The diagnosis and treatment of multiple myeloma, cancer affecting plasma cells, traditionally forces patients to suffer through a painful bone biopsy. In it, a bone-biopsy needle is inserted through an incision to get a bone marrow sample.
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For patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, adjuvant immunotherapy with autologous cytokine-induced killer cells significantly extends 5-year recurrence-free and overall survival, data from a follow-up extension study show.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital researchers have made a discovery that expands the list of genes to include when screening individuals for possible increased susceptibility to childhood leukaemia.
A community's ability to cope with mass casualty incidents (MCIs) is very dependent on the capacity and capability of its hospitals for handling a sudden surge of patients requiring resource-intensive and specialized needs.
Opioid use linked to increased risk of falls, death in older adultsRecent opioid use has been associated with an increased risk of falls in older adults and an increased risk of death, found new research in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the country. While the rates of colorectal cancer have decreased in recent years due to screening, it has increased by 22% among those under the age of 50.
Among physicians, psychiatrists are the most likely to be killed by their patients. The most common victims of homicide among mental health workers are young, female caseworkers, a systematic review of US murders among healthcare workers reveals.
The Study determines the relationship between the height of Ethmoid skull base (ESB) and length of Lateral Lamella(LL) by sectional coronal computed tomography (CT) scans before ESS. Damage to ethmoid skull base (ESB) and lateral lamella (LL) during endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) causes penetration into the brain. Paranasal sinuses (PNS) refer to air cells located around the nose which have several functions in the body including facial shaping,
Researchers recorded electrocorticography (ECoG) signals in patients who underwent intracranial monitoring during awake surgery for the treatment of cerebral tumors in functional areas of the brain. General anesthesia (GA) is a reversible manipulation of consciousness whose mechanism is mysterious at the level of neural networks leaving space for several competing hypotheses. General anesthesia (GA) is an example of a reversible manipulation of consciousness, which is performed every day in hospitals around the world.