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Type of Electromagnetic Field Therapy Improves Survival for Patients with Brain Tumor

Early research indicates that the use of tumor-treating fields, a type of electromagnetic field therapy, along with chemotherapy in patients with a brain tumor who had completed standard chemoradiation resulted in prolonged progression-free and...
10-Dec-2015 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Stem Cell Transplantation Does Not Provide Significant Improvement for Crohn Disease

Among adults with difficult to treat Crohn disease not amenable to surgery, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, compared with conventional therapy, did not result in significant improvement in sustained disease remission at l year and was...
10-Dec-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Decrease Seen in Newly Registered NIH-Funded Trials

From 2006 through 2014, there was a decrease in newly registered NIH-funded trials, whereas industry-funded trials increased substantially, based on trials registered in ClinicalTrials.gov. The study appears in the December 15 issue of JAMA.
10-Dec-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Studies Find Decline in Rates of PSA Screening, Early-Stage Prostate Cancer

Two studies in the November 17 issue of JAMA examine the change in prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening and prostate cancer incidence before and after the 2012 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) screening recommendations.
12-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Early Use of Antibiotic for Recurrent, Severe Lower Respiratory Illness in Children

Among young children with histories of recurrent severe lower respiratory tract illness (LRTI), the use of azithromycin early during an apparent RTI compared with placebo significantly reduced the risk of experiencing progression to severe LRTI,...
12-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Compares Risk of Anaphylaxis Among Marketed IV Iron Products

Cunlin Wang, M.D., Ph.D., of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Md., and colleagues studied recipients of intravenous (IV) iron (n = 688,183) enrolled in the fee-for-service Medicare program from January 2003 to December 2013. The...
12-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Decreases Seen in Leading Causes of Death

An analysis of deaths in the United States between 1969 and 2013 finds an overall decreasing trend in the age-standardized death rate for all causes combined and for heart disease, cancer, stroke, unintentional injuries, and diabetes, although the...
22-Oct-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Compares Combination Treatments for Black Adults with Asthma

Among black adults with asthma treated with an inhaled corticosteroid, adding a long-acting beta-agonist did not improve the time to an asthma exacerbation compared with adding the anticholinergic tiotropium, according to a study in the October 27...
22-Oct-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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