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January 21

Despite older, sicker patients, mortality rate fell by a third in 10 years
Study finds fewer than half of trials followed the law
WHO to meet tomorrow to decide on international public heath emergency declaration
Study of posted prices finds wild variations and missing data
Potential contamination could lead to supply chain disruptions

January 13

Acasti reports disappointing results for a second Omega-3-based drug
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

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

New model uses piezoelectric material used in microphones and high-end speakers
Rozanolixizumab touted as possible alternative to standard therapy of corticosteroids, intravenous immunoglobulin
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

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