When flu season peaks after mid-winter, tens of thousands of influenza cases and hundreds of deaths can likely be avoided if older adults wait until October to get their flu immunization, a University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine analysis...
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Right now, 96% of people who screen positive for lung cancer don't actually have a malignant growth. Machine learning can rule out cancer in a third of them, saving time, money and anxiety.
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A new drug takes out the "seeds" that cause ovarian cancer to come back after chemo
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Largest ever study of pancreatic cancer genomics uncovers a way to match chemotherapy drugs to patients
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Recommending the Pneumococcal Vaccine at Age 50 Reduces Disease-Related Racial Disparities; But is it Cost-Effective?
If mitigating racial disparities in those who contract pneumococcal diseases, such as meningitis and pneumonia, is a top public health priority, then recommending that all adults get a pneumococcal vaccine at age 50 would likely be effective...
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The vast majority of patients with neurodegenerative disorders do not have specific gene mutations, but a single misbehaving protein – called TDP-43 – seems to be at the heart of these diseases. Pitt researchers have found a way to recreate and...
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New research shows that fluctuation and severity of depressive symptoms are much better at predicting risk of suicidal behavior in at-risk young adults.
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A high proportion of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) cases can be cured in conflict-affected communities with molecular diagnostics, shorter treatment periods and socioeconomic incentives, according to the results of a large, long-term study...
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