Pets may cure depression: Adopting a furry friend relieves symptoms in a third of patients
2 monthes ago - By Daily Mail
Researchers from the Medical-Psychiatric Clinic, Porto, believe pets allow patients to experience pleasure from activities they once found enjoyable, such as exercise and social interactions.
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Strict cancer trial eligibility criteria ensure patient safety, but ‘pendulum has swung too far'
2 monthes ago - By Healio
Clinical trials are the cornerstone of oncology research.
Despite their essential role in evidence-based medicine, enrollment barriers are more formidable than ever.
Limited study availability at some academic and community centers, as well as lack of provider recommendation, largely explain why fewer than one in 20 patients with cancer participate in clinical trials.
However, an estimated 17% of individuals with cancer cannot participate in trials even if they wanted to because they fail to meet eligibility criteria, according to a report released in April by American Cancer Society Cancer
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Want Strong US Cancer Research? Use This Social Media Kit
2 monthes ago - By Medscape
ASCO's new social media effort aims to get clinical oncologists, researchers, and patients trumpeting National of Cancer Institute funding and US cancer research.
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