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Because several states are considering similar Death with Dignity laws, and because such legislation disproportionately affects cancer patients and their families, SCCA conducted a study to describe the institution's implementation ...
Health Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Vermont's aggressive health care reform initiatives can serve as a roadmap for other states, according to a Master of Public Health candidate at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The paper, ...
Health Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine recommends a dramatic shift in the way doctors treat metastatic prostate cancer.
Cancer Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 2
Taking a break from hormone-blocking prostate cancer treatments once the cancer seems to be stabilized is not equivalent to continuing therapy, a new large-scale international study finds.
Cancer Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The monetary cost of dementia in the United States ranges from $157 billion to $215 billion annually, making the disease more costly to the nation than either heart disease or cancer, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The love affair between U.S. residents and salt is making us sick: high sodium intake increases blood pressure, and leads to higher rates of heart attack and strokes. Nonetheless, Americans continue to ingest far higher amounts ...
Health Mar 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—An experimental therapy for hepatitis C—a "silent killer" linked to liver cancer and cirrhosis—has shown promise in tamping down virus levels in early trials.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—Parents often worry when their child, especially a son, is much shorter than average. But as long as there is no medical cause, parents can rest easy, experts say.
Health Mar 27, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
About 90 percent of children with two copies of a common genetic variation and who wheezed when they caught a cold early in life went on to develop asthma by age 6, according to a study to be published March 28 by the New En ...
Immunology Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Effective health screening and preventive care is known to reduce health care costs and improve health outcomes, yet new research from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) shows that restrictive Medicaid policies ...
Health Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Two children with an aggressive form of childhood leukemia had a complete remission of their disease-showing no evidence of cancer cells in their bodies-after treatment with a novel cell therapy that reprogrammed their immune ...
Cancer Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Scholarly journals need to ensure that their peer reviewers act constructively, respect confidentiality and avoid conflicts of interests, according to new guidelines launched by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)
Other Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The impact of sequestration will have far-reaching consequences in health care, according to a perspective piece published online March 20 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Health Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People with serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression can lose weight and keep it off through a modified lifestyle intervention program, a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)-funded ...
Overweight and Obesity Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Currently available antibodies for the excision repair cross-complementation group 1 (ERCC1) protein are not adequate for therapeutic decision-making regarding the potential efficacy of cisplatin-containing ...
Cancer Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0