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Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2020: Nearly 30% of Breast Cancer Patients Gain Weight After Receiving Chemotherapy

Washington, October 25: Nearly 30 per cent patients with breast cancer gained weight after receiving chemotherapy treatment, suggested a study. The study was published in the journal BMC Medicine. Beyond weight gain, chemotherapy is also known to increase the risk of high blood pressure and glucose intolerance, a prediabetes condition. Although this is a familiar… Read More »

The safety of patients is dependent on our commitment to a just and change-oriented mindset

Over the last seven months, the state of medicine, as we have known it in the United States, has been found out.  Disjointed, disheartened, and failing.  For every ounce of energy we have put into patient safety, quality improvement, and preventing medical errors over the past 20 years, we have simultaneously drained the soul from… Read More »

Creating a Healthcare Ecosystem to Better Manage High-Risk, Complex Members and Patients – ModernHealthcare.com

COVID-19 has fundamentally changed the speed at which the healthcare sector needs to innovate in order to meet demands and remain competitive. In this session we’ll share practical advice and expertise on how to think differently about integrated health management technology and operational investments. And what to consider to create a healthcare ecosystem delivering intervention… Read More »

Corona Havoc: COVID-19 patients has crossed 12.6M in Six Months

Coronavirus has wreaked havoc after affecting more than five million people over the world. More than 12.4 M million coronavirus cases have been reported worldwide. According to WorldMeter data, the number of corona positive has reached 12,675,441, and 563,928 people have died due to the epidemic. Corona havoc is not only causing death, but it… Read More »

FDA Approves Opdivo (nivolumab) for the Treatment of Patients with Advanced Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma (ESCC) After Prior Fluoropyrimidine- and Platinum-based Chemotherapy

Print this page PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE) June 10, 2020 Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) today announced that Opdivo (nivolumab) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of patients with unresectable advanced, recurrent or metastatic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) after prior fluoropyrimidine- and platinum-based chemotherapy.1 This application was granted… Read More »

Coronavirus Pandemic May Change Care For Some Allergy Patients After Severe Reactions – Forbes

Some allergy patients may qualify for an alternative to emergency room care after a severe reaction, … [+] group says. Getty Families of children with food allergies know to inject epinephrine if they have a severe reaction, but the playbook for next steps may shift for some patients as coronavirus fears make them skittish about… Read More »