• Central mystery of a baffling high-risk leukemia solved

    2 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    Investigators have unraveled the origins and identified mutations associated with a perplexing form of acute leukemia. The landmark study appears today as an advance online publication in the journal Nature and lays the foundation for more effective treatment of patients with the high-risk cancer.Their treatment is complicated because MPAL does not fit cleanly into a single diagnosis, but includes features of both acute lymphoblastic leukemia and acute myeloid leukemia.
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  • Financial incentives aid in LDL control in high CVD risk

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    A cost-effective intervention to control LDL in patients at high risk for CVD may be financial incentives for both patients and their physicians, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.
    “Financial incentive interventions are only effective sometimes,” Ankur Pandya, PhD, assistant professor of health decision science in the department of health policy and management at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, said in a press release. “When these programs show health benefits, the next question should be whether the health gains are worth the added costs, which
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  • Folic acid supplementation does not reduce pre-eclampsia in high-risk women, study finds

    Folic acid supplementation does not reduce pre-eclampsia in high-risk women, study finds

    2 monthes ago - By NutraIngredients-USA

    The elusive search for pre-eclampsia prevention rumbles on as researchers find not even a high dose of folic acid is enough to ward off the condition in high-risk women.
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