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MYCN Copy Number Tied to Poor Features in Neuroblastoma
 

The rate of unfavorable features is increased in association with increasing MYCN copy number in patients with neuroblastoma, research in Cancer suggests. Researchers conducted a retrospective study inv...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 BREAKING NEWS

High-Dose Flu Vaccine Cuts Admissions From Nursing Homes
 

High-dose influenza vaccination can reduce risk of respiratory-related hospitalization among nursing home residents aged 65 years and older, research in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine suggests. Researc...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 BREAKING NEWS

AMA Module Offers Help for Adding Pharmacist to Practice
 

In a new module, the AMA outlines how to determine the pharmacy needs for your practice, the role a pharmacist can play, and how to know if you could share a pharmacist with another practice. Strategies...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

More Than Half of Murdered U.S. Women Killed by Partners, Exes
 

Most women murdered in the U.S. die at the hands of a current or former intimate partner, research in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report shows. In a review of female homicide statisti...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Complications Up With Immediate Reconstruction After Mastectomy
 

(HealthDay News) For women undergoing mastectomy, the incidence of surgical site infection (SSI) and noninfectious wound complications (NIWCs) is increased for those with immediate implant reconstructio...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Longer Estrogen Exposure May Protect Against Depression
 

(HealthDay News) Women exposed to estrogen for longer periods of time during reproductive years may have a lower risk of depression, research in Menopause suggests. Longer exposure to estrogen was signi...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 FAMILY PRACTICE

More Patients Enrolled in Cancer Trials Under ACA
 

The Affordable Care Act may have enabled more privately insured patients to enroll in clinical trials for cancer treatments, according to a study in Clinical Cancer Research. Researchers analyzed 2,404 ...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Few Patients Receive Rx for Smoking Cessation Meds After MI
 

Among older patients in community practice, the use of smoking cessation medications (SCMs) is low after myocardial infarction (MI), according to research in JAMA Cardiology. From 2007 to 2013 there was...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 BREAKING NEWS