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August 12, 2019

New Injectable Cardiac Monitor Receives FDA Clearance

By Dave Quaile, /alert Contributor
The FDA has granted clearance to the BIOMONITOR III injectable cardiac monitor, according to a press release from the manufacturer...
New Injectable Cardiac Monitor Receives FDA Clearance
August 5, 2019

HER3-Targeting Antibody Shrinks Tumors in EGFR-Mutated, TKI-Resistant NSCLC

By Jeff Craven /alert Contributor
The anti-HER3 antibody drug conjugate U3-1402 appeared to decrease tumor size among patients with epidermal growth factor receptor mutated non-small cell lung cancer...
HER3-Targeting Antibody Shrinks Tumors in EGFR-Mutated, TKI-Resistant NSCLC
July 31, 2019

Circulating Tumor DNA Predicts Disease Recurrence for Resected CRC

By Michael Vlessides, /alert Contributor
The results of a new study suggest that analysis of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) levels may help determine the risk of disease recurrence among patients with resected non-metastatic colorectal cancer...
Circulating Tumor DNA Predicts Disease Recurrence for Resected CRC
July 3, 2019

COMPASS: Pemetrexed Plus Bevacizumab Effective for Lung Cancer Maintenance Therapy

By Michael Vlessides, /alert Contributor
New research has concluded that adding pemetrexed to bevacizumab for continuous maintenance therapy significantly prolongs overall survival relative to bevacizumab alone in patients with advanced non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer...
COMPASS: Pemetrexed Plus Bevacizumab Effective for Lung Cancer Maintenance Therapy
June 30, 2019

Study: T2D Patients Not on Insulin Test Blood Glucose Too Often

By Brenda L. Mooney, /alert Contributor
A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that 14% of type 2 diabetes patients not using insulin purchase enough test strips to measure blood glucose two or more times a day...
Study: T2D Patients Not on Insulin Test Blood Glucose Too Often
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FDA classifies Edwards Lifesciences Sapien delivery system recall as severest

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Mexico lacks basic data on hundreds of trafficking victims - government watchdog

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Bismuth curbs antibiotic use for diarrhea in Pakistan

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Migrants traveling through Mexico to the U.S. face high violence risk

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) - Nearly one third of migrants traveling through Mexico to the U.S. experience physical, psychological and/or sexual violence during their journey, a new study finds. Read More »

Hospitals treat patients without admitting them, to avoid penalties

By Will Boggs MD (Reuters Health) - Hospitals appear to be treating Medicare patients in emergency departments (EDs) and observation areas to avoid readmissions and the financial penalties associated Read More »

India proposes ban on e-cigarettes, with jail terms for offenders - govt documents

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Gender minority college students at increased mental health risk

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