Personalizing precision medicine with combination therapies improves outcomes in cancer

Precision oncology often relies on treating patients with a single, molecularly matched therapy that targets one mutation in their tumor. In a report, published online in Nature Medicine on April 22, 2019, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers found that treating patients with personalized, combination therapies improved outcomes in patients with therapy…

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Researchers find new novel circulating proteins involved in progression of DKD to ESRD

IMAGE: Andrzej Krolewski, M.D., Ph.D., head of the section on Genetics & Epidemiology at Joslin Diabetes Center, and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. view more  Credit: Joslin Communications BOSTON – (April 22, 2019) — In a breakthrough study published today in Nature Medicine, researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have identified a group of 17…

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Wristband samplers show similar chemical exposure across three continents

CORVALLIS, Ore. – To assess differences and trends in personal chemical exposure, Oregon State University researchers deployed chemical-sampling wristbands to individuals on three continents. After they analyzed the wristbands that were returned, they found that no two wristbands had identical chemical detections. But the same 14 chemicals were detected in more than 50 percent of…

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The Kingpin in Heels Returns

Teresa Mendoza of “La Reina del Sur” is not an average telenovela character. She drinks, swears and smokes weed. She sleeps with multiple men and fights back when they try to dominate her. And throughout the course of the show’s wildly successful first season, which aired on the Spanish-language network Telemundo in 2011, Teresa goes…

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