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Article ID: 712574

Bacterial Pneumonia Predicts Ongoing Lung Problems in Infants Hospitalized for Acute Respiratory Failure

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Bacterial pneumonia appears to be linked to ongoing breathing problems in previously healthy infants who were hospitalized in a pediatric intensive care unit for acute respiratory failure, according to research presented at ATS 2019.

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13-May-2019 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 713123

American College of Rheumatology Statement on CMS Medicare Advantage Final Rule

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

In August 2018, the CMS announced that Medicare Advantage (MA) plans would be allowed to utilize step therapy for Part B drugs. The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) expressed strong concerns about this proposal. The rheumatology community received some good news in this week’s final rule from CMS, which makes changes to the original proposal and addresses several of our community’s recommendations.

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17-May-2019 4:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713121

Prostate Cancer Research Examines Radiation Protocol for the Whole Pelvis

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

In a new study published by European Urology, UCLA researchers and colleagues from ten other institutions examined the protocol for treating aggressive prostate cancer. With aggressive forms of this disease, it is often unclear if radiation therapy should be applied to the prostate alone or to the whole pelvis. The reason a low-dose of radiation may be applied to the whole pelvis is that pelvic lymph nodes may have microscopic cancer cells within them.

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17-May-2019 4:20 PM EDT

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Cancer, Men's Health

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Article ID: 712942

Using Nitric Oxide in Medicinal Strategies Optimizes Replacing, Engineering or Regenerating Human Cells

Nathan Bryan, Ph.D.

More than one million stem cell treatments have been conducted in the United States during the past ten years. Physicians and other healthcare providers are beginning to realize regenerative medicine is the future of medicine; however major health issues remain unanswered. Dr. Nathan Bryan, one the country’s leading experts in the mechanism of nitric oxide, will tell more than seven thousand physicians attending the 27th Annual Spring Conference of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine on Saturday that “the ability to use our own cells to heal our own body make good medical sense.

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17-May-2019 2:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713091

New Project Funded by NCI, NIDA, Aims to Eradicate Hepatitis C in Eastern Ky. County

University of Kentucky

With $15 million from the National Cancer Institute and National Institute on Drug Abuse and a donation of 900 doses of a 12-week treatment from Gilead Sciences Inc., University of Kentucky's Jennifer Havens has the goal of eradicating HCV in Perry County, Kentucky.

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17-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 713089

New findings could lead to improved vaccinations against sexually transmitted infections

King's College London

In a study published today in the Nature Communications, researchers from King's College London have shown how skin vaccination can generate protective CD8 T-cells

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17-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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