News tagged with biostatistics
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A simple blood test can help identify people who are at high risk of dying within the month after non-cardiac surgery, a study by McMaster University researchers has found.
Surgery Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Can a simple diagnostic test used to measure a heart's electrical activity help predict heart attacks? And can that knowledge help doctors reroute their patients away from coronary heart disease?
Cardiology Apr 10, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
More than 60 percent of breast cancer survivors report at least one treatment-related complication even six years after their diagnosis, according to a new study led by a researcher from the Perelman School of Medicine at ...
Cancer Apr 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- The American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline on Appropriate Chemotherapy Dosing for Obese Adult Patients With Cancer recommends using full weight-based cytotoxic chemotherapy ...
Cancer Apr 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
African Americans in Georgia, especially in rural areas, have drastically poorer survival rates from cancer. These disparities are much larger when compared to national data, according to the findings from a study recently ...
Cancer Mar 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For decades, the blood thinner heparin has been used to prevent and treat blood clots. Could it be just as effective in treating cancer?
Cancer Feb 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Patients who have their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructed by surgeons who have performed less than 60 surgeries are roughly four to five times more likely to undergo a subsequent ACL reconstruction, according ...
Other Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Psychosocial stress could play a role in the etiology of breast cancer aggressiveness, particularly among minority populations, according to study results presented at the Fourth AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health ...
Cancer Sep 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A substantial number of people with eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa have a chronic course. They are severely underweight and have a high likelihood of dying from malnutrition. No treatment has been found that ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Celecoxib may emerge as a potent chemopreventive agent for lung cancer, according to a recent study in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.
Cancer Jul 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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