Medications

Adaptive pathways: EMA still leaves open questions unanswered

At the beginning of August, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) published a report on a pilot project of a new accelerated path for drug approval (adaptive pathways). In this approval procedure, for a highly restricted population ...

Health

Program tackles obesity through nutrition literacy and soccer

Nearly 20 percent of children in the United States are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The problem is especially acute among minority children, particularly Hispanics and blacks, whose obesity rates hover ...

Cancer

MRI—prostate cancer screening for the future?

A screening method that combines a traditional PSA test with an MRI detects a significantly greater number of prostate cancer cases and improves diagnostic accuracy. The study was conducted as part of the largest international ...

Cardiology

Pilot project aims to help heart-failure patients self-manage

Earl Shook knew he was in trouble. He couldn't walk five feet without losing his breath and stopping to rest. He couldn't carry his dog's 35-pound bag of food without dropping it to the floor. And he couldn't cook for the ...

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