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4308 Articles Matching "treatment"

Concentrated, Intensive Programs Offer Short-Term Alternative To Traditional Weekly Therapy Sessions

Aug 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Some patients can finish therapy in just a few weeks. The model is gaining popularity because it is proving to be as effective as long-term weekly treatments. In other public health news: vaping, med students, Lyme disease, autism, HPV, toxins in water, work wellness programs and more....
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First Study On Physical Properties Of Giant Cancer Cells May Inform New Treatments

Aug 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Polyploidal cancer cells -- cells that have more than two copies of each chromosome -- are much larger than most other cancer cells, are resistant to chemotherapy and radiation treatments and are associated with disease relapse. A new study by Brown University researchers is the first to reveal key ......
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Congo deploys experimental Ebola treatment as cases rise

Aug 15, 2018 , Reuters
Democratic Republic of Congo has started using the experimental mAb114 Ebola treatment to counter the latest flare-up of the virus, health officials said on Tuesday, the first time it has been deployed against an active outbreak....
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Amicus sets $315,000 price for new Fabry disease treatment

Aug 14, 2018 , Reuters
Amicus Therapeutics on Monday set an average price of $315,000 per year for its newly approved Fabry disease treatment, a price it believes is below that of the main existing treatment in the United States....
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AI 'Learns' From Patient Data To Make Cancer Treatment Less Toxic

Aug 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
MIT researchers are employing novel machine-learning techniques to improve the quality of life for patients by reducing toxic chemotherapy and radiotherapy dosing for glioblastoma, the most aggressive form of brain cancer. Glioblastoma is a malignant tumor that appears in the brain or spinal cord, ......
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First Gene-Silencing Drug Approved By FDA — And It Comes With An Eye-Popping Price Tag

Aug 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Slicing genes with drugs is the latest in a wave of hot new treatments geared toward fighting diseases in unique ways. But the price on innovation is steep. In other news, the FDA plans to streamline drug safety evaluations and a super PAC goes after Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) over the money she's taken from the pharmaceutical...
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Biogen's pricey muscle drug Spinraza too costly for Britain

Aug 14, 2018 , Reuters
Biogen's muscle disease treatment Spinraza has been deemed too expensive for use on Britain's state-run health service, even after a price discount offered by the U.S. drugmaker....
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Four new Congo Ebola cases as medics prepare experimental treatment

Aug 12, 2018 , Reuters
Four new cases of Ebola virus have been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said, as authorities prepare to deploy an experimental treatment....
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Jelly Belly candy gets the dispenser treatment

Aug 11, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Jelly Belly unveiled its new line of candy dispensers, which includes the Mr. Jelly Belly Factory Bean Machine Dispenser, Mr. Jelly Belly Standing Bean Machine Dispenser, Jelly Bean Petite Bean Machine Dispenser and My Favorites Jelly Bean Dispenser. Read More...
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Variety of factors drive wide variation in opioid treatment across the U.S.

Aug 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Data show a significant variation in utilization and cost of opioid-related treatment, which may be explained by provider capacity, coverage networks or financial...
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Alnylam's gene silencing drug wins FDA approval

Aug 11, 2018 , Reuters
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug for a rare hereditary disease won U.S. regulatory approval on Friday, becoming the first approved treatment from a new class of medicines that use gene silencing technology....
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FDA approves Kyowa Kirin’s Poteligeo for 2 types of rare cancer

Aug 11, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
FDA's approval of Poteligeo injection provides treatment options for rare, and hard-to-treat types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Read More...
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An Ancient Medicine Shows New Promise: Arsenic In Combination With An Existing Drug Could Combat Cancer

Aug 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Investigators have discovered that arsenic in combination with an existing leukemia drug work together to target a master cancer regulator. The team, led by researchers at the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), is hopeful that the discovery could lead to new treatment str......
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Childhood Brain Tumor Treatment May Hamper Adult Survivors

Aug 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Childhood Brain Tumor Treatment May Hamper Adult SurvivorsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/10/2018 12:00:00...
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Humidifier may help sleep apnea patients stick with treatment

Aug 10, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People with sleep apnea, a common nighttime breathing disorder, are more likely to stick with treatment that keeps their airways open at night when they use a built-in humidifier, a Swedish study suggests....
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How A Supercomputer Named Dr. Crusher Perfected Cancer Treatments For 21 Patients

Aug 10, 2018 , Forbes
A newly published study suggests that artificial intelligence can be used to select cancer treatments for individual patients based on their DNA and RNA profiles, but several obstacles must be overcome before the technology can be widely...
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Facebook restricts addiction-treatment center advertising

Aug 10, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
To cut back on predatory marketing of addiction treatment centers, Facebook will require such centers to go through a certification and application process. Google has already implemented a similar...
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Catching The Dance Of Antibiotics And Ribosomes At Room Temperature

Aug 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Antibiotics have been a pillar of modern medicine since the 1940s. Streptomycin, which belongs to a class of antibiotics called aminoglycosides, was the first hint of light in the millennia-long search for a treatment for tuberculosis, which remains one of the deadliest infectious diseases in human ......
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Smarter Cancer Treatment: AI Tool Automates Radiation Therapy

Aug 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Beating cancer is a race against time. Developing radiation therapy plans -- individualized maps that help doctors determine where to blast tumours -- can take days. Now, engineering researcher Aaron Babier has developed automation software that aims to cut the time down to mere hours. He and his t......
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New Treatment for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Approved

Aug 10, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: New Treatment for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma ApprovedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/9/2018 12:00:00...
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