Adverse experiences more common among children raised by grandparents

Children in grandparent-led households are much more likely to have a history of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), according to a study published online Aug. 3 in Pediatrics. Eli Rapoport, from the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York in Lake Success, and colleagues used data from the National Survey of Children’s Health […]

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Cannabinoids may affect activity of other pharmaceuticals

Cannabinoid-containing products may alter the effects of some prescription drugs, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. They published information that could help medical professionals make safe prescribing choices for their patients who use prescription, over-the-counter or illicit cannabinoid products. Kent Vrana, professor and chair of pharmacology at the College of Medicine, and Paul […]

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Immunotherapy biomarker discovery could benefit thousands with Type 1 diabetes

Scientists at UCL have discovered new biomarkers, which may identify those people with Type 1 diabetes who would benefit from the immunotherapy drug Abatacept, a finding which could eventually help thousands manage the disease more effectively. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease, which means it is caused by the body’s own immune system attacking […]

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Darolutamide in prostate cancer: Indication of considerable added benefit

Up to now, adult men with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC) at high risk of developing metastatic disease usually continued their conventional androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) while the cancer was observed for the occurrence of metastases (so-called watchful waiting). The German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) now examined in an early […]

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