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Noninvasive liquid biopsies rapidly and accurately determine response to cancer treatment Results of two clinical studies showed that blood based liquid biopsies can accurately track lung cancer treatment responses. They measure circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) during immunotherapy and related treatments. "There...
Results of the first study on directly acting antivirals published in The Lancet show positive outcome The first prospective, longitudinal study investigating treatment of chronic hepatitis C with direct-acting antivirals finds that the treatment is associated with reduced risk of...
New drug called Givosiran reduced the number of acute attacks in porphyria patients by up to 79 percent Acute porphyria is a group of uncommon diseases that can cause severe, potentially life-threatening attacks of abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and paralysis....
Clot removal beyond the initial 6hrs improves quality of life after stroke Clot removal beyond the initial 6 hrs improved overall quality of life including mobility when compare to those treated with drugs alone, finds a new study. Stroke survivors have...
For long the question of how long a patient should be kept in the emergency after fainting has been an open one A new study has found that that most causes of fainting due to serious heart rhythm disorders can...
Study refutes earlier suggestions that Hepatitis C anti virals lead to liver cancer recurrence A large, multi-center study refutes earlier suggestions that antiviral drugs for treating hepatitis C may lead to a higher recurrence of liver cancer. Researchers at UT Southwestern...
Unexplained chronic cough may be caused by compression of nerves at the brain stem Laryngeal symptoms like chronic cough and swallowing problems may be caused by pressure on cranial nerves 9 and 10 at the brainstem. A team of researchers from...
Two commonly prescribed diabetes drugs carry high risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure, amputation Two drugs commonly prescribed to treat Type 2 diabetes carry a high risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attack, stroke, heart failure or amputation....
Cannabis derivative shows promise in dealing with spasticity Spasticity or stiffness is a major cause of disability and decline in quality of life in patients with motor neuron disease. Cannabinoids have been approved for symptomatic treatment of spasticity in multiple...
Coronary calcium level is a better predictor of blocked coronary arteries at risk for a heart attack Testing a patient's coronary calcium levels is a better predictor of blocked coronary arteries at risk for a heart attack, claims a new...

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