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January 22, 2019

ESMO Releases New Guidelines for Advanced Breast Cancer

By Annette M. Boyle, /alert Contributor
While clinical breakthroughs have dramatically extended the life expectancy for women with breast cancer, those with metastatic breast cancer still face a dismal prognosis...
ESMO Releases New Guidelines for Advanced Breast Cancer
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
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Special Report: The political battle behind the dismantling of a worker safety rule

By Julia Harte and Peter Eisler NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Reuters) - When Wardell Davis landed work with a Norfolk, Virginia, shipbuilding contractor in the fall of 2007, he felt lucky. Then 24 years old, Read More »

Aspirin lowers heart attack risk but raises risk of major bleeding

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - People without heart disease who take a daily aspirin may lower their risk of heart attack or stroke, but a new study confirms they also have an increased risk of Read More »

Walgreens pays $269.2 mln to settle U.S. civil fraud lawsuits

By Reuters Staff NEW YORK (Reuters) - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc will pay $269.2 million to settle two U.S. whistleblower lawsuits accusing it of civil fraud for overbilling federal healthcare Read More »

Increased aortic stenosis risk with chronic kidney disease

By Will Boggs MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Moderate to severe chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with an increased risk of developing aortic stenosis, according to results from the Swedish Read More »

TRPV1 antagonist cream shows promise against eczema in adults

By Scott Baltic NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An investigational nonsteroidal topical cream (PAC-14028, or Asivatrep) may be a safe, effective treatment for atopic dermatitis, Korean researchers suggest Read More »

Rotavirus vaccination tied to lower rates of type 1 diabetes

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Young kids who receive the rotavirus vaccine may be less likely to develop type 1 diabetes than children who don't get this routine childhood vaccination, an Read More »

NAFLD in adolescent boys improves with low sugar diet

By Will Boggs MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Adolescent boys on a "low free sugar" diet show significant improvements in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to results from an 8-week Read More »

Can panic alarms save women in Mexico City?

By Anastasia Moloney (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Victims of domestic abuse in Mexico City will be given panic alarms as part of government efforts to combat growing rates of violence against women Read More »

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