Multiple Myeloma is the second most common cancer of the blood and is largely incurable. A recent study has found that a specific gene mutation can increase the risk of developing myeloma six to nine fold. The lead author of the study and Professor of Medicine and Genetic Medicine at Weill Cornell, Dr. Steven M. Lipkin is talking to the panel on predisposition to multiple myeloma and role of precision medicine.
A mothers immune system is altered during pregnancy so that the fetus is not rejected by her body and is allowed to grow. When this balance goes awry, the immune system may become the cause of a miscarriage or multiple miscarriages. We are talking to Dr. Jeffrey Braverman, a world leader in reproductive immunology, about the role of immune system in recurrent miscarriages. Dr. Braverman will talk about various immunity related conditions or issues that may be the cause of recurrent miscarriages, and also highlight the advances in the diagnosis and management of immune related pregnancy complications. Dr Braverman will be taking audience questions too. You may post your questions in the comments section below.
Over 10 million people in the US have a neurodegenerative condition. Half of these have Alzheimer's Disease making it the most common neurodegenerative condition. Of the remaining, a large population suffer from frontotemporal dementia (FTD). However, FTD and Alzheimer's Disease are very often misdiagnosed for each other. In reality, they are two different diseases that have varying effects on behavior. Listen Dr. Murray Grossman & Dr. David Wolk from the University of Pennsylvania, discuss the similarities & differences in management of FTD and Alzheimer's Disease.
Dr. Murray Grossman
Dr David Wolk
Patricia W White
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