Genomic sequencing is changing prognosis, treatment for patients with brain cancer

Journal Reference: Yalan Zhang, Calixto-Hope G Lucas, Jacob S Young, Ramin A Morshed, Lucie McCoy, Nancy Ann Oberheim Bush, Jennie W Taylor, Mariza Daras, Nicholas A Butowski, Javier E Villanueva-Meyer, Soonmee Cha, Margaret Wrensch, John K Wiencke, Julieann C Lee, Melike Pekmezci, Joanna J Phillips, Arie Perry, Andrew W Bollen, Manish K Aghi, Philip Theodosopoulos, … Read more

Why Do Some Patients Not Get better? – Food Pharmacy

Why Do Some Patients Not Get better – Food Pharmacy

For most people, going to the doctor after developing an acute illness or symptom leads to successful diagnosis and treatment. This in most cases results in the patient feeling better and returning to normal – fantastic, just how the system is supposed to work! However, for a large growing percentage of people, the initial doctor’s … Read more

Primary care medical home found to be more effective than usual care in treating patients with serious mental illness

Primary care medical home found to be more effective than usual care in treating patients with serious mental illness – NovLink Home Mash H Primary care medical home found to be more effective than usual care in treating patients with serious mental illness We would love to thank the author of this short article for … Read more

Hold the salt: Study reveals how reducing sodium intake can help patients with heart failure

Journal Reference: Justin A Ezekowitz, Eloisa Colin-Ramirez, Heather Ross, Jorge Escobedo, Peter Macdonald, Richard Troughton, Clara Saldarriaga, Wendimagegn Alemayehu, Finlay A McAlister, JoAnne Arcand, John Atherton, Robert Doughty, Milan Gupta, Jonathan Howlett, Shahin Jaffer, Andrea Lavoie, Mayanna Lund, Thomas Marwick, Robert McKelvie, Gordon Moe, A Shekhar Pandey, Liane Porepa, Miroslaw Rajda, Haunnah Rheault, Jitendra Singh, … Read more

Loss of neurons, not lack of sleep, makes Alzheimer’s patients drowsy

Journal Reference: Jun Y. Oh, Christine M. Walsh, Kamalini Ranasinghe, Mihovil Mladinov, Felipe L. Pereira, Cathrine Petersen, Neus Falgàs, Leslie Yack, Tia Lamore, Rakin Nasar, Caroline Lew, Song Li, Thomas Metzler, Quentin Coppola, Natalie Pandher, Michael Le, Hilary W. Heuer, Helmut Heinsen, Salvatore Spina, William W. Seeley, Joel Kramer, Gil D. Rabinovici, Adam L. Boxer, … Read more

Opioid prescriptions for pediatric patients following surgical procedures have dropped significantly

Journal Reference: Tori N. Sutherland, Hannah Wunsch, Craig Newcomb, Scott Hadland, Lakisha Gaskins, Mark D. Neuman. Trends in Routine Opioid Dispensing After Common Pediatric Surgeries in the United States: 2014–2019. Pediatrics, 2022; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2021-054729 Opioids are routinely prescribed after a surgery to help pediatric patients manage mild or moderate pain. However, recent studies have suggested … Read more

Global trial demonstrates some benefits of flu shots for heart failure patients

The study is the first randomized controlled trial to assess the benefits of the flu vaccine specifically in people with heart failure, who face a high risk of cardiovascular events. It was conducted in countries across Asia, Africa and the Middle East where getting a flu shot is not routine for most people. The trial … Read more

Pharmacogenetic testing shows promise improving symptoms in patients with treatment-resistant depression

Journal Reference: Arun K. Tiwari, Clement C. Zai, C. Anthony Altar, Julie-Anne Tanner, Paige E. Davies, Paul Traxler, James Li, Elizabeth S. Cogan, Matthew T. Kucera, Ana Gugila, Nicole Braganza, Heather Emmerson, Gwyneth Zai, Daniel J. Müller, Robert Levitan, Stefan Kloiber, Zafiris J. Daskalakis, Benicio N. Frey, James M. Bowen, Jean-Eric Tarride, Richard Tytus, Ranjith … Read more

Innovative AI technology aids personalized care for diabetes patients needing complex drug treatment

Journal Reference: Shinji Tarumi, Wataru Takeuchi, Rong Qi, Xia Ning, Laura Ruppert, Hideyuki Ban, Daniel H. Robertson, Titus K. Schleyer, Kensaku Kawamoto. Predicting pharmacotherapeutic outcomes for type 2 diabetes: An evaluation of three approaches to leveraging electronic health record data from multiple sources. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 2022; 104001 DOI: 10.1016/j.jbi.2022.104001 For this smaller group … Read more

Self-monitoring blood oxygen at home can help COVID patients spot early warning indicators, study finds

Journal Reference: Ahmed Alboksmaty, Thomas Beaney, Sarah Elkin, Jonathan M Clarke, Ara Darzi, Paul Aylin, Ana-Luísa Neves. Effectiveness and safety of pulse oximetry in remote patient monitoring of patients with COVID-19: a systematic review. The Lancet Digital Health, 2022; 4 (4): e279 DOI: 10.1016/S2589-7500(21)00276-4 Pulse oximeters are widely available, low-cost devices that shine light through … Read more

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