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New potential target identified to fight acute myeloid leukemia

In further functional experiments, that were carried out in collaboration with the IMP Vienna and the Medical University Vienna ... critical effectors of genes involved in the development of acute myeloid leukemia," said Florian Grebien, one of the ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 21 May 2018

Spectrum Medical Partners Continues Expanding Presence in Florida with Addition of Acute and Post-Acute Practice

ORLANDO, Fla., May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectrum Medical Partners Inc. ("Spectrum"), a portfolio company of HealthEdge Investment Partners, LLC ("HealthEdge"), announced today that it is continuing its investment in the acute and post-acute market ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 21 May 2018

Study: Single surface protein can amplify multiple key pathways in acute myeloid leukemia

Researchers from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York have discovered that a signaling protein elevated in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) plays a much wider role in the disease than previously thought. The study, which will be ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 18 May 2018

Charles Dickens' contribution to medicine highlighted in London exhibition

The example is one of several highlighted in a new exhibition Charles Dickens: Man of Science where the author’s forensic descriptions of illness anticipate or even inspire later advances in medicine. “Dickens is an unbelievably acute observer of human ...

Source: The Guardian
Published: 16 May 2018

HIV infection: heart muscle cells die even during the acute phase

During the acute HIV infection, that is to say approximately one to ... cardiologist Georg Goliasch from the Department of Medicine II and dermatologist and head of the HIV Clinic, Armin Rieger, has now shown in a study including 49 patients that, in ...

Source: ETHealthworld.com
Published: 15 May 2018

Stroke Prevented by Acute Intervention of Antiplatelet Drug Combination

No large-scale trial has evaluated an acute intervention of antiplatelet therapy in the ... M.D., M.S., professor of neurology at Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami. "This trial is likely to change practice since most clinicians and ...

Source: Medindia
Published: 17 May 2018

Study finds acetaminophen helps reduce acute kidney injury risk in children following cardiac surgery

The finding is significant because acute kidney injury is a very common problem after such surgeries, and there previously have not been any medications to treat or prevent it, said Sara Van Driest, MD, Ph.D., assistant professor of Medicine and Pediatrics ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 21 May 2018

Acute kidney injury during hospitalization linked with higher risk of heart failure

Washington, DC (May 17, 2018) -- Acute kidney injury (AKI), an abrupt or rapid decline in kidney function, is an increasingly prevalent and potentially serious condition that often arises due to medical conditions or treatments that may deprive the kidneys ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 17 May 2018

Trovagene Announces Completion of First Dosing Cohort of Patients in Ongoing Phase 1b/2 Trial of PCM-075 in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

About the PCM-075 Phase 1b/2 Acute Myeloid Leukemia Trial The Phase 1b/2 trial (NCT03303339 ... Department of Leukemia, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Eight of ten clinical sites are currently activated ...

Source: PharmiWeb
Published: 21 May 2018

In-hospital mortality due to acute stroke continues to decline

The rate of mortality among patients hospitalized with acute stroke continues to decrease nationwide ... 0.824-0.908), and remained significant after adjustments for age, gender, race, medical comorbidities, in-hospital complications, insurance status ...

Source: Healio
Published: 10 May 2018

Association Between Early Postoperative Acetaminophen Exposure and Acute Kidney Injury in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

1 Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 2 Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 3 Department of Pediatrics, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham ...

Source: JAMA
Published: 14 May 2018

Mesoblast Phase 3 Trial Results for Acute Graft Versus Host Disease Presented at 2018 International Society for Cell and Gene Therapy Annual Meeting

(2012) Risk Factors for acute GVHD and Survival after Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation ... ‘off-the-shelf’ cell product candidates target advanced stages of diseases with high, unmet medical needs including cardiovascular conditions, orthopedic ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 08 May 2018

Hospitals lack diagnostic kit for acute undifferentiated fever

The hospitals have been facing difficulties diagnosing acute undifferentiated fever due to lack of well ... hence many patients are facing difficulty,” said Dr Anup Bastola, consultant tropical medicine physician at Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious ...

Source: The Himalayan Times
Published: 14 May 2018

RAIN RFID Solutions Market Size, Strategies, Analysis, Industry Share and Forecast with Upcoming Trends 2018| Acute Market Reports

Furthermore, RAIN RFID technology has been gaining popularity in the medical industry wherein pharmaceutical companies ... By Component 2.3 Global RAIN RFID Solutions Market, By Application Acute Market Reports is the most sufficient collection of market ...

Source: IT Business Net
Published: 10 May 2018

Young adults, adolescents with acute lymphoblastic leukemia fare better with pediatric care

Young adults and adolescents with acute lymphoblastic leukemia who received treatment ... explain why we are seeing better outcomes in these centers,” Lori Muffly, MD, medical oncologist at Stanford University, said in a press release.

