The NSW court sparing offenders from prison
Senior Judge Roger Dive, who presides over the specialist NSW Drug Court, says courts can achieve more than offenders "going round and round in the system".
4 days ago - Sydney Morning Herald
New Drug for Prostate Cancer: Ipatasertib, an AKT Inhibitor
When used in combination with abiraterone, the new drug showed activity in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer in the IPATential 150 trial. Medscape Medical News
5 days ago - Medscape
Cannabis and Parkinson's Disease
Cannabis use can raise complex issues for Parkinson's disease patients, including possible adverse effects, toxicity, and drug-drug interactions. Few studies have shown the...
7 days ago - MedPageToday
Antidepressants and Alzheimer's; CTE and Sleep; Vitamin D and Dementia
The antidepressant drug escitalopram lowered Aβ42 levels in the cerebrospinal fluid of cognitively normal older adults; the drug also acutely reduced brain interstitial fluid...
7 days ago - MedPageToday
Artificial Intelligence Can Predict Osteoarthritis
A machine-learning algorithm can predict the onset of osteoarthritis years before the symptoms appear. People can be treated with preventive drugs rather than undergoing joint...
7 days ago - Medindia Health
Drug used to treat breast and ovarian cancer can transform treatment for prostate cancer
A drug used to treat breast and ovarian cancer can extend the lives of some men with prostate cancer and should become a new standard treatment for the disease, concludes a...
8 days ago - News Medical - 4 articles
Treatment sequence influences romosozumab effectiveness in osteoporosis
Women with osteoporosis who received romosozumab experienced the greatest gains in bone formation when the drug was administered before antiresorptive therapy, according to a...
11 days ago - Healio
Ophthalmic organizations request FDA reconsider moxifloxacin removal from 503B bulk list
Several major ophthalmic organizations requested the FDA reconsider its intention to remove moxifloxacin from the 503B bulk drug list, which identifies drug substances for...
11 days ago - Healio
Can a Parkinson's Drug Treat Macular Degeneration?
More than 15% of Americans over age 70 have AMD, and 10% to 15% of those cases go on to develop the more severe wet macular degeneration, which can cause swift and complete...
12 days ago - Web MD
NTU-incubated start-up plans clinical trial of new slow-release pill for Parkinson's disease
Materials scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore have developed a new pill which uses the stomach as a drug reservoir and delivers medicines slowly over...
13 days ago - News Medical
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Freezing Prostate Cancer Cells is An Effective Treatment
Freezing prostate cancer cells using MRI guided hemi-gland cryoablation is successful in controlling prostate cancer in clinically significant and advanced cases.
Prostate cancer patients could be spared radiotherapy after surgery
The treatment is used to eradicate cancer cells and to try to ensure tumours do not return. But research in The Lancet found there was no benefit.
Cannabis Use for Managing Menopause Symptoms
Many women are using cannabis or interested in using it for the management of bothersome and worrisome menopause symptoms, according to a new study.
The Lancet: Radiotherapy After Prostate Cancer Surgery can be Avoided for Men
Researchers from all over the world have access to HYSETS, a database of hydrometric data created at Ecole de technologie superieure , to note the results of climate change on...
Feeding a Person With Advanced Alzheimer's Disease: An Update
We update our 2011 discussion of feeding the person with late-stage or advanced Alzheimer's disease. We present a case of a 92-year-old woman diagnosed with AD, from our family...
Spinal Cord Stimulation Alleviates Motor Symptoms in Parkinson's Disease...
Spinal cord stimulation alleviates pain and reduces motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease, both as a singular therapy and as a "salvage therapy", according to researchers in...
Menopause Symptoms Can Lead to Heart Disease
Combined symptoms of menopause could lead to an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases in women.
Cognition Declines After the Menopause Transition
Women complain about forgetting things during the transition from premenopause to perimenopause to postmenopause. Such declines in memory after menopause appear independent of...
The Surprising Ways Body Weight Affects Brain Health
The brain is the very essence of who we are, so we want it to stay healthy. But just as other organs change with age, cognitive challenges can arise with aging. Some of these...
Is Tau Blood Testing a Game Changer for Diagnosing Alzheimer's?
Drs Adam Boxer, Samuel Gandy, and Rudolph Tanzi discuss the potential impact of a breakthrough study of plasma phospho-tau217.