Investigational magnetic device shrinks glioblastoma in first-in-world human test

IMAGE: Device helmet with 3 oncoscillators securely attached. The oncoscillators are connected to a controller box powered by a rechargeable battery. view more  Credit: Houston Methodist Houston Methodist Neurological Institute researchers from the department of neurosurgery shrunk a deadly glioblastoma tumor by more than a third using a helmet generating a noninvasive oscillating magnetic field that…

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NIH awards more than $20 million to international HIV database centers

IMAGE: Beaded AIDS Awareness pin. view more  Credit: NIAID WHAT: The National Institutes of Health has renewed grants to seven regional centers that compose the International epidemiology Databases to Evaluate AIDS (IeDEA), awarding $20.8 million in first-year funding. The 15-year-old IeDEA program efficiently advances knowledge about HIV by pooling and analyzing de-identified health data from more…

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Advanced bladder cancers respond to immunotherapy regardless of gene mutation status

IMAGE: UNC Lineberger’s William Kim, MD, and colleagues report their research demonstrated that patients with advanced bladder cancers whose tumors have a mutated FGFR3 gene respond to immunotherapy in a manner… view more  Credit: UNC LIneberge Comprehensive Cancer Center CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina–A new study has demonstrated that patients with advanced bladder cancers whose tumors have…

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