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Vaccines have worked in the same way since they were invented more than 200 years ago. Since COVID-19 appeared, a new kind of vaccine has emerged -- the mRNA vaccine.
The therapy is used when the standard treatment for multiple myeloma – a combination of chemotherapy, radiation therapy and/or stem cell transplant – is no longer effective.
The children were participants in a pivotal trial of a tubeless insulin pump that continuously adapts insulin delivery levels based on blood sugar levels and trends. UH Rainbow was selected as a clinical trial site for this study.
Visceral fat, which surrounds some of the vital organs, causes insulin resistance and poses a risk for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. More recently, evidence has shown that ectopic fat also increases risk for these diseases.
A new study shows that wearing a face mask -- either a cloth mask or a surgical mask -- did not impair participants' ability to get air in and out of their bodies.
The use of herbs and supplements remains prevalent among patients with cancer and may place them at risk for potential medication interactions both during chemotherapy and after the completion of treatment.
A recent study from UH Seidman Cancer Center suggests biological differences in tumors could be driving differences in outcomes.
Results of this new study provide evidence for the idea that some of these patients can “outgrow” their severe asthma while on proper treatment.