City-wide effort boosts NYC's colorectal cancer screening rates Work to increase colorectal cancer screening rates in New York City have resulted in a 40 percent increase in screening rates over four years.
Treatment for sickle cell disease may help protect patients' kidney function After six months of treatment with hydroxyurea, sickle cell disease patients' kidney function, as measured by the urinary albumin/creatinine ratio, improved significantly.
Children exposed to marijuana in the womb show a significant improvement in their ability to track moving objects at age four. But researchers are warning that the results do not mean marijuana has a beneficial effect on fetal development.
Fat cells originating from bone marrow found in humans Fat cells produced by stem cells from the bone marrow may be linked to chronic illnesses like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease and some cancers.