Because of the low incidence of primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) in non-HIV individuals and because of the lack of specific clinical manifestations and auxiliary examinations, the disease is easily missed or misdiagnosed.
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More than 30 million US adults, or roughly 1 in 8 people age 18 and above, used benzodiazepines in the past year with over 5 million reporting misuse, new research reports.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Elzonris (tagraxofusp-erzs) infusion for the treatment of blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN) in adults and in pediatric patients, two years of age and older.
Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and The Rockefeller University have discovered the use of a long-standing computational concept known as "blacklisting," which is a form of access control, blocking unwanted files and messages .
The arthritis pain began as a dull ache in her early 40s, brought on mainly by the pressure of unwanted weight. Lake managed to lose 200 pounds through dieting and exercise, but the pain in her knees persisted.
Elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) continuously taking methotrexate throughout 12 months showed a 20% decrease in their risk for cardiovascular events compared with patients who did not receive any methotrexate over the previous year, according to a study published in The Journal of Rheumatology.
Merck KGaA and Pfizer Inc said on Friday they were ending a late-stage study for their drug to treat a form of ovarian cancer in previously untreated patients. The results showed the drug, Bavencio, in combination with, or as a follow-on treatment to, platinum-based chemotherapy could not achieve the primary goal of progression-free survival in patients.
Although parents often focus on peanuts as the food allergy they need to worry about most, cow's milk is the most common food allergy in children under the age of 5. New research being presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ACAAI ) Annual Scientific Meeting found that there are two percent of all children under the age of 5 have a milk allergy, and 53 percent of food-allergic infants under age 1 have a cow's milk allergy.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Preoperative screening for and treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) is not associated with a decrease in surgical site or urinary tract infections, researchers say.
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of the Miris Human Milk Analyzer, a new diagnostic test to aid healthcare professionals in measuring nutrients in breast milk, including the concentration of fat, carbohydrate, protein, total solids and energy.
The majority of end-stage renal disease including dialysis and kidney transplant patients are men. In contrast, the incidence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is higher in women compared with men. In this review, we dissect the sex hormone levels and its effects on experimental models and patients with CKD.
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed a novel eye drop that rapidly reduces sight-threatening scarring to the surface of the eye. The surface of the eye (the cornea) is usually transparent, but scars resulting from eye infection or trauma make it opaque causing blurred vision or in extreme cases complete blindness.