Result

A Cancer Trial's Unexpected Result: Remission in Every Patient

A Cancer Trial’s Unexpected Result: Remission in Every Patient

Sascha Roth, a runner who helps manage a family furniture store, in Bethesda, Md., on June 3, 2022, learned she had rectal cancer in 2019. A small study on rectal cancer results in remission in every patient. (Shuran Huang/The New York Times) It was a small trial, just 18 rectal cancer patients, every one of …

A Cancer Trial’s Unexpected Result: Remission in Every Patient Read More »

Obese Man Fat Belly

Obesity Might Be a Result of Your Body’s Chemistry

Scientists at Clemson University are making progress in understanding the link between specific enzymes that are naturally generated in the body and their involvement in managing obesity and controlling liver diseases. Scientists are investigating the connections between obesity, age, and body chemistry. Obesity is described as an abnormal or excessive buildup of fat that poses …

Obesity Might Be a Result of Your Body’s Chemistry Read More »

A Cancer Trial’s Unexpected Result: Remission in Every Patient

A Cancer Trial’s Unexpected Result: Remission in Every Patient

It was a small trial, just 18 rectal cancer patients, every one of whom took the same drug. But the results were astonishing. The cancer vanished in every single patient, undetectable by physical exam, endoscopy, PET scans or M.R.I. scans. Dr. Luis A. Diaz Jr. of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, an author of a …

A Cancer Trial’s Unexpected Result: Remission in Every Patient Read More »