13 May 2013
Research shows that men with prostate cancer have a significantly reduced risk for death if they took statins prior to their diagnosis.
13 May 2013
US research shows that men diagnosed with stage I seminoma since the advent of contemporary radiotherapy have a significantly increased risk for all-cause mortality compared with the overall population, despite being unlikely to die from testicular cancer itself.
08 May 2013
Adding maintenance thalidomide to standard first-line chemotherapy does not improve outcomes among patients with malignant pleural or peritoneal mesothelioma, study findings indicate.
21 May 2013
The risk for cardiovascular events among older patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is similar if they begin treatment with long-acting ß-agonists or muscarinic antagonists, show results from a large, population-based study.
20 May 2013
Long sleep duration and insomnia increase the risk for coronary heart disease among postmenopausal women and may interact to almost double the risk, study findings from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) show.
10 May 2013
Warfarin should not be discontinued in favor of heparin before pacemaker or implantable cardioverter–defibrillator surgery in patients with a moderate-to-high risk for thromboembolism, the Bruise Control trial investigators recommend.