FDA Approves Lenvatinib for Liver Cancer
The oral therapy lenvatinib joins sorafenib as the only drugs approved for first-line treatment of patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma. FDA Approvals
5 minutes ago - Medscape - 5 articles
Pembrolizumab demonstrates antitumor activity in small cell lung cancer
CHICAGO - Pembrolizumab demonstrated “promising” antitumor activity among patients with advanced small-cell lung cancer, particularly those with a PD-L1 expression of 1% or...
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AI-Driven Dermatology Could Leave Dark-Skinned Patients Behind
LaToya Smith was 29 years old when she died from skin cancer. The young doctor had gotten her degree in podiatry from Rosalind Franklin University, in Chicago, just four years...
41 minutes ago - The Atlantic
Liver cancer screening did not reduce mortality in cirrhosis cases
Screening patients with cirrhosis for hepatocellular carcinoma using either or both abdominal ultrasonography and serum alpha fetoprotein did not correlate with decreased...
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Nurses can follow 'subtle signs' to prevent infusion reactions
Vickie L. Sayles FORT WORTH, Texas - Rheumatology nurses who serve patients in infusion centers can help prevent reactions by being aware of “subtle signs,” such as a slight...
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Prenatal intervention in obese mothers does not affect child's growth
A dietary and lifestyle intervention for pregnant women who were overweight or obese did not alter their children's growth or adiposity at 18 months, according to a study...
1 hour ago - Healio - 2 articles
EpiPen Gets Its First Generic Rival After Criticism for High Price
EpiPen, a life-saving allergy treatment widely criticized for its high price tag, will get generic competition for the first time since the autoinjector was approved more than...
1 hour ago - Time - 5 articles
Fluoroquinolones most common UTI treatment despite black box warning
A clinical practice guideline issued by the Infectious Diseases Society of America in 2011 that recommends health care providers avoid the use of fluoroquinolones for...
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Gov. Baker Signs Nation-Leading Law to Strengthen Alzheimer's, Dementia Treatment
Governor Baker was joined by members of the Administration, Legislature and healthy aging community today at the ceremonial signing of H.4116 An Act relative to Alzheimer's and...
2 hours ago - Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative
Pelvic Exams, Genital HSV Testing Next on Choosing Wisely List
The AAFP no longer recommends pelvic exams in asymptomatic women or genital HSV testing in asymptomatic adults, according to its newest Choosing Wisely list. Medscape Medical News
2 hours ago - Medscape
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Microbiome seen as key factor in resilience/immunity equation
The microbiome plays a key role in determining how different individuals respond to psychological and physical stress, researchers have concluded.
Scott from MFA TV News exposes social media SPYING through smartphones...
While sitting before the Senate's Commerce and Judiciary committees earlier this year to answer questions about his company's alleged involvement in illegal spying and tracking...
Exposure to air pollution found to increase risk of chronic kidney disease
Outdoor air pollution is detrimental to a person's health - this much is certain. Various studies link it to major health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, cancer...
All the Breakfast Foods That Contain Glyphosate, the Weed-Killing Chemical...
A new report from the Environmental Working Group found that glyphosate, a common weed killer that has been linked to cancer, was found in a large amount of oat-based breakfast...
Aretha Franklin Dies of Pancreatic Cancer
Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul," died of pancreatic cancer. She had several recent health scares but did not reveal their causes.
Experts warn to not turn to YouTube videos for plastic surgery advice
A new paper from the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School has warned that videos on YouTube about plastic surgery often don't even feature medical professionals.
Hope for a new autism treatment: Scientists discover a defunct gene in...
Scientists from the Spanish National Research Council, Madrid, found that the gene CPEB4 controls the expression of 200 other genes that have been linked to autism.
Better Option than Amputation can Save Your Life and Limbs
Blood flow restoration is the better option than amputation for treating severe peripheral artery disease, otherwise called as critical limb ischemia.
When a Child Dies in the PICU Despite Ongoing Life Support
Objectives: To examine the circumstance of death in the PICU in the setting of ongoing curative or life-prolonging goals. Data Sources: Multidisciplinary author group...
Mechanism That Affects Reproduction of Dengue Virus Genealogy Identified
Dengue virus origin does not depend on the multiplication rate rather on the virus capability to trigger weaker activation of patient's immune response.