How a dog’s life can change the course of cancer in humans

Amputation and conventional chemotherapy did not stop the malignant disease’s progression to her breast. Typically, dogs with bone cancer live only eight to 10 weeks once the cancer has spread to their lungs, even with treatment. An estimated 15,000 dogs are diagnosed annually with bone cancer. Determined not to give up, Patty and Zachary Mendonca … Read more

Shortages of infant formula and medication show that Biden needs to put our children first

Do we care about children in America? Is the president? It’s a question that people across the country should seriously ask themselves. The nation has taken over lack of infant formula for nearly a year. What kind of society allows this to remain in the shadows? How is this not an urgent topic for President … Read more

Presentation of Precision Medicine’s Educated Patient® Multiple Myeloma Summit: November 13, 2022

Dr. Marcella Kaddoura explained that targeting specific aspects of patients’ biology that cause their cancer, also known as precision medicine, can improve outcomes for patients with myeloma and improve quality of life by reducing the severity of side effects. At the CURE® Educated Patient® Multiple Myeloma Summit, Kaddoura, MD, of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center … Read more

A new ‘heart attack on a chip’ could serve as a testbed for the development of personalized drugs

Researchers at USC Alfred E. Mann’s Department of Biomedical Engineering have developed a “heart attack on a chip,” a device that could one day serve as a testbed for the development of new heart drugs and even personalized medicines. “Our device replicates some of the key features of a heart attack in a relatively simple … Read more

view | Why medical schools should not focus on the MCATs

Comment on this story Suspension Alessandro Hammond is a student at Harvard University and researcher in oncology and hematology at Boston Children’s Hospital. Cameron Thabet is a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania studying religious studies and medical ethics. The American Bar Association recently announced that to remove barriers to entry for disadvantaged students, … Read more

Essential Medicine and Phoenix Biotech Acquisition Corp.

SEATTLE, Dec. 6, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Intrinsic Medicine, Inc. (Intrinsic), a therapeutic company leveraging human milk biology to transform the gut-brain axis (GBA) and inflammatory disorders, Phoenix Biotech Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ:PBAX) (PBAX), A special purpose acquisition company sponsored by Sponsor Phoenix Biotech, LLC and formed for the purpose of acquiring or merging with one … Read more

The Holy Grail of Precision Medicine – Co-development of therapies and accompanying diagnostics

The doctor delivers a drug that is allocated by a genome test. GT At the Genome Forum conference in Illumina this fall, former President Obama spoke about the role of precision medicine in making the health system more efficient and achieving better outcomes, but he has not yet realized its full potential. Indeed, precision medicine … Read more

The American Pediatric Association names Dr. Cree

image: Norman J. Siegel 2023 American Pediatrics New Member of the Year Distinguished Science Award Recipient Dr. Chris Feudtner. Opinion more Credit: n/a HOUSTON, December 5, 2022 – The American Pediatric Society (APS) We are pleased to announce that Chris Feudtner, MD, PhD, MPH, is the recipient of the 2023 Norman J. Siegel Distinguished Science … Read more

Should seniors risk major surgery? New research provides guidance – Daily Breeze

Nearly 1 in 7 seniors dies within a year of undergoing major surgery, according to its importance New study Sheds much-needed light on the risks older adults face when undergoing invasive procedures. Particularly at risk are older patients with possible dementia (33% die within a year) and frailty (28%), as well as those undergoing emergency … Read more