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Encephalitis identified as rare toxicity of immunotherapy treatment

After a cancer patient receiving an immunotherapy developed encephalitis and died 18 months into treatment, researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) investigated why the complication occurred, performing a molecular analysis of the disease’s pathology and mining data to determine the

Operative versus non-operative treatment for two-part proximal humerus fracture

The results of a recent nordic collaboration study showed that there is no difference in functional results between operative and non-operative treatment in persons aged 60 or more with displaced proximal humerus fractures. Proximal humerus fractures are more common in

Researchers unlock clues to improving cancer treatment

A research project led by The University of Western Australia in collaboration with Telethon Kids Institute and 13 health research organizations has identified key differences between cancers that respond to immunotherapy and those that do not. The breakthrough, which has

Parkinson’s disease study identifies possible new treatment target

Treatments for Parkinson’s disease have most recently focused on increasing dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects reward-based behaviors and motivation, as well as movement. A new study by Yale researchers challenges long-held assumptions about dopamine’s sole role

Study turns trauma treatment on head

The device, which looks like a tiny umbrella frame, is used to stop blood clots in the legs traveling to the lungs, causing potentially fatal pulmonary embolism. Known as the inferior vena cava filter, the device is used extensively in

New biomarker-guided strategy has potential for liver cancer treatment

A study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center discovered a cellular pathway tied to cancer that may be beneficial in reducing side effects and extending duration of immunotherapy in some patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common

3-D brain imaging may improve treatment path for MS patients

A new way of looking at the brains of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients could greatly enhance doctors’ ability to select the best therapy for each person. Researchers from The University of Texas at Dallas’ Center for BrainHealth have joined colleagues

Cannabis treatment counters addiction: First study of its kind

An Australian study has demonstrated that cannabis-based medication helps tackle dependency on cannabis, one of the most widely used drugs globally. A paper about the University of Sydney and NSW Health clinical trial provides the first strong evidence that so-called

Moxibustion is a safe alternative treatment for insomnia

Researchers from Guangdong Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine have identified moxibustion to be a novel treatment for insomnia. Their findings, which appeared in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, noted the viability of the treatment, given its low rate of adverse effects,