A treatment billed as a potential breakthrough in the fight against disease, including cancer, could back-fire and make the disease fitter and more damaging, new research has found. Ground-breaking ..
Credit: ©Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, NY, December 30, 2016--Liver-directed gene therapy delivered using adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors to treat diseases such as hemophili..
Phoenix, AZ -- You've likely heard about being in the right place at the wrong time, but what about having the right genes in the wrong environment? In other words, could a genetic mutation (or a..
Credit: Illustration by Michael Pluth EUGENE, Ore. - December 30, 2016 - Molecules with the potential to deliver healing power to stressed cells - such as those involved in heart attacks - have bee..
Washington, DC (December 29, 2016) -- A new study indicates that many women with advanced kidney disease are not receiving recommended breast or cervical cancer screening, even though they face a high..
Washington, DC (December 29, 2016) -- Researchers have uncovered a higher risk of death in black vs. white children with kidney failure over the last two decades that seems to be mediated by differenc..
December 29, 2016 - Looking at before-and-after photos, plastic surgeons and nurses can't tell whether breast augmentation surgery was done using conventional round implants or newer anatomically..
December 29, 2016 - Patient satisfaction has become an important quality measure in the US healthcare system. But some plastic surgeons question the value of subjective patient satisfaction ratings--s..