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Health News Archive - June 06, 2010

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calling herself "the monarch of the people," satire celebrity Queen Meg of California -- along with local nurses and everyday Californians -- will hold welcome parties and press conferences to greet Meg Whitman in the Central Valley, who will be there to sequester herself with former Governor Pete Wilson, GOP political insiders, and hand-picked audiences at events Sunday.

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Scientists in Hong Kong say they have identified the cancer stem cells that are responsible for the spread of colorectal cancer to other organs.

SAN DIEGO, June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- bioTheranostics, a bioMerieux company that develops innovative oncology diagnostic tests to drive personalized treatment, reported today findings from clinical studies utilizing the company's CancerTYPE ID® and Breast Cancer Index® molecular oncology tests.

CHICAGO, June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- NewLink Genetics Corporation today announced positive Phase 2 clinical trial data of its HyperAcute®-Pancreas cancer immunotherapy combined with standard adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with surgically resectable pancreatic cancer.

With the rapid and continuous advances in biotechnology, scientists are better able to see inside the nucleus of a cell to unlock the secrets of its genetic material.

A twice weekly hip strengthening regimen performed for six weeks proved surprisingly effective at reducing -- and in some cases eliminating -- knee pain referred to as patellofemoral pain (PFP) in female runners.

Combination of targeted agent, chemotherapy improves progression-free survival; therapy inhibits both VEGFR and EGFR.

According to new research that was presented on Saturday, June 5, at the 19th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, the majority of US dental schools have not adequately prepared their graduates to screen for sleep disorders, which affect more than 70 million adults in the US.

According to new research that was presented on Saturday, June 5, at the 19th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, an estimated 18 percent of pediatric patients in a University of North Carolina-based study were at-risk for sleep-related breathing disorders (SRBD).

Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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