In Africa, US Cancer Guidelines Are 'Harmonized' to Locale
The well-regarded National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines are being adapted for regional use in Africa, but the high cost of cancer drugs is a problem. Medscape...
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Top stories in cardiology: Highlights from ACC Scientific Session
All of last week's top stories in cardiology come from Healio's live coverage of the American College of Cardiology Scientific Session which recently wrapped up in New...
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Current Practices and Perspectives on Peer Observation and Feedback: A National Survey
Peer observation and feedback is the direct observation of an activity performed by a colleague followed by feedback with the goal of improved performance and professional...
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FDA issues complete response letter for sotagliflozin
The FDA on Friday issued a complete response letter regarding a new drug application for oral sotagliflozin, a first-in-class dual SGLT1 and SGLT2 inhibitor for adult with type...
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Anita Silvers, an Authority on Disability Rights, Dies at 78
A well-regarded philosophy professor, Dr. Silvers knew the subject firsthand, having had polio as a child.
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Despite What You Might Think, Abortion Isn't An Easy Way Out
At first, I thought my peers were being cynical upon suggesting the current administration would enable our society to move backward in terms of reproductive freedoms. But a...
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FDA: Potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities in Medtronic ICDs, CRTs
The FDA has issued a safety communication regarding cybersecurity vulnerabilities in the wireless telemetry technology in several implantable cardioverter defibrillators and...
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How to Grow Eggplant
Growing eggplant shouldn't be intimidating when you're anticipating spring garden planting. Getting your seeds off to a good start, then tweaking them if needed, will help...
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Science proves the Earth isn't flat: An expert shares ways you can see for yourself
The concept of a flat Earth is one that's persisted for centuries. Even today, a number of individuals continue to believe that the shape of the Earth is a plane or a disk. If...
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TREAT: Ticagrelor after fibrinolytic therapy may reduce bleeding events after STEMI
NEW ORLEANS - Ticagrelor after fibrinolytic therapy in patients younger than 75 years with STEMI may not reduce the frequency of major CV events at 12 months compared with...
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How pollution could be killing your SPERM: Breathing in tiny toxic particles...
Researchers at Sao Paulo University exposed groups of mice to pollution at varies ages before testing their sperm production in adulthood.
Gender-bending chemicals in DUST 'could be making children fat'
A study by Duke University of more than 190 dust samples from US homes revealed the grime can contain up to 70 chemicals that are known to cause fat cell development or...
Oxytocin Modulates Brain's Reward Responses to Food
Oxytocin modifies the pathways in the brain specifically during their responses to highly palatable, rewarding foods, as per new research.
New Guideline Recommends Simpler Medication Regimens, Looser Glycemic...
New guideline suggests that simplifying medication regimens and tailoring glycemic targets can improve the quality of life in older adults with diabetes.
Obesity Might Cause Early Puberty In Boys
A new study has shown that boys with obesity enter puberty at an earlier age than average.
Younger Women may Respond Poorly to Keto Diet: Study
Women on the ketogenic diet are less likely than males to encounter notable weight loss and are more likely to display impaired blood sugar control, finds a new study.
Patients Bear Higher Financial Burden for Growth Hormone Therapy Despite FDA...
Using insurance data, a new study reveals that the cost burden for growth hormone treatment has increased over time for patients and their families.
Chemicals in Household Dust May Up Obesity Risk
Endocrine-disrupting chemicals in household dust may promote fat cell development and put you at a higher risk of obesity, reveals a new study.
Hormone Released from Fat Tissue may Play a Role in Obesity-related Asthma
New research shows that a hormone released from fat tissue is critical in the development of obesity-related asthma and may be a target of future treatments for the disease.
Race, Ethnicity Influence Fracture Risk in People With Diabetes: Study
African Americans with diabetes may not require the additional screening or treatment for osteoporosis that Caucasians or Hispanics with diabetes may require.