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January 8, 2019

Phlebotomy, Hydroxyurea Improve OS in Polycythemia Vera, Remains Underused

By David Costill
According to recent research published in Blood, treatments with therapeutic phlebotomy and hydroxyurea improved overall survival and decreased thrombosis risk in patients with polycythemia vera...
Phlebotomy, Hydroxyurea Improve OS in Polycythemia Vera, Remains Underused
December 7, 2018

Hyperglycemia after intense exercise manageable in type 1 diabetes

By Marilynn Larkin, Reuters Health 
Patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) can correct hyperglycemia following high-intensity interval training (HITT) using their usual insulin correction factor (ICF), researchers say...
Hyperglycemia after intense exercise manageable in type 1 diabetes
November 14, 2018

Too Many Influenza Patients Improperly Prescribed Antibiotics, Not Antivirals

By Brenda L. Mooney /alert Contributor
A new study provided a road-map for changing how acute respiratory infections, including influenza, are treated...
 
Too Many Influenza Patients Improperly Prescribed Antibiotics, Not Antivirals
October 28, 2018

ESMO 2018: Pembrolizumab Extends Quality Survival in NSCLC

By Annette M. Boyle /alert Contributor
A new analysis of the KEYNOTE 024 and KEYNOTE 010 trials found that patients who receive pembrolizumab not only live longer, they...
ESMO 2018: Pembrolizumab Extends Quality Survival in NSCLC
October 10, 2018

New Guidelines Focus on HER2 Testing in Breast Cancer

By Annette M. Boyle /alert Contributor
 
New Guidelines Focus on HER2 Testing in Breast Cancer
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REFILE-Shorter waits for new patients at VA than in private sector, U.S. study finds

(Corrects Dr. Lieberman's title in para 3) By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) - In many cases, veterans get a first appointment at VA hospitals quicker than the general public gets first appointments Read More »

Long-term exercise by older adults tied to lower risk of falls

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Older adults who have exercised regularly for at least a year may be less likely to experience falls or related injuries than their less active peers, a research Read More »

Samsung Bioepis biosimilar to Roche's Herceptin wins FDA nod

By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it had approved a biosimilar to Roche Holding AG's blockbuster breast cancer treatment, Herceptin. The biosimilar, Read More »

Shorter waits for new patients at VA than in private sector, U.S. study finds

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) - In many cases, veterans get a first appointment at VA hospitals quicker than the general public gets first appointments with health care providers, government Read More »

Insomnia treatment may help ease depression during menopause

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Women going through menopause may have fewer symptoms of depression when they get treatment for insomnia than when they don't, a recent experiment suggests. Read More »

Swiss team develop 'microswimmer' robot to deliver drugs through the body

By Reuters Staff LONDON (Reuters) - A tiny sliver of elastic material swims along inside a narrow tube, coiling up and changing shape in response to the thickness of fluid and the contours of the tube Read More »

Lidocaine-prilocaine cream may ease IUD insertion pain

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A network meta-analysis suggests that lidocaine-prilocaine is more effective than some other analgesic options for relieving pain during insertion of an Read More »

Bariatric surgery may boost sexual function in women

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Sexual function in severely obese women improves after bariatric surgery, researchers in Brazil say. Dr. Ubirajara Barroso Jr. of Universidade Federal da Read More »

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