Cancer Drug Parity Laws Lower Costs for Many, but Not Everyone
In an analysis of the impact of parity laws published in JAMA Oncology, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers and collaborators...
Survey Finds That Pediatric Care Doctors Attempt to Address Parental Health Issues That Affect Children, but are Limited by Practice-Related Barriers and Physician Attitudes
A national survey of more than 200 pediatric primary care physicians found that while over three-quarters addressed at least one parental health...
Majority of Hospice Workers Don't Have End-of-life Wishes Themselves
One might assume that health care providers, especially those dealing with terminally ill patients, such as hospice workers would have a living...
Theranostic Nanoparticles for Tracking and Monitoring Disease State
A new SLAS Technology review article by researchers at the University of Southern California and the University of California, Los Angeles, sheds...
Older Donor Lungs Should Be Considered For Transplantation
The use of lungs from donors older than age 60 has been shown to achieve reasonable outcomes and should be considered as a viable option.
Breast Cancer Recurrence Risk Lingers Years After Treatment Ends
Even 20 years after a diagnosis, women with a type of breast cancer fueled by estrogen still face a substantial risk of cancer returning or...
Scientists Find Missing Clue to How HIV Hacks Cells to Propagate Itself
Computer modeling has helped a team of scientists, including several scholars from the University of Chicago, to decode previously unknown details...
Researchers Examine Fall Prevention Efforts for Seniors
Two NDSU researchers have published a paper giving high marks to a program designed to help aging adults prevent falls.
Chronic Stress Hormones May Promote Resistance to EGFR Inhibitors in Lung Cancer Patients
Elevated levels of chronic stress hormones, such as those produced by psychological distress, may promote resistance to drugs commonly used to...
How Chronic Inflammation Tips the Balance of Immune Cells to Promote Liver Cancer
Chronic inflammation is known to drive many cancers, especially liver cancer. Researchers have long thought that's because inflammation directly...
Video of Blood Clot Contraction Reveals How Platelets Naturally Form Unobtrusive Clots
The first view of the physical mechanism of how a blood clot contracts at the level of individual platelets is giving researchers a new look at a...
Early Postoperative Fever in Pediatric Patients Rarely Associated With an Infectious Source
Post-operative fevers in children are rarely due to infection, yet they are often subjected to non-targeted testing. This conclusion has been...