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By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Inexpensive drug may be used to counteract treatment resistance in patients with leukemia

A common and inexpensive drug may be used to counteract treatment resistance in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), one of the most common forms of blood cancer. This is the conclusion of a study in More...

By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Prehabilitation for surgery patients may help reduce length of hospital stay, overall costs

An inexpensive program to help surgery patients get physically and mentally ready for their upcoming operation may help reduce overall costs and get them home faster, according to new research involving hundreds More...

By admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Harmful genetic mutations in healthy donors’ stem cells may create problems in AML patients

A stem cell transplant – also called a bone marrow transplant – is a common treatment for blood cancers, such as acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Such treatment can cure blood cancers but also can lead More...

By admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Hospital readmission program not associated with increased risk of death in patients

The Obamacare program intended to reduce the risk of patients being readmitted after hospitalizations for heart attacks, heart failure, and pneumonia has not caused an increase in mortality risk for patients More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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Only 25% of Medicare patients participate in cardiac rehabilitation

Too few people covered by Medicare participated in outpatient cardiac rehabilitation after a heart attack or acute heart event or surgery, particularly women, the elderly and non-white patients, according to More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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Critical Care Resuscitation Unit provides faster treatment, decreases patient’s risk of death

Patients with acutely life-threatening health conditions who were treated in the innovative Critical Care Resuscitation Unit (CCRU) received faster treatment and had better health outcomes, including a 36 percent More...

By admin On Monday, January 13th, 2020
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Study calls into question the troponin testing for ACS in elderly patients with NCSs

The results of a study conducted by researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine may not support troponin testing for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in selected elderly patients with nonspecific complaints More...

By admin On Monday, January 13th, 2020
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Patients with HPV-negative oropharynx cancer have higher risk of early death

Jan 13 2020 New research indicates that there is a higher risk of early death among patients with oropharynx cancer when not caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), than those whose tumors are HPV-positive. The More...

By admin On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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Melanoma patients report 95% satisfaction rate with Mohs surgery

Patients who received Mohs surgery to treat the most serious form of skin cancer, melanoma, reported a 95 percent long-term satisfaction rate with their results, according to a new study by UT Southwestern Medical More...

By admin On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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Researchers analyze molecular characteristics of cerebrospinal fluid from LMM patients

Patients with advanced melanoma who develop metastases in the leptomeninges, the fluid filled membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord, have an extremely dismal prognosis. Most patients only survive for More...