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There may be an “inverse relationship between levels of circulating cholesterol in neonates” and their risk of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IHPS), according to a new study in JAMA. In order to “search the genome comprehensively for genetic associations with IHPS,”...

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Primary Location Affects Efficacy of Bevacizumab for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Bevacizumab appears to be most effective for metastatic colorectal cancer when the primary tumor originates distally, according to a Danish study. However, the researchers caution, “Because of the retrospective and exploratory nature of the present study, this finding should...
A new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine has found that cord colitis syndrome, a transplantation-associated colitis syndrome, may be infectious in nature and associated with a specific pathogen, Bradyrhizobium enterica. The study used, “Computational subtraction of human and...