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Chemo Combos Hit Pancreatic Cancer With Both Barrels

A range of therapeutic approaches are beginning to improve patient outcomes and change clinical practice in advanced pancreatic cancer, as reported by Dr Michael Pishvaian from GICS 2016.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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New Comprehensive Guidelines Tackle Diabetic Foot Management

The document was developed jointly by a panel representing vascular surgery, podiatry, and vascular medicine specialties in the US.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Gynecomastia and Klinefelter Syndrome

Gain a better understanding of the relationship between these two conditions, and find out the available options for the surgical correction of gynecomastia.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Why potential for chemicals to disrupt thyroid function is causing concern

The Endocrine Society defines endocrine-disrupting chemicals as “compounds natural or synthetic which through environmental or inappropriate developmental exposures alter the hormonal and homeostatic systems that enable the organism to communicate with and respond to its environment.” Chemicals which affect thyroid metabolism are termed “thyroid…  
healthandenvironmentonline.com
over 3 years ago
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Incretin based drugs and the risk of pancreatic cancer: international multicentre cohort study

Objective To determine whether the use of incretin based drugs compared with sulfonylureas is associated with an increased risk of incident pancreatic cancer in people with type 2 diabetes.  
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over 3 years ago
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Pioglitazone may reduce cardiovascular events in high risk patients with prediabetes

Pioglitazone, an insulin sensitising agent, may reduce the risk of myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke after a recent transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or stroke in patients without diabetes who are insulin resistant, a randomised trial has shown.1  
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over 3 years ago
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Pioglitazone may reduce cardiovascular events in high risk patients with prediabetes

Pioglitazone, an insulin sensitising agent, may reduce the risk of myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke after a recent transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or stroke in patients without diabetes who are insulin resistant, a randomised trial has shown.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Pioglitazone may reduce cardiovascular events in high risk patients with prediabetes

Pioglitazone, an insulin sensitising agent, may reduce the risk of myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke after a recent transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or stroke in patients without diabetes who are insulin resistant, a randomised trial has shown.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Incretin based drugs and the risk of pancreatic cancer: international multicentre cohort study

Objective To determine whether the use of incretin based drugs compared with sulfonylureas is associated with an increased risk of incident pancreatic cancer in people with type 2 diabetes.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Pioglitazone may reduce cardiovascular events in high risk patients with prediabetes

Pioglitazone, an insulin sensitising agent, may reduce the risk of myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke after a recent transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or stroke in patients without diabetes who are insulin resistant, a randomised trial has shown.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Incretin based drugs and the risk of pancreatic cancer: international multicentre cohort study

Objective To determine whether the use of incretin based drugs compared with sulfonylureas is associated with an increased risk of incident pancreatic cancer in people with type 2 diabetes.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Hyperthyroidism Raises Breast Cancer Risk

Women with hyperthyroidism have an increased risk of developing breast cancer, but hypothyroidism appears to protect against the disease, new Danish registry data indicate.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Das ewige Mädchen - Klinik - via medici

Wenn Mädchen verspätet pubertieren, ist das meistens eine Normvariante. Wenn eine junge Frau von 17 Jahren aber noch aussieht wie ein Kind, sollte man dem dringend nachgehen.  
thieme.de
over 3 years ago
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Aging Ovaries May Signal Imminent Progression of MS

Markers of declining fertility were strongly related to clinical and MRI indicators of disability, especially gray matter metrics, in women with early MS.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Sweet potato as an alternative to potato in gestational diabetes mellitus

Bao and colleagues recently found that consumption of higher levels of potato before pregnancy was associated with an increased risk of gestational diabetes, and they suggested substituting potatoes with other vegetables or whole grains to lower this risk.1 We suggest that sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam) could be eaten instead of potato. Often …  
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over 3 years ago
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Sweet potato as an alternative to potato in gestational diabetes mellitus

Bao and colleagues recently found that consumption of higher levels of potato before pregnancy was associated with an increased risk of gestational diabetes, and they suggested substituting potatoes with other vegetables or whole grains to lower this risk.1 We suggest that sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam) could be eaten instead of potato. Often …  
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over 3 years ago
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Sweet potato as an alternative to potato in gestational diabetes mellitus

Bao and colleagues recently found that consumption of higher levels of potato before pregnancy was associated with an increased risk of gestational diabetes, and they suggested substituting potatoes with other vegetables or whole grains to lower this risk.1 We suggest that sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam) could be eaten instead of potato. Often …  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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J&J Must Pay $72 Million in Talc Powder-Ovarian Cancer Case

Johnson & Johnson was ordered by a jury to pay for damages related a woman's long-time use of talcum powder and her ovarian cancer.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Major insight into killer pancreatic cancer - BBC News

Pancreatic cancer is at least four separate diseases each with a different cause and needing a different treatment, scientists have discovered.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Pancreatic Cancer: Adjuvant Chemotherapy, but Not Radiation

In the treatment of resectable pancreatic cancer, addition of adjuvant chemotherapy, but not radiation, reduces the risk for distant recurrences, according to a retrospective analysis.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago