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The US Food and Drug Administration has announced the approval of a new combination treatment for hepatitis C virus.
For patients with bladder cancer, laparoscopic radical cystectomy is associated with good long-term outcomes, according to research published online Dec. 18 in BJU International.
For pharmacy graduates and tutors, evidence seems to play a limited role in over-the-counter decision making, according to a study published online Dec. 11 in the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice.
For older patients, a shared medical appointment program facilitates early detection and referral for geriatric syndromes, according to an article published online Nov. 29 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
It’s been a good year for heart disease and stroke research. An expert panel chosen by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recently named 2014’s most significant research news events.
A high-dose influenza vaccine produces a stronger immune response than the standard vaccine in frail seniors under care in nursing homes, according to a new study published online Dec. 17 in the Journal of Infectious Diseases.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs appear to reduce the risk of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma by 15%, according to a review published online Dec. 18 in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology.
The role of mentorship is explored through the career of Alfred Blalock, MD, in a viewpoint piece published online Dec. 17 in JAMA Surgery.
For appropriately selected patients with psoriasis, combining biologics with other systemic treatments, including phototherapy, oral medications, or other biologic, may result in greater efficacy with minimized toxicity, according to research published online Dec. 17 in JAMA Dermatology.