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Symptom relief for worsening heart failure

Heart failure is a growing problem. More than 20 million people worldwide are affected by heart failure, including more than 5 million in the United States alone. TRUE-AHF was a Phase III, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial designed...

source: By Dorothy L. Tengler
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A new blood test has been developed for identifying pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) — a step that might eventually allow earlier diagnosis, according to a study published in the May 24 issue of Science Translational Medicine. The...

source: HealthDay News

For patients with advanced cancer, aggressive care — chemotherapy, mechanical ventilation, acute hospitalizations and intensive care unit admissions — at the end of life is commonplace. Yet until now,...

source: News Medical

In response to a strict gluten-free diet, celiac disease symptoms are more likely to go away in children than in adults, researchers say. The study team found "faster and greater rates of improvements for most gastrointestinal (GI) and extra-intestinal manifestations of...

source: Reuters

Researchers have developed a new device to map the brain during surgery and distinguish between healthy and diseased tissues. The device provides higher resolution neural readings than existing tools used in the clinic and could...

source: University of California-San Diego via ScienceDaily

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued its first approval of a cancer drug that targets tumors with specific mutations, regardless of where in the body the tumor first took root. This deviates from the agency's previous...

source: Nature

Screen-detected breast cancers that went untreated remained visible and suspicious for malignancy at next mammography, according to a prospective cohort study published in Journal of the American College of Radiology.

source: HemOnc Today


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