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Reducing Hospital Readmissions Doesn’t Up Mortality Rates
 

(HealthDay News) Reducing hospital readmission rates for acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, and pneumonia didn’t increase mortality rates, research in the Journal of the American Medical ...
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 CARDIOLOGY

FDA Approves Nerlynx to Help Prevent HER2+ Breast CA Return
 

Nerlynx (neratinib) has been approved by the FDA to help prevent human epidermal growth factor receptor type 2 (HER2)-positive breast cancer from returning. Nerlynx, a kinase inhibitor that works by blo...
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Post-Op Pain May Often Be Underrated by Inpatient Staff
 

Postoperative pain is frequently underrated when assessed by nursing staff, according to research in PAIN Practice. Researchers systematically assessed pain scores in a 900-bed university hospital to ex...
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 BREAKING NEWS

How Princess Diana’s Death Saved French Lives
 

Princess Diana’s tragic death in a car crash in Paris prompted tougher traffic laws that have saved thousands of French lives, and those laws could serve as a model for the U.S., a study in the Am...
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Electronic Messaging Intervention Cuts Cardiovascular Risk in T2DM
 

(HealthDay News) For patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, electronic messaging is effective for reducing cardiovascular risk, research in the Journal of Clinical Nursing suggests. Researchers found t...
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 ENDOCRINOLOGY

USPSTF: Ovarian Cancer Screen to Be Avoided for Most Women
 

The potential harms of ovarian cancer screening outweigh the benefits, so only very specific groups of women should be screened for the disease, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) says in ...
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 BREAKING NEWS

AAIC: Rx + Training Shows Benefit in Advanced Alzheimer’s
 

Patients with advanced Alzheimer’s can relearn some basic skills when they receive special training along with medication, according to research presented at the annual Alzheimer’s Associati...
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Post UV Exposure, Tumor Number Down With Tomato Consumption
 

(HealthDay News) Male mice consuming a red tomato diet have significantly lower tumor number after exposure to ultraviolet-B (UV-B) light, according to a study published in Scientific Reports. “Th...
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY