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Adding HIPEC to Cytoreductive Surgery Beneficial in Ovarian CA
 

The addition of hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) to interval cytoreductive surgery is associated with improved outcomes in patients with stage III epithelial ovarian cancer, according t...
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Brain Is Susceptible to Acute MI, Chronic Heart Failure
 

Acute myocardial infarction (MI) and chronic heart failure have effects on the brain, research in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology finds. Researchers examined the influence of MI on car...
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Non-Ventilator Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia Risk Affects All Ages
 

(HealthDay News) Non-ventilator hospital-acquired pneumonia (NV-HAP) is a significant burden in U.S. acute care hospitals and poses a risk to nonelderly, non-ICU patients, research in the American Journ...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 CRITICAL CARE

Lactation Duration Linked to Reduced Incidence of Diabetes
 

Lactation duration is associated with reduced incidence of diabetes, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers examined the correlation between lactation and progression to d...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Nearly 30 Percent of Veterans Report Current Tobacco Use
 

Overall, 29.2% of veterans report current use of one of five tobacco products, according to research published in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The most commonly used tobacco pr...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

High Response of Desmoplastic Melanomas to PD-1 Blockade
 

(HealthDay News) Patients with desmoplastic melanoma have a high level of objective tumor response to treatment with antibodies to block programmed cell death 1 (PD-1) or PD-1 ligand (PD-L1), research i...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Lap Sleeve Gastrectomy, RYGB Equally Effective in Weight Loss
 

(HealthDay News) For patients with morbid obesity, there is no statistically significant difference in terms of weight loss at five years after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy versus laparoscopic Roux-e...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 RESEARCH NEWS

ASCO: Liquid Biopsy Accurate for Detecting Colorectal Cancer
 

Liquid biopsy that identifies circulating tumor cells in a blood sample has high accuracy for detecting colorectal cancer (CRC), research presented at ASCO’s annual Gastrointestinal Cancers Sympos...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS