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Adding tucatinib to trastuzumab and capecitabine is associated with improved progression-free and overall survival among heavily pretreated patients with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-positive metastatic breast cancer

SABCS: Addition of Tucatinib Ups Survival in HER2+ Metastatic Breast Cancer

In heavily pretreated patients, adding tucatinib versus placebo improves overall, progression-free survival
From 2003 to 2017

2003 to 2017 Saw Increase in Deaths at Home, Hospice Facility

Greatest odds of death at home and at hospice facility seen for patients with cancer
The risks for incident stroke are increased with long sleep duration

Stroke Risk Up With Long Sleep Duration, Long Midday Napping

Also, risks for total, ischemic, hemorrhagic stroke increased with poor versus good sleep quality
The supply of applied behavior analysis providers for children with autism spectrum disorder falls short of the benchmark in 49 states and Washington

Shortage of Applied Behavior Analysts Found for Children With Autism

Supply of ABA providers falls short of benchmark for 49 states and Washington, D.C.
Among patients with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC)

Purified CBD May Help Treat Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

Those taking CBD versus placebo had greater reduction in seizures associated with tuberous sclerosis complex
Breastfeeding may be protective against postpartum relapses in multiple sclerosis

Breastfeeding May Protect Against Postpartum Relapses in MS

Pooled summary odds ratio of 0.63 found for correlation of breastfeeding with relapse
In 2018

U.S. Health Care Spending Up 4.6 Percent in 2018

Acceleration in overall growth driven by faster growth in private health insurance and Medicare
Long-term use of low-dose aspirin may reduce the risk for dementia in women with type 2 diabetes

Low-Dose Aspirin May Cut Dementia Risk in Women With Diabetes

However, no effect seen for lowering dementia risk in men with type 2 diabetes
Physicians from the United States and other high-income countries report difficulties with care coordination

U.S. Primary Care Doctors Face Challenges in Coordinating Care

Substantial proportion of U.S. doctors do not get timely notifications, information needed from specialists
More than half of office-based physicians recommend complementary health approaches to their patients

Half of U.S. Physicians Recommend Complementary Health Approaches

Massage therapy, chiropractic adjustments, herbs and supplements are most commonly recommended