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Publication date: Available online 18 July 2018Source: European UrologyAuthor(s): Teemu J. Murtola, Heimo Syvälä, Teemu Tolonen, Mika Helminen, Jarno Riikonen, Juha Koskimäki, Tomi Pakarainen, Antti Kaipia, Taina Isotalo, Paula Kujala, Teuvo L.J. TammelaAbstractWe tested whether intervention with atorvastatin affects the prostate beneficially compared with placebo in men with prostate cancer in a randomized clinical trial. A total of 160 statin-naïve prostate cancer patients scheduled for radical prostatectomy were randomized to use 80 mg atorvastatin or placebo daily from recruitment to surgery fo...
Source: European Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 July 2018Source: European UrologyAuthor(s): Jeffrey Graham, Omar Abdel-Rahman, Toni K. Choueiri, Daniel Y.C. Heng, on behalf of the International mRCC Database Consortium
Source: European Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
ConclusionRectal surgery in inflammatory conditions is technically challenging. Close rectal dissection is an alternate approach available to colorectal surgeons in these cases to minimize pelvic morbidity and optimize postoperative outcomes.
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While we often hear that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, now, new research suggests that the time we eat dinner can affect our cancer risk.
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LUNG cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK, and symptoms may be difficult to spot in its early stages. These are the warning signs of the lung condition, including chest pain and coughing up blood.
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Roche's hopes of clinching more of the lung cancer treatment market with its Tecentriq immunotherapy had a major setback on Thursday, when a trial failed to deliver survival data the Swiss drugmaker needs to challenge rival Merck.
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The open access study noted here is one of many to show that greater levels of physical activity correlate well with a reduced risk of age-related disease. It isn't possibly to reliably live to extreme old age on the back of a good exercise program, but that physical activity does reliably improve the odds of experiencing better rather than worse health in later life. Even small benefits can be worth chasing when they cost little and are reliably obtained, so long as that pursuit doesn't distract from far more important initiatives. Exercise is beneficial, but it is no substitute for the rejuvenation therapies presently un...
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Juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus (jSLE), mixed connective tissue disease (jMCTD), and Sj ögren syndrome (jSS) are systemic autoimmune and inflammatory disorders with distinct patterns of organ involvement. All are characterized by autoantibody formation, with antinuclear (ANA) and anti-double-stranded DNA common in jSLE, ANA with high-titer ribonucleoprotein antibody in jMCTD, and Sjö gren syndrome A and Sjögren syndrome B antibodies + ANA in jSS. Recognition, monitoring, and management for primary care providers are discussed, focusing on the role of primary physicians in recognizing and helping mainta...
Source: Pediatric Clinics of North America - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Source Type: research
AbstractIntroductionWe sought to characterize changes in healthcare spending associated with the onset of 22 endometriosis-related comorbidities.MethodsWomen aged 18 –49 years with endometriosis (N = 180,278) were extracted from 2006–2015 de-identified Clinformatics® DataMart claims data. For 22 comorbidities, comorbidity patients were identified on the basis of having a first comorbidity diagnosis after their initial endometriosis diagnosis. Controls were identified on the basis of having no comorbidity diagnosis and were matched 1:1 to comorbidity patients on demographics and baseline spend...
Source: Advances in Therapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Authors: Rao A, Jain D, Aggarwal HK, Jain P Abstract Klinefelter's syndrome is the most common chromosomal disorder associated with testicular dysfunction and male infertility. Those affected by Klinefelter's syndrome are at increased risk of systemic lupus erythematosus, breast cancer, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and lung cancer. Nephrotic syndrome in association with Klinefelter's syndrome has never been reported in the literature. PMID: 28675185 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh - Category: General Medicine Tags: J R Coll Physicians Edinb Source Type: research
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