PointBreak trial results suggest that pemetrexed- and paclitaxel-based chemotherapy offer comparable survival outcomes and tolerability for patients with advanced nonsquamous non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) but with differing toxicity profiles.
Patients who believe their bipolar disorder is inherited tend to have a positive approach to coping with their condition, research suggests.
Adults with first-episode psychosis who report childhood trauma tend to have poorer social functioning than those without such a history, a prospective study has shown.
A scoring system known as the supraglottic index is valuable in assessing patients with asthma complicated by laryngopharyngeal reflux, researchers report.
People with different blood pressures in their left and right arms have an increased risk for cardiovascular events, even if they do not have hypertension, shows a population-based analysis.
A Swedish study of children admitted to hospital within the first year of life for lung infection has found that the increased risk this poses for later development of asthma is exacerbated by low gestational age.
Bothersome pain affects over half of the older adult population in the USA and significantly decreases their physical function, show data from the 2011 National Health and Aging Trends Study.
Insomnia is associated with an increased risk for gastroesophageal reflux disease, findings from a cross-sectional study show.
Lower urinary tract symptoms in men tend to follow a fluctuating course with marked variability in symptoms over time, a 5-year study has shown.
Urinary incontinence affects nearly one in three premenopausal women, a study by Turkish researchers has found.