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5249 Articles Matching "treatment"

The Woman Who Nearly Died Ten Times To Defeat Depression

Apr 22, 2019 , Forbes
A new book tells the story of the extreme lengths one woman went to overcome her treatment-resistant depression – participating in an experimental therapy that brought her to near-brain death multiple...
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Second death in Novartis gene therapy trials under investigation

Apr 20, 2019 , Reuters
Novartis AG, which this week announced positive interim trial results for its experimental gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy, on Friday said investigation is underway into whether a second trial death could be related to the treatment....
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Microbes in Diabetic Foot Ulcers May Help Predict Treatment Success

Apr 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Microbes in Diabetic Foot Ulcers May Help Predict Treatment SuccessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/19/2019 12:00:00...
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Giant Eagle to participate in precision medicine research program

Apr 20, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The All of Us research program aims to create a large and diverse database for researchers who are developing medical breakthroughs and individualized prevention, treatment, and care. Read More...
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Many young cancer patients regret initial treatment decisions

Apr 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Most teens and young adults with cancer want a voice in how their tumors are treated, but almost one in four express regret about the initial treatment decisions made, a small study suggests....
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Crowdsourced AI learns to target lung tumors for radiation

Apr 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - In many parts of the world there are not enough radiation oncologists to design and deliver radiation treatments for lung cancer patients, but that gap could one day be filled with the help of artificial intelligence, researchers suggest in a new study....
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Large Federal Program Aimed At Providing Better Health Care Underfunds Primary Care

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Despite a mandate to help patients make better-informed health care decisions, a ten-year research program established under the Affordable Care Act has funded a relatively small number of studies that examine primary care, the setting where the majority of patients in the U.S. receive treatment. T......
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We're Only As Good As Our Microbiomes Are Happy

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Our guts are home to a cast of billions: bacteria, viruses, and fungi all congregate and collectively make up our microbiome. This vast gastrointestinal tribe shapes the onset, incidence, and treatment of a startling number of diseases including inflammatory bowel disease and cancer. In the past 20 ......
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Magic Mouthwash Effective Treatment For Mouth Sore Pain Caused By Radiation Therapy

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
“Magic mouthwash,” an oral rinse containing diphenhydramine, lidocaine and antacids, significantly reduced pain from oral mucositis, mouth sores, in patients receiving radiation therapy for cancers of the head and neck when compared to plaecbo. These were the findings of a multi-institution, randomi......
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Aggressive Blood Pressure Treatment May Improve Brain Function and Reduce Heart Risks in the Elderly

Apr 17, 2019 , CardioSmart
Tighter blood pressure control can improve outcomes for elderly...
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Many Dying Cancer Patients Try Useless Treatments

Apr 17, 2019 , WebMD
A study of just over 100,000 patients in the United States found that the urge to undergo ultimately fruitless cancer treatment "is not a rare...
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Gilead teams up with insitro for experimental NASH treatments

Apr 17, 2019 , Reuters
Gilead Sciences Inc said on Tuesday it will partner with privately held insitro to develop therapies for a fatty liver disease called non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), as the drugmaker tries to overcome its recent setback in developing NASH treatments....
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J&J's new ketamine-like depression drug Spravato off to 'very, very strong start,' company says

Apr 17, 2019 , CNBC Health
The FDA approved Johnson & Johnson's Spravato last month for treatment-resistant depression. J&J on Tuesday said the first patients have been...
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Recordati to seek Canadian approval for kidney disease drug

Apr 17, 2019 , Reuters
Italy's Recordati said on Tuesday it plans to seek Canadian approval for its drug Cystagon, which treats a rare kidney disease, in a potential blow to Horizon Pharma,, which makes the only drug approved for treatment in Canada....
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With Weeks to Live, Many Cancer Patients Try Useless Treatments

Apr 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: With Weeks to Live, Many Cancer Patients Try Useless TreatmentsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Janssen’s Balversa gets FDA nod

Apr 16, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Janssen's Balversa is the first personalized treatment targeting susceptible genetic alternations for patients with metastatic bladder cancer. Read More...
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Obesity Poised To Take Spot Of No. 1 Preventable Cause Of Cancer, Kicking Smoking Out Of Top Position

Apr 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Within five to ten years, smoking may no longer be the top preventable cause for cancer. Being obese and overweight — long implicated in heart disease and diabetes — has been associated in recent years with an increased risk of getting at least 13 types of cancer. In other oncology news: multiple cancers in one patients, breast implants, miracle treatments and their complications, survivors helping others, and the HPV...
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Precise Decoding Of Breast Cancer Cells Creates New Option For Treatment

Apr 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers have investigated the varying composition of cancer and immune cells in over one hundred breast tumors. They've found that aggressive tumors are often dominated by a single type of tumor cell. If certain immune cells are present as well, an immune therapy could be successful for a specif......
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Novo Nordisk and Gilead team up to test fatty liver disease treatment

Apr 13, 2019 , Reuters
Novo Nordisk and Gilead Sciences will join forces on a clinical trial combining drugs from the two pharmaceutical firms to treat a progressive fatty liver disease known as NASH....
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Boston hospital sues Saudi prince over $3.5 million in unpaid bills for child with rare disease

Apr 13, 2019 , CNN Health
A Saudi prince who promised to foot the bill for a 2-year-old patient's treatment is now being sued for millions by Boston Children's Hospital....
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