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Patients with low calcium and parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels following total thyroidectomy, and those with significant drops in those values from baseline are at highest risk for developing permanent hypoparathyroidism, new research suggests.
Celgene Corporation announced that data from a broad range of early and late stage studies evaluating Celgene investigational agents and its marketed products would be presented at the European Hematology Association (EHA) annual meeting in Sweden,
Patients with cancer are at high risk for "financial toxicity," and nurses need to be equipped to talk to them about the financial aspects of their care, according to Teresa Hagan Thomas, Ph.D., from the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing.
Indigenous Elders can have a broad range of positive effects on the mental and physical health of urban Indigenous people who often experience marginalization and barriers accessing health care, according to a study in Canadian Medical Association Journal.
Increasingly, liver transplant centers are changing a long-standing practice of delaying potentially life-saving liver transplantation for patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis until after they stopped drinking alcohol for six months.
Prescriptions for the P2Y12 inhibitors prasugrel hydrochloride and ticagrelor hydrochloride after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) are outpacing those for clopidogrel, but many patients are not filling those prescriptions, researchers report.
Ingestion of a blue dye tablet during bowel prep for colonoscopy could be a significant advance in the early detection of colorectal cancer (CRC). The blue dye increased adenoma detection rate (ADR) by nearly 9%.
A California judge on Tuesday overturned the state's physician-assisted suicide statute, ruling that lawmakers did not have the authority to pass it during a special session convened to take up health care legislation.
Despite a fall in prescription numbers for low-value treatments, the overall cost of prescribing these items in English primary care has risen, according to new research published by the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.
A study is compared to general anesthesia with or without SAM block + PECS I during radical mastectomy with axillary node dissection and breast reconstruction using evaluations of pain, opioid consumption, side effects and serum levels of interleukin (IL)-1beta, IL-6, and IL-10. Surgery is the first-line treatment for early, localized, or operable breast cancer. Regional anesthesia during mastectomy may offer the prevention of postoperative pain.