Results of a small clinical trial suggest that supplementing chemotherapy with high doses of vitamin D may benefit patients with metastatic colorectal cancer by delaying progression of the disease, say scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
TUESDAY, March 12, 2019 — The initial prescription of tramadol compared with commonly prescribed nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may be associated with increased all-cause mortality among patients with osteoarthritis, according to a study published in the
Treatment of the HIV/AIDS epidemic has seen remarkable advancements with the advent of the latest anti-retroviral drug therapy and powerful tools to test for drug resistance, making the infection almost “undetectable” in patients who strictly
Patients with schizophrenia are often treated with more than one type of psychiatric medication, but a new study suggests that some combinations may be more effective than others. The findings were published in JAMA Psychiatry.
Doctors warned to hide their families on social media to avoid abuse from patients with some GPs receiving ‘rape or death threats’ Medical Defence Union says it receives ‘hundreds of calls’ each year from staff
Slowly but surely, the stigma surrounding marijuana use is losing its grip in the U.S. Since the 1990s, advocates have pushed for a re-evaluation of cannabis (the plant species name often used interchangeably with marijuana)
More than four in five men (81 percent) with prostate cancer struggle with poor sexual function following treatment for the disease, but over half (56 percent) fail to receive support, according to new research. The
WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Proteon Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: PRTO), a company developing novel, first-in-class pharmaceuticals to address the medical needs of patients with kidney and vascular diseases, today announced the publication
A free, simple screening for lung cancer can save a patient money, while building a healthy relationship for any medical needs they may have in the future. The research, published in the Annals of Thoracic
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 23, 2019 — Physicians need to take an active role in prescribing specific exercise training in patients with both type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease, according to a position paper published online