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By admin On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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New drug combo promises help for triple negative breast cancer patients

A new preclinical study on triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) reports that an experimental polo-like kinase 1 (PLK1) inhibitor shrank tumor four times more powerfully when used along with standard drugs More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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Nearly 1-in-10 patients admitted to hospital found to be C. diff carriers

Nearly 1-in-10 patients admitted to a New York hospital with no symptoms of diarrhea were found to be carriers of Clostridioides difficile (C. diff), suggesting infections originate outside the hospital setting More...

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Researchers create ‘lab on a chip’ devices to help medics monitor patients’ health in real-time

Dec 11 2019 Researchers have identified a way of allowing medics to use tiny laboratories to monitor their patients’ health in real-time and deliver a greater level of personal care than ever before. While More...

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The complex problem of storing health data – the solution is in patients’ hands

Dec 11 2019 The report in BMJ Open and the BBC (Sat 07 2019) of research showing that patient safety is risked by hospitals across England using 21 separate electronic systems to record patient health care, More...

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Only 10% of patients found to access their medical records despite numerous benefits

Despite the numerous benefits associated with patients accessing their medical records, a study by a new Portland State University professor found only 10% of patients utilize the resource. Researchers expected More...

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Clinical trial eligibility criteria may be excessive, needlessly excluding patients

Federal regulations may keep lung cancer patients out of clinical trials simply because these patients are on medications that might affect the electrical system of the heart. Drilling into the details quickly More...

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Baylor professor develops questionnaire for patients aimed at promoting treatment adherence

Effectiveness in preventing or treating serious medical conditions typically requires patients to follow treatment plans such as medication, exercise or diet, but about 50 percent of patients fail to adequately More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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AGA publishes clinical guideline for managing patients with gastric intestinal metaplasia

Gastric intestinal metaplasia (GIM), which is linked to non-cardia gastric cancer, is often detected during routine endoscopy, leading to questions about how patient care should be managed. A new clinical guideline More...

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UC study explores side effects in pediatric patients treated with antidepressants

Sometimes, the medications needed to function and live a quality life cause side effects that can make life quite uncomfortable. Dr. Jeffrey Strawn, associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral More...

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Risk of specific genetic translocation is higher in patients of African ancestry, shows study

Multiple myeloma is a plasma cell cancer that is more common in patients of African American descent than of European American descent. Genetic research has shown that patients of more than 80% African ancestry More...