Tag Archives: Cancer

Rolapitant—a new and safer antiemetic agent


#Rolapitant—a new and #safer #antiemetic #agent Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) is one of the most feared adverse effects of chemotherapy. Now, three trials, all coordinated by Lee Schwartzberg and Bernardo Rapoport, show that rolapitant is a novel, safe and effective agent for the … Read more on Nature.com Hitting Jackpot ...

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Lastest Allergy, Skin Test (Skin Test For Allergy) News


Risk protocol identifies patients with #cancer not allergic to carboplatin … Patients with cancer who had a history of presumed carboplatin- and oxaliplatin-induced hypersensitivity reaction did not appear allergic to the chemotherapy drugs after #skin prick tests, according to retrospective study results. The risk … Read more on Healio Why ...

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Lastest Arthritis, Sarcoid (Sarcoidosis) News


The Role of Sex in Uveitis and Ocular Inflammation Along with the finding that the prevalence of autoimmunity in women is higher than in men, uveitides with autoimmune etiologies, such as those resulting from systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and #sarcoidosis tend to be reported more frequently in … Read more ...

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Pheochromocytoma Symptoms Diagnosis And Treatment


#Pheochromocytoma #Symptoms #Diagnosis And #Treatment Pheochromocytoma is an important cause of secondary Hypertension. We have adnenal gland located at upper portion of each kidney. It is divided into adrenal cortex and adrenal medulla. Pheochromocytoma is a tumor of Adrenal Medulla. Normal function of adrenal medulla is to produce epinephrine or ...

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Lastest Thyroid Nodules News


Overdiagnosis in #Thyroid #Cancer: The Case for Observation Medscape spoke with R. Michael Tuttle, MD, an endocrinologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center who specializes in advanced thyroid cancer, about overdiagnosis of the disease, how he advises patients who present with smaller thyroid #nodules, … Read more on Medscape

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The Difference Between Acute Pain and Chronic Pain


The #Difference #Between #Acute #Pain and #Chronic Pain The human body is capable of perceiving different unpleasant sensations which the brain interprets as pain. It is important for the body to be able to recognize certain types of pain because the feeling of pain warns our brain that we are ...

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Thyroid Cancer


#Thyroid #Cancer Thyroid cancer is fortunately one of the most treatable types of cancer. Over 90% of those diagnosed with thyroid cancer have either a good or excellent chance of regaining full health. The thyroid is located in front of the trachea and is described as a ‘butterfly shaped gland.’ ...

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