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Gene Therapy Found to Be Promising for β-Thalassemia
 

For patients with severe β-thalassemia, the need for red-cell transfusions can be reduced or eliminated by transducing cells with the LentiGlobin BB305 vector, according to a study published the New En...
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

AAN: Erenumab Shows Promise for Hard-to-Treat Migraine
 

For patients with episodic migraine who have failed prior preventive migraine treatments (PMTs), erenumab is associated with an increase in the proportion of patients achieving a ≥50 percent reduction...
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Marital Status Tied to Earlier Presentation of Melanoma
 

For patients with localized melanoma, marital status is associated with earlier T stage presentation, according to a study published in JAMA Dermatology. Researchers conducted a retrospective study usin...
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Triple Therapy Tied to Reduced Rate of COPD Exacerbations
 

For patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), triple therapy is associated with a reduced rate of exacerbations, research in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests. Researchers c...
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Calcium Channel Blockers May Up Pancreatic Cancer Risk in Women
 

Use of short-acting calcium channel blockers (CCBs) is associated with increased risk of pancreatic cancer in postmenopausal women, according to a prospective study of 145,553 postmenopausal women prese...
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Caffeine Does Not Appear to Be Linked to Risk of Arrhythmia
 

Regular intake of coffee and tea doesn't appear to be associated with the risk of arrhythmia, a review in JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology suggests. Researchers found that clinical studies haven't shown...
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Volumetric Laser Endomicroscopy Helps ID Barrett’s Regions
 

Volumetric laser endomicroscopy (VLE) users can identify regions of interest for potential Barrett’s esophagus dysplasia with a high degree of agreement, research in the Journal of Gastroenterolog...
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Opioid Packaging Often Lacks Info on Safe Storage, Disposal
 

Messages relating to safe storage and disposal of prescription opioids are inconsistent and are often not included on package insert information, according to a research letter in the Annals of Internal...
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS