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Gene Therapy Promising for SCID Due to ADA Deficiency

May 11, 2021. 3:50 PM CDT.

High overall, event-free survival seen at 24 and 36 months for severe combined immunodeficiency due to ADA deficiency

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Sugar-Sweetened Drinks May Up Early-Onset CRC Risk in Women

May 07, 2021

Risk for EO-CRC increased with each serving per day during adulthood and during adolescence at ages 13 to 18 years

Mediterranean Diet May Protect Against Memory Decline

May 07, 2021

Higher MeDi adherence linked to larger mediotemporal gray matter volume, better memory, less amyloid and pTau181 pathology

Vaccination, NPI Compliance Needed to Prevent COVID-19 Surges

May 06, 2021

Accelerated decline in nonpharmaceutical intervention adherence could undermine vaccine-related gains

Two Doses of BNT162b2 SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Highly Effective

May 06, 2021

Real-world study shows vaccine effectiveness of 97.2 percent against COVID-19-related hospitalization, 96.7 percent against COVID-19-related death

AI Model Detects Normal, Abnormal Findings on Brain MRI

May 06, 2021

Model, which was trained on data from one institution and tested on data from a second institution, had area under the curve of 0.78

COVID-19-Associated Cancer Screening Deficit Quantified in U.S.

May 05, 2021

Absolute deficit in screening estimated at 3.9, 3.8, and 1.6 million for breast, colorectal, and prostate cancers, respectively

Universal Multigene Panel Test in CRC IDs Heritable Mutations

May 05, 2021

Sequencing results from universal panel changed cancer treatment for roughly one in 10 colorectal cancer patients

SLNB, RT Not Tied to Better Outcomes in Older Women With Breast Cancer

May 05, 2021

Receipt of sentinel lymph node biopsy or radiotherapy not associated with improved locoregional recurrence-free or disease-free survival

Women Physicians Delay Childbearing Versus Nonphysicians

May 04, 2021

Physicians more likely to experience childbirth at older ages; have same cumulative probability of childbirth as nonphysicians

Many Patients Prefer Stool-Based Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests

May 04, 2021

Multitarget stool DNA test, fecal immunochemical test, or guaiac-based fecal occult blood test preferred over colonoscopy

Calcium Scores From Low-Dose Lung CT Can Predict CVD Mortality

April 30, 2021

Prediction model based on vascular calcification identified on low-dose CT outperformed model based on participant characteristics

Genetics May Predict Vasomotor Symptoms in Menopause

April 29, 2021

However, impact of genetic variants may vary across racial/ethnic groups

Exposure to Secondhand Smoke May Raise Risk for Oral Cancer

April 28, 2021

Higher risk for oral cancer with longer duration of exposure to secondhand smoke further supports possible causal link

Assessing HDL Anti-Inflammatory Capacity May Aid CV Risk Prediction

April 28, 2021

HDL anti-inflammatory capacity associated with cardiovascular disease events independent of cholesterol efflux capacity

Eleven Novel Loci Identified for Rheumatoid Arthritis

April 27, 2021

Total of 615 plausible effector genes include targets of drugs approved for RA and repurposable drugs