Women who have surgery to remove their ovaries go through menopause abruptly and a new study suggests this comes with an increased risk for the kinds of sleep troubles many women experience when they go through menopause gradually.
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Bloodwork was supposed to be the last step in Isela’s application for life insurance. But when she arrived at the lab, her appointment had been canceled. “That was my first warning,” Isela said. She contacted her insurance agent and was told her application was denied because something on her medication list indicated that Isela uses drugs.
Crohn's disease (CD) can be treated equally well with infliximab or with the biosimilar CT-P13, the choice can be based on cost alone, and this equivalence might expand patient access to more effective treatment, researchers report.
According to a new report published this week, excess body weight is one of the major reasons behind cancers worldwide. The report was written by scientists at the American Cancer Society (ACS) and published in the journal CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians shows that 3.9% of the cases of cancers were linked to excess body weight and this amounted to 544,300 cases in 2012.
The largest observational cohort study to assess the outcomes of nonmedical (mandated) switching of inflammatory arthritis patients from etanercept (ETA) to the biosimilar SB4 in routine clinical care supports SB4 efficacy and safety but does not fully resolve concerns about switching between originator biologics and biosimilars.
How does a normal cell turn into deadly cancer? Seeking an answer to this question, and working alongside other international working groups, researchers from Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin examined the tumor genomes of nearly 300 prostate cancer patients.
Already affecting more than five million Americans older than 65, Alzheimer's disease is on the rise and expected to impact more than 13 million people by 2050. Over the last three decades, researchers have relied on neuroimaging brain scans such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or positron emission tomography (PET) to study Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.
New research led by the Hip Implant Prosthesis Study (HIPS) team at the University of Bristol Medical School has shown that small-head (less than 36 mm in diameter) cemented metal-on-plastic hip replacements are the most cost-effective in men and women older than 65 years.
Saint Louis University researchers are studying how fetal exposure to inflammation can alter immune responses after birth.
In head-to-head comparisons, two of five dry eye screens showed a statistically significant ability to detect signs of the disorder, but all demonstrated relatively modest diagnostic accuracy, researchers say.
Pregnant women routinely swear off alcohol and tobacco to boost their chances of having a healthy baby. What about common food allergens like nuts and milk?
A new study has examined how countries around the world compare in providing reimbursement for dialysis care received by patients with kidney failure.