In a randomized Phase III study of the drug inotuzumab ozogamicin, a statistically significant percentage of patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) whose disease had relapsed following standard therapies, qualified ...
The American Cancer Society estimated that 220,800 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in the United States in 2015. Approximately 27,540 men will die of the disease, accounting for 5 percent of all cancer deaths.
Right now, about one in five hospital patients has a catheter collecting their urine - and putting them at risk of a painful and potentially dangerous urinary tract infection, or UTI.
Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have shown that treating hypoglycemia, or low blood glucose, in newborns according to current recommendations is safe and appears to prevent brain damage.
Chikungunya, dengue and Zika viruses are transmitted by the same mosquito species—Aedes Aegypti and Aedes albopictus—and exhibit similar symptoms in infected patients. But, compared with the painful fever, headache and ...
(HealthDay)—For patients with an open fracture, irrigation effects are similar regardless of irrigation pressure, according to a study published online Oct. 8 in the New England Journal of Medicine to coincide with the ...
In the spring of 2012, Tom Stutz was a man without a future. Just getting through the day took all of his energy and determination.
(HealthDay)—The benefits of ixekizumab in the treatment of psoriasis extend to 60 weeks, according to a study published online June 8 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Researchers at the University of Liverpool, working with a global health care company, have helped develop a new treatment for obesity.
A combination of two drugs has shown promise toward improving the health of people with the most common form of the incurable lung disease known as cystic fibrosis, researchers said Sunday.