Rush University Medical Center receives UHC’s Quality Leadership Award

Rush University Medical Center has received the UHC’s (University HealthSystem Consortium) Quality Leadership Award, ranking fifth among 104 academic medical centers in the UHC’s annual study. Rush is the only medical center in Illinois to be listed among the 12 top ranking medical…
Rush University Medical Center receives UHC’s Quality Leadership Award

RDoC research initiative aims to help guide classification of patients in clinical studies

A new effort by the National Institutes of Health will facilitate communication among scientists, clinicians, and the public to reframe mental health research, from diagnosis to treatment. The Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) unit was recently established by the National Institute of Mental…
RDoC research initiative aims to help guide classification of patients in clinical studies

Researchers find independent predictors of end stage renal disease in teens

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Researchers find independent predictors of end stage renal disease in teens

Melbourne researchers reveal key steps involved in programmed cell death

Melbourne researchers have uncovered key steps involved in programmed cell death, offering new targets for the treatment of diseases including lupus, cancers and neurodegenerative diseases.
The research teams from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute worked together to discover the…
Melbourne researchers reveal key steps involved in programmed cell death

Could Japanese shiitake mushrooms kill the HPV virus that causes cervical cancer?

Extract found in shiitake mushrooms may help prevent HPV-related cancers
HPV is a contagious infection that affects skin, cervix, mouth and throat 
Shiitake mushrooms contain chemical AHCC which may boost immunity
8/10 women given extract were succesfully treated for cervical cancer 
Previous r…
Could Japanese shiitake mushrooms kill the HPV virus that causes cervical cancer?

GPs accused of failing to monitor patients or give them vital advice 

The number of Britons with diabetes has doubled in 20 years due to obesity
It affects 3.8m people and one in seven patients in hospital has the illness
Just 36% of patients keep blood sugar and cholesterol at safe levels
This can be regulated with insulin, or through diet and…
GPs accused of failing to monitor patients or give them vital advice 

Tummy tuck patient was left looking like she had ‘three belly buttons’ after botched operation 

Eileen Harbour, 64, had a tummy tuck four years ago in North London 
Was operated on by ‘cosmetic surgeon to the stars’ Shiva Singh
Claims she suffered complications such as E.coli infection and scarring
And that four years on, she still has breathing difficulties
Claim has now gone …
Tummy tuck patient was left looking like she had ‘three belly buttons’ after botched operation 

Critics warn Coca-Cola Life is simply a marketing gimmick

Coca-Cola launched Coke Life this year in U.K., U.S., Chile and Argentina
Sold in a green can, its also set to hit Australian shelves in April next year
It has a third less sugar than regular Coke and 89 calories compared to 139
Sweetened with extract of stevia leaf, a plant native to South…
Critics warn Coca-Cola Life is simply a marketing gimmick

A Q-methodology study of flare help-seeking behaviours and different experiences of daily life in rheumatoid arthritis

Previous studies have not addressed rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients’help-seeking behaviours for RA flares, and only one small qualitative study has addressed how patients experience daily life on current treatment regimes. Thus, this study aims to identify clusters of opinion related…
A Q-methodology study of flare help-seeking behaviours and different experiences of daily life in rheumatoid arthritis

Human epididymis protein 4 in association with Annexin II promotes invasion and metastasis of ovarian cancer cells

The objective of the present study was to identify human epididymis protein 4 (HE4) interacting proteins and explore the mechanisms underlying their effect on ovarian cancer cell invasion and metastasis.
Methods:
HE4 interacting proteins were identified by mass spectrometry and validated by…
Human epididymis protein 4 in association with Annexin II promotes invasion and metastasis of ovarian cancer cells

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