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Obstructive Sleep Apnea May Increase Nighttime Urination

March 28, 2017. 12:00 PM EST. Researchers find nocturia reduced when CPAP is used Read article

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ASCO: Pembrolizumab Is Good Second-Line Tx in Urothelial CA

February 21, 2017 Findings for patients with advanced urothelial CA that recurred or progressed after platinum-based chemo

ASCO: Taking Abiraterone Acetate With Low-Fat Meal Can Cut Cost

February 20, 2017 Research indicates high-fat meals raise levels of the drug more unpredictably

ASCO: Alvimopan Helpful for Men Undergoing Testicular CA Surgery

February 17, 2017 Reduction in mean hospital length of stay and enhanced gastrointestinal recovery with alvimopan

Zika RNA Appears to Clear Semen After About Three Months

February 15, 2017 But scientists say recs urging abstinence, condoms for six months after infection should still be followed

Decreased Physical Activity Common After Cancer Diagnosis

January 24, 2017 But researchers say physical activity can improve odds of recovery and survival

Cancer Patients Benefit From Exercise During, After Treatment

November 15, 2016 Studies show better physical function, quality of life for those who did strength training, aerobic activity

ISDA: Vaccine Might Help Prevent HSV-2 Transmission

November 03, 2016 Three-dose regimen seems as effective as daily pills, but more research needed

IDSA: New Treatment Offers Promise for Complicated UTIs

November 01, 2016 Meropenem-vaborbactam effective against carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae

IDSA: Cranberry Capsules Don’t Appear to Help Prevent UTIs

October 28, 2016 In female nursing home residents, no significant effect on bacteriuria plus pyuria over one year

ASA: Study Describes Non-Operating Room Anesthesia Care

October 24, 2016 NORA cases less likely in small community hospitals, more common outside normal working hours

ASTRO: No Survival Benefit for Adding EBT to Brachytherapy

September 28, 2016 Addition of external beam therapy doesn't improve five-year progression-free survival in prostate cancer

Some Cancer Center Staff Uncertain of Services Offered

September 20, 2016 'Mystery shopper' study shows one in 10 facilities provided misinformation on palliative care services

iPad Works As Well As Sedative to Calm Children Preoperatively

August 30, 2016 Researchers found that children given iPads were easier to anesthetize than those given midazolam

Early Initiation of ART Cuts HIV-1 Infection in Partners

July 18, 2016 Risk of genetically-linked partner infection 93 percent lower with early antiretroviral therapy

Health Care Workers’ Gloves Strong Source of Contamination

June 27, 2016 Clear evidence that gloves of health care workers contaminate hospital surfaces with bacteria