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The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is launching a cancer chemoprevention program that includes broad-scale support of basic research and clinical trials with vitamins.
A formal announcement, including an invitation to investigators around the nation to apply for research grants, is expected...
An oral synthetic retinoid, which according to some dermatologists will revolutionize treatment for severe cystic acne, is likely to be available for general clinical use later this year.
Isotretinoin 13-cis-retinoic acid) has been recommended for approval by the Food and Drug Administration...
A six-year follow-up of patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn, has revealed a reduction in stroke incidence that is "better than the natural history and better than alternative treatments."
Neurologists Jack P. Whisnant, MD, and Burton Sandok, MD,...
A deficiency of the second component of complement, called C2, may somehow be related to the occurrence of strokes in young people.
Speaking at the Joint International Conference on Stroke and Cerebral Circulation in New Orleans, neurologist Denis Simard, MD, described 11 patients with such...
Within five years, there may be tools to measure atherosclerotic lesions quantitatively with such accuracy that their progression, regression, or stability can be ascertained with certainty.
This is the prediction of William Insull, MD, director of the Lipid Research Clinic at Baylor College's...
Dr Abel and and her colleagues are correct in pointing out that our article did not quantify the cost of diagnosing and treating skin cancers attributable to PUVA, the cost of reduced immune responsiveness, and the cost relating to possible cataract formation. Such costs were...
To the Editor.—
Previous studies have established that methoxsalen (PUVA [methoxsalen plus ultraviolet light]) is an effective mode of treatment for psoriasis.1 In a recent article in The Journal, Stern et al (1981;245:1913) have demonstrated that this outpatient procedure is cost-effective for...
To the Editor.—
Regarding the association of infectious mononucleosis and acute leukemia (1981;246:1783), readers might be interested in this case report of a girl in whom a bone marrow examination was done during the onset of a severe case of infectious mononucleosis one year before acute...
The demonstration that pneumococcal vaccine protects young, healthy people in unique high-risk settings, such as South African gold mines, hardly justifies licensing the product specifically for use in the elderly or the chronically ill, a population comprising more than 54 million...
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