When patients experience biochemical recurrence, the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level rises. However, there is no visual evidence of disease on conventional scans. A new study presented at the Genitourinary Cancers Symposium (GUCS) shows that adding an imaging agent (18F-fluciclovine) to the positron-emission tomography (PET)/CT scans provides more information, and this has a substantial impact on clinical decisions for such patients.
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According to findings, use of antihypertensive among women with preeclampsia increased from 2006 to 2015, as the incidence of stroke decreased. The study findings were published in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology
The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society ( NRAS ) is delighted to announce the launch of its online, interactive educational program 'Love your Heart'. It will help those with the debilitating condition Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) understand why they are at the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and the impact RA can have on the most important organ – the heart.
In a new study published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology, researchers said there has been a steady rise in the incidence of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the eyelid in England since 2000. They believe that behavioral changes and medical advances may underlie the increase.
In a new research published Journal BMJ Open, researchers have reported that multimorbid patients with a high treatment burden, altered quality of life by problems with mobility, anxiety or depression, often also have low levels of health literacy. Primary care practitioners should, therefore, pay particular attention to these patients in their daily practice.
India’s ambitious National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS), dubbed “Modicare”, proposed in the Union Budget 2018, will be part of a pharmaceutical policy to be announced soon.
The researchers from the University of Liverpool and Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology, identifies the specific cellular process that helps cancer cells damaged as a result of proton beam therapy, repair themselves. The study was published online in The Red Journal.
Opioid users have a significantly increased risk of infections severe enough to require treatment at the hospital, such as pneumonia and meningitis, as compared to people who don't use opioids. The study released in the Annals of Internal Medicine, found that people who use opioids have a 1.62 times higher risk of invasive pneumococcal diseases.
Blood shortages in the U.S. are now at the critical level because of severe weather nationally, coupled with widespread flu. Hundreds of blood drives have been canceled this winter, and the donor base has decreased because of illnesses as well as difficulties encountered in reaching collection sites due to bad weather. The Red Cross is reporting that blood donations are being distributed to hospitals "faster than they are coming in."