Today's Health News

ASH: AlloHSCT Feasible After PD-1, PD-L1 mAb in Hodgkin Lymphoma

Outcomes good for those treated with a PD-1 or PD-L1 inhibitor before undergoing allogeneic HSCT

All-Cause Mortality, Cancer Incidence Lower for Adventists

All-cause mortality lower in Adventists versus nonsmokers in general population at ages 65 and 85 years

Fewer Cases of Radiation-Induced Xerostomia Found With Acupuncture

Patients receiving true acupuncture have significantly lower least square mean xerostomia score

U.S. Health Care Spending Up 4.6 Percent in 2018

Acceleration in overall growth driven by faster growth in private health insurance and Medicare

ASH: PET Helps Tailor Therapy in Limited-Stage DLBCL

Most patients had negative PET scan and completed one additional R-CHOP cycle without radiation

Half of U.S. Physicians Recommend Complementary Health Approaches

Massage therapy, chiropractic adjustments, herbs and supplements are most commonly recommended

Moderate, Severe Depressive Symptoms Common in Lung Cancer

Patients with severe depressive symptoms also report feelings of hopelessness, anxiety, traumatic stress

2012 to 2014 Saw 41,185 U.S. Patients With Skin Malignancy

Increase in flap reconstruction observed among patients with skin malignancy in head and neck region

2016 to 2019 Saw Increase in Medical Students With Disabilities

Increases seen in psychological disabilities, chronic health conditions

Extending HPV Vaccination to Age 45 Provides Small Additional Benefit

Vaccinating women and men to age 45 years predicted to have high costs per QALY gained