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2013-03-05 23:04:41

Scientists at Duke and Johns Hopkins found mutations in two genes that could become therapeutic targets in malignant glioma. Could this be the research breakthrough in the type of pediatric brain stem tumor that children must face? (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 The Rory David Deutsch Foundation wants you to know that there are many “heroes” in the fight to eradicate pediatric brain cancer. The children at the center of the battle lead the way. The scientists who put in long hours of...

2013-01-26 23:02:38

Voices Against Brain Cancer responds to an article that reports on new research suggesting that a more focused form of radiation treatment can be more effective for treating brain tumors. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 26, 2013 On January 26, Voices Against Brain Cancer (VABC) responds to a recent article published by Health.com regarding a new form of radiation treatment that has the potential to be a more effective tool in the fight against brain cancer. New research suggests that the use...

2013-01-20 23:01:47

Dr. Weiran Tang is the newly named Director of the Tumor Immunology Laboratory at Puhua International Hospitals-Temple of Heaven, Beijing, China. Beijing, China (PRWEB) (PRWEB) January 20, 2013 Puhua International Hospitals (PIH)-Temple of Heaven (http://www.puhuachina.com) has been a leading international hospital in Beijing, China, for the past 20 years. During that time PIH has maintained a dominant presence in Beijing, China in neurology, neurosurgery and related areas of medicine and...

New Tool Helps Brain Surgeons Test Brain Tissue During Surgery
2013-01-10 13:25:09

Purdue University A new tool that could allow for faster, more comprehensive testing of brain tissue during surgery successfully identified the cancer type, grade and tumor margins in five brain surgery patients, according to a Purdue University and Brigham and Women's Hospital study. The tool sprays a microscopic stream of charged solvent onto the tissue surface to gather information about its molecular makeup and produces a color-coded image that reveals the nature and concentration...

2012-12-17 05:01:33

The firm continues to investigate potential cell phone radiation lawsuits on behalf of people who developed cancerous brain tumors possibly associated with their use of mobile phones. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 16, 2012 Amid growing concerns of a possible connection between cell phones and brain cancer, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has endorsed The Cell Phone Right to Know Act, H.R. 6358, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. The Act, which is sponsored by Rep Dennis J. Kucinich...

2012-12-10 05:00:16

Bernstein Liebhard LLP continues to investigate potential cell phone radiation lawsuits on behalf of people who developed brain cancer and other tumors possibly associated with their use of mobile phones. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 09, 2012 As cell phone radiation lawsuits continue to move forward in the U.S., the International Commission for Electromagnetic Safety (ICEMS) has released a position paper voicing support for the recent ruling by the Italian Supreme Court that cell...

2012-12-04 13:01:02

Use unique combination of diet and radiation therapy A team of brain cancer researchers at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center has effectively treated brain tumor cells using a unique combination of diet and radiation therapy. The study, "The Ketogenic Diet Is an Effective Adjuvant to Radiation Therapy for the Treatment of Malignant Glioma," was published in PLOS ONE. Led by Adrienne C. Scheck, PhD, Principal Investigator in Neuro-Oncology and...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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