Study finds mechanism of resistance to checkpoint inhibitors and way to reverse it
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  January 18, 2018  
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 Study finds mechanism of resistance to checkpoint inhibitors and way to reverse itStudy finds mechanism of resistance to checkpoint inhibitors and way to reverse it
 
Researchers have discovered a mechanism of resistance to checkpoint inhibitors and how to reverse it. The biomarker results from the IMvigor210 study are reported at the ESMO Immuno Oncology Congress 2017.
 
 
 New biodegradable pressure sensor could help monitor serious health conditionsNew biodegradable pressure sensor could help monitor serious health conditions
 
UConn engineers have created a biodegradable pressure sensor that could help doctors monitor chronic lung disease, swelling of the brain, and other medical conditions before dissolving harmlessly in a patient's body.
 
   Dresden researchers develop molecular smoke alert for key human cancer geneDresden researchers develop molecular smoke alert for key human cancer gene
 
If it burns in a house smoke detectors alert us hence protecting life. A molecular smoke alert has now been developed by Dresden researchers for the TP53 gene, the most important human cancer gene. The alert goes on if the TP53 gene is mutated in cells.
 
 Researchers question exclusion of people with prior cancer history from clinical trials
 
Researchers question exclusion of people with prior cancer history from clinical trialsA quarter of newly diagnosed cancer patients 65 or older are survivors who had a prior cancer – often preventing them from participating in clinical trials, researchers from UT Southwestern's Simmons Cancer Center have found.
 
 
 Sugar harm deliberately from general public for decades
 
Sugar harm deliberately from general public for decadesThe argument that excessive sugar and fat consumption is harmful for the heart began in the 1960’s. This was followed up by several studies that looked at how sugar could damage the vital organs of the body with time.