Tag Archives: Treatment

New U.S. Treatment Guidelines for Covid-19 Don’t See Much Progress

The federal agency led by Dr. Anthony Fauci issued guidelines on Tuesday that stated there is no proven drug for treating coronavirus patients, a finding that essentially reinforces Dr. Fauci’s dissent from President Trump’s repeated promotion of certain drugs without evidence to support their use. The report echoed what frustrated doctors already know: Not enough… Read More »

Childhood Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) Syndromes Treatment

Key Points Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndromes are inherited disorders that affect the endocrine system. There are several types of MEN syndromes and each type may cause different conditions or cancers. MEN1 syndrome usually causes tumors in the parathyroid gland, pituitary gland, or islet cells of the pancreas. MEN2A syndrome may cause medullary thyroid cancer,… Read More »

Childhood Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma Treatment

About PDQ Physician Data Query (PDQ) is the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI’s) comprehensive cancer information database. The PDQ database contains summaries of the latest published information on cancer prevention, detection, genetics, treatment, supportive care, and complementary and alternative medicine. Most summaries come in two versions. The health professional versions have detailed information written in technical… Read More »

FDA Approves Jelmyto (mitomycin gel) for Treatment of Low-Grade Upper Tract Urothelial Cancer

FDA Approves Jelmyto (mitomycin gel) for Treatment of Low-Grade Upper Tract Urothelial Cancer Print this page April 15, 2020 — Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Jelmyto (mitomycin gel), the first therapy to treat low-grade upper tract urothelial cancer (UTUC). Urothelial cancer is a cancer of the lining of the urinary system. “Although… Read More »

What causes back pain and treatment

Electrodiagnostics are procedures that, in the setting of low back pain, are primarily used to confirm whether a person has lumbar radiculopathy. Briggs AM, Smith AJ, Straker LM, Bragge P. Osteoporosis is a weakening of the bones that can make them more prone to breaking. Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty are minimally invasive treatments to repair compression fractures of… Read More »

Patients with Severe Forms of Coronavirus Disease Could Offer Clues to Treatment

Summary A new international project aims to enroll 500 COVID-19 patients to search for genetic mutations that make some people more vulnerable to severe infection. HHMI scientists are joining many of their colleagues worldwide in working to combat the new coronavirus. They’re developing diagnostic testing, understanding  the virus’s basic biology, modeling the epidemiology, and developing… Read More »