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Gastric bypass for diabetes type II patients

Gastric bypass for diabetes type II patients CLEVELAND, O.H. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Nearly 90 percent of people with type-two diabetes are obese and as more Americans gain weight, more will likely face a diabetes diagnosis. In fact, the American Diabetes Association predicts that one in three … Full News here – Read more on KLAS-TV

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Symptoms and Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis patients. – Medical Informer Video

Jim Morelli reports on Rheumatoid Arthritis and how to treat it. Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Patients Struggle to Learn Health Insurance Lingo

Patients Struggle to Learn Health Insurance Lingo Health officials have spent much of the past year promoting the Affordable Care Act and enrolling people in coverage. Now they need to help consumers understand the basics of health insurance and how to use their policies, health care providers and … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Gout Patients Should Be Screened for Erectile Dysfunction

Gout Patients Should Be Screened for Erectile Dysfunction PARIS — Erectile dysfunction (ED) is common and often severe in men suffering from gout, according to the results of a cross-sectional survey of men who presented to a rheumatology clinic. "These results strongly support the proposal to screen all men … Full News here – Read […]

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A Test That Will Literally 'Sniff' out Lung Cancer in Patients

A Test That Will Literally 'Sniff' out Lung Cancer in Patients Lung cancer causes more death in the U.S. than the three most common cancers combined and the reason for that is primarily the lack of detection methods for that area of the body. Because of this, there exists a high mortality rate in lung […]

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IV iron sucrose for cancer and/or chemotherapy-induced anemia in patients

IV iron sucrose for cancer and/or chemotherapy-induced anemia in patients … Intravenous (IV) iron is commonly administered with erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) in patients with anemia associated with chronic kidney disease. Several studies have yielded positive results with the use of IV iron replacement in patients … Full News here – Read more on The Oncology […]

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Treatment gives liver cancer patients hope

Treatment gives liver cancer patients hope Waiting friends know that is true and are hopeful because Mauk, who is fighting stage four liver cancer, is just one of the patients Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital is treating using the therapy only two other hospitals in the state are equipped to … Full News here – Read […]

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Free Asthma Clinic helps patients in North City

Free Asthma Clinic helps patients in North City (KTVI) – Asthma and allergy sufferers can find free health care this summer in North St. Louis. St. Louis University's Dr. Ray Slavin says the best way to keep people with asthma healthy is to manage allergy symptoms. He said managing nasal allergy … Full News here – […]

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Arthritis that causes agonising pain leaves millions of patients distressed

Arthritis that causes agonising pain leaves millions of patients distressed Experts say the terrible toll of the crippling condition on patients, their friends, families and the NHS is becoming unsustainable. Only a third of patients are offered help with self management of the condition, which Arthritis Care says is the only … Full News here […]

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Halozyme Therapeutics Could Bring New Hope for Diabetes Patients

Halozyme Therapeutics Could Bring New Hope for Diabetes Patients The health of the U.S. population has been on a steady decline for the past several decades. Many researches have already cautioned about the obesity epidemic sweeping the nation, resulting in a myriad of secondary issues from hypertension to diabetes. Full News here – Read more […]

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Pivotal Phase III data show polycythemia vera patients on Novartis drug Jakavi

Pivotal Phase III data show polycythemia vera patients on Novartis drug Jakavi … Within the first 32 weeks of treatment, Grade 3 or 4 hematologic AEs in the ruxolitinib treatment arm were anemia (1.8%) and thrombocytopenia (5.5%), and fewer patients treated with ruxolitinib experienced thromboembolic events when compared to those … Full News here – Read […]

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ARIAD Announces Preliminary Safety and Efficacy Data of Ponatinib in Patients

ARIAD Announces Preliminary Safety and Efficacy Data of Ponatinib in Patients … Hematologic adverse reactions included thrombocytopenia, anemia, neutropenia, lymphopenia, and leukopenia. Please see the full U.S. Prescribing Information for Iclusig, including the Boxed Warning, for additional important safety information. About ARIAD. Full News here – Read more on Fort Mills Times

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Patients urged to switch depression drugs and save

Patients urged to switch depression drugs and save In both cases, the drugs are about half the price of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the range. The GMS cost for a month's supply of citalopram is €13.34 compared to €29.52 for escitalopram (lexapro). Both drugs cost the health service €55.7m in … Full News […]

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Endoscopic ultrasound is easier on patients

Endoscopic ultrasound is easier on patients Naveen Nallapareddy, M.D.-gastroenterology at Franciscan St. Margaret Health, said the tool adds “more specific imaging to structures being examined than a CAT scan and is done without incisions.” “The results determine whether a patient needs surgery, … Full News here – Read more on nwitimes.com

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Apos Therapy Now an Option for US Arthritis Patients

Apos Therapy Now an Option for US Arthritis Patients A new therapy developed in Israel that has made its way to New York could change the way doctors treat osteoarthritis of the knee and hip. NY1's Erin Billups filed the following report. Arthritis is the most common form of disability in the Unites States. Full […]

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