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July 14, 2020
Pralsetinib, an investigational precision therapy in late-stage development for individuals with alterations in the RET gene, would be jointly sold in the United States by the 2 companies if it is approved. 
July 14, 2020
Subclinical changes in retinochoroidal vasculature occur in obese individuals, according to a study published in PLoS ONE. Surgical intervention, such as bariatric surgery, may have a favorable outcome on the choroidal thickness in these patients’ eyes.
 
July 14, 2020
Using mindfulness meditation apps may provide an effective way to self-manage and reduce depression and anxiety in patients with myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPNs).
July 14, 2020
Breast cancer diagnosed in the year following a negative result after a mammogram has now been associated with an increase in mortality compared with breast cancer detected at a screening, report JAMA Network Open study results.
 
July 14, 2020
A quality improvement project led by a multidisciplinary team was found to significantly improve on-time administration of levodopa and other medications for patients with Parkinson disease, according to study findings.
July 14, 2020
California Governor Gavin Newsom announced yesterday the closure of indoor facilities statewide, amid a resurgence of coronavirus disease 2019 cases; US District Judge Theodore Chuang waived the in-person visit requirement to a hospital, clinic, or medical office to receive an abortion pill, due to the pandemic; a diet high in fruits and vegetables may halve the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
July 13, 2020
There was a greater incidence of heart disease, both cardiovascular and ischemic, among women and men who survived childhood maltreatment, according to study results published Monday from the United Kingdom.
 
July 13, 2020
In individuals with type 2 diabetes (T2D), sleep problems are associated with disturbances in cortisol responses to stress, in addition to changes in diurnal cortisol output, according to a study published in Psychoneuroendocrinology.
 
July 13, 2020
Florida announced a record-breaking 15,000 new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections on Sunday; New York City marks its first day without a COVID-19 death since the pandemic began; Education Secretary Betsy DeVos defended the reopening of schools in the fall.
July 12, 2020
Researchers called for new guidance to address the underreporting of patient engagement in rare disease clinical trials after finding a dismal amount of patient-reported outcome measures listed in orphan drug labeling claims.
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