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Chemo, Immunotherapy Feasible in Metastatic Bladder Cancer
 

(HealthDay News) Gemcitabine and cisplatin (GC) plus ipilimumab is associated with a 69% objective response rate and 61% one-year overall survival for patients with metastatic urothelial cancer, accordi...
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Tai Chi Helps Improve Respiratory Function in COPD
 

(HealthDay News) Tai chi is as effective as pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study in CHEST. Researchers evaluated patients ra...
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Considerable Differences in Burden of Disease at State Level
 

There are considerable differences in the burden of disease at the state level, research in the Journal of the American Medical Association reveals. Researchers found the highest and lowest life expecta...
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

One Night of Sleep Deprivation Linked to Amyloid-β Burden
 

One night of sleep deprivation is associated with amyloid-β (Aβ) burden (ABB) in healthy controls, research in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests. Using positron emission tom...
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Group Exercise, Nutrition Aids Prostate Cancer Patients on ADT
 

(HealthDay News) Men on androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer may significantly benefit from a group exercise and nutrition program, a study in the Annals of Behavioral Medicine finds. ...
Tue, 10 Apr 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

White Matter Tracts Differ for Infants With Fragile X Syndrome
 

(HealthDay News) There are significant differences in the development of 12 fiber tracts between infants with fragile X syndrome (FXS) and controls, according to a study in JAMA Psychiatry. Results of t...
Tue, 10 Apr 2018 GENETICS

Online Doc Reviews Don’t Reflect Patient Satisfaction Surveys
 

Online physician reviews do not reflect patient satisfaction surveys (PSSs), according to a study in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Researchers compared industry-vetted PSSs such as the Press Ganey (PG) P...
Tue, 10 Apr 2018 PRACTICE NEWS

Cannabis Compound Transfers to Breast Milk
 

Low concentrations of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol are transferred from inhaled cannabis to breast milk of women who regularly consume cannabis, according to a study in Obstetrics & Gynecology. Res...
Tue, 10 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS