Current antibiotic treatments for Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI), which causes the chronic, degenerative disease colitis, eliminate beneficial bacteria in the gut along with the harmful pathogen. Researchers at North Carolina State University (NCSU) have taken the first step toward developing a therapy that attacks C. difficile while sparing other microbes.
Two recently approved treatments show promise in a new study.
The recent FDA approval of the drug Tukysa (tucatinib) for use with the chemotherapeutic agents trastuzumab and capecitabine provides a new treatment option to certain adults with HER2-positive breast cancer.
To further illustrate the mental and physical health benefits of exercise, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends pediatricians encourage physical activity in patients.
A pediatric cancer patient and his or her family’s main concern should focus on oncology treatments, not if those treatments will cause future infertility. As oncology advances, so do fertility preservation options.
Study Suggests Connection Between Ovarian Cancer and Fibrosis, Provides Possible Risk Management Option
A recent study in Ottawa poses a connection between ovarian fibrosis and the risk of developing ovarian cancer, and hints at a drug that may decrease that risk.
Researchers at the University of Washington and four other health institutes explore whether at-home screening tests are an efficient and effective way to detect cervical precancer.
Ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) have grown more prevalent in young and middle-aged adults during the past decade. According to research led by the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, post-traumatic stress disorder may be to blame.
Study Indicates Social Media Use May Not Be as Closely Linked With Anxiety and Depression as Previously Thought
Research from Brigham Young University finds that quality of social media engagement and not social media usage itself may be the determining factor in its effect on young people.
Emerging studies are exploring the relationship between DNA and male infertility.
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