News tagged with therapy interventions

Web-based tool cuts cancer symptom distress

(HealthDay)—A web-based, self-report assessment and educational intervention is beneficial for reducing symptom distress during cancer therapy, according to a study published online Dec. 16 in the Journal of ...

Dec 18, 2013
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Angioplasty possibly no better than drug therapy

For patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD) who are not experiencing a heart attack and an abnormal stress test, treatment of their narrowed arteries by the common procedure of angioplasty may not provide additional ...

Dec 09, 2013
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Results of the GIANT trial reported

According to a new study, genetic profiling of patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) may help cardiology teams adjust treatment and improve ischemic outcomes for patients that do not properly metabolize ...

Nov 01, 2013
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Youthful stem cells from bone can heal the heart

Many people who survive a heart attack find themselves back in the hospital with a failing heart just years later. And the outcome often is unfavorable, owing to limited treatment options. But scientists at Temple University ...

Sep 04, 2013
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Lap band surgery helps combat diabetes

(Medical Xpress)—A trial of gastric band surgery in overweight people with type 2 diabetes has found the surgery resulted in better outcomes for diabetes and weight loss than standard exercise and diet ...

Sep 02, 2013
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Abiraterone: Hint of considerable added benefit

Abiraterone acetate (abiraterone for short, trade name: Zytiga) has been approved in Germany since December 2012 for men with metastatic prostate cancer that is not responsive to hormone blockade, who only have mild symptoms ...

Jul 02, 2013
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