Other Notable Health Studies & Research From May 10, 2022

There are dozens of studies, innovations, and research findings released everyday by institutions and clinics across the world. Here’s a look at some of the other notable health reports from May 10.

How Tumor Cells Use Mitochondria to Keep Growing
Hormone therapy is often used to treat prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body, but many patients develop resistance to hormone therapy, causing their disease to become more aggressive and potentially more deadly.

New Initiative to Develop Personalized Therapies for People with Rare Genetic Forms of ALS
A new initiative, Silence ALS, will develop experimental personalized therapies to treat patients with rare genetic forms of ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease).

Videos Can Spur Family Members to Donate Tissues, Improve Lives
A new study examined two different videos on tissue donation, finding that both videos encouraged willingness to donate, but it was the informational content in the videos, not emotional connectivity, that spurred family members’ interest.

USF tech helping combat malaria and other tropical diseases across the world
Following his success eradicating a major source of malaria, technology created by a USF public health researcher is being implemented by insect control agencies throughout Africa and across the Tampa Bay region.

Frozen testicular tissue still viable after two decades
Male testis tissue that is cryopreserved can be reimplanted after more than 20 years and will go on to make viable sperm, according to a new study in rodents in the open-access journal PLOS Biology by Eoin Whelan of the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania and colleagues publishing May 10th.

Henry Ford Health First in Michigan to Offer Robotic High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound for Prostate Cancer
Henry Ford Health is the first in Michigan to offer Robotic High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) for the treatment of localized prostate cancer.

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