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Every cancer patient should be prescribed exercise medicine

Australian ... that all health professionals involved in the care of people with cancer should: view and discuss exercise as a standard part of the cancer treatment plan recommend people with cancer a... read more

Exercise a must for all cancer patients

Exercise is the best medicine and should be prescribed to all cancer patients, some of Australia's leading experts say. The Clinical Oncology Society ... Lead author, Professor Prue Cormie from the Au... read more

Patients with chronic pain caught in opiod-prescription debate

“Over the past three years, I’ve been prescribed over 60 different medications and combinations; none have even touched the pain,” she said. “All I can ... said guidelines stipulated the decision to l... read more

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Exercise and Cancer

I'm here at a clinic where, in a groundbreaking move, people are being prescribed specific targeted ... hard chemotherapy regimens to try and kill this cancer. Anecdotally, all the patients on the exe... read more


Patients with chronic pain feel caught in an opioid-prescribing debate

"All ... say they are becoming collateral damage. More than two dozen states have implemented laws or policies limiting opioid prescriptions in some way. The most common is to restrict a patient's fir... read more

Roche Holding's (RHHBY) CEO Severin Schwan on Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Important to note, is that Perjeta in early breast cancer is now included in several treatment guidelines. So we know NCCN, but also in Europe St. Gallen, and importantly AGO in Germany. And all ... s... read more

For Back Pain or Headache, Painkillers Do More Harm than Good

Powerful painkillers do little to improve patients ... prescription. Exercise and a healthy weight can ease much of the chronic pain associated with the back and joints, for instance. “We shouldn’t be ... read more

Weekly Dose: aspirin, the pain and fever reliever that prevents heart attacks, strokes and maybe cancer

This is what we mean when we say aspirin “thins the ... of initiating aspirin use. Present Australian guidelines for the prevention of bowel cancer state there is insufficient evidence to recommend as... read more

Low-risk people benefit from heart drugs

PEOPLE at low risk of a heart attack could still benefit from taking cholesterol-lowering drugs, researchers say. Half of all heart attacks occur in patients with a ... have questioned whether Austral... read more

Patients With Chronic Pain Feel Caught In An Opioid-Prescribing Debate

In Oregon, two task forces are looking at tightening prescribing guidelines for acute and chronic pain patients to try to stem overdoses. It started with a rolled ankle during a routine Army training ... read more

Patients With Chronic Pain Feel Caught In An Opioid Prescribing Debate

The most common is to restrict a patient's first prescription to a number of pills that should ... The guidelines were not intended for pain specialists, but rather for primary care physicians, a grou... read more

Cholesterol-lowering statins explained

Statins are the most commonly prescribed drugs in Australia. But some people who are unlikely to benefit are taking them, while other high-risk patients ... there's evidence many Australian GPs are no... read more



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