Predicting preterm births

Predicting preterm birth can be difficult, especially for women who have not given birth. It has long been known that the best predictor of preterm birth is someone who has had a prior preterm birth; however, this information is helpful only in second and subsequent pregnancies. For women in their first pregnancy, it is a…Continue Reading

Are We Close to Predicting Treatment-Free Remission in CML?

A recent study in the British Journal of Haematology by Irani and colleagues suggests that an effector-suppressor score, which is calculated using absolute natural killer (NK) cell, FoxP3+ regulatory T-cell (T-reg), and monocytic myeloid-derived suppressor cell counts, can effectively predict the likelihood of treatment-free remission in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). This follows on the heels of…Continue Reading

Predicting Complications of Cytoreductive Nephrectomy in mRCC

Patients with higher intraoperative blood loss and those treated at lower-volume surgical centers had a greater risk of high-grade complications after undergoing cytoreductive nephrectomy (CN) for metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC), according to an analysis of registry data. Higher intraoperative blood loss was also associated with low-grade postoperative complications. Intraoperative complications were more likely in patients…Continue Reading

ECG Promising for Predicting Major Depression, Treatment Response

Individuals with major depressive disorder (MDD) have an increased heart rate — a finding that may have the potential to identify individuals at risk for the disorder and predict treatment response, early research suggests. Using the rapid-action of the novel antidepressant ketamine and the latest wearable 24-hour electrocardiogram (ECG) technology, investigators found that heart rate…Continue Reading

Predicting the Headlines to Emerge After WWE SummerSlam 2020

0 of 4Credit: WWE.comSummerSlam is one of the most prominent, important and popular pay-per-view events of the year, and Sunday night, it hits the WWE Network airwaves with lofty expectations thanks to a teaser tagline and flashy new digs.The event promises “you’ll never see it coming” and touts a state-of-the-art arena setup known as the…Continue Reading