News tagged with randomized controlled trial

Adding ketamine to opioids doesn't reduce cancer pain

(HealthDay)—Using subcutaneously administered ketamine in a dose-escalating regimen as an adjunct to opioids and standard co-analgesics does not have any clinical benefit in relieving cancer pain, but it ...

Sep 11, 2012
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'Spin' in media reports of scientific articles

Press releases and news stories reporting the results of randomized controlled trials often contain "spin"—specific reporting strategies (intentional or unintentional) emphasizing the beneficial effect of the experimental ...

Sep 11, 2012
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Cetuximab, paclitaxel combo active in urothelial cancer

(HealthDay)—The monoclonal antibody against epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), cetuximab, augments the antitumor activity of paclitaxel in patients with previously treated urothelial cancer, according ...

Aug 29, 2012
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Meditation training may lower respiratory illness burden

(HealthDay) -- Training in mindfulness meditation or exercise is linked to a decrease in the severity and duration of acute respiratory infections (ARIs) in adults, according to a study published in the July/August ...

Jul 10, 2012
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