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May 21, 2019
Researchers determined that African Americans were less likely to participate in pulmonary rehabiliation programs and examined whether the location of the nearest program had an effect on likelihood of participation. 
May 21, 2019
In a recent study, researchers looked to determine the effect of erenumab (Aimovig) on health-related quality of life (HRQOL), headache impact, and disability in patients with chronic migraine.
May 21, 2019
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, introduced bipartisan legislation that would raise the age to purchase tobacco-related products to 21; the US measles outbreak has surged to 880 cases this year; the FDA will end its Alternative Summary Reporting program after an investigation found that the agency had filed information regarding malfunctions of the Sprint Fidelis heart device in an internal database. 
May 20, 2019
Researchers from Case Western Reserve University sought to resolve conflicting results on whether appendectomies raised a person's risk for developing Parkinson disease. Using data from more than 62 million patients, they team reported results today during the 2019 annual meeting of Digestive Disease Week.
May 20, 2019
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the Alabama Capitol to protest the state's new abortion law; the House of Representatives passed the Equality Act to extend civil rights protections to gay and transgender people; suicide rates have been rising faster among young girls than among boys of the same age.
May 19, 2019
Some people living with type 1 diabetes are unhappy with commercial technology currently avaiable, while others see their choices limited by payer coverage decisions. 
May 18, 2019
In a study to be presented at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Annual Meeting, held in Dallas, Texas on May 17-22, 2019, researchers investigated visit-to-visit variability in the forced vital capacity (FVC) of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).
May 18, 2019
Multifraction radiotherapy is standard to treat pain in patients with bone metastases that are mostly not in their spine, but new research has shown that single-fraction stereotactic body radiotherapy had higher rates of overall pain response and better local disease control.
May 18, 2019
Once-daily treatment of opicapone, added to levodopa, has been found to increase the length of ON-periods in patients with Parkinson disease, according to an abstract presented at the 2019 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting.
May 18, 2019
Researchers said they discovered a finding that could lead to better treatments for Fanconi anemia (FA), a rare, genetic, pediatric hematologic disorder.
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