Novo Nordisk introduces new web-based portal that helps patients track their hemophilia treatment
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  April 18, 2017  
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 Novo Nordisk introduces new web-based portal that helps patients track their hemophilia treatmentNovo Nordisk introduces new web-based portal that helps patients track their hemophilia treatment
 
Novo Nordisk today announced the availability of HemaGo™ XChange, a web-based portal that allows people with hemophilia to connect their circle of care to their treatment and bleed information, promoting collaboration and discussion regarding the management of their bleeding disorder.
 
 
 Global inequalities in survival for childhood leukemia still persist in some countries, study findsGlobal inequalities in survival for childhood leukemia still persist in some countries, study finds
 
Although global inequalities in survival from childhood leukemia have narrowed, they still persist with five-year survival in some countries nearly twice as high as in others for children diagnosed during 2005-2009, according to a study published in The Lancet Haematology.
 
   Activation of specific protein could lead to acute lymphoblastic leukemia, study revealsActivation of specific protein could lead to acute lymphoblastic leukemia, study reveals
 
The discovery of a protein signature that is highly predictive of leukemia could lead to novel treatments of the leading childhood cancer, according to new study showing that competition among certain proteins causes an imbalance that leads to leukemia.
 
   New article explores cost-effectiveness of initial diagnostic protocols for microscopic hematuriaNew article explores cost-effectiveness of initial diagnostic protocols for microscopic hematuria
 
Detecting red blood cells in the urine of asymptomatic patients who don't see blood when they urinate (asymptomatic microscopic hematuria) is common but it can signal cancer in the genitourinary system.
 
   Nanoparticle-programmed immune cells can slow progression of leukemia in mouse modelNanoparticle-programmed immune cells can slow progression of leukemia in mouse model
 
Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have developed biodegradable nanoparticles that can be used to genetically program immune cells to recognize and destroy cancer cells -- while the immune cells are still inside the body.
 
 Vaccine-chemotherapy combination may improve survival for glioblastoma patients
 
Vaccine-chemotherapy combination may improve survival for glioblastoma patientsA vaccine targeting cytomegalovirus (CMV) antigen pp65, combined with high-dose chemotherapy (temozolomide), improved both progression-free survival and overall survival for a small group of glioblastoma (GBM) patients.
 
 
 Scientists discover potential trigger for MDS in children with rare genetic disorder
 
Scientists discover potential trigger for MDS in children with rare genetic disorderMyelodysplastic syndrome is an umbrella term used to describe disorders characterized by the bone marrow's inability to produce normal blood cells.
 
 
 Vitamin B supplements can mitigate impact of fine particle pollution on cardiovascular disease
 
Vitamin B supplements can mitigate impact of fine particle pollution on cardiovascular diseaseB vitamins can mitigate the impact of fine particle pollution on cardiovascular disease, according to new research conducted at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.
 
 
 Differences found in cancer occurrence within African and US born blacks
 
Differences found in cancer occurrence within African and US born blacksThe cancer profile of African-born blacks differs from that of United States-born blacks and varies by region of birth, according to a new study. The study, appearing in CANCER, suggests differences in environmental, cultural, social, and genetic factors, and points to an opportunity to study the risk factors associated with the cancer burden in African-born blacks to help create targeted interventions.
 
 
 Oral contraceptive pills have negative impact on women's quality of life, study shows
 
Oral contraceptive pills have negative impact on women's quality of life, study showsOne of the most common combined oral contraceptive pills has a negative impact on women's quality of life but does not increase depressive symptoms.