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Bodybuilding and Therapy Helped This Guy Drop 50 Pounds

Ever struggle to balance two or three important things at the same time? For Nathaniel Young, it felt like he had an eight-pronged candle that was constantly on fire. “I was trying to work through childhood and teenage traumas while simultaneously working two jobs, establishing my own business, moving out of my parents’ house for […]

Medications

Factors examined for time to first therapy for biologic DMARD in RA

(HealthDay)—For older patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), there is considerable variation in time to receipt of first biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) after prescription of the first conventional synthetic (cs) DMARD, according to a study published online Dec. 6 in JAMA Network Open. Mark Tatangelo, from the University of Toronto, and colleagues describe trends in […]

Health Problems

Novel theranostic reagent could enhance detection and therapy of prostate cancer

A recently discovered prostate cancer-selective antigen has been identified as a useful molecular imaging target for the detection and targeting of metastatic prostate cancer lesions, as reported in the November issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Using a novel radiotracer, researchers were able to effectively image STEAP1 (six-transmembrane epithelial antigen of prostate-1) in tumors […]

Medications

Patient’s place of residence matters when choosing cost-effective anticoagulation therapy

Appropriately selected anticoagulation therapy can help to reduce the medical costs of patients suffering from atrial fibrillation. A new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows that direct oral anticoagulants can be a more cost-effective alternative than traditional warfarin therapy when the patient’s place of residence is taken into consideration. Published in Geospatial Health, […]