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Antibody-Drug Conjugates, Targeted Therapies Lead Lung Cancer Data

Dr Mark Kris 'whets our appetites' for what's ahead at ASCO 2016 for lung cancer management, including new antibody-drug conjugates and targeted therapies.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Lung Cancer Sessions Focus on Immunotherapy, Genomics

From diagnosis using molecular markers to targeted treatment, Dr Mark Kris details which studies from ASCO 2016 he thinks will help clinicians and patients fight lung cancer.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Tai Chi Resembles Drugs, Aerobics in Blood Pressure Lowering

Results from a new meta-analysis suggest that tai chi can lower blood pressure in older people as effectively as drugs or other exercise.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Acceptance, Flexibility Key in Chronic Pain Battle

Acceptance and commitment therapy take on catastrophizing thought patterns that undermine chronic pain.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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FDA Okays Imaging Agent (Netspot) for Neuroendocrine Tumors

The product is the first kit for the preparation of gallium Ga 68 dotatate injection, a PET imaging agent used to detect somatostatin receptor-positive neuroendocrine tumors.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Head Turning Sign May Help Identify Alzheimer's

A new study of patients with dementia showed high sensitivity and predictive value of the test that helps distinguish Alzheimer's from other conditions.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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How to Succeed as a Teacher - On Learning (episode 4) | EMBlog Mayo Clinic

https://youtu.be/LveG3X4U4gM  
emblog.mayo.edu
over 3 years ago
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FDA OKs First Liquid Biopsy for Lung Cancer Mutation

The blood-based genetic test is a companion diagnostic for erlotinib and for use in patients with non-small cell lung cancer.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Two Gene Loci Influence Survival in ALS

Two gene loci, including one in CAMTA1, influence survival in patients with sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), according to results from a genome-wide association study (GWAS).  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Urine Tests Unreliable for Assessing Dehydration in Older Adults

Urine tests should not be used to indicate hydration status in older people because their diagnostic accuracy "is too low to be useful," researchers based in the UK and Ireland report.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Exome Sequencing and Neurometabolic Disorder Abnormalities

Exome sequencing can identify abnormalities, many of which can alter treatment, in most individuals with intellectual developmental disorder resulting from neurometabolic disorders, researchers report.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Mayo Clinic Gets $142 Million for Precision Medicine Biobank

The US President's plan to build the world's biggest biobank of data and specimens for widely shared science is being launched at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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WHO Guidance on Infant Milk Formulas Gets Lukewarm Backing

National health officials stopped short on Friday of fully endorsing World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines to end the aggressive marketing of breast milk substitutes and baby foods for newborn and older infants.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Alemtuzumab in Autoimmune Inflammatory Neurodegeneration

This study aimed to shed light on its mechanism of action of alemtuzumab, a promising and valuable new therapy for RRMS, but with the potential for severe side effects.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Care Transitions in Long-term Care and Acute Care

Long-term care settings are behind in their use of health information technologies, creating another obstacle during patient care transitions.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Patterns of Sexual Behaviour and Anal HPV Prevalence

Anal HPV is highly prevalent in men who have sex with men of all ages, whereas cervical HPV declines with age. Is this difference due to different sexual behavior patterns or something else?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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BMI and the Risk for Revision After Lumbar Discectomy

A higher BMI may contribute to the risk for needing a revision procedure after a single-level minimally invasive lumbar discectomy.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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The Evidence Base for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

The levels of evidence to support the fields of orthopedics and sports medicine may be lacking. This editorial discusses.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Postpartum Hypertension After Pregnancy-Related Hypertension

Is postpartum readmission for hypertension associated with mode of delivery?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago