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Format: 2014-10-25
Format: 2014-10-25

Recombinant Factor VIII product increased inhibitor development risk

24 Oct 2014
One recombinant Factor VIII product was associated with an increased risk for inhibitor formation compared with similar products for the treatment of severe hemophilia A, according to study results....

Mali confirms its first case of Ebola

24 Oct 2014
Mali’s Ministry of Health has confirmed the country’s first case of Ebola virus disease. The Ministry received positive laboratory results, from PCR testing, on Thursday and informed WHO immediately...

Tumor characteristics influenced impact of adjuvant radiotherapy in prostate cancer

23 Oct 2014
Tumor characteristics considerably influenced the impact of adjuvant radiotherapy on survival outcomes in patients with node-positive prostate cancer, according to study results. Firas Abdollah, MD,...

Cardiometabolic Health Congress highlights latest research on CVD, diabetes, obesity

23 Oct 2014
BOSTON — The latest innovative research in diabetes, hypertension, lipids, obesity and thrombosis was analyzed by experts at the Cardiometabolic Health Congress.Robert H. Eckel, MD, FAHA, professor...

Public Health England launch physical activity framework

23 Oct 2014
‘Everybody active, every day’ is a national, evidence-based approach to support all sectors to embed physical activity into the fabric of daily life and make it an easy, cost-effective and ‘normal’...

Public Health England Priorities for the Next Five Years includes tackling childhood obesity

23 Oct 2014
Public Health England has set out its seven priorities for the next five years with an emphasis on creating and protecting health, not only treating ill health, to ensure that people in England ‘live...

Physical, social development common reasons for breastfeeding beyond 1 year

23 Oct 2014
SAN DIEGO — Physical and social development are considered most important among mothers who choose to breast-feed their child beyond 1 year of age, according to research presented at the 2014 AAP...

Misinterpretation of cholesterol, risk-assessment guidelines may produce unintended consequences

23 Oct 2014
BOSTON — Misinterpretation of the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines on cholesterol management and CV risk assessment may result in unintended consequences,...

MsFLASH: Success, potential in treating bothersome menopause symptoms

23 Oct 2014
WASHINGTON — Findings from clinical intervention studies inside the Menopause Strategies: Finding Lasting Answers for Symptoms and Health, or MsFLASH, network reveal that several strategies showed...

No association observed between obesity, risk for malignant melanoma

23 Oct 2014
Researchers determined no convincing associations existed between obesity and the risk for malignant melanoma, according to study results published in a letter to the editor of theJournal of...

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