Source: Healio
Published: 18 May 2018

Bad Brains, Bad Outcomes: Acute Neurologic Dysfunction and Late Death After Sepsis*

Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan ... In-hospital mortality occurred in just 9.4% and was strongly associated with the severity of acute organ dysfunction (particularly, neurologic, respiratory, and cardiac). However, by 3 years ...

Source: LWW Journals
Published: 18 May 2018

Invivoscribe submits study on acute myeloid leukemia in adult patients

KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 (Bernama) -- Invivoscribe Technologies Inc has submitted a study evaluating gilteritinib for the treatment of FLT3 mutation-positive (FLT3mut+) relapsed or refractory acute myeloid ... s Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Agency ...

Source: bernama.com
Published: 15 May 2018

Overview of 4 FDA Approvals in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

DeAngelo, MD, PhD, associate professor at the Harvard School of Medicine and a member of the Adult Leukemia Program at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, highlighted the 4 FDA approvals in the last year for the treatment of patients with acute myeloid leukemia ...

Source: Targeted Oncology
Published: 16 May 2018

Class III obesity increases risk of acute on chronic liver failure in cirrhotic patients

Vinay Sundaram, MD, from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles ... pixologicstudio/Thinkstock They used the definition of ACLF outlined in the CANONIC (Consortium Acute on Chronic Liver Failure in Cirrhosis) study, which defined it as having ...

Source: The Hospitalist
Published: 14 May 2018

Arch Biopartners Completes Pre-IND Meeting with U.S. FDA on LSALT Peptide for Preventing Acute Kidney Injury in Cardiac Surgery Patients

Acute kidney injury due to ischemia/reperfusion occurs in up ... on the development of innovative technologies that have the potential to make a significant medical or commercial impact. Arch works closely with the scientific community, universities ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 08 May 2018

Patients with acute kidney injury ‘at increased risk of heart failure’

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Source: Nursing Times
Published: 21 May 2018

Acute Hepatitis C: What It Is and How to Deal with It

The acute form of this viral infection may produce only brief symptoms, so some people never know they have it. That can lead to the development of a more serious form of this infection. Hepatitis C is a contagious disease caused by HCV, which is spread ...

Source: Healthline
Published: 18 May 2018

Global Acute lymphocytic/lymphoblastic leukemia therapeutics Market Growth Opportunities: Bristol- Myers Squibb, Genmab A/S

May 15, 2018 (marketresearch.biz via COMTEX) -- The research study “Global Acute lymphocytic/lymphoblastic leukemia therapeutics Industry” provides strategic appraisal of the Acute lymphocytic/lymphoblastic leukemia therapeutics market. Our expedition ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 15 May 2018

Acetaminophen may protect against acute kidney injury after pediatric heart surgery

Acetaminophen after pediatric heart surgery was associated with an increasingly protective effect against acute kidney injury (AKI), according to an analysis of separate cohorts at two children’s hospitals. Researchers retrospectively studied children ...

Source: cardiovascularbusiness.com
Published: 17 May 2018

Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome From E-Cigarette Use

She developed respiratory failure with hypoxia and was intubated, and ultimately met diagnostic criteria for acute respiratory distress syndrome. Chest tubes were placed to drain worsening pleural effusions. Computed tomography of the chest revealed ...

Source: pediatrics.aappublications.org
Published: 17 May 2018

Could medical marijuana take the place of opioids for acute pain? Colorado may let doctors try it.

Colorado lawmakers could allow doctors to recommend marijuana to treat acute but short-term pain, as part of a bill currently pending in the state Senate that its sponsors hope will help curb the opioid overdose epidemic. The new bill, SB18-261, would ...

Source: The Denver Post
Published: 27 Apr 2018

Acute Colonic Diverticulitis

From the University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington. (S.M.S., L.L.S.) CME Objective: To review current evidence for diagnosis, treatment, and practice improvement of acute colonic diverticulitis. Funding Source: American College of ...

Source: Annals.org
Published: 30 Apr 2018

Acute Hepatic Porphyrias Explained: Physician Perspective

a porphyrias specialist and assistant professor in the gastroenterology division in the department of medicine at University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and UCSF Porphyria Center and the Porphyrias Consortium. Acute hepatic porphyrias (AHPs ...

Source: raredr.com
Published: 07 May 2018

Northwestern Medicine Hosts Emergency Medical Services Symposium on Acute Stroke Care

The Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Mobile Stroke Unit will be one of many topics covered at the EMS Symposium on Acute Stroke Care on May 19, 2018 The Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Mobile Stroke Unit will be one of many ...

Source: Chicago Tribune
Published: 13 Apr 2018

Role of intravascular ultrasound imaging in detection of acute aortic syndrome

2017. 0028, Niya Mileva, Medical University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria and other researchers from Poland and Italy present a case study of misdiagnosed aortic intramural hematoma and the role of intravascular ultrasound imaging in detection of acute aortic ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 18 Apr 2018