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Endoscopic biliary drainage leads to high technical success rate in HCC

5 days ago   |   By Healio

Clinicians may be able to safely perform endoscopic biliary drainage for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma with jaundice and liver dysfunction with a high technical success rate, according to a study in BMC Gastroenterology.
“class C is an important predictor of the effectiveness of endoscopic biliary drainage in HCC patients with liver dysfunction with or without cholangitis,” Akihiro Matsumi, MD, from the department of gastroenterology and hepatology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and colleagues
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Gaza's Hamas rulers bar patients from US charity's hospital

5 days ago   |   By ABC News

A U.S. charity says it has opened a field hospital in the Gaza Strip, hoping to support the overwhelmed health system in the Palestinian enclave
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New System Redefines How U.S. Patients Prioritized for Liver Transplant

New System Redefines How U.S. Patients Prioritized for Liver Transplant

5 days ago   |   By Medindia Health

A new risk scoring system developed by researchers prioritizes liver cancer patients for transplantation.
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More than 45,000 people in Florida are overdue for their second coronavirus...

More than 45,000 people in Florida are overdue for their second coronavirus vaccine dose

Of the 1.03 million people in Florida who have received at least one shot of the coronavirus vaccine, 45,056 are overdue for their second dose, data from the state's health... Read more ...

Students Returning Home may Have Caused Secondary COVID-19 Infections

Students Returning Home may Have Caused Secondary COVID-19 Infections

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California scientist calls for pause on using a batch of Moderna vaccines...

California scientist calls for pause on using a batch of Moderna vaccines after allergic reactions 

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New COVID-19 strain that is different from UK's 'highly contagious' variant...

New COVID-19 strain that is different from UK's 'highly contagious' variant is found in California 

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Personalized Brain Stimulation Eases Depression Symptoms

A novel personalized neuromodulation approach that at least in one patient provided relief from symptoms of severe treatment-resistant depression within minutes. Read more ...

Patriots, don't fall for the D.C. trap: Do NOT show up to Biden's election...

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AOC and the Dems are looking to abolish the First Amendment entirely, target...

AOC and the Dems are looking to abolish the First Amendment entirely, target all political opposition

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Antbiotic Thiostrepton Synthesis Follows Unusual Chemical Pathway

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In culture, the antibiotic thiostrepton is very potent against Gram-positive pathogens and can even target certain breast cancer cells. Read more ...

FBI Looking For Woman Who Stole Nancy Pelosi's Laptop To ‘Sell To Russia'

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