Early Palliative Rehabilitation Improves QOL in Advanced Cancer
A highly flexible intervention model in which patients selected their own outcome measures improved quality of life as compared with standard care. Medscape Medical News
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Researchers to develop computer-based tools for use in cancer research
The doctoral program 'CompCancer - Computational Methods in Oncology: Towards Personalized Medicine in Cancer Therapies' has received approval from the German Research Foundation.
2 hours ago - News Medical
A propensity score-matched comparison of laparoscopic distal versus total gastrectomy for middle-third advanced gastric cancer
The optimal resection extent for middle-third advanced gastric cancer still remains controversial. This study aimed to assess the long-term oncologic outcomes of...
13 hours ago - International Journal of Surgery
FDA OKs Gamifant, First Drug for Rare Immune Disease HLH
Emapalumab is an interferon gamma-blocking antibody that fills an unmet medical need for patients with primary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, the FDA says. FDA Approvals
18 hours ago - Medscape - 3 articles
Critical Isotope for Thyroid Cancer Now Produced in the US
For the first time in 30 years, iodine-131, a critical radioisotope used for diagnosing and treating thyroid cancer and hyperthyroidism, is being produced in the US. Medscape...
22 hours ago - Medscape
Social Isolation Directly Affects Health, Ups Risk of Death
Social isolation predicts all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality in both sexes and in blacks and whites, and also predicts cancer-related mortality in white men and...
22 hours ago - Medscape
'Outsider' Oncologist Whistleblowers Share in $100M Reward
One of the largest-ever False Claims Act settlements involved the oncology practice at a multispecialty group in Florida, which is splitting a huge pot of reward money with two...
23 hours ago - Medscape
Checkpoint Inhibition and Cardiotoxicity: Cause for Concern?
A pharmacovigilance study reports four new cardiotoxicities in patients treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors. Experts say this should not deter physicians from offering...
23 hours ago - Medscape
Cancer Pain Control App Works - Palliative Care for Everyone?
Dramatically improved artificial intelligence holds promise for making palliative care services available anywhere, anytime for patients with advanced cancer pain. Medscape...
1 day ago - Medscape
Single-Visit Cervical Screening Strategy Picks Up Suspect Lesions
A single-visit cervical cancer screening strategy, trialed in a low-income setting in China, maximizes detection rates and minimizes loss to follow-up at a very low cost of $6...
2 days ago - Medscape - 2 articles
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CDC Says Romaine Lettuce Is Not Safe To Eat Due To E.Coli Outbreak
Just go ahead and throw away all of the romaine lettuce - all of it The Centers for Disease Control is warning consumers about a fresh outbreak of E.coli linked to romaine...
Four-year-old was diagnosed with cancer after doctors dismissed his weeping...
Harri Cooke, from Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, was a happy toddler before his mum, Carly, 33, noticed he had a weeping eye. He was later diagnosed with Ewing's Sarcoma
Insulin Use May Increase by 2030 as Diabetes Rates Soar High
New study predicts that the world will need 20 percent more insulin by 2030 to treat Type 2 diabetes.
New Genetic Causes Associated with Abnormal Pregnancies, Miscarriages Identified
New study uncovers genetic causes linked to abnormal pregnancies and miscarriages. Scientists identified three novel genes that are responsible for recurrent molar pregnancies...
Novel Effective Hydrogel Can Help Heal Wounds Faster
Novel injectable hydrogels discovered can be a useful tool for facilitating wound healing much faster.
Sugar-sweetened Beverages are Harmful as Well as Addictive
Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages can be harmful to your health and may also be addictive, reveals a new study.
Brain Uses Two Clocks to Predict the Future
New study finds that we anticipate the time in two distinct parts of the brain, depending on the task at hand.
Tidy teenagers live longer, study finds
Scientists from the University of Rochester, New York, believe that untidiness as a teenager may set bad 'health habits' that 'wear and tear' on a person's immune system and...
The best of the ProBlogger Top 5 lists
As I mentioned yesterday there is a blog writing contest, well kind of a contest going on where people are writing articles on their top 5... whatever they want. I have...
Mom or Dad: Whose Lifestyle Changes Affect Their Child's Weight?
Mom and dad have a significant impact on their children's health and lifestyle. New study examines whether the father's or mother's lifestyle changes have a major impact on...