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ER- Breast CA Risk Up for African-Americans With T2DM
 

African-American (AA) women with type 2 diabetes (T2D) appear to be at increased risk of developing estrogen receptor-negative (ER-) breast cancer, with the highest risk among nonobese individuals, a st...
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Heterogeneity of PET/CT Imaging Phenotype Prognostic in mCRPC
 

(HealthDay News) Metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) has heterogeneity in positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) imaging phenotype, which has clinical relevance,...
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

FDA Approves Drug With Digital Ingestion Tracking System
 

The first drug in the U.S. with a digital ingestion tracking system has been approved by the FDA. Abilify MyCite consists of aripiprazole tablets with an embedded sensor in each that sends a message to ...
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Sport Sampling in Children Tied to More Exercise in Adolescence
 

Sport sampling in childhood may be associated with higher physical activity (PA) levels during adolescence, according to a study published in Pediatrics. Researchers surveyed 756 participants (aged 10 t...
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Findings Support Endovascular Repair of Aortic Aneurysm
 

(HealthDay News) For patients with suspected ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm, endovascular repair is associated with a survival advantage at three years compared with open repair, a study in the BMJ ...
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 CARDIOLOGY

PCP Care in Hospital Linked to Resource Use, Outcome
 

Patients cared for in the hospital by their primary care physician (PCP) have longer length of stay and are more likely to be discharged home than those cared for by hospitalists or other generalists, r...
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 BREAKING NEWS

FDA Issues Warning on Herbal Supplement Kratom
 

The FDA has issued an advisory about kratom, an imported herbal supplement with opioid-like effects that is increasing in popularity. People are taking the unapproved supplement to treat conditions like...
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Warfarin Use Linked to Reduced Incidence of Cancer
 

(HealthDay News) For adults older than 50 years, warfarin use is associated with reduced incidence of cancer, according to research in JAMA Internal Medicine. “Warfarin use may have broad anticanc...
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 INTERNAL MEDICINE