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Patients with a history of cancer were more likely to suffer from obesity than the general population. This incidence was even greater in patients who were survivors of colorectal and breast cancers.
What we're reading, September 16, 2016: Donald Trump mentions using Medicaid to expand coverage and making birth control available without a prescription; medical marijuana could curb the opioid epidemic; and how rare diseases are becoming more common.
There has been a steady decline in death rates among children and adolescent patients diagnosed with cancer (ages 1 to 19 years), minus gender or racial disparity, between 1999 and 2014, according to a new report from the National Center for Health Statistics.
Results for Novo Nordisk’s semaglutide were reported today at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes. A filing for FDA approval is expected before the end of the year.
Understanding patients’ capability for self-management is a key part of understanding the risk of health declines and avoidable utilization, researchers determine.
The suit doesn't address whether soda taxes have any effect on obesity or public health, but instead hinges on finer points of Pennsylvania tax law and its constitution.
Pfizer and Merck plan to file new drug applications with FDA for the SGLT2 inhibitor by the end of the year. One combination would pair ertugliflozin with Januvia, the blockbuster DPP-4 inhibitor.
Health record banks offer a promising future for health records and secure information exchange.
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