New method for cell identification leads to discovery of melanoma subtypes

West Lafayette, Indiana - Cells have traditionally been categorized into different types, such as T-cells and B-cells, based on observable features. But new research published in Nature Communications shows cells are far more complex.

Stroke survivors could gain the most from new blood pressure guidelines

Dallas, Texas - Treating high blood pressure in stroke survivors more aggressively, could cut deaths by one-third, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Presidential Message on Men’s Health Week

Washington, DC - Men’s Health Week is an opportunity to raise awareness of the diseases and illnesses that are most prevalent among American men and to reiterate the importance of early detection and preventative health practices.  During this week, I encourage all men to evaluate both their mental and physical health and to focus on living a healthy lifestyle.

NCI-MATCH precision medicine clinical trial releases new findings, strengthens path forward for targeted cancer therapies

Washington, DC - The National Cancer Institute’s Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice (NCI-MATCH) trial, the largest precision medicine trial of its kind, has achieved a milestone with the release of results from several treatment arms, or sub-studies, of the trial. The new results offer findings of interest for future cancer research that could ultimately play a role in bringing targeted treatments to patients with certain gene abnormalities, regardless of their cancer type.

Breaking the Silence’ Offers an Inspiring Journey of Healing

Chandler, Arizona - Joan Eastman was born like any other girl. However, her life proves to be of great pain. Growing up, she is treated differently by family members, powerless to defend herself against their sexual and psychological abuse.