Oncology & Cancer

Postmenopausal women may benefit from estrogen compound research

Postmenopausal women have increased risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease due to loss of estrogen from metabolic changes. A high-fat diet further exacerbates the disease, which can progress to cirrhosis and liver failure. ...

Cardiology

Progress for patients with weak hearts

Until now, patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction—the most common type of heart failure in the elderly—have had no access to evidenced-based treatments. For the first time, a large clinical trial ...

Medical research

Lung drug hope for heart failure patients

An early phase trial of a drug currently used to treat lung fibrosis has shown it may also help patients who suffer from a common form of heart failure.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study examines COVID-19 among patients receiving home dialysis

Individuals with kidney failure who receive dialysis treatments in clinics (called in-center dialysis) are especially vulnerable to COVID-19, with death rates reported at over 20% in recent studies; however, there has been ...

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