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Kidney Transplant Center Volume and 3-Year Clinical Outcomes

For patients with kidney failure, kidney transplantation prolongs survival, improves quality of life, and reduces costs compared with dialysis.

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A Simple Blood Test Can Measure Immune Response to Improve Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis

A Simple Blood Test Can Measure Immune Response to Improve Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis

A simple blood test can now measure the body’s own immune response to enhance ovarian cancer diagnosis, according to the findings of a new...
Kidney Transplant

Kidney Transplant Center Volume and 3-Year Clinical Outcomes

For patients with kidney failure, kidney transplantation prolongs survival, improves quality of life, and reduces costs compared with dialysis.
Exposure to Air Pollution Particles Linked with Non-fatal Heart Attacks

Exposure to Air Pollution Particles Linked with Non-fatal Heart Attacks: Study

A new analysis suggests that transient exposure to air pollution particles can trigger onset myocardial infarction. The paper, published in Environmental Health Perspectives, focused on...
Weight Loss Drug Belviq Found to Increase Cancer Risk, Pulled from Shelves

Weight Loss Drug Belviq Found to Increase Cancer Risk, Pulled from Shelves

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested that weight loss drug lorcaserin (Belviq) be withdrawn from the shelves after clinical trial data suggested that...
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Children With These Injuries Are More Likely to Have Been Abused

A new study discovered a correlation between children with fingertip injuries and abuse. The findings appeared in the January issue of the Journal of...
Palliative Care Benefits Patients with Parkinson’s Disease and Related Neurological Disorders Compared with Standard Care Alone

Palliative Care Benefits Patients with Parkinson’s Disease and Related Neurological Disorders Compared with Standard...

Outpatient palliative care (PC) benefits patients with Parkinson’s disease and related disorders (PDRD) more than standard care alone, according to the findings of a...
Here’s the Latest on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak and Recommendations for Staying Protected

Here’s the Latest on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak and Recommendations for Staying Protected

The Wuhan coronavirus has now killed twice as many people as the 2003 SARS outbreak. As the virus, now officially called COVID-19, continues to...

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