Integrating magnetic resonance imaging with radiation therapy is gaining attention as a therapy for treating cancer. Experts believe the treatment approach has the approach to extend life expectancy and reduce common side effects that afflict cancer patients.
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Pooled data suggest that prophylactic wound dressings under negative pressure can reduce surgical site infections (SSI) in closed laparotomy incisions, according to researchers in Ireland.
Roche said on Thursday it received approval from U.S. regulators for its hemophilia A drug Hemlibra (emicizumab) for use in nearly all patients, as the Swiss drugmaker pushes deeper into diseases beyond cancer to replace revenue from older, patent-expired drugs.
A new nonaddictive drug compound discovered by Purdue University researchers could lead to the treatment of chronic pain without the need to rely on opioids, just as a bipartisan package of bills moves through the U.S. House and Senate to battle the nation's opioid epidemic.
After the first round of a fecal immunochemical test (FIT)-based, multiple-round, long-term screening program, there is a negligible reduction in detection rates for neoplastic lesions in the proximal versus the distal colon, according to a study published online Oct. 2 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Of older adults who undergo intubation in the emergency department, 33% die during the index hospitalization, according to a study published recently in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
On a Sunday in the Tasmanian town of Port Arthur, a lone gunman shot an elderly couple at the inn they owned, 22 diners lunching at a nearby tourist spot, two tour bus drivers and several of their passengers, four occupants of a BMW, and two customers at a gas station.
The complement proteins that circulate in our blood are an important part of our immune system. They help identify bacteria, viruses and other harmful organisms, making it easier for our white blood cells to find and neutralize dangerous microbes.
CareMore Health announced today that a new article "Rethinking How Medicaid Patients Receive Care" has been published in Harvard Business Review. The outcomes reported in the article provide the first update on CareMore's innovative program designed to transform the delivery of care for Medicaid consumers.