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FDG-PET/CT Predicts Response to Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy

Researchers demonstrated the combined positron emission tomography / computed tomography ( PET / CT ) scanning early in treatment could identify whether the therapy will benefit a particular patient. As the therapy has potentially serious side effects, early determination of ineffectiveness could avert unnecessary risk exposure and provide the option of a different treatment.

Septic Shock: Role of Steroids in Treating the condition

The results from the largest ever study of septic shock could improve treatment for critically ill patients and save health systems worldwide hundreds of millions of dollars each year. Researchers at The George Institute for Global Health studied whether the use of steroids as an additional treatment for septic shock – a severe life-threatening infection – would improve survival.

A new solution for earwax impaction by Eosera

In this study, researchers declined a new product which finally offers relief for a condition that has lacked an adequate solution for decades through a safe, effective, simple, over-the-counter solution that benefits the entire ear care industry.New establishment gave the introduction of Earwax MD, the ideal solution for those who dread the time, worry, and expense of a doctor’s visit to clear their ears of burdensome earwax impaction.

ADHD drug use among young women is increased

According to a new government report, though drugs to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are typically taken by children and young teens, scores of women of childbearing age are now using the medications. That's important, health experts say, because the exact effects on the fetus of ADHD meds such as Ritalin or Concerta simply aren't known.