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Treat ALL Patients With Respect And Dignity

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Respiratory Therapy Cave   4 hours ago

Arthritis of the shoulder- what patients need to know about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of shoulder arthritis

  What are the parts of the shoulder and how do they work?I. What is shoulder arthritis?II. What are the types of shoulder arthritis?III. How is shoulder arthritis diagnosed?IV. What can be done for shoulder arthritis without surgery?V. What are the important surgical options for treating shoulder arthritis?VI. What can be done if a shoul...

Shoulder Arthritis / Rotator Cuff Tears: Causes Of Shoulder Pain   5 hours ago

Unstable Pelvic Trauma Patient: ED Presentations, Evaluation, and Management

Authors: Luke Wohlford, MD (EM Resident Physician, University of Vermont Medical Center) and Joseph Kennedy, MD (EM Attending Physician, University of Vermont Medical Center) // Edited by: Summer Chavez, DO, MPH, MPM (EM Attending Physician, University of Houston), Marina Boushra (EM-CCM Attending Physician, Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Case A 35-year-old female with no signifi...

Emdocs   6 hours ago

Novel FolRα-targeting antibody drug conjugate shows promise in recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer

Updated dose expansion data of the phase I STRO-002-GM1 study have been presented today by Ana Oaknin, Principal Investigator of the Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology's (VHIO) Gynecological Malignancies Group, on the ground at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), 2-6 June in Chicago, U.S.....

Medical Xpress   8 hours ago

Experts warn bird flu virus changing rapidly in largest ever outbreak

The virus causing record cases of avian influenza in birds across the world is changing rapidly, experts have warned, as calls increase for countries to vaccinate their poultry....

Medical Xpress   9 hours ago

Cross-border ‘twinning programs’ may reduce survival disparities for childhood leukemia

#ASCO23 A “twinning program” between a San Diego and Tijuana hospital reduced survival disparities for childhood leukemia....

STAT   9 hours ago

ASCO: Targeted therapy induces responses in HER2-amplified biliary tract cancer

HER2-targeted bispecific antibody zanidatamab demonstrated durable responses in patients with treatment-refractory HER2-positive biliary tract cancer (BTC), researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center reported at the 2023 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. The study results also were published today in The Lancet Oncology....

Medical Xpress   9 hours ago

Changes in RECIST tumor measures correlate linearly with survival in patients treated with checkpoint inhibitors

The Response Evaluation Criteria In Solid Tumors (RECIST), used in many clinical trials to evaluate changes in tumor burden over time, classify objective tumor response into one of four categories (complete or partial response, or stable or progressive disease) based on the percent of change in the sum of the longest diameters of a set of target lesions....

Medical Xpress   9 hours ago

Genetic variants may affect treatment response to commonly prescribed type 2 diabetes medication

Various medications can be prescribed to lower blood sugar levels in individuals at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes, but it's often unclear which patients will benefit most from which drugs....

Medical Xpress   9 hours ago

The tragic story of Mr. G: a painful journey towards understanding suicide

A most memorable message awaited me on my desk one morning: a brief note from Mrs. G asking, “Why did my husband take his own life today?” Startled, I reflected on Mr. G’s history as I had been treating him in my urology clinic for the past few months. It had recently come to my Read more… The tragic story of Mr. G: a painful journey towards understanding su...   11 hours ago