ESMO, the European Society for Medical Oncology, has announced today the publication of the ESMO Magnitude of Clinical Benefit Scale, a tool to assist oncology clinicians in evaluating the most effective anti-cancer medicines for their patients.
The recent floods in Texas have caused some of the worst flooding since Hurricane Ike in 2008. How do computational models and simulations of hurricanes like Ike help us in predicting the consequences of such natural disasters and better prepare the Texas Gulf Coast for their effects? Watch the video to find out!
While their attention may be inland on the San Andreas Fault, residents of coastal Southern California could be surprised by very large earthquakes -- and even tsunamis -- from several major faults that lie offshore, a new study finds.
Cerebral palsy is the most common cause of childhood disability in the world, but is understudied, especially in developing countries. Working in Botswana, an ongoing international partnership has performed the first rigorous study of CP outcomes in Africa.
Researchers from University Hospitals Case Medical Center Seidman Cancer Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine will present data from several new studies, including a study evaluating a potential novel combination treatment for cancer patients with advanced solid tumors and a first-of-its-kind analysis of gene mutations in small cell lung cancer, at the 51st American Society for Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting in Chicago.
A recent University of Houston study suggests that long-term exposure to news may negatively influence racial bias towards social groups.
A University of California, Riverside-led research team has uncovered a connection between certain approaches to racial socialization in early childhood and parents' expectations for greater success in school. The researchers organized 16 focus groups involving 114 parents of children four years of age and younger from several ethnicity-language groups. Parents participating in the study felt that racial socialization in early childhood promotes school readiness, but were unsure of the best timing and particular approach for success.
The European Society for Medical Oncology, in collaboration with the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer, expressed their views on the EU Clinical Trials Regulation in an official position paper recently published in Annals of Oncology.
ESF has just published a report on a pilot study of the career paths of post-doctorates and doctorate alumni from five research funding and research performing organisations: AXA Research Fund, France, Fonds National de la Recherche, Luxembourg, Goethe Graduate Academy at the Goethe University Frankfurt, Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland and TDR, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, a co-sponsored program of UNICEF, UNDP, the World Bank and WHO.
People who earn a college degree before getting married are much less likely to become obese than those who graduate from college after getting married, according to a new study.