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3-Year Feline Rabies Vaccine coming out

I had an enlightening talk with a favorite client and an experienced veterinarian. I didn’t know that cat owners can be fined $1,000.  If their unvaccinated cat bites someone, sending that person to the hospital room, and the owner ignores the… 288 more words

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Side effects of salvage radiation -- difficult to draw conclusions based on database analyses

Two analyses of Italian and US databases have investigated whether delaying initiation of radiation therapy could diminish the side effects of radiation after prostatectomy. The conventional wisdom is that waiting longer allows the newly cut tissues more time to heal completely before the onslaught of radiation. 807 more words

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Genomic classifier can help identify patients who may not need adjuvant radiation

A decision that tortures patients with adverse findings (positive margins, and/or stage T3/4) after prostatectomy is whether to jump into adjuvant radiation right away, or wait until PSA rises to 0.2 ng/ml before having salvage radiation. 1,388 more words

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Androgen deprivation therapy and escalated dosing in radiation therapy

Several recent studies shed light on the optimal use of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) used in conjunction with radiation therapy (RT), including new learnings about timing of ADT, RT dose, and their use in various risk categories. 1,694 more words

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Did you know you can give a rat arthritis?

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6177558

Adjuvant arthritis is an experimental immunopathy that is thought to share many features of human rheumatoid arthritis and, as such, is one of the most widely used models for studying the anti-inflammatory properties of compounds.

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What should one do if one’s PSA remains detectable after radical prostatectomy?

After surgery, PSA should become “undetectable” on a normal PSA test (i.e., < 0.1 ng/ml) within a month or two, but sometimes it remains elevated. The primary purpose of the ARO 96-02 randomized clinical trial was to determine whether there was an advantage to treating stage T3-4N0 patients while PSA was still undetectable, or whether they could wait to be treated. 469 more words

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Aluminum in Vaccines, a Bad Mix


Aluminum in Vaccines, a Bad Mix

– A study of whooping cough vaccinations in Gothenburg a few years ago showed that almost one per cent of the children developed pruritic nodules in the area of the vaccination. 147 more words

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects