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Survival in patients with early-stage lung cancer, particularly those with adenocarcinomas, may be shortened by air pollution, according to a study published in the journal Thorax.
Highlights from the recent gathering of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, which met August 12-15, 2016, in San Diego, California.
The use of orphan drugs for non-orphan diseases is driving up the cost of these already expensive medications. A new report from America’s Health Insurance Plans found that almost half of the utilization for 46 orphan drugs were used for non-orphan indications.
A nonprofit that provides free sports physicals was able to gather data that revealed important population health findings.
The findings suggest that the improved glycemic control that often comes with bariatric surgery may have a role in affecting the brain's response to food.
What we're reading, August 18, 2016: California drug price transparency bill gets pulled; researchers work on a new opioid painkiller without the addiction; and the need for more diversity in genetic sequencing.
A new health services study in JAMA Oncology evaluated the impact of clinical evidence on routine surveillance in ovarian cancer, and found none.
The researcher, Kyle Fluegge, PhD, found that just comparing fluoride levels by parts per million showed little, but comparisons based on how much water people drank were revealing.
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