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Cancer

Computer models fill critical knowledge gaps to help reduce cancer disparities

Dec. 1, 2023
Special issue of JNCI looks at how modeling can help achieve equity in cancer outcomes.
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Disease

Neighborhood stressors dangerously elevate pregnancy hormones

Nov. 30, 2023
In addition to the potential physical health risks for pregnant people and their babies, neighborhood stress also can harm maternal mental health, previous studies show.
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Disease

Sotagliflozin protects kidney and heart in patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease

Nov. 30, 2023
Results from the phase 3 SCORED trial indicate that sotagliflozin protects kidney and heart health in individuals with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease.
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Disease

Children with sickle cell disease appear to suffer eye complications at same rate as adults

Nov. 30, 2023
One of the largest studies of children with sickle cell disease finds one in three had retinopathy.
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Diabetes

Study provides preliminary evidence in favor of a new type 1 diabetes treatment

Nov. 29, 2023
Traditional management of type 1 diabetes has primarily involved replacing the missing insulin with injections which, though effective, can be expensive and burdensome.
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Disease

Excess thyroid hormone levels associated with higher risk of cognitive disorders among older adults

Nov. 29, 2023
A Johns Hopkins Medicine study has linked thyrotoxicosis to an increased risk of cognitive disorders among older adults.
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Precision Medicine

Quest Diagnostics and Scipher Medicine collaborate to scale precision medicine access for patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Nov. 29, 2023
Relationship leverages Quest’s sequencing and specimen collection expertise with Scipher’s precision medicine technology.
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Disease

Are sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors safe for patients with diabetes and cancer?

Nov. 29, 2023
Investigators found that in patients with diabetes and cancer, sodium glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors were associated with a higher risk of diabetic ketoacidosis and fracture...
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Disease

Diet has a major impact on risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Nov. 29, 2023
Red and processed meat, ultra-processed food, and obesity are major risk factors.
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Diagnostics

Lung cancer screening dramatically increases long-term survival rate

Nov. 28, 2023
The findings are the latest to demonstrate the importance of routine and early screening in detecting cancers when they are small enough to be cured by surgical removal.