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Social Isolation Tied to Worse Heart Failure Outcomes
 

(HealthDay News) Greater perceived social isolation is associated with an increased risk of death and health care use among patients with heart failure, research in the Journal of the American Heart Ass...
Thu, 24 May 2018 CARDIOLOGY

Financial Incentives May Up Rates of Smoker Abstinence
 

Financial incentives added to free cessation aids can improve the rate of sustained abstinence among smokers, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers randomize...
Thu, 24 May 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Lung Cancer Incidence Higher for Young Women Than Young Men
 

(HealthDay News) Lung cancer incidence is higher among young women than young men, a study in the New England Journal of Medicine finds. Researchers examined the nationwide population-based incidence of...
Thu, 24 May 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Regional Anesthesia Tied to Lower Opioid Use in TKA, THA
 

(HealthDay News) Regional anesthesia is associated with a lower opioid consumption in both knee and hip replacement surgeries, compared to general anesthesia, research in PAIN Practice suggests. For kne...
Thu, 24 May 2018 PAIN MANAGEMENT

PSA Level Three Months After Radiation Tx May Predict Outcome
 

Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels three months after radiotherapy (RT) are strong markers of prostate cancer outcomes for patients with intermediate- and high-risk disease, according to a study in ...
Thu, 24 May 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Dupilumab Reduces Rate of Severe Asthma Exacerbations
 

Add-on dupilumab reduces the rate of severe asthma exacerbations in uncontrolled asthma; it also reduces the glucocorticoid dose for glucocorticoid-treated asthma, according to two studies published in ...
Thu, 24 May 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Cryoablation Efficacious for Cancer Pain, Review Finds
 

(HealthDay News) Cryoablation is effective for controlling cancer pain without many side effects, according to a systematic literature review in PAIN Practice. Based on 22 included studies (496 patients...
Wed, 23 May 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Daily Egg Consumption Linked to Reduced CVD Risk
 

A moderate level of egg consumption is associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a study in Heart. The researchers found that compared with non-consumers, those who co...
Wed, 23 May 2018 BREAKING NEWS