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Stimulated postoperative thyroglobulin levels can predict DTC disease status

March 23, 2017

Stimulated postoperative thyroglobulin levels may be useful for predicting the risk for persistent disease in children and adolescents with differentiated thyroid cancer, study data show.

Ana Luiza Maia, MD, PhD, of the thyroid section, endocrine division, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre in Brazil, and colleagues evaluated 32 children and adolescents with differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC; mean age at diagnosis, 14.7 years) to determine potential prognostic factors. Participants attended a thyroid outpatient clinic from 2000 to 2015.

GOP leaders postpone House vote on AHCA

March 23, 2017
Lacking enough support from within their own party, Republican leaders in the House today postponed an anticipated vote on legislation to overhaul the nation’s…
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Neurofeedback may ease pain of chemotherapy-induced neuropathy

March 23, 2017
Functional brain training, known as neurofeedback, effectively reduced symptoms associated with chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, according to a randomized…
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AHA: Physical activity benefits older adults’ heart health

March 23, 2017
The improvement of physical function can benefit older adults with heart disease through increasing the quality of life and providing more independence, according to a…
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Daily tea intake reduced risk for cognitive decline in older adults

March 23, 2017
Drinking tea regularly lowered the risk for cognitive impairment in older adults by 50%, according to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging
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Toward Precision Medicine for Advanced Melanoma Management: Making the Most of Targeted Agents

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novartis.

The identification and utilization of melanoma specific biomarkers continues to be of importance for diagnosis and…
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Ultra-Wide-Field Fundus Autofluorescence and Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Findings in Syphilitic Outer Retinitis

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, March 2017, Volume 48 Issue 3
To determine the ultra-wide-field fundus autofluorescence (UWFFAF) and optical coherence tomography (OCT) features of…
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VIDEO: Physician discusses upcoming noninvasive modalities, treatments for NASH

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