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“The time to chemotherapy interval of within 42 days was not strongly associated with improved survival, particularly when age, stage of disease, insurance enrollment and surgical characteristics were taken into account,” researchers reported.

Omega-3 fatty acids, which are prevalent in cooked fatty fish, have anti-inflammatory and immunomodulating properties.

Core domains patients and health care providers say all clinical trials of psoriasis therapies should measure are skin manifestations, symptoms of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, investigator global assessment, patient global assessment, health-related quality of life, and treatment satisfaction. 

The new 2018 joint guidelines on the management of blood cholesterol include some treatment thresholds that had been abandoned.

US patients with migraine had almost an additional $9000 a year in direct and indirect costs compared with demographically similar individuals without migraine, according to a recent study.

Many of the world's top drugmakers are not doing enough to provide medicines to poor countries, leaving big gaps in access to treatments in crucial disease areas, including cancer, according to a new report. 

Workers with diabetes who switch to high-deductible health plans that require paying more out-of-pocket for care may be more likely to delay needed checkups than those who remain in low-deductible plans, a study suggests.

Researchers have examined the effectiveness of treatment with a peanut-derived investigational biologic oral immunotherapy drug.

 

Particularly for individuals in rural regions, removal of the appendix was associated with a lower risk for Parkinson disease, a finding that may shed light on the etiology of the disease.

In a recent statement, Pfizer announced it plans to hike prices on 41 of its medicines in January, after walking back its previous price increases this summer under pressure from President Donald Trump.