Case Studies/Studies

Researchers Pursue a Targeted Treatment for Colitis-Causing Bacteria

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.


Leukemia Drugs for Lung Cancer?

Two recently approved treatments show promise in a new study.


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A New Combination Therapy for HER2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer

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.

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Prescription for Playtime

To further illustrate the mental and physical health benefits of exercise, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends pediatricians encourage physical activity in patients.


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Fertility Preservation for Pediatric Cancer 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.

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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.


Investigating the Impact of Self-Screening for Human Papillomavirus

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.


Examining the Link Between PTSD and Stroke in the Young Adult Population

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.


The Male Factor: Infertility and Recurrent Miscarriage

Emerging studies are exploring the relationship between DNA and male infertility.