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Thyroid Cancer Do Not Lead To Surgery

Most Of The Thyroid Cancer Do Not Lead To Surgery

Thyroid microcarcinomas are more likely than larger cancers to be discover by ultrasound and less likely to be associated with surgery scheduled for known thyroid cancer, according to findings from a large, population base study that include patient report data. “Our findings emphasize the need to curb unnecessary diagnosis and treatment of thyroid microcarcinomas,” Megan R.…

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Post Opioid-Overdose Interventions Emerge In US

Opioid-related deaths continue to take the lives of thousands in the U.S. each year; with non-fatal opioid-overdoses as a significant risk factor for a subsequent fatal overdoses. Post-overdose interventions are emerging in affected communities; using what support systems are available to assist in the program design. Survivors often do not seek treatment or overdoses risk…

Noise Stimulation Of Temporal Cortex In Chronic Tinnitus

Noise Stimulation Of Temporal Cortex In Chronic Tinnitus

Several studies emphasized the potential of single and multiple transcranial random noise stimulation sessions to interfere with auditory cortical activity and to reduce tinnitus loudness. It was the objective of the present study to evaluate the use of high-frequency tRNS in a one-arm pilot study in patients with chronic tinnitus. Therefore, 30 patients received 10…

Ad For Hospitals Makes Patient More Likely To Choose

Ad For Hospitals Makes Patient More Likely To Choose

In this study few policymakers in Washington, D.C., have recently consider such an action base on a long-standing debate on whether it poses the spread of misinformation, and that it is not an effective or responsible use of an already limited healthcare budget. New research in the INFORMS journal Marketing Science studies the impact of…