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High-cost Gilead cell therapy proves durable for some lymphoma patients

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Nearly 40 percent of lymphoma patients treated with a single infusion of Gilead Sciences Inc’s Yescarta were still responding to the cell therapy after at least two years of follow-up, the company said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: A Gilead Sciences, Inc. office is shown in Foster City, California, U.S. May 1,… Read More »

Functional nasal surgery relieves chronic headache for some patients – Science Daily

Nasal surgery to relieve obstructed breathing can reduce or eliminate chronic headaches in selected patients, reports a paper in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®. Eighty-five percent of patients undergoing functional nasal surgery had at least partial improvement in their headaches, according to a research summary and update by Ahmed M. Afifi, MD,… Read More »

Postpartum Care in the United States: Some Progress But Still So Far to Go

Earlier this year the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) released a revised Committee Opinion calling for a new paradigm for postpartum care in the United States.  Moving away from the single postpartum check at 6 weeks, ACOG has made a significant change in its recommendations for postpartum care: “All women should ideally have… Read More »