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Darolutamide showed similar benefits for Black patients as observed in the overall population

Black/African American patients with prostate cancer who were treated with the androgen receptor inhibitor darolutamide (Nubeqa) had clinical outcomes similar to those observed in the overall clinical trial population, according to results from the ARAMIS phase III clinical trial presented at the 14th AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities […]

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More people should be screened for abdominal aortic aneurysm

(HealthDay)—A majority of patients who undergo repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) do not qualify for screening, according to a study published online in the August issue of the Journal of Vascular Surgery. Kirsten D. Dansey, M.D., from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, and colleagues used the National Inpatient Sample (2004 […]

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Should the most vulnerable be shielding again?

Should the most vulnerable be shielding again – no matter what health chiefs say? The Covid-19 vaccines provide robust protection even to those most vulnerable to the virus, a recent study by Public Health England (PHE) concluded.  The report was welcome news to the four million Britons who had been sticking to the strictest shielding […]

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Researchers find the secret behind maintaining a healthy weight loss

Half of the Danish population are overweight, while 17 percent live with obesity. Worldwide, almost 40 procent have overweight and 13 procent live with obesity. The condition is associated with increased risk for early death, as well as sequelae such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and infertility. Weight regain after an initial successful […]