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Dogs Born in the Summertime More Likely to Suffer Heart Disease

Dogs born June through August are at higher risk of heart disease than those born other months, rising in July to 74 percent higher risk, according to a study published this week in Scientific Reports from researchers at the Perelman School of...
18-May-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Food [Log] for Thought

In January, Philadelphia magazine’s Be Well Philly blog rolled out the “Sweat Diaries,” what they’ve described as a “look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly.” So far I’ve read about...
18-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Humira Does Not Improve Aortic Vascular Inflammation in Psoriasis Patients

An antibody used to treat the skin disease psoriasis and other chronic autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease has no effect on aortic inflammation – a key marker of future risk of major cardiovascular...
17-May-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Body and Mind: Adjusting to Normal Life After Cancer Treatment

Cancer, like so many other overwhelming or life-altering situations, can really stick with a person. For many, the end of treatment is met with a flood of emotions that can make it difficult to get back to normal life. Learning how to recognize and...
17-May-2018 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ovarian Cancer Drug Shows Promise in Pancreatic Cancer Patients with BRCA Mutation

A targeted therapy that has shown its power in fighting ovarian cancer in women including those with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations may also help patients with aggressive pancreatic cancer who harbor these mutations and have few or no other treatment...
17-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Training for 21st Century Doctors: Medicine, Business, and Leadership Development

Given the complex and rapidly evolving health care system in the United States, medical schools must focus their efforts on training more physician leaders to master the diverse skills needed to navigate emerging challenges in the field, urge...
15-May-2018 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Different Diseases Elicit Distinct Sets of Exhausted T Cells

The battle between the human immune system and long-term, persisting infections and other chronic diseases such as cancer results in a prolonged stalemate. Over time battle-weary T cells become exhausted, giving germs or tumors an edge. Using data...
15-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Depleted Metabolic Enzymes Promote Tumor Growth in Kidney Cancer

By integrating data on the function of essential metabolic enzymes with genetic, protein, and metabolic abnormalities associated with “clear cell” renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC), researchers have determined that enzymes important in multiple...
9-May-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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