Keeping you up to date on recent developments in orthopedics, including: Examining the value of lumbar spine surgery; Hip fracture outcomes worse during busy periods; Predicting the likelihood of bone fractures in older men.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in oncology, including: Rethinking dose fractionation in radiotherapy for prostate cancer; Immune system, treatment, in kidney cancer; Targeting membrane protein starves pancreatic tumors; Olive oil, not just for pasta anymore.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in cardiology, including: Lack of ‘moral compass’ cited as driver of increase in atherectomy in PVI; Study links hypertension to atrial fibrillation; Machine learning of limited value in predicting in-hospital AMI death.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in neurology, including: Study finds graphene nanoparticles have positive influence on neurons; Packaging CRISPR/Cas9 components with nano-micelles enables brain genome editing; Five-year trends of Medicare payments for neurology drugs reported; Macrophages dampen neuropathic pain.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in diagnostics, including: Quality of smartphone-transmitted skin images; A noninvasive test for kidney transplant rejection; Fungal culprit in Crohn’s disease.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in orthopedics, including: Injectable porous scaffolds promote better, quicker healing after spinal cord injuries; Researchers grow most lifelike bone yet from woven cells; Rapid 3D printing method moves toward 3D-printed organs; Study links kidney stones with bone problems.
Stimulating the liver with focused ultrasound decreased obesity, chronic inflammation and metabolic dysfunction in preclinical studies, reported GE Research and the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, the research arm of Northwell Health. In a study published in Scientific Reports, researchers demonstrated that nerve modulation with ultrasound in mice helped regulate neurons involved in food intake, glucose regulation and metabolism without negative side effects.
HONG KONG – The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) is making headway with its 3D holotomography technology, which enables a more accurate and systematic way to view cell-to-cell interactions. This could be a game changer for assessing cell therapy.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in oncology, including: USPSTF lowers recommended starting age for lung cancer screening; Suppression of collagen production boosts production of Cxcl5; Immigrants from China face barriers to cancer screening.