Link between Gut Microbiome and Kidney Cancer Treatment Outcomes

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Physicians at City of Hope, working in collaboration with scientists at Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), have found that greater gut microbial diversity in patients with metastatic kidney cancer is associated with better treatment outcomes on Food and Drug Administration-approved immunotherapy regimens. Their findings are outlined in a study publishedRead

Vitamin D and Calcium Twice Daily May Keep Vertigo Away

Taking vitamin D and calcium twice a day may reduce chances of getting vertigo again, according to a study published in the online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. “Our study suggests that for people with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, taking a supplement ofRead

Inflammatory Cytokine Markers Predict COVID Severity and Survival


Mount Sinai scientists have identified primary markers of inflammation IL-6 and TNF-α reliably predict COVID severity and likelihood of survival. This is providing a foundation for a diagnostic platform and therapeutic targets, according to a study published in Nature Medicine. The researchers studied four proteins serum interleukin (IL)-6, IL-8, tumorRead