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July 22, 2018
The FDA approved the first targeted therapy for adults with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia with an IDH1 mutation. In addition, FDA also approved a companion diagnostic to be used to detect the specific mutations in the IDH1 gene.
July 22, 2018
While the connection between diabetes and cancer has been known, this study was the first to show that women with diabetes face a higher risk than men with the disease.
July 22, 2018
Acetazolamide, sold under the trade name Diamox, is a drug used to treat altitude sickness, glaucoma, epilepsy, heart failure, and seizures. According to a new study, acetazolamide may also be effective in treating the fast-growing brain tumor glioblastoma.
July 21, 2018
Researchers observed that migraine was associated with an increased risk of developing a cochlear disorder, especially tinnitus.
July 21, 2018
New tools from the American College of Chest Physicians' CHEST Foundation, the Allergy & Asthma Network, and the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology can help clinicians and patients to work together to choose the best treatment and increase adherence.
July 20, 2018
A recent systematic review and meta-analysis published in The Lancet Oncology found that men with advanced cancers respond better than women to treatment with anti-PD-1 or anti-CTLA-4 immune checkpoint inhibitors.
July 20, 2018
According to a report, existing HIV tools and strategies are insufficient, and despite historic breakthroughs in maximizing prevention and treatment strategies, the HIV pandemic will likely continue to be a global challenge for the foreseeable future.
July 20, 2018
A recent study published in Radiology found that evaluating the differences in iron accumulation in the deep gray matter of the brain using a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique may help to identify patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) that are at greater risk for disease progression and disability.
 
July 20, 2018
A solution has been found to maintain a version of a free government website that has hosted clinical guidelines, but now users will have to pay for access.
 
July 20, 2018
For vulnerable populations, their health and healthcare issues may be exacerbated by social factors. Here are just 5 vulnerable populations who experience greater risk factors, worse access to care, and increased morbidity and mortality compared with the general population.
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