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Coffee may improve survival in colon cancer

Coffee may improve survival in colon cancer
December 13, 2017

Patients with colorectal cancer who drank coffee, either caffeinated or decaffeinated, showed a lower risk for colorectal cancer-specific death and overall death in two large prospective cohort studies.

The benefits were strongest in patients who drank at least two cups per day both before and after their diagnosis.

In the Journals

High-sensitivity troponin T levels detect low-risk patients

December 13, 2017
High-sensitivity troponin T measurements identified patients with suspected ACS who were at low risk for acute MI and 30-day adverse cardiac events, according to a study…

NuVasive enters agreement to acquire SafePassage

December 13, 2017
NuVasive Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SafePassage. According to a company press release, the addition of SafePassage strengthens…
In the Journals

First trimester ADHD drug exposure increases risk for congenital heart defects

December 13, 2017
Intrauterine exposure to methylphenidate during pregnancy was associated with a small increase in the risk for cardiac malformations; however, this association was not…
Meeting News

Transplant-associated thrombotic microangiopathy may be ‘final pathway’ of other disorders

December 13, 2017
ATLANTA — Transplant-associated thrombotic microangiopathy may be a final common pathway for several disorders with different pathophysiologic mechanisms…
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Difficult Defenses in the Courtroom: December 2017

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals

Evil or illness? Mens rea (Latin for guilty mind) or simply not responsible because the neuropsychiatric disorder…
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Long-term Follow-up of LASEK With Mitomycin C Performed to Correct Myopia in Thin Corneas

Journal of Refractive Surgery, December 2017, Volume 33 Issue 12
To evaluate the long-term outcomes of laser-assisted subepithelial keratomileusis (LASEK) with intraoperative use of…
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American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Medical costs for DOD beneficiaries lower for apixaban vs. warfarin

December 10, 2017
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