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Holding intubated infants in ICU found to be safe, beneficial

(HealthDay)—Holding intubated infants in the intensive care unit is well tolerated and does not increase adverse events, according to a study published in the December issue of Critical Care Nurse. Laura Ortmann, M.D., and Anne Dey, D.N.P., R.N., from the Children’s Hospital and Medical Center Omaha in Nebraska, examined the …

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Treatment beneficial for nonagenarians with lung cancer

(HealthDay)—Receiving treatment is associated with better survival for nonagenarians with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), with the greatest survival benefit for stage I patients, according to a study published online Nov. 18 in the Annals of Thoracic Surgery. Chi-Fu Jeffrey Yang, M.D., from the Stanford University Medical Center in California, …

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Ultrasound to guide treatment strategy not beneficial in early RA

According to new research findings presented this week at the 2019 ACR/ARP Annual Meeting, a treatment strategy guided by ultrasound information use does not appear to provide better treatment decisions in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis. The study didn’t find any additional reduction in MRI inflammation or structural damage when …

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Maintaining weight loss beneficial for people with type 2 diabetes

Credit: CC0 Public Domain People with Type 2 diabetes who regained weight forfeited the initial benefits of reduced risk of heart disease or stroke compared to those who maintained their weight loss, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the open access journal of …

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Helminthic infections may be beneficial against HIV-1

Schistosoma mansoni egg antigen and more so ω-1 can induce dendritic cells to stimulate T cell responses with lowered infection for HIV-1 Credit: Mouser EE, et al. (2019) Infection with parasitic helminths can reduce the susceptibility of T-cells to HIV-1 infection, according to a study published September 5 in the …

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