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January 13

Declining lung cancer mortality helped fuel the progress
Kinase inhibitor targets tumors with a PDGFRA exon 18 mutation
Delayed surgery reduces benefits; premature surgery raises risks
Mortality nearly doubled when patients stopped using their drugs
Acasti reports disappointing results for a second Omega-3-based drug

January 7

So far in January, the increases average 5%
Fast-acting insulin aspart may simplify mealtime dosing
Simple change in dosage and route may improve a century-old vaccine
Neurodevelopmental deficits detected in Colombian toddlers
Improvement in overall survival fails to reach statistical significance

December 17

Different route of administration added
No more worry about ineffective cleaning
FDA creates new regulatory classification with this approval
Can screen and refer their young patients
Accelerates repair with adenosine

December 11

Company says it is offering a more affordable generic to the agent used to treat varicose veins
Company, FDA held a meeting to discuss trials in bunion, "tummy tuck" patients
New model uses piezoelectric material used in microphones and high-end speakers
Rozanolixizumab touted as possible alternative to standard therapy of corticosteroids, intravenous immunoglobulin

December 10

Intrauterine environment may have a 'programming effect' on fetal heart
Heart rate variability may pinpoint who will benefit
Researchers found that ECMO before transplant tripled chance of a long hospital stay
18 of 25 were 'iron replete' after a single infusion

December 9

Children with congenital heart disease are living longer but obesity epidemic is also a contributing factor

December 5

Safety concerns include liver injury and interactions with other drugs
No tobacco product is safe, says the lung heath group
Discovery seen as possibly leading to new anti-TB drugs