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November 18, 2019

Robotic-Assisted Surgery Shows Promise for Older Patients With NSCLC, but Questions Remain

By Cameron Kelsall, /alert Contributor
Robotic-assisted surgery improved outcomes for older patients with resectable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) when compared with open thoracotomy...
Robotic-Assisted Surgery Shows Promise for Older Patients With NSCLC, but Questions Remain
November 15, 2019

Common Chemical Exposure May Increase Risk for Triple Negative Breast Cancer

By Cassie Homer
Exposure to common chemicals  in the environment, including household detergents and industrial pollutants, may increase the risk of developing triple negative breast cancer...
Common Chemical Exposure May Increase Risk for Triple Negative Breast Cancer
November 13, 2019

Review Urges Wider Use of Cardioprotective Glucose-Lowering Medications in T2D

By Brenda L. Mooney, /alert Contributor
More awareness of cardioprotective glucose-lowering medications is needed to help prevent microvascular and macrovascular complications in patients with type 2 diabetes...
Review Urges Wider Use of Cardioprotective Glucose-Lowering Medications in T2D
November 11, 2019

FDA Approves Biosimilar Pegfilgrastim-mez for Febrile Neutropenia

By Cassie Homer
The FDA approved biosimilar pegfilgrastim-bmez (Ziextenzo, Sandoz) for the prevention of incidence of infection, as presented by febrile neutropenia among patients with non-myeloid malignancies ...
FDA Approves Biosimilar Pegfilgrastim-mez for Febrile Neutropenia
November 7, 2019

Paranasal Sinus Suction Offers Immediate Migraine Pain Relief

By Annette M. Boyle, /alert Contributor
Brief paranasal sinus suction quickly reduced the pain associated with migraine, according to a report in BMC Neurology...
Paranasal Sinus Suction Offers Immediate Migraine Pain Relief
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Vitamin D boost fails to help deficient ICU patients

By Gene Emery (Reuters Health) - Curing the vitamin D deficiency of a patient in the intensive care unit (ICU) doesn't improve their odds of survival or recovery, a new study of 1,078 seriously-ill Read More »

Home has become the most common place of death in the U.S.

By Gene Emery (Reuters Health) - For the first time in a least a half century, home has surpassed the hospital as the leading place to die in the United States. A new analysis of death data, published Read More »

Major political events depress young doctors' moods

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) - Major U.S. political events, such as the 2016 presidential election and inauguration, were linked with declines in the moods of first-year residents, a new study Read More »

U.S. poised to give federal workers 12 weeks of paid parental leave

By Mike Stone WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 2 million federal workers will get paid parental leave for the first time, for 12 weeks, following a birth or adoption, under U.S. legislation poised to Read More »

Sexual dysfunction common after inguinal hernia repair in men

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – Many men experience sexual dysfunction or pain during sexual activity after inguinal hernia surgery, a research review suggests. The authors analyzed data from 12 Read More »

Two drugs show survival benefit in breast cancer, including one that slows brain metastases

By Gene Emery NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - New results from the HER2CLIMB and DESTINY-Breast01 studies show that trastuzumab deruxtecan can add 16 months of progression-free survival for women with Read More »

New Zealand burn surgeons taken to limits of expertise - specialist

By Reuters Staff LONDON (Reuters) - Surgical teams treating dozens of casualties suffering horrific burns after a deadly volcano eruption in New Zealand will be tested to the limits of their expertise Read More »

Decline in rural medical students likely to hurt rural physician workforce

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health) - The rural U.S. is already in dire need of more doctors, and with decreasing numbers of medical students coming from rural towns, the problem is likely to grow, a Read More »

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