Early signs of health issues in men

Via Peters

June is Men’s Health Awareness Month and there are many resources in Winnipeg at a man’s disposal. The Men’s Health Clinic (MHC) has recently opened two months ago and is located on Sterling Lyon Parkway on the west end of the city. Dr. Premal Patel, the medical director of the […]

Studies Find MS Patients Need Early Help for Pain and Anxiety

Via Peters

Screening for depression also should happen quickly to maintain quality of life, two new studies of multiple sclerosis indicate. Healthcare providers should offer multiple sclerosis (MS) patients help for pain, fatigue, depression or anxiety at the time of diagnosis rather than waiting, according to two new studies. Clinically significant levels of […]

Adjuvant Everolimus Fails to Stop Recurrence in Early High-Risk Breast Cancer

Via Peters

Adding mTOR inhibitor everolimus (Afinitor) to adjuvant endocrine therapy failed to improve disease-free survival (DFS) in high-risk hormone receptor-positive/HER2-negative (HR+/HER2-), a large randomized trial showed. Three-year DFS was 88% with everolimus plus endocrine therapy and 89% with placebo plus endocrine therapy. Tolerability figured prominently in the results, as more than […]

Agendia Achieves Historic Milestone of Enrolling 10,000 Patients in FLEX, the Largest-Ever Prospective, Real-World-Evidence Trial for Patients With Early Stage Breast Cancer

Via Peters

IRVINE, Calif. & AMSTERDAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Agendia, Inc., a commercial-stage company focused on improving outcomes for breast cancer patients worldwide by providing physicians and patients with next-generation diagnostic and information solutions to inform optimized treatment decision-making, today announced 10,000 patients have been successfully enrolled in the FLEX Registry. Agendia’s unique FLEX Registry […]

Early Signs of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Via Peters

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a type of inflammatory arthritis that causes chronic spine inflammation. AS also is an autoimmune disease, a condition in which the immune system malfunctions and attacks healthy tissues in and around the joints. It often starts in the lower back. AS also causes sacroiliitis—inflammation of the […]

Waski retiring early, cites health issues

Via Peters

MONROE — District Administrator Risk Waski, a fixture in Monroe Schools dating back a decade, has decided to leave his post, citing medical reasons. Waski’s retirement was accepted by the board in a closed-session special meeting, on Monday. His resignation is effective on May 22, said Joe Monroe, director of […]