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5121 Articles Matching "treatment"

Where Pharma Has Failed To Offer Hope For Alzheimer’s Treatment, Medical Devices Have Shown Promise

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A new study shows that a combination of lights and buzzing activate cells to start cleaning up the brain of mice who have Alzheimer's, stimulating activity throughout many parts of the brain....
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'The Inventor' And 'Breakthrough' At SXSW, Two Tales Of Science Gone Right And Wrong

Mar 19, 2019 , Forbes
While Theranos was busy swindling investors and endangering patients, research scientist Jim Allison developed a cancer treatment and was awarded a Nobel...
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Why Hawaii Is An Important Spot For Cancer Research

Mar 19, 2019 , Forbes
The scientists at the PHI, Hawaii are using advanced technologies to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Their research is unique because they examine how cancer affects people with different ethnic, cultural and environmental...
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Woman Going To Jail Sues For Access To Methadone Treatment: ‘I Will Lose Control Of My Addiction… I Will Die.’

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The federal prison does not allow anti-craving medications as ongoing treatment for opioid addiction except for pregnant women, who can take methadone. Meanwhile, Massachusetts advocates want hope to revolutionize the way the criminal justice system treats people who are...
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Study Aims To Predict Treatment Response In Epilepsy Patients

Mar 19, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
With the aid of $2.5 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Vanderbilt researchers are on a quest to develop early biomarkers of treatment outcomes for patients with temporal lobe epilepsy based on their individual brain networks. While anti-epileptic medication is success......
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Genomics Could Improve Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

Mar 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Genomics Could Improve Treatment of Pancreatic CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Can Ovarian Cancer Be Diagnosed Earlier?

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Fewer than half of ovarian cancer patients survive until five years after diagnosis. According to the American Cancer Society, this is because only about one-fifth of ovarian cancer cases are detected early, when the chances of successful treatment and recovery are highest. “If we could change this......
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Lipogems Provides An FDA Cleared Option For Patients Between Conservative Therapy And Major, Invasive Surgery

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The Lipogems system is leading the way in orthopaedic medicine by assisting patients who fall in the "treatment gap" between conservative therapies and major, surgical intervention. The system provides patients a natural, FDA cleared option to high-cost, unproven treatments like stem cell therapies ......
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Engineering Treatments For The Opioid Epidemic

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The U.S. is reeling from a public health crisis driven by the misuse of prescription and illicit opioids with nearly 12 million people abusing the drugs annually. The Midwest saw opioid overdoses increase 70% from July 2016 to September 2017, and every 15 minutes a baby is born suffering from opioid......
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New Study On Serious Illness Care Program Underscores Significant Benefit Of More, Better, And Earlier Conversations Between Clinicians And Patients

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Across the United States, millions of individuals face serious, life-limiting illness like cancer, heart disease and stroke, respiratory disease and diabetes. The final year of life with serious illness can be filled with emotional distress and uncertainty about treatment options. When people with......
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New Study Says Breast Cancer Is 11 Different Diseases, Allowing Researchers To Predict Relapse

Mar 15, 2019 , Forbes
A new study which followed 2,000 women with breast cancer for twenty-years post-diagnosis has revealed that breast cancer is eleven different diseases, each with a different risk of coming back after...
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The Medical Minute: Taking The Reins On Multiple Sclerosis

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Multiple sclerosis doesn’t have to be an ending. With proper treatment and management, patients can manage the disease’s often unpredictable nature. “Patients get a predisposed feeling that their life is doomed. That it’s going to be a complicated life, which isn’t necessarily so,” said Dr. Cary Tw......
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Midazolam vs. Klonopin

Mar 15, 2019 , RxList
Midazolam Injection is a used as a sedative before surgery or other medical procedures. Midazolam hydrochloride syrup is used in pediatric patients. Klonopin is prescribed for the treatment of anxiety and seizure...
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Walmart is flying employees to top hospitals in other states for treatment

Mar 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
Walmart published an extensive case study this week on its efforts to improve health care for its...
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Midazolam vs. Valium

Mar 15, 2019 , RxList
Midazolam Injection is used as a sedative before surgery or other medical procedures. Midazolam hydrochloride syrup is used in pediatric patients. Valium is used for treatment of anxiety, seizures, muscle spasms, and symptoms of alcohol...
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A Top Oregon Psychiatry Official Acknowledges Gaps In System For Treating, Discharging People Found Criminally Insane

Mar 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The head of the Oregon Psychiatric Security Review Board Alison Bort, in responding to public scrutiny over the state's failure to properly oversee inmates who are discharged, said that the board needs to do better. Bort said she hopes a task force can examine four areas: how defendants get into the system, their treatment while under state jurisdiction, the process for early discharges and then dealing with people once they have been...
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You're Already A Guinea Pig. Here's How To Be A Better One.

Mar 14, 2019 , Forbes
Not long ago, I received a treatment so unproven my insurance company wouldn’t pay for it. Third party payers have the power to persuade clinicians to provide promising but unproven treatments within the context of scientifically useful clinical trials via the consortium...
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New Weapon Against Breast Cancer

Mar 14, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Two University of Delaware researchers have developed a new approach to attack cancer, using two light-activated treatments that appear to be more effective together than when applied independently. More research is needed, but the findings point to promising new approaches against an especially cha......
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Pfizer’s Herceptin biosimilar Trazimera gets FDA nod

Mar 13, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Pfizer's Trazimera provides treatment for HER2 breast and gastric cancers. Read More...
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Study: CT Scan Prior To Spine Fusion Surgery Finds Significant Number Of Patients Had Undiagnosed Osteoporosis

Mar 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For patients contemplating spinal fusion surgery to alleviate pain, bone health is an important consideration. If a patient is found to have low bone density prior to surgery, it could affect the treatment plan before, during and after the procedure. A study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in ......
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