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Artificial intelligence software can predict prognosis in epithelial ovarian cancer above established prognostic methods

Artificial Intelligence Predicts Survival in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

Radiomic Prognostic Vector IDs patients with median overall survival of less than two years
Growth in hospital prices and payments outpaced growth in physician prices and payments from 2007 through 2014

Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices

Efforts to reduce health care spending should focus on hospital prices
A higher frequency of enterovirus infections in early childhood is associated with an increased risk for developing celiac disease

Child Enterovirus Infection May Up Risk for Developing Celiac Disease

Correlation seen for infections after introduction of gluten; no link for adenovirus
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p, p’-DDT Exposure Linked to Breast Cancer Through Age 54

Risk for breast cancer varies based on timing of first exposure, age at diagnosis
Although there has been progress in the development of new antibacterial drugs

Progress Made in Developing New Antibacterial Agents

But most recently approved agents have been modifications of existing chemical classes of antibiotics
Neoadjuvant administration of programmed cell death protein 1 blockade seems to enhance local and systemic antitumor immune response in glioblastoma

Neoadjuvant PD-1 Blockade Seems Effective in Glioblastoma

Neoadjuvant pembrolizumab with adjuvant therapy after surgery linked to extended overall survival
Midlife systemic inflammation is associated with cognitive decline

Midlife Systemic Inflammation Linked to Later Cognitive Decline

Individuals with a midlife inflammation composite score in top quartile had 7.8 percent steeper decline
Autologous stem cell transplantation may be beneficial for some patients with nodal peripheral T-cell lymphoma in the first complete remission

Autologous Stem Cell Transplant May Aid Some With Nodal PTCL

Prospective cohort study suggests benefit of ASCT for some with nodal peripheral T-cell lymphoma

American Stroke Association, Feb. 6-8

The American Heart Association International Stroke Conference 2019 The annual International Stroke Conference of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) was held...
In 2017

Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017

Spending per person increased 4.2 percent from 2016 to 2017; utilization increased 0.5 percent