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$1000-a-day drug approved to treat Illinois prison inmates

published about 2 hours ago
Prison officials may now provide Sovaldi, a hepatitis medication with a shockingly high price tag

Stress may make allergy symptoms worse

published about 3 hours ago
Study found people with hay fever who had high levels of stress suffered more severe symptoms

Lara Spencer promoted to 'Good Morning America' co-host

published about 3 hours ago
Lara Spencer promoted to 'Good Morning America' co-host
Danielle HaynesNEW YORK, April 18 (UPI) -- Lara Spencer to join Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos as co-hosts of "Good Morning America."

Lululemon lawsuits dismissed

published about 3 hours ago
Lululemon lawsuits dismissed
Danielle HaynesNEW YORK, April 18 (UPI) -- Judge rules corporate mismanagement at Lululemon isn't the same as federal securities fraud.

Whoopi Goldberg Pens Marijuana Column Ahead of 4/20

published about 4 hours ago
The actress wrote that she uses her vape pen, affectionately nicknamed “Sippy,” to help treat glaucoma-related pain


Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer

published 1 day ago
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) Men who show signs of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may have nearly twice the risk of actually having prostate cancer ... more

Chronic inflammation may be linked to aggressive prostate cancer

published 1 day ago
(American Association for Cancer Research) The presence of chronic inflammation in benign prostate tissue was associated with high-grade, or aggressive, prostate cancer, and this association ... more

Benaroya Research Institute evaluates immunology approach to blocking breast cancer

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(Immune Tolerance Network) Benaroya Research Institute received a grant to research how blocking a particular molecule in metastatic breast cancer reduces both the growth of ... more

Queen's University Vice-Chancellor receives top European award

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(Queen's University Belfast) Queen's University Belfast's Vice-Chancellor, Professor Patrick Johnston, whose work has transformed cancer care in Northern Ireland, has been elected as a Fellow ... more

20 years of data shows treatment technique improvement for advanced abdominal cancer

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(Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center) Wake Forest Baptist has the largest reported, single-center experience with cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC and analysis of 20 years' worth ... more
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Diagnostic characteristics and prognoses of primary-care patients referred for clinical exercise testing: a prospective observational study

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Background: Evaluation of angina symptoms in primary care often includes clinical exercise testing. We sought to identify clinical characteristics that predicted the outcome of exercise ... more

GPs' role security and therapeutic commitment in managing alcohol problems: a randomised controlled trial of a tailored improvement programme

published 2 days ago
Background: General practitioners with more positive role security and therapeutic commitment towards patients with hazardous or harmful alcohol consumption are more involved and manage more ... more

Current utility of the ankle-brachial index (ABI) in general practice: implications for its use in cardiovascular disease screening

published 2 days ago
Background: Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a marker of systemic atherosclerosis and associated with a three to six fold increased risk of death from cardiovascular ... more

Unmet needs of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): a qualitative study on patients and doctors

published Tue, Apr 15 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a chronic disease with repeated exacerbations resulting in gradual debilitation. The quality of life has been shown to ... more

Aiming to improve the quality of primary mental health care: developing an intervention for underserved communities

published Tue, Apr 15 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: The purpose of the study was to improve the quality of primary mental healthcare in underserved communities through involvement with the wider primary care ... more