Debiopharm receives FDA Fast Track designation for anti-infectious agent Debio 1450

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Debiopharm receives FDA Fast Track designation for anti-infectious agent Debio 1450

Survey shows radiation oncologists desire for more formal guidance to improve peer review process

Peer review is a common practice in medicine to support the complementary, multidisciplinary team approach in healthcare. A 2013 survey of radiation oncologists indicates that they would like more formal recommendations and guidance in order to improve the peer review process, according to a…
Survey shows radiation oncologists desire for more formal guidance to improve peer review process

Improving headache treatment could reduce health care spending, new study suggests

Each year more than 12 million Americans visit their doctors complaining of headaches, which result in lost productivity and costs of upward of $31 billion annually. A new study by researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) suggests some of that cost could be offset by…
Improving headache treatment could reduce health care spending, new study suggests

New guidance recommends use of primary HPV test for cervical cancer screening

About 80 million U.S. women ages 25 to 65 should be screened periodically by their health care providers for cervical cancer. At present, the standard way to do that is a Pap smear alone, or co-testing using both a Pap smear and a human papillomavirus (HPV) test.
Today, the clinicians who care…
New guidance recommends use of primary HPV test for cervical cancer screening

Findings could accelerate development of prebiotic medicines for bowel problems, autoimmune diseases

Bacteria that have evolved to eat their way through yeast in the human gut could inform the development of new treatments for people suffering from bowel diseases.
Led by Newcastle University, UK, and the University of Michigan, the study shows how microbes in our digestive tract have learned to…
Findings could accelerate development of prebiotic medicines for bowel problems, autoimmune diseases

Are we there yet? A new tool to measure progress in cancer research

From the “War on Cancer” to sponsored walkathons and races, society constantly aims to move cancer research forward. In a new paper published today in ecancermedicalscience, researchers aim to measure progress in cancer research through the use of an innovative first-of-its-kind tool— the PACE C…
Are we there yet? A new tool to measure progress in cancer research

Kidney disease treatment may be improving, study suggests

(HealthDay)—Despite a rising incidence of kidney disease, rates of kidney failure and related deaths are declining in the United States, according to a new report.
Researchers at the United States Renal Data System (USRDS) say that about 14 percent of U.S. adults have chronic kidney disease, w…
Kidney disease treatment may be improving, study suggests

Compound inheritance ID’d in cases of congenital scoliosis

(HealthDay)—In a case series of Han Chinese persons, compound inheritance of a rare null mutation and a hypomorphic allele accounted for a proportion of congenital scoliosis cases. These findings were published online Jan. 7 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Nan Wu, M.D., from the Peking U…
Compound inheritance ID’d in cases of congenital scoliosis

Experts discuss pros and cons of maintenance of certification

(HealthDay)—The pros and cons of the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) are discussed in two articles published in the Jan. 8 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Mira B. Irons, M.D., and Lois M. Nora, M.D., J.D., from the American Board of M…
Experts discuss pros and cons of maintenance of certification

Five things to look for as govt writes new dietary advice

You’ve heard it before: Eat fewer calories, more fruits and more vegetables. Those recurring themes as well as some new advice about sugar, salt, meat and caffeine could be part of the government’s upcoming dietary guidelines for healthy eating.
Whether individuals listen or not, the dietary gui…
Five things to look for as govt writes new dietary advice

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