Though heart transplants have an extraordinary potential to save lives, the number of viable heart organs for transplants cannot keep up with the need. Over the past decade, more hearts have become available to bolster the volume of heart transplantation that are undergone. Sadly, much of the boom in availability has resulted from early deaths due … [Read more...]
Heart Transplants May Work with Donors Who Suffered Circulatory Death
OPYS Expands Nationally and Grows Leadership Team
Physician-owned and operated OPYS addresses physician shortages and medical placement challenges with double-digit growth. Expanding its national network, OPYS provides hospital-based physician management group outsourcing to emergency, inpatient, urgent care, and telemedicine centers, delivering a customized array of physician services. Original … [Read more...]
What are the Data on Ivermectin for COVID-19?
Ivermectin, a medication that has long been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and World Health Organization (WHO) to fight parasites and treat worm infections, has been a topic of controversy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some experts have argued that public messages about ivermectin could lead people to use ivermectin that is … [Read more...]
How Does Alcohol Affect Colorectal Cancer Risk?
Alcohol consumption has been linked to several cancers and other health conditions, leading to medical recommendations to refrain from drinking alcohol or to keep alcohol consumption low. A prospective cohort study on more than 250,000 people that investigates the relationship between alcohol consumption and colorectal cancer has been … [Read more...]
New Data Comparing the Effects of Specific Cancer Therapies in Lung Cancer
Lung cancer is the most common cancer worldwide. Emerging research is demonstrating the power of genetic testing to help us target therapies to the specific needs of subpopulations of patients rather than attempt to deploy one-size-fits-all therapeutics. New research published in BMC Cancer contributes to this growing picture by comparing the … [Read more...]