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Genes Susceptible In Lynch Syndrome May Also Pose Breast Cancer Risk

GENES SUSCEPTIBLE IN LYNCH SYNDROME MAY ALSO POSE BREAST CANCER RISK

MSH6andPMS2 genes susceptible in lynch syndrome may be associated with an increased risk for breast cancer, finds a new study.

Russo's New York Pizzeria Kicks Off Fundraiser for Life-Saving Cancer Research

RUSSO'S NEW YORK PIZZERIA KICKS OFF FUNDRAISER FOR LIFE-SAVING CANCER RESEARCH

Authentic New York-style Pizza Restaurant Launches Brand-wide Fundraising Campaign to Benefit Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Houston,...

 
 
 
Holy Grail of cancer treatments is found

HOLY GRAIL OF CANCER TREATMENTS IS FOUND

Scientists at Johns Hopkins University in the US have developed a test that screens for eight common forms of cancer and helps identify...

Physical Therapy Dosing: Frequency and Type of Intervention in Pediatric Postacute Hospital Care

PHYSICAL THERAPY DOSING: FREQUENCY AND TYPE OF INTERVENTION IN PEDIATRIC POSTACUTE HOSPITAL CARE

Purpose: To examine differences in physical therapy dosing frequency recommendations based on children's characteristics and to describe...

 
 
 
One Liquid Biopsy - Screening for Many Types of Cancer

ONE LIQUID BIOPSY - SCREENING FOR MANY TYPES OF CANCER

Single blood test that screens for eight common cancer types and identifies the location of the cancer has been developed at Johns...

The chemical death of cancer cells creates inflammation, which feeds cancer growth: Yet another study links chemotherapy to the SPREAD of cancer

THE CHEMICAL DEATH OF CANCER CELLS CREATES INFLAMMATION, WHICH FEEDS CANCER GROWTH: YET ANOTHER STUDY LINKS CHEMOTHERAPY TO THE SPREAD OF CANCER

Chemotherapy is no walk in the park, yet many people subject themselves to its unpleasant effects in hopes of healing their cancer....

 
 
 
Katherine Ferrara Receives Distinguished Engineering Alumni Medal

KATHERINE FERRARA RECEIVES DISTINGUISHED ENGINEERING ALUMNI MEDAL

DAVIS, Calif. Jan 18, 2018. The UC Davis College of Engineering will present Katherine Ferrara a 2017 Distingushed Engineering Alumni...

9-Year-Old Boy With Cancer Fought Long Enough to Meet His Baby Sister Before Passing

9-YEAR-OLD BOY WITH CANCER FOUGHT LONG ENOUGH TO MEET HIS BABY SISTER BEFORE PASSING

Bailey Cooper, a 9-year-old boy who was told he only had a few days or weeks to live after cancer had spread throughout his whole body,...

 
 
 
Cancer drug in development stops the disease in its tracks

CANCER DRUG IN DEVELOPMENT STOPS THE DISEASE IN ITS TRACKS

Researchers from throughout Europe, including Uppsala University, found the unnamed drug does this by binding to the membrane of rapidly...

'Concussion is a red herring' for CTE

'CONCUSSION IS A RED HERRING' FOR CTE

Boston University's new study shows concussions are to CTE what a cough is to lung cancer. A cough does not predict lung cancer, and...

 
 
 
Essential Competencies in Entry-Level Pediatric Physical Therapy Education

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES IN ENTRY-LEVEL PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPY EDUCATION

Background: The Section on Pediatrics convened an Education Summit in July 2012 to examine, discuss, and respond to documented inconsistencies...

Simple, Swallowable Test for Early Detection of Barrett's Esophagus

SIMPLE, SWALLOWABLE TEST FOR EARLY DETECTION OF BARRETT'S ESOPHAGUS

Rapid, minimally invasive and cost-effective swallowable balloon device , can now be used to identify cancer of the esophagus.

 
 
 
Presurgical Targeted Therapy can Delay Recurrence of High-risk Stage 3 Melanoma

PRESURGICAL TARGETED THERAPY CAN DELAY RECURRENCE OF HIGH-RISK STAGE 3 MELANOMA

A presurgical treatment for melanoma using targeting therapies can delay the rate of relapse and progression of stage 3 metastatic...

Functional Movement, Strength, and Intervention for an Adolescent With Cerebral Palsy

FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT, STRENGTH, AND INTERVENTION FOR AN ADOLESCENT WITH CEREBRAL PALSY

Background and Purpose: This case report describes the examination, intervention, and outcome of a 3-month episode of physical therapy...

 
 
 
Blood Cancer Precursor may Increase the Risk of Cancer Even after 30 Years

BLOOD CANCER PRECURSOR MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF CANCER EVEN AFTER 30 YEARS

Patients with Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance are at a risk of developing into multiple myeloma or a similar disorder.

Physical Therapy-Related Child Outcomes in School: An Example of Practice-Based Evidence Methodology

PHYSICAL THERAPY-RELATED CHILD OUTCOMES IN SCHOOL: AN EXAMPLE OF PRACTICE-BASED EVIDENCE METHODOLOGY

Purpose: To describe the use of practice-based evidence research methodology in a prospective, multisite observational study to investigate...

 
 
 
“Masters of Wellness” Join Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong with Launch of new spa series

“MASTERS OF WELLNESS” JOIN FOUR SEASONS HOTEL HONG KONG WITH LAUNCH OF NEW SPA SERIES

From monthly guided full moon meditations to unique healing therapies, the Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong has always led the way...

$1.2 billion startup Flatiron Health is leaving the Flatiron neighborhood behind as it amps up its cancer technology

$1.2 BILLION STARTUP FLATIRON HEALTH IS LEAVING THE FLATIRON NEIGHBORHOOD BEHIND AS IT AMPS UP ITS CANCER TECHNOLOGY

Saskia Uppenkamp Flatiron Health will be leaving the Flatiron neighborhood in New York in spring 2018. The $1.2 billion company is...

 
 
 
Physical Therapy Management of Congenital Muscular Torticollis: An Evidence-Based Clinical Practice GuidelineFROM THE SECTION ON PEDIATRICS OF THE AMERICAN PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION

PHYSICAL THERAPY MANAGEMENT OF CONGENITAL MUSCULAR TORTICOLLIS: AN EVIDENCE-BASED CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINEFROM THE SECTION ON PEDIATRICS OF THE AMERICAN PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION

Background: Congenital muscular torticollis is an idiopathic postural deformity evident shortly after birth, typically characterized...

A New Gene HSD17B4 Might Just be Enough to Ward Off Prostate Cancer

A NEW GENE HSD17B4 MIGHT JUST BE ENOUGH TO WARD OFF PROSTATE CANCER

New research finds a new gene variant - HSD17B4 linked to advanced prostate cancer.