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Diabetes: Symptoms, treatment, and early diagnosis

In the United States, the estimated number of people over 18 years of age with diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes is 30.2 million. The figure represents between 27.9 and 32.7 percent of the population. Without ongoing, careful management, diabetes can lead to a buildup of sugars in the blood, which can increase the risk of dangerous […]

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Adrenal cancer: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

In this article, learn about the symptoms of adrenal cancer, as well as the possible risk factors and treatment options. What is adrenal cancer? Adrenal cancer is a condition in which abnormal cells form tumors on the adrenal glands. The adrenal glands are small glands that sit on top of each kidney. They play an […]

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Polyester allergy: Symptoms, treatment, and prevention

In this article, we look at the symptoms, treatment, and prevention of a polyester allergy. What is a polyester allergy? A person with a polyester allergy may experience a skin reaction when they come into direct contact with fabrics containing polyester. Polyester is a widespread synthetic fiber that is common in: clothing home furnishings such […]

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Immunotherapy may become new first line treatment in some metastatic colorectal cancers

Immunotherapy with nivolumab and low-dose ipilimumab could become a new first line treatment in patients with some metastatic colorectal cancers following late-breaking results from the CheckMate-142 trial reported at the ESMO 2018 Congress in Munich. The drug combination shrank tumours and had beneficial effects on survival in patients with microsatellite instabiliy (MSI)-high metastatic colorectal cancer. […]

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Hippocampus yields clues to treatment strategies for cognitive deficits in multiple sclerosis

A recent article by a team of international experts on multiple sclerosis (MS) underscores the importance of expanding the knowledge base about the hippocampus in order to better understand the genesis of cognitive deficits and develop new treatment strategies. The article, “The hippocampus in multiple sclerosis”, was published in The Lancet Neurology 2018;17:918-926. The burgeoning […]