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Lasting Outcome Similar for ULS, SSLF for Pelvic Organ Prolapse
 

(HealthDay News) For women with pelvic organ prolapse, there is no significant difference in five-year outcomes with uterosacral ligament suspension (ULS) and sacrospinous ligament fixation (SSLF) surge...
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Most Smokers With Head and Neck Cancer Have Tried to Quit
 

Most active smokers with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) have made one or more quit attempts, a study in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery finds. Researchers conducted a cross-s...
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Adults Using Benzodiazepines More Likely to Receive Opioid Rx
 

New opioid prescriptions for U.S. adults using benzodiazepines stopped increasing in 2010, although the likelihood of receiving a prescription is still elevated versus the general population, research i...
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Number of Cigarettes Smoked Daily Tied to Stroke Risk
 

(HealthDay News) There is a strong dose-response relationship between the number of cigarettes smoked daily and ischemic stroke risk among men younger than 50, a study in Stroke suggests. Researchers fo...
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 CARDIOLOGY

Gene Therapy Found to Be Promising for β-Thalassemia
 

For patients with severe β-thalassemia, the need for red-cell transfusions can be reduced or eliminated by transducing cells with the LentiGlobin BB305 vector, according to a study published the New En...
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

AAN: Erenumab Shows Promise for Hard-to-Treat Migraine
 

For patients with episodic migraine who have failed prior preventive migraine treatments (PMTs), erenumab is associated with an increase in the proportion of patients achieving a ≥50 percent reduction...
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Cellular Biomedical Tattoo Can ID Hypercalcemia-Linked Cancer
 

(HealthDay News) A cell-based biomedical tattoo can detect hypercalcemia associated with cancer in a murine model, an experimental study in Science Translational Medicine suggests. Researchers designed ...
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Opiate Use Linked to Early Mortality in IBD Patients
 

(HealthDay News) Heavy use of opiates among patients with inflammatory bowel diseases is tied to increased risk of premature all-cause death, according to research in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepat...
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE