Archive: 27/02/2014

High-calorie feeding may slow progression of ALS

Increasing the number of calories consumed by patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) may be a relatively simple way of extending their survival. A phase 2 clinical trial led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) ...

Feb 27, 2014
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Smoking adversely impacts renal cell carcinoma survival

(HealthDay)—For patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma, smoking exposure adversely impacts cancer-specific survival and increases the risk of death from another cause, according to a study published in the March ...

Feb 27, 2014
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Fertility concerns common for young women with breast CA

(HealthDay)—Fertility concerns are common among young women with newly diagnosed breast cancer, although only a minority pursue fertility preservation strategies, according to a study published online Feb. 24 in the Journal ...

Feb 27, 2014
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