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Older adults with hypothyroidism face elevated risk of death

Endocrine Society

While older adults with hypothyroidism face an elevated risk of death, individuals with subclinical hypothyroidism, a milder form of underactive thyroid, did not face the same risk, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

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Refined Carbs May Trigger Insomnia, Finds Study

Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Women who consumed a diet high in added sugars and refined carbohydrates had a greater risk of developing insomnia, a new study by researchers at Columbia University has found.

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Newswise: TTUHSC El Paso Professor Receives Award for Research on Diabetes-Related Digestive Disorder

TTUHSC El Paso Professor Receives Award for Research on Diabetes-Related Digestive Disorder

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Munmun Chattopadhyay, Ph.D., M.Sc., an assistant professor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, has been awarded a $100,429 grant from the Edward N. and Margaret G. Marsh Foundation for her research project, “Gastroparesis, a Mysterious Stomach Disorder and its Prevalence in Women.”

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Newswise: Analysis of Different Treatment Strategies for Non-Invasive Breast Cancer Shows Radiation Treatment Alone is Cost-Effective

Analysis of Different Treatment Strategies for Non-Invasive Breast Cancer Shows Radiation Treatment Alone is Cost-Effective

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey investigators evaluated all treatment strategies for both standard-risk and good-risk ductal carcinoma in-situ and found the most commonly recommended combination treatment for DCIS represents low-value care, while radiation therapy alone was cost-effective.

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Closing Gaps in Perspective of Value between Cancer Patients and their Health Care Providers

National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)

NCCN hosted an annual NCCN Patient Advocacy Summit: Delivering Value for Patients across the Oncology Ecosystem in Washington, DC, bringing together patients, advocates, clinicians, policy-makers, and others to share diverse perspectives on the meaning of value in cancer care.

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Newswise: Adding tucatinib to drug combination extends survival for advanced HER2+ breast cancer patients
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Adding tucatinib to drug combination extends survival for advanced HER2+ breast cancer patients

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today reported study results showing the addition of tucatinib to capecitabine (Xeloda) and trastuzumab (Herceptin) significantly improved progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS) in patients with advanced HER2-positive breast cancer, with and without brain metastasis according to results of the HER2CLIMB clinical trial.

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Newswise: Pregnancy disorder subject of Tulane study
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