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4118 Articles Matching "treatment"

Israel's UroGen to start mid-stage bladder cancer trial

Jun 22, 2018 , Reuters
RAANANA, Israel (Reuters) - Israel's UroGen Pharma plans to begin a mid-stage trial of its treatment for bladder cancer patients in August, after positive interim results last month from an advanced trial of a treatment for upper urinary tract cancer....
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Diabetes defeated by diet: New fresh-food prescriptions are beating pricey drugs

Jun 22, 2018 , CNBC Health
Diet-based approaches to diabetes prevention and treatment include fresh-food prescriptions rather than drugs alone....
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Helping Pediatric Cancer Survivors Better Understand Late Effects From Treatment

Jun 22, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Facing pediatric cancer as a patient or caregiver is challenging enough, but to understand the impact of the late effects of treatment is equally challenging to this population. That is why Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey consistently educates childhood cancer survivors about this topic thro......
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Perspectives: Trump Needs To Take More Steps To Bring An End To Inhumane Treatment Of Immigrant Children

Jun 22, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views about the impact of the administration's zero-tolerance policy on children's...
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Novo's pioneering diabetes pill beats Victoza, Januvia in tests

Jun 22, 2018 , Reuters
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Novo Nordisk's experimental diabetes pill, which it hopes will transform the diabetes market, has proved superior to both Merck & Co's Januvia and its own best-selling injectable treatment Victoza in tests....
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Risks, Outcomes Differ Depending On Breast Reconstructive Surgery Type

Jun 22, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a new study of breast cancer patients who had breast reconstruction, researchers examine complications across the different types of surgeries. For many women facing treatment for breast cancer, breast reconstruction after mastectomy is a quality of life issue. It is linked with feeling more fem......
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Tick Tech: Biotech Tools Give New Hope For Those With Lyme Disease

Jun 22, 2018 , Forbes
The most common tick-borne illness in the U.S. (30,000+ new cases a year), Lyme disease produces a wide range of symptoms ranging from fever and rash to arthritis and paralysis. Thanks to biotech, genome sequencing and precision medicine, prevention, early detection and treatment are now...
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Nearly half of diabetics admit they've skipped care because of high costs

Jun 22, 2018 , CNBC Health
Drug costs are so high that nearly half of diabetics admit they've skipped treatment temporarily, according to a new study. US News & World Report has the...
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Immigrant detention crisis could yield profit for some providers and payers

Jun 22, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The influx of immigrant children under HHS' care translates into big contracts for providers charged with the children's medical...
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Heel Defender Orthotic Insoles selected for clinical trial

Jun 21, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Defender Operations announced on Tuesday that its flagship product, Heel Defender Comfort Orthotic Insoles, has been selected for use in a clinical trial of a new treatment for Achilles Tendonitis. Read More...
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GSK takes billion-dollar drug fight with Gilead to top AIDS meeting

Jun 21, 2018 , Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline is taking its fight with Gilead Sciences for dominance of the HIV market to the world's leading AIDS conference next month by showcasing detailed results from its new two-drug treatment....
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Dr. Reddy’s launches generic epilepsy treatment

Jun 21, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The product, levetiracetam in sodium chloride injection, had annual U.S. sales of roughly $37 million, according to IQVIA data for the 12 months ended April 2018. Read More...
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The war against childhood cancer: Who's winning?

Jun 21, 2018 , CNN Health
Every day, the terrifying reality of a cancer diagnosis changes a child's life. But as technology and treatments improve, many more children could be able to call themselves survivors....
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Even 'resolved' atrial fibrillation carries increased stroke risk

Jun 21, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Even when the heart rhythm disorder known as atrial fibrillation goes away after treatment, patients' risk of stroke may still be higher than average, a large UK study suggests....
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MAT underutilized by hospitals in treating opioid addiction

Jun 20, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A new study published Tuesday shows hospitals aren't fully relying on medications to treat opioid use disorder. Experts say that's a missed opportunity to expand treatment to thousands of...
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Mild Problem-Solving Task Improves Brain Function After A Concussion, New Study Suggests

Jun 20, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Concern is growing about the danger of sports-related concussions and their long-term impact on athletes. But physicians and healthcare providers acknowledge that the science is evolving, leaving questions about rehabilitation and treatment options. Currently, guidelines recommend that traumatic br......
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WHO ‘Gaming Disorder' Classification Opens Door For Treatment

Jun 20, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The World Health Organization’s classification of video game addiction as a mental health disorder is a significant step toward getting people the help they need, said Douglas Gentile, an Iowa State University professor of psychology and expert on video games and addiction. In the above video, Gent......
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Digital mental health platform Healios raises $2.9M

Jun 20, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
UK-based digital mental health company Healios has just closed a $2.9 million (£2.2 million) funding round led by Albion Capital and Spice Capital.  The platform connects patients to mental health professionals for assessments, treatments, and wellbeing check-ins. It also gives patients and clinicians the ability to connect through video conferencing and interactive digital tools. The digital health tool is designed so that different family members can be connected on the...
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New 3D Imaging Technique Could Lead To Improved Arthritis Treatment

Jun 20, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
An algorithm to monitor the joints of patients with arthritis, which could change the way that the severity of the condition is assessed, has been developed by a team of engineers, physicians and radiologists led by the University of Cambridge. The technique, which detects tiny changes in arthritic......
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Diarrhea and Constipation as Cancer Treatment Side

Jun 20, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Diarrhea and Constipation as Cancer Treatment Side...
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