Quit Smoking, Your Bladder Will Thank You

THURSDAY, Nov. 26, 2020 — If you smoke, you significantly increase your odds of developing bladder cancer, experts warn. “Everyone knows smoking causes lung cancer, but they don’t always know about bladder cancer,” said Dr. Srinivas Vourganti, a urologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago who specializes in treating bladder and other urinary tract […]

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Johnson & Johnson initiates second global Phase 3 clinical trial of its Janssen COVID-19 vaccine candidate

The Phase 3 ENSEMBLE study of the single-dose regimen of JNJ-78436735, the investigational vaccine candidate for the prevention of COVID-19 being developed by the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, continues to enroll and vaccinate study participants. ENSEMBLE is proceeding to enroll up to 60,000 participants worldwide. In addition to the single-dose regimen ENSEMBLE […]

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Simple Move May Boost Spinal Fusion Outcomes

WEDNESDAY, Nov 25, 2020 (HealthDay) — A new approach that could revolutionize spinal fusion surgery does away with the need to “flip” patients from their back or side onto their stomach midway through the operation — a switch researchers say dramatically improves outcomes. The new technique — dubbed Single Position Lumbar Surgery (SPLS) — lets […]

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