Testosterone replacement may improve anemia in older men with low testosterone

1. In this non-randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, men 65 years or older who had unexplained anemia with low serum testosterone had an increase in...

Testosterone administration may increase bone mineral density in older men with low testosterone

1. This placebo-controlled, double-blind trial showed that in older men (³65 years old) with low measured testosterone, one year of testosterone administration increased volumetric...

The Internet may be an effective tool for treating chronic knee pain

1. Significantly greater pain improvement was observed in patients in the intervention group compared to the control. 2. Patients in the pain-control intervention group demonstrated...

Maintenance program associated with reduced weight regain after weight loss

1. After 56 weeks of a weight maintenance intervention program, researchers found that mean weight regain in the intervention group (0.75 kg) was lower...

Children with mothers prescribed opioids more likely to overdose

1. Children aged ≤10 years who had overdosed on opioids were more than 2 times more likely to have a mother with opioid prescriptions than...

AAP supports public health interventions for opioid-dependent pregnant women

1. Opioid use in pregnancy has increased dramatically in the past decade, leading to increased rates of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). The American Academy...

Augmented adoptive cell transfer eradicates solid tumors [PreClinical]

  1. Combining tumor-specific T cells and pathogen-based immune stimulation, reenergized adoptive cell transfer (ReACT) targeted and eradicated tumor cells in mice. 2. ReACT led to...

Sublingual grass pollen immunotherapy not effective for moderate-severe seasonal allergic rhinitis

1. For patients with moderate to severe seasonal allergic rhinitis, 2 years of sublingual grass pollen immunotherapy was not significantly different than placebo at...

Scalp cooling reduces alopecia among women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer

1. Less hair loss was observed in women who received scalp cooling prior to the start of adjuvant chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer. 2. Improved...

Periviable infants are becoming more likely to survive without neurodevelopmental impairment

1. Periviable infants born from 2008-2011 survived to 18-22 months corrected age at a higher rate than those born from 2000-2003. 2. Rates of reaching...
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