Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a type of cancer that starts in cells that become certain white blood cells in the bone marrow and then move into the blood and lymph nodes. These cancer cells reproduce too quickly and crowd out other cells in the bone marrow.
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Use of transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block for pain control appears to shorten hospital stays after colorectal surgery compared with conventional epidural analgesia, researchers report.
More than 11 million Americans may have incorrect prescriptions for aspirin, statins and blood pressure medications, according to a study led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Daily stressors are associated with poor health behaviors that put African-American adults at higher risk of heart disease and stroke, a new study finds. In the study, researchers analyzed stress-related information along with behavioral and clinical data.
Bangladesh and the United Nations Populations Fund have agreed to work jointly to control the booming Rohingya population in Cox’s Bazar providing them with long-acting reversible contraceptives.
A medication commonly prescribed to treat alcohol use disorder also appears to help maintain or improve suppression of HIV among individuals at risk for a lapse in HIV treatment, Yale researchers said.
Children living in neighborhoods that are not conducive to walking are more likely to develop asthma and to continue to have this condition through later childhood, according to a new study published in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.
A cancer drug that boosts the immune system outperforms chemotherapy in fighting advanced lung cancer, a new trial shows. Keytruda (pembrolizumab) extended life four to eight months longer than chemotherapy in lung cancer patients whose immune systems had been duped by their cancer cells.