Study Investigates New Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment of Head and Neck Cancers

A recently published article in Experimental Biology and Medicine (Volume 246, Issue 24, December, 2021) investigates a new approach for treating nasopharyngeal carcinoma. The study, led by Dr. Yan-Ping Mao, from the Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center in Guangzhou (China), reports that BART10-3p, an Epstein-Barr virus-encoded microRNA, is an unfavorable prognostic indicator for nasopharyngeal cancer … Read more

Protecting the brain in sickle cell anemia: the value of beginning early in life

A recently published article in Experimental Biology and Medicine (Volume 246, Issue 23, December, 2021) highlights the importance of early-in-life screening for brain damage in children with sickle cell.  The study, led by Dr. Jane Hankins in the Department of Hematology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (SJCRH) in Memphis, along with colleagues at SJCRH, … Read more

Rome Foundation Releases Clinical Criteria to Better Meet Needs of Patients

The Rome Foundation has published a groundbreaking modification of the Rome IV diagnostic criteria of the Disorders of Gut Brain Interaction (DGBI – formerly Functional GI disorders) designed specifically for clinical practice. These new criteria use the same symptoms as the standard Rome IV diagnostic criteria but suspend the required duration and frequency of requirements. Currently, … Read more

Direct Biologics, LLC Announces One Year Follow Up of Pilot Safety Study of ExoFlo for Treatment of Osteoarthritis in Combat-Related Injuries

Direct Biologics, LLC, a market-leading biotech company in the field of regenerative biologics, announced the publication of the one-year follow-up results from a pilot safety study of a MSC-derived EVIP for treatment of OA in combat-related injuries in the Journal of Stem Cell Research. This publication follows the first report on the safety and clinical … Read more

Using Artificial Intelligence to Diagnose ADHD

A recently published article in Experimental Biology and Medicine (Volume 246, Issue 21, November, 2021) investigates the use of artificial intelligence in diagnosing attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. The study, led by Dr. Yichun Liu, in the Center for Applied Genomics (CAG) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, PA (USA), reports that the accuracy for deep-learning … Read more

Iowa-Based Mission Cancer + Blood Joins the Quality Cancer Care Alliance’s National Network

The national clinically integrated network of independently owned and operated oncology practices located across the continental United States and Hawaii, known as Quality Cancer Care Alliance Network (QCCAN), continues to expand its group to include the renowned Mission Cancer + Blood located in Iowa. Since 1981, Mission Cancer + Blood has been quietly serving those … Read more

Genetic Mutations in Digestive Cancers

A recently published article in Experimental Biology and Medicine (Volume 246, Issue 18, September 2021) examines genetic mutations in digestive cancers. The study, led by Dr. Yinchi Yang, in the Department of General Surgery of the Beijing Friendship Hospital at the Capital Medical University in Beijing (China), reports that regulators of mRNA modification exhibit extensive genetic … Read more

Dr. Ernst Von Schwarz: Study Shows Promising Benefit of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Injection in Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients

COVID-19 infections represent a life-threatening condition secondary to respiratory and multi-organ failure as a result of a systemic inflammatory response. Stem cell therapy might ameliorate the underlying effects likely secondary to anti- inflammatory properties. “Our paper, just published, deals with something new and very promising in medicine,” says Dr. Ernst von Schwarz. “We used stem … Read more

New Documentary Focused on Rare Diseases Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

 Sweis Entertainment in collaboration with Digital Cave Media will launch crowdfunding campaign on September 28, 2021, to raise $45,000 for the upcoming documentary “Rare.”  The film follows families as they cope with the reality and day-to-day struggles and triumphs of living with a family member with a rare disease.  Today, there are 7,000 known rare diseases, … Read more