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20 April 2015    General oncology
Fracture incidence is greatly increased in individuals who undergo haematopoietic stem cell transplantation compared with the general US population, research shows.
20 April 2015    General oncology
Researchers have shown that the coiled-coil mimetic CCmut3 can inhibit cell growth and promote apoptosis in cell lines expressing BCR–ABL1, including those resistant to tyrosine kinase inhibitors.
20 April 2015    General oncology
A review of the European LeukemiaNet guidelines on the care of patients with chronic myeloid leukaemia highlights the need for research into the timing and use of second-line and third-line tyrosine kinase inhibitors.
14 April 2015    General neurology
Deep-brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus may improve motor symptoms in patients with Parkinson’s disease by reducing excessive cortical phase–amplitude coupling, researchers report in Nature Neuroscience.
14 April 2015    Cardiology
Capillary pCO2 can be used to distinguish idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension from pulmonary hypertension due to heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, research indicates.
14 April 2015    Cardiology
Research shows that an early decline in 6-minute walk test distance can predict worsening of disease in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension.
14 April 2015    Cardiology
A study has found that treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension in patients younger than 55 years significantly improves their performance on the 6-minute walk test.
13 April 2015    Infectious Diseases
Research suggests that virological, serological and histological outcomes are comparable between cirrhotic and noncirrhotic patients with chronic hepatitis B virus infection undergoing long-term tenofovir disoproxil fumarate treatment.
08 April 2015    General neurology
Clinicians should look beyond seizures to improve the quality of life of children with epilepsy, child self-report findings show.
07 April 2015    General neurology
Subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation has a beneficial effect on pain severity in patients with Parkinson’s disease that persists for up to 8 years, say researchers, but new onset of musculoskeletal pain in many suggests its effects are not enduring.

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