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Laparoscopic gastric banding surgery improves insulin resistance

Laparoscopic gastric banding surgery improves insulin resistance

Caution against over-aggressive use of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents for cancer-related anemia

Caution against over-aggressive use of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents for cancer-related anemia

Two-photon absorption imaging of hemoglobin

Two-photon absorption imaging of hemoglobin

Smoking associated with worse outcomes in patients with prostate cancer treated by radical radiotherapy

Smoking associated with worse outcomes in patients with prostate cancer treated by radical radiotherapy

Determining transfusion requirements of pediatric patients

Determining transfusion requirements of pediatric patients

Standard long-acting insulin as good as newer medications

Standard long-acting insulin as good as newer medications

Malaria-infected mice cured by one dose of new drug from Johns Hopkins

Malaria-infected mice cured by one dose of new drug from Johns Hopkins

Anemia treatment for patients with kidney disease can differ by dialysis facility type

Anemia treatment for patients with kidney disease can differ by dialysis facility type

Anti-anemia drug darbepoetin alfa no better than placebo for cancer patients

Anti-anemia drug darbepoetin alfa no better than placebo for cancer patients

New, potentially more accurate method for diagnosing breast cancer

New, potentially more accurate method for diagnosing breast cancer

Multivitamin supplements improve birth outcomes among children born to HIV-negative women

Multivitamin supplements improve birth outcomes among children born to HIV-negative women

Major step forward for islet transplantation in diabetes patient

Major step forward for islet transplantation in diabetes patient

Treatment for acute intermittent porphyria

Treatment for acute intermittent porphyria

FDA approves Soliris (eculizumab), first treatment for paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria

FDA approves Soliris (eculizumab), first treatment for paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria

FDA strengthens safety information for Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents (ESAs)

FDA strengthens safety information for Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents (ESAs)

More convenient and less invasive screening tests needed for colon cancer

More convenient and less invasive screening tests needed for colon cancer

Mechanism driving iron overload in thalassemia identified

Mechanism driving iron overload in thalassemia identified

Folate and vitamin B12 preserve cognitive function among seniors

Folate and vitamin B12 preserve cognitive function among seniors

Stroke risk for sickle cell children with early complications

Stroke risk for sickle cell children with early complications

Effect of vitamin supplementation on neonatal morbidity and mortality

Effect of vitamin supplementation on neonatal morbidity and mortality