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Small cancer drug trial sees tumors disappear in 100% of patients

Placeholder while loading article actions Small drug trial has seismic impact in oncology world: After six months of experimental treatment, tumors disappeared in 14 patients diagnosed with early-stage rectal cancer who completed study at the time of its publication. Colorectal cancer researchers welcome the study, published Sunday in the New England Journal of Medicine, as …

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Patients’ cancer risk decreases after bariatric surgery, study finds

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) New preliminary research this week points to the long-term benefits of bariatric or weight-loss surgery. The study found that people who had surgery were significantly less likely to develop certain cancers over a ten-year period compared to obese people of the same weight who did not have surgery. Those who developed cancer …

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“Stop and think” metacognitive training shows promise for improving emotion regulation in depressed patients

According to new research published in Behavioral Research and Therapy. While the emotional toll of major depressive disorder is well known, the condition is also associated with various cognitive deficits, including problems with memory, processing speed, attention, and executive functioning. Previous research has indicated that improving cognitive function can improve the severity of depressive symptoms. …

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“Stop and think” metacognitive training shows promise for improving emotion regulation in depressed patients

According to new research published in Behavioral Research and Therapy. While the emotional toll of major depressive disorder is well known, the condition is also associated with various cognitive deficits, including problems with memory, processing speed, attention, and executive functioning. Previous research has indicated that improving cognitive function can improve the severity of depressive symptoms. …

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Medical cannabis reduces pain and need for opioid painkillers in cancer patients

A comprehensive evaluation of the benefits of medical cannabis for cancer-related pain found that for most oncology patients, pain measures improved significantly, other cancer-related symptoms also decreased, pain medication use was reduced and side effects were minimal. Posted in Frontiers of pain researchthese results suggest that medical cannabis can be carefully considered as an alternative …

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Medical cannabis reduces pain and need for opioid painkillers in cancer patients

A comprehensive evaluation of the benefits of medical cannabis for cancer-related pain found that for most oncology patients, pain measures improved significantly, other cancer-related symptoms also decreased, pain medication use was reduced and side effects were minimal. Posted in Frontiers of pain researchthese results suggest that medical cannabis can be carefully considered as an alternative …

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As pandemic wanes, long-haul Covid still drains patients and confuses doctors

Elongtime physiotherapist and athlete mily Caffee gave her primary care provider a hard time for suggesting an antidepressant when she complained of fatigue, body aches and brain fog in the months after her illness with Covid-19 in March 2020. “She did a very thorough medical workup and many lab values ​​came back ‘normal,’” said Caffee, …

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US doctors reconsider Pfizer’s Paxlovid for low-risk COVID patients

May 28 (Reuters) – Use of Pfizer Inc. (PFE.N) COVID-19 antiviral Paxlovid peaked this week, but some doctors are reconsidering the pills for low-risk patients after a US public health agency warned symptoms may return after people finish treatment with the drug, and that they should then self-isolate a second time. More quarantine time “is …

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A UCLA research team found that Selzentry was able to limit cognitive decline in rats and is ready to begin human trials

$9-a-pill drug used to treat HIV patients could help reverse memory loss

Nine-dollar-a-pill drug used to treat HIV patients could help reverse memory loss in older adults, study finds little tweak to start Scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles said the drug would be moved to human trials to determine if it could boost the recall. The drug works by turning off a gene that …

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Vast majority of Long Covid patients have never been hospitalized, report says

Photo: Sirachai Arunrugstichai (Getty Images) The average person with long covid did not have a serious infection to begin with, a new report suggests. The study, a review of private insurance claims, found that three-quarters of long-diagnosed patients were not hospitalized with covid-19. Additionally, researchers found that patients were more likely to be co-diagnosed with …

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