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Combination therapy does not show superior efficacy in newly diagnosed myeloma

Thu, 2020-05-28 23:19
The combination of carfilzomib, lenalidomide, and dexamethasone (KRd) did not show superior efficacy in patients with newly diagnosed myeloma absent a high-risk disease prognosis, compared with the standard of care--bortezomib, lenalidomide, and dexamethasone (VRd).
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Study examines changes in prescription patterns during COVID-19 pandemic

Thu, 2020-05-28 21:59
A new study by investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital examines changes in prescription patterns in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Targeted therapy shows immense benefit for patients with early stage NSCLC

Thu, 2020-05-28 21:52
According to findings led by researchers at Yale Cancer Center, treatment with the targeted therapy osimertinib following surgery significantly improves disease-free survival (DFS) in patients with early-stage, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with EGFR gene mutations.
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USAMRDC receives FDA marketing approval for severe malaria treatment

Wed, 2020-05-27 19:10
The U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted marketing approval for Artesunate for Injection, an initial treatment for severe malaria.
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Risk of anxiety disorder, associated problems increases drastically in users of high-potency cannabis

Wed, 2020-05-27 11:34
Users of high-potency cannabis are four times more likely to report associated problems, and twice as likely to report anxiety disorder, than users of lower-potency strains, according to new research from the University of Bristol.
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Scientists discover two anti-inflammatory drugs that inhibit COVID-19 infection

Wed, 2020-05-27 10:57
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and its rapid spread, the scientific community has been working on developing an effective treatment for the virus responsible for the disease.
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No-deductible preventive drugs can reduce out-of-pocket costs for diabetic patients

Wed, 2020-05-27 09:25
For patients with diabetes - especially those with lower incomes - preventive drug lists (PDLs) of essential medications available with no deductible can reduce out-of-pocket costs while increasing use of important treatments, reports a study in a June supplement to Medical Care.
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