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Study of advanced glycation end produces (AGEs) through dietary and exercise intervention to see if improvement of quality of life decreases tumor recurrence in patients.
Thanks to improved treatments, patients with cancer are living longer. Some of those treatments, however, are associated with cardiotoxicities that can put patients at risk for heart problems.
Thoracic aneurysms occur when the walls of the aorta in the chest weaken and bulge, enabling blood to accumulate. If left untreated, they can rupture, causing massive blood loss and often death.
MUSC Children’s Health pediatric orthopaedic surgeon Robert F. Murphy, M.D., performs surgery to correct scoliosis in the small subset of patients who have a large curve that does not respond to bracing
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Conventional biopsies are invasive, costly, and sometimes impossible to conduct, but they yield valuable information other methods were unable to provide—until now.
Stem cells are being tested at the Medical University of South Carolina as a possible treatment for heart failure with a preserved ejection fraction, or HFpEF.
Genomics screening can improve the odds for some cancer patients, potentially identifying mutations associated with cancer subtypes for which targeted therapies exist or are in development.
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