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May 31, 2015

Gene Therapy Shows Early Promise Against Deadly Brain Cancer

SUNDAY, May 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Early trials of a new form of gene therapy may give hope to patients battling glioblastoma, the most deadly form of brain cancer.

Contact Lens Wearers May Have Different Eye Bacteria: Study

SUNDAY, May 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Changes in bacteria populations may be one reason why people who wear contact lenses are more prone to eye infections, a new study suggests.

Improved Therapies Have Extended Life Spans of Childhood Cancer Survivors

SUNDAY, May 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Treatment adjustments have significantly increased the life spans of childhood cancer survivors in the United States and Canada, according to new research.

New Drug a Weapon Against Advanced Melanoma: Study

SUNDAY, May 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The life expectancies of people with advanced melanoma may be doubled or even quadrupled, thanks to a new drug that harnesses the power of patients' immune systems to fight their cancer, researchers reported Sunday.

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