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Are colorectal cancer survivors at risk of hormonal and metabolic disease?

Posted by on Apr 19, 2019 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the short- and long-term occurrence of hormonal and metabolic disorders in colorectal cancer survivors. Researchers suggested that the occurrence of these types of disorders was higher in these patients. Some background Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States. With current...

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Hydrotherapy improves the treatment outcomes of patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Apr 19, 2019 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of hydrotherapy (HT; physical exercises in a pool) on balance, movements, and quality of life in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). Researchers suggested that HT may improve the treatment of these patients. Some background Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most common disease around...

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Incobotulinumtoxin A in the treatment of excessive salivation in patients with neurological conditions

Posted by on Apr 19, 2019 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of incobotulinumtoxin A (IBTA) for the treatment of excessive salivation (sialorrhea) in patients with Parkinson disease or stroke. Researchers suggested that IBTA might be a well-tolerated option for the treatment of these patients. Some background Sialorrhea (excessive...

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Incobotulinumtoxin A in the treatment of excessive salivation in patients with neurological conditions

Posted by on Apr 19, 2019 in Stroke | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of incobotulinumtoxinA (IBTA) for the treatment of excessive salivation (sialorrhea) in patients with Parkinson's disease or stroke. Researchers suggested that IBTA might be a well-tolerated option for the treatment of these patients. Some background Sialorrhea (excessive...

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Cholesterol-lowering agents and patient outcomes: a review of responses in patients over the age of 65

Posted by on Apr 19, 2019 in Coronary artery disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of cholesterol-lowering agents on cardiovascular outcomes in patients aged over 65. They found that statins reduced the risk of cardiovascular events including heart attack and death. Some background Coronary artery disease (CAD) is caused by blockages in the arteries supplying blood to...

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Evaluating ixazomib maintenance therapy for patients with multiple myeloma

Posted by on Apr 19, 2019 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of ixazomib (Ninlaro) given after a stem cell transplant for patients with multiple myeloma (MM). This study concluded that ixazomib maintenance therapy is effective for these patients, with manageable side effects. Some background Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer of the bone marrow...

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Optimal treatment for relapsed and unresponsive nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin lymphoma

Posted by on Apr 18, 2019 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate treatments and outcomes for patients with relapsed or unresponsive nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin lymphoma. This study concluded that these patients have a good overall prognosis and treatments should be chosen individually. Some background Radiotherapy (RT), chemotherapy (CT) and rituximab...

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