DREAMM-2 trial (ClinicalTrials.gov...
SAN DIEGO – Biocept, Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOC), a leading provider of molecular diagnostic assays, products and services, will collaborate with Protean BioDiagnostics Inc. to research the ability of Biocept’s Target Selector™ molecular assay to determine EGFR status in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients. The research will be conducted in...
SAN DIEGO – Biocept, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOC), a leading provider of molecular diagnostic assays and services, has been awarded a South Korean Patent for its Primer-Switch technology, which detects rare mutations in circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) using real-time PCR and associated analysis methods. The patent (No. 2252447) is titled Methods for...
New research presented this week at ACR Convergence, the American College of Rheumatology’s annual meeting, shows that Black people living with systemic sclerosis may have more severe disease and worse prognosis than patients in other racial or ethnic groups, and these worrying disparities may be driven by several socioeconomic factors...
A new study suggests that pediatric patients with beta-thalassemia major (BTM) may be at risk of both bleeding and thrombosis due to a derangement of hemostatic parameters that can exist apart from hepatic iron overload, and also that there may be a balance between these risks in patients at an...
On the one hand, blood vessels supply tumors with nutrients and, on the other, enable cancer cells to spread throughout the body. The settlement of circulating tumor cells in a distant organ is promoted by factors whose production is induced by the primary tumor itself. Scientists from the German Cancer...