Archive: 12/10/2012

FDA OKs expanded use of prostate cancer drug

(HealthDay)—The approved use of the drug Zytiga has been expanded to include treatment of men with late-stage, hormone therapy-resistant prostate cancer before they undergo chemotherapy, the U.S. Food ...

Dec 10, 2012
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Gene-environment interaction ups risk of preeclampsia

(HealthDay)—A genetic variant, AGT2R, in mothers, fathers, and neonates is associated with a significantly increased risk of preeclampsia in mothers with a body mass index (BMI) of 25 kg/m² or more, accord ...

Dec 10, 2012
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Spinal fusion surgery not associated with stroke

(HealthDay)—Undergoing spinal fusion surgery does not affect the risk of stroke within the three years after surgery, according to a study published in the December issue of the European Spine Journal.

Dec 10, 2012
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