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January 30

Significance of genetic changes remains unclear
Treatment prolongs progression-free survival
Authors propose ways to cut ED waiting times
Both are pharmaco-enhanced protease inhibitors

January 29

Caps are ‘very small idea,’ experts says
Scientists find novel way to kill resistant bacteria

January 28

Commonly used drugs eradicate cancer stem cells
First percutaneous single-access pump for right heart support

January 27

Expensive treatments could test insurers’ ability to pay for them, report says
Iron compound delivered to hemodialysis patients via dialysate
Half of annual payments would go to health care providers by end of 2018

January 26

Data-sharing capability allows caregivers to monitor patient’s blood sugar levels remotely
Vaccine granted ‘breakthrough therapy’ status

January 23

Mid-stage data show superiority over doxorubicin
Younger population more likely to be diagnosed with advanced disease, authors say
Paper-clip-sized implant inserted in upper thigh
Opioid exposure during pregnancy increases risk of birth defects

January 22

Patient wears small, external insulin pump
First IL-17A antagonist for moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis
Scripps researchers recognize importance of molecular ‘handed-ness’
XRCC2 mutation may explain resistance to platinum-based therapy

January 21

Case could block doctors and hospitals from seeking higher rates
Reduced competition is part of the problem, expert says
Vaccine protects against 70% of cervical cancers

January 20

Novel approach may lead to next generation of better, safer anesthetic agents
Risk of relapse reduced by half compared with placebo
Common disease kills more people each day than Ebola, expert says
Experts review the good, the bad, and the doubtful
Drugs have to keep up with ‘genomic drift’

January 19

Global cost could reach $70 trillion over next decade
New formulation improves on once-monthly Invega Sustenna
NIH study finds most older people use alcohol-interactive medications
Mid-stage data support treatment’s immunostimulatory mechanism of action
Polymer nanoparticles release targeted drug molecules