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Three Lifestyle Interventions May Slow Cognitive Decline

June 23, 2017. 12:00 PM EST. Cognitive training, management of hypertension, increased physical activity all help delay decline Read article

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Obesity Prevalence Has Doubled in More Than 70 Countries

June 12, 2017 From 1980 to 2015 there was a continuous increase in obesity prevalence in most other countries

Several New Medications in the Pipeline to Prevent Migraine

June 12, 2017 New injectable drugs work by targeting calcitonin gene-related peptide

ADA: Glucose Self-Monitoring Often Lacks Benefit in T2DM

June 12, 2017 No significant improvements in hemoglobin A1c levels, HRQOL seen in non-insulin-treated cases

SLEEP: Helpful Hints From Bed Partner Can Exacerbate Insomnia

June 12, 2017 Bed partners can unintentionally contribute to the perpetuation of insomnia

SLEEP: Prolonged Delayed Eating Linked to Weight Gain

June 08, 2017 Compared with daytime eating, delayed eating also linked to increases in respiratory quotient

APSS: Weekend Sleep Changes Adversely Affect Health Outcomes

June 07, 2017 For every hour of shifted sleep, an associated 11.1 percent increase in risk of diagnosed heart disease

ASCO: Industry Perks Influence Physicians’ Choice of Cancer Rx

June 06, 2017 Even relatively small payments appear to make a difference, researchers say

ASCO: SWOG Trials Have Had Considerable Impact on Cancer

June 06, 2017 Estimated 3.34 million life-years gained through 2015 from 23 positive SWOG treatment trials

ASCO: CAR T-Cell Therapy Promising in Multiple Myeloma

June 06, 2017 Findings from trial of chimeric antigen receptor T cells targeting B-cell maturation protein

ASCO: Novel Meds Show Promise in Advanced NSCLC

June 06, 2017 Results presented from two phase III trials

ASCO: Recent Drop in Additional Surgery Post Lumpectomy

June 06, 2017 Decrease was concomitant with 2014 consensus statement endorsing a margin of no ink on tumor

ASCO: Agreement Lacking With ESMO on Most Effective Drugs

June 06, 2017 Negative correlation identified for ASCO benefit score with monthly incremental drug costs

ASCO: Abiraterone Extends Survival in Metastatic Prostate CA

June 05, 2017 Side effects noted with use of abiraterone similar to those already found in patients taking the drug

ASCO: Gene-Targeted Drug Shows Efficacy for Child, Adult Cancers

June 05, 2017 Larotrectinib targets tropomyosin receptor kinase fusion proteins

ASCO: Survival Up With Patient-Reported Outcomes During CA Tx

June 05, 2017 Improved survival with patient-reported outcomes for symptom monitoring in metastatic cancer