More than 80 percent of antibiotics prescribed before dental procedures to prevent infection are unnecessary, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.
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In a surprising new finding, radiation combined with chemotherapy did not increase recurrence-free survival in women with stage III/IVA endometrial cancer following surgery.
Many patients with mild asthma may not benefit from inhaled steroid medications, the current standard treatment, according to a clinical trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
A combination of idelalisib and rituximab is an effective and safe treatment for patients with relapsed chronic lymphocytic leukemia, according to the results of a phase III clinical trial.
A drug called regorafenib significantly improved progression-free survival in patients with metastatic osteosarcoma, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Cholesterol levels in U.S. youth have improved from 1999 to 2016, but only half of children and adolescents are in the ideal range, according to a new study published in JAMA.
An artificial intelligence system was able to detect malignant lung cancer nodules on CT scans as well as — or better — than expert radiologists, according to a new study.
Waiting to begin treatments for diabetic macular edema until patients experience vision loss resulted in similar outcomes compared to starting treatments prior to vision loss, according to a recent study published in JAMA.
Death rates due to heart failure are now increasing, and this increase is most prominent among younger adults under 65, according to a new study.