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September 17, 2020

ESMO 2020 Congress Highlights Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Care

By Adam Hochron
At the opening press conference of  the ESMO 2020 Congress, presenters from around Europe and Asia looked at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic that forced the in-person meeting to be shifted online...
ESMO 2020 Congress Highlights Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Care
September 16, 2020

Discontinuation of Digoxin Remains Risky in Heart Failure Patients

By Brenda L. Mooney /alert Contributor
For decades, clinicians have been aware that discontinuing digoxin increased the risk for worsening symptoms in patients with chronic heart failure...
Discontinuation of Digoxin Remains Risky in Heart Failure Patients
September 15, 2020

Hair Dye Dose Potentially Associated With Breast, Ovarian Cancer Risk

By Michael Vlessides, /alert Contributor

Although new research has found no association between personal use of permanent hair dye and the risk of most cancers or cancer-related mortality, the study found a potential link between what they call ‘cumulative dose’ of hair dye and certain types of breast cancer...
Hair Dye Dose Potentially Associated With Breast, Ovarian Cancer Risk
September 11, 2020

Study Examined Evinacumab for Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

By Adam Hochron
Following previous research showing Evinacumab, a monoclonal antibody, having benefits in treating homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia...
Study Examined Evinacumab for Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia
September 11, 2020

Savolitinib Shows Promising Efficacy, Superior Safety in Patients With MET-Driven Papillary RCC

By Cameron Kelsall, /alert Contributor
Single-agent treatment with savolitinib resulted in similar progression-free survival (PFS) outcomes as sunitinib for patients with MET-driven papillary renal cell carcinoma...
Savolitinib Shows Promising Efficacy, Superior Safety in Patients With MET-Driven Papillary RCC
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Migraine prevalence higher among sexual minority adults

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - U.S. adults who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual are more likely to experience migraines, a new study suggests. To assess disparities in migraine prevalence, Read More »

Pilots with insulin-treated diabetes may be able to safely fly

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) - When pilots with insulin-treated diabetes followed a protocol to monitor blood sugar levels, they were able to avoid hypoglycemia and fly both commercial and Read More »

Electromagnetic guidance preferable for feeding tube placement in critically ill children

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Electromagnetic guidance bested the conventional method of placing a postpyloric feeding tube in critically ill children in a randomized, controlled Read More »

US FDA approved new opioids based on faulty studies for more than 20 years

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For more than two decades, even in the face of a growing opioid addiction epidemic, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved opioids based on Read More »

UPDATE 1-Universal Health tells staff its corporate network remains offline

(Adds comment from UHS employee) By Raphael Satter (Reuters) - Hospital chain Universal Health Services' network remains offline on Tuesday, two days after the company fell prey to an apparent Read More »

EXCLUSIVE-How aid workers got away with sex abuse in Congo's Ebola crisis

By Nellie Peyton and Robert Flummerfelt DAKAR/ BENI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sex-for-jobs schemes were an open secret during the Democratic Republic of Congo's recent Ebola outbreak, half a Read More »

EXCLUSIVE-More than 50 women accuse aid workers of sexual abuse in Congo Ebola crisis

By Robert Flummerfelt and Nellie Peyton BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 50 women have accused Ebola aid workers from the World Health Organization and Read More »

GSK executive wary of human challenge trials for COVID-19 vaccine

By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline Plc executive Thomas Breuer said on Tuesday he has "reservations" against human challenge trials as a tool for determining the effectiveness of COVID-19 Read More »

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