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Nektar, Bristol combo drug shows signs of tumor reduction in bladder cancer patients

Feb 16, 2019 , Reuters
Nektar Therapeutics said on Friday some patients with advanced bladder cancer treated with a combination of its experimental treatment and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co's immunotherapy, Opdivo, showed signs of tumor reduction in an early-stage study....
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Nearly 1,000 Madagascar children dead of measles since October: WHO

Feb 16, 2019 , Reuters
At least 922 children and young adults have died of measles in Madagascar since October, despite a huge emergency vaccination program, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
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Leaving the hospital early can double the odds of going back

Feb 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Patients who discharge themselves from the hospital against medical advice are twice as likely to be back within 30 days as those who leave when doctors say they're ready, a large U.S. study finds....
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Medicare At 50 Act Targets Early Retirees

Feb 15, 2019 , Forbes
The Medicare at 50 Act targets Americans who are nearing retirement or are forced to retire early due to layoffs, Democratic Senators...
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Merck to further study Keytruda in prostate cancer after early success

Feb 15, 2019 , Reuters
Merck & Co Inc said on Thursday it was launching three late-stage studies for its cancer immunotherapy Keytruda as a combination treatment for prostate cancer after the drug showed anti-tumor activity in an early-stage trial....
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Drinking two or more diet beverages a day linked to high risk of stroke, heart attacks

Feb 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Drinking two or more diet sodas a day is linked to an increased risk of stroke, heart attacks and early death in women over 50, a new study says. The risk was highest for obese and African American women....
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‘I Sorted, I Triaged’: Notes of an Emergency Nurse

Feb 15, 2019 , American Journal of Nursing
Trauma and triage in the ED. Ralph Hogaboom / Flickr Today, I was assigned to be one of just two triage nurses in the emergency department (ED) waiting room. With a limited staff and nearly full department, our next wave of patients arrived. I collected health information from the patients, screened for domestic [...] The post ‘I Sorted, I Triaged’: Notes of an Emergency Nurse appeared first on Off the...
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Triplets Born Early Use Lullaby-Playing Pacifier As Part Of A Study Aimed To Help Premature Babies Develop, Feed

Feb 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
It’s a Friday morning in January when Jana Gallus, 32, and Gregor Martynus, 35, peek their heads over their triplets’ set of bassinets in their Westwood apartment. Six-month-olds Ada, Kian and Nico are just waking up, kicking with excitement and beaming from ear to ear. It’s a daily moment that Gal......
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Paramedics not washing their hands nearly enough

Feb 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Hand hygiene compliance among paramedics may be "remarkably low," according to a study that monitored ambulance workers in Scandinavia and Australia over six months....
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Show off your media relations efforts

Feb 15, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
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Nearly 1,000 Madagascar children dead of measles since October - WHO

Feb 15, 2019 , Reuters
At least 922 children and young adults have died of measles in Madagascar since October, despite a huge emergency vaccination program, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
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Start Thinking About The 2020s Early

Feb 15, 2019 , Forbes
The unfolding trends and technology massively support anyone who’s built themselves into a go-to brand. The Instagram celebrities, YouTube stars and Podcasting hosts many have laughed at or ignored up until now will be building business empires in the...
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PET Imaging Agent May Allow Early Measurement Of Efficacy Of Breast Cancer Therapy

Feb 14, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Physicians may soon have a new way to measure the efficacy or failure of hormone therapy for breast cancer patients, according to new research published in the February issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Researchers report that positron emission tomography (PET) imaging with 18F-fluorofuranyl......
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URI Nursing Study Shows Benefits Of Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping On Brain Development In Healthy Babies

Feb 14, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A five-minute delay in the clamping of healthy infants’ umbilical cords results in increased iron stores and brain myelin in areas important for early-life functional development, a new University of Rhode Island nursing study has found. “When we wait five minutes to clamp the cords of healthy babi......
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Teva CEO: 'Content' with 2/3 access of payers for migraine drug Ajovy

Feb 14, 2019 , Reuters
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is "content" with having its new migraine drug Ajovy covered by nearly two-thirds of payers in the United States, Chief Executive Kare Schultz told Reuters on Wednesday....
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Nearly 8 million US Kids Have Mental Issues

Feb 13, 2019 , WebMD
Mental health problems in U.S. children are common, according to a new survey, with about 1 in 6 children of school age affected. The survey asked parents about anxiety, depression and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder or ADHD—because they are the most prevalent and pose the greatest risk for long-term...
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Feb 13, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
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HPV Might Be Behind Vocal Cord Cancers in Young

Feb 13, 2019 , WebMD
Vocal cord, or glottic cancer, has been associated strongly with smoking and almost entirely seen in patients over 40 years, but today nonsmokers make up nearly half of glottic cancer patients, and it is common for them to be diagnosed under the age...
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Congo Ebola Outbreak Has Claimed Nearly 100 Children's Lives, Cases on the Rise

Feb 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Congo Ebola Outbreak Has Claimed Nearly 100 Children's Lives, Cases on the RiseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/11/2019 12:00:00...
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'Ultraprocessed' Foods Tied to Higher Death Risk

Feb 13, 2019 , WebMD
The researchers found that each 10 percent increase in the amount of ultraprocessed foods consumed was associated with a 14 percent higher risk of early death, CNN...
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