Aiming to Improve Oncology Patient Outcomes Through Nursing Research
From peer and patient education to addressing treatment side effects, nurses at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey researched a number of...
Improving Survival in Pancreatic Cancer with Platinum-Based Chemotherapy
A small study of adults with the most common form of pancreatic cancer adds to evidence that patients with BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutations long...
Social Connections May Prevent HIV Infection Among Black Men Who Have Sex with Men
FINDINGS UCLA-led research suggests that receiving support from friends and acquaintances can help prevent black men who have sex with men from...
International Study Suggests Alternative Treatment for Mild Asthma
People with mild asthma are often prescribed a daily treatment regimen, but up to 80 per cent do not follow the routine, using inhalers only when...
The Opioid Epidemic Has Boosted the Number of Organs Available for Transplant
The researchers examined 17 years of transplantation records and found no significant change in the recipients' chance of survival when the organ...
Beaumont Researchers Invent New Mode of Proton Treatment for Lung Cancer
Beaumont's proton therapy team presented research on a new treatment for patients with lung cancer at a recent ESTRO conference in Spain.
Comprehensive Care Physician Model Improves Care, Lowers Hospitalization
Patients who need frequent hospitalization account for a disproportionate amount of health care spending. In 2012, the University of Chicago...
PNNL Successfully Vitrifies Three Gallons of Radioactive Tank Waste
News Release RICHLAND, Wash. -- In a first-of-its-kind demonstration, researchers at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National...
Why Chikungunya, Other Arthritis-Causing Viruses Target Joints
Scientists have understood little about how chikungunya and related viruses cause arthritis. Now, researchers at Washington University School of...
Cell Type Switch Helps Colon Cancer Evade Treatment, Study Suggests
Researchers in Germany have discovered that colon cancers are often resistant to existing drug treatments because they are composed of two...
Rare Diseases: Addressing the Challenges in Diagnosis, Drug Approval, and Patient Access
Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR (the professional society for health economics and outcomes research), announced today the...
National Trial: EEG Brain Tests Help Patients Overcome Depression
The study - to be published in the June edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry - found that measuring electrical...