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Like most people, John Gifford wasn't looking forward to a colonoscopy when he arrived on the UCI Medical Center campus in Orange in 2018.
The Thoracic Surgery Foundation- the charitable arm of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons- has awarded 29 new grants totaling $1,047,500 in support of research and education programs in cardiothoracic surgery.
Unlike almost every other organ, the mammary gland does not develop until after birth. And it's unusually dynamic, shape-shifting during menstrual cycles, puberty, pregnancy, and lactation.
A new study from Stanford, published on December 12 in the journal Acta Neuropathologica Communications, suggests that an important enzyme that helps break down alcohol in the body is defective in patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Understanding its relationship with alcohol and with genes that predispose to AD could help avert the latter in humans at risk.
A new study suggests that even light-to-moderate alcohol consumption may increase overall cancer risk.
New findings published Dec. 9 in Nature Biomedical Engineering from scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center show for the first time that a piece of small, thin metal mesh loaded with cancer-fighting immune cells shrinks tumors in preclinical models of ovarian cancer.
Since vaping and e-cigarettes have become more popular over the last several years, many patients-;particularly during conversations about quitting smoking- have asked me, "Is vaping okay?" or "Is vaping safe?"
More than 5,500 gastroenterologists and other health care professionals will convene at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX for the premier clinical gastroenterology event-;the American College of Gastroenterology's 84th Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course (ACG 2019)-;to review the latest scientific advances in gastrointestinal research, treatment of digestive diseases and clinical practice management.
Researchers at the University of Houston have replicated the genetic mechanism underlying the transformation of benign esophageal cells into a malignant tumor.
Researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have developed a new blood test that would accurately determine the presence of several types of cancers. The results of their multi-centre clinical trial to prove the effectiveness of their test was presented by the researchers at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2019 Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on the 28th of September 2019.