Sunday, January 21, 2018 -- Researchers analyzed data from various communities in Uganda to determine if increasing antiretroviral therapy (ART) and medical male circumcision are beneficial for HIV prevention. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a virus that attacks the body’s immune system and can progress to acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). HIV makes it difficult for the body to fight […] The post HIV Prevention: Is a Combination Approach an Effective Strategy? appeared first on Medical News Bulletin | Health News and Medical Research.
Sunday, January 21, 2018 -- (Natural News) Obesity is a serious health concern that affects more than an individual’s weight. Obese individuals have higher than normal levels of adipose tissue, which manifests in Body Weight (BW) gain. A person’s height and weight is “used to determine the degree of obesity.” To address the issue of obesity, “a multifactorial disease” that... Read More
Sunday, January 21, 2018 -- According to long-term follow-up results from the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project B-31 trial published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, trastuzumab (Herceptin) did not reduce cardiac function in women with node-positive, HER2+, early-stage breast cancer.
Sunday, January 21, 2018 -- Rough estimates say about 2 of every 100 people around the world have or need replacement joints. Now, some Polish doctors are using stem cell technology to rebuild worn out cartilage, instead of replacing it with metal. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
Saturday, January 20, 2018 -- The combination of cetuximab and pembrolizumab was found to be well tolerated in patients with RAS wild-type metastatic colorectal cancer.
Saturday, January 20, 2018 -- Combining lenvatinib (Lenvima) with PD-1 inhibitors had promising efficacy in patients with advanced intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, according to preliminary data from a single-center study.
Saturday, January 20, 2018 -- (MedPage Today) -- Which is better for detecting synovitis?
Saturday, January 20, 2018 -- Researchers tested a new amino acid supplement energy bar enriched with L-leucine to investigate if this could improve protein and energy intake in older women. When an individual reaches their mid-30s, they gradually lose muscle mass – this is called “age-related sarcopenia”. Physically inactive people can lose between 3-5% of their muscle mass per decade. […] The post Can a New Amino Acid Supplement Energy Bar Improve Protein Intake? appeared first on Medical News Bulletin | Health News and Medical Research.
Saturday, January 20, 2018 -- MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Navindra Persaud MD, MSc, BA, BSc Department of Family and Community Medicine and Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute St Michael’s Hospital Toronto, Ontario, Canada MedicalResearch.com: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: … Continue reading →
Saturday, January 20, 2018 -- (MedPage Today) -- DLN likely to become more common with rising life expectancy in SLE
Saturday, January 20, 2018 -- Researchers investigated the association between lifestyle factors and the likelihood of suffering from GERD, also known as gastro-esophageal reflux disease. Most people will experience occasional bouts of acid reflux. However, if an individual experiences acid refluxes more than twice weekly, they may be diagnosed with gastro-esophageal reflux disease, commonly known as GERD. Over 15 million […] The post What Lifestyle and Dietary Habits Affect GERD? appeared first on Medical News Bulletin | Health News and Medical Research.
Saturday, January 20, 2018 -- (MedPage Today) -- Survival outcomes not improved with intraperitoneal treatment
Saturday, January 20, 2018 -- Researchers piloted a study to investigate the potential of using virtual reality (VR) training systems in stroke rehabilitation. Following a stroke, survivors are often left with physical and mental disabilities. Nine out of ten stroke survivors are left with some degree of upper limb motor impairment, thus making it the most prevalent post-stroke disability suffered. […] The post Virtual Reality for Stroke Rehabilitation appeared first on Medical News Bulletin | Health News and Medical Research.
Saturday, January 20, 2018 -- Cystic fibrosis (CF) shortens life by making the lungs prone to repeated bacterial infections and associated inflammation.
Saturday, January 20, 2018 -- Scientists from VIB-UGent have discovered insights for a possible new therapy for eczema that also reduces the severity of asthma
Saturday, January 20, 2018 -- According to results from the phase I JAVELIN Solid Tumor study recently published in the Lancet Oncology, the PD-L1 inhibitor avelumab (Bavencio) induced an overall response rate of 17% in patients with platinum-refractory metastatic urothelial carcinoma.
Saturday, January 20, 2018 -- Adjuvant pembrolizumab (Keytruda) reduced the risk of recurrence by 43% in patients with stage III resected high-risk melanoma, according to findings from the phase III EORTC1325/KEYNOTE-054 trial
Friday, January 19, 2018 -- A research letter published by the British Journal of Dermatology from investigators in Samsung Bioepis’s biosimilar etanercept (SB4) clinical trials reports that, in addition to therapeutic equivalence between SB4 and reference etanercept (Enbrel),...By: Goodwin
Friday, January 19, 2018 -- Overweight and obesity, hypertension, and diabetes are highly prevalent in urban and rural Malawi, yet many patients are undiagnosed and management is limited. Local-evidence-informed multisectoral, innovative, and targeted interventions are needed urgently to manage the already high burden.
Friday, January 19, 2018 -- Nivolumab alone does not warrant further study in an unselected sarcoma population given the limited efficacy. Nivolumab combined with ipilimumab demonstrated promising efficacy in certain sarcoma subtypes, with a manageable safety profile comparable to current available treatment options. The combination therapy met its predefined primary study endpoint; further evaluation of nivolumab plus ipilimumab in a randomised study is warranted.