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Medical News Today: Why older adults need regular metabolic risk screening

The Endocrine Society have revised their clinical practice guideline on identifying adults at higher risk for heart disease and type 2 diabetes. New guidelines recommend that older adults should undergo regular screening for metabolic risk. The previous edition of the guideline was in 2008. The recent revision looks at metabolic risk in the light of… Read More »

FDA Grants Genentech’s Polivy (polatuzumab vedotin-piiq) Accelerated Approval for Adults With Previously Treated Aggressive Lymphoma

Print this page South San Francisco, CA — June 10, 2019 — Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval to Polivy (polatuzumab vedotin-piiq) in combination with bendamustine plus Rituxan (rituximab) (BR) for the treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory (R/R)… Read More »

Team Sports Could Help Traumatized Kids Grow Into Healthy Adults

By Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Coming from a broken home or suffering abuse can traumatize a child, but new research suggests team sports might be just the medicine these kids need. Tracking U.S. health data from nearly 10,000 people, researchers found that teens who experienced childhood trauma and… Read More »