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Mike Huckabee: If They Tear Down Memorials They Find Offensive Can We Tear Down Abortion Clinics?

Reacting to growing racial tension culminating in the tearing down of United States monuments, pro-life former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee asked people to think about society’s reaction if he began tearing down things that offend him – like abortion clinics. The former Arkansas governor and presidential candidate appeared Wednesday on Fox News to discuss the […]

A personalized approach to Alzheimer's disease prevention

(American Geriatrics Society) In a new study, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, James E. Galvin, MD, MPH, Professor of Integrated Medical Science and Associate Dean for Clinical Research, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University, examined potential Alzheimer's disease prevention strategies.

'Antibiotic stewardship teams' must be planned and paid for to halt dangerous infections

(European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases) There is an urgent need to plan and fund teams of specialist health workers to promote appropriate use of antibiotics, according to an expert commentary in Clinical Microbiology and Infection.

Randomized Clinical Trials Shown to Accurately Predict Real-World Overall Survival

Value in Health, the official journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), announced today the publication of new research examining the relationship between the efficacy of randomized controlled trials and real-world effectiveness for oncology treatments.

Control of the unfolded protein response in health and disease

(SLAS (Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening)) Information generated by screening tools, readily available therapies and potential pathways to drug development are the cornerstone of informed clinical research and clinical trial design. Show More Summary

Testosterone prescribing in VA varies by provider's age, experience, specialty and region

(The Endocrine Society) Providers in the Veterans Health Administration (VA) system vary in their testosterone prescribing practices, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. This is the first study to examine provider and site predictors of testosterone prescribing in the VA.

Registry identifies early onset of heart failure and lack of defibrillators in Asia

(European Society of Cardiology) For the first time this year a late breaking clinical trials session will be held at the Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology (APSC) Congress to highlight world-class research coming out of the region...

BSACI guideline for the diagnosis and management of allergic and non-allergic rhinitis

(Wiley) The Standards of Care Committee of the British Society for Allergy & Clinical Immunology (BSACI) is to publish updated guidance on the diagnosis and management of allergic and non-allergic rhinitis.

ASHG honors Dian Donnai with 2017 Education Award

(American Society of Human Genetics) ASHG has named clinical geneticist Dian Donnai, M.D., Professor Emerita of Medical Genetics at The University of Manchester; and Clinical Head of Division at Saint Mary's Hospital, Central Manchester...Show More Summary

'Own-point-of-view' video method leverages power of perception to improve emergency care

(Society for Academic Emergency Medicine) The 'own-point-of-view' perspective video technique, coupled with a subjective re situ interview, provides a better understanding of how physicians make clinical decisions in an authentic treatment setting, compared with the conventional external perspective.

Cost of NHS negligence claims likely to double by 2023, says study

Medical society calls for legal changes, saying spiralling £1.5bn annual bill diverts significant funding from frontline care The annual cost to the NHS in England of settling clinical negligence claims is equivalent to training 6,500 doctors and is expected to double by 2023, according to the Medical Protection Society. Show More Summary

ESC Congress 2017 -- Press schedule

(European Society of Cardiology) The press schedule for ESC Congress 2017 is announced today. Journalists are invited to attend 6 hot line session press conferences including a Clinical Trial Update and a Late Breaking Registry Results...Show More Summary

Researchers recommend specific diabetes medications to protect bone health

(The Endocrine Society) Type 2 diabetes (T2D) and osteoporosis often coexist in patients, but managing both conditions can be a challenge. A comprehensive review published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism highlights the most effective treatment options for treating these conditions together.

Psychiatric medication protects developing mouse brain from birth defects

(Society for Neuroscience) A clinically available anxiety drug safely and effectively protects against brain defects caused by the mouse version of a common human virus, finds new research published in The Journal of Neuroscience.

ASTRO issues guideline for use of stereotactic radiation in early-stage lung cancer

(American Society for Radiation Oncology) The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) issued a new clinical guideline for the use of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) in early-stage lung cancer today.

Kamran Mirza, MD, PhD, Named to American Society for Clinical Pathology's "40 Under Forty"

Loyola Medicine pathologist Kamran Mirza, MD, PhD, FASCP, has been named to the American Society for Clinical Pathology's prestigious "40 Under Forty" list of future leaders in the field.

CAR T-cell therapy — Why it’s too soon to speculate about a ‘cure’ for multiple myeloma

An experimental immunotherapy treatment for multiple myeloma from a biotech company in China captured wide attention at the just-concluded American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting. We’ve been following news reports from the meeting closely since it kicked off last Friday: High drug costs (and stock values) take center stage at final day of ASCO […]

High drug costs (and stock values) take center stage at final day of ASCO

For the past few days we’ve been keeping a close eye on the news coverage coming out of the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the world’s largest cancer research conference: Small studies get big headlines at ASCO 2017 6 things to keep in mind if you read cancer-related news in […]

Study: Pregnancy After Breast Cancer Is Safe

At the 2017 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASOC) women heard some reassuring news about the long-term results of a breast cancer study. That comforting news? It appears to be safe for women to get pregnant following an early stage breast cancer diagnosis. The post Study: Pregnancy After Breast Cancer Is Safe appeared first on Growing Your Baby.

Adding vemurafenib doubles progression-free survival in BRAF metastatic colorectal cancer

(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) Clinical trial results presented in an oral abstract session 3:00pm Monday, June 5 at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2017 shows promising results forShow More Summary

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