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High-flow oxygen therapy effective for cluster headache

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – High-flow inhaled oxygen is an effective treatment for cluster headache attacks, investigators said in the Journal of the American Medical Association for December 9. In a crossover study, patients with acute cluster...

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Methadone a good option for cancer pain in outpatients

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Methadone is a safe, effective first- or second-line treatment of cancer pain, even in outpatients, a retrospective study suggests. Concerns over its long half-life, its variable relative potency, and potential...

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Risks may outweigh benefits of erythropoietin treatment for stroke

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Recombinant human erythropoietin (EPO) provides no benefit after acute ischemic stroke, and may even be dangerous, particularly in patients receiving systemic thrombolysis. These findings, the results of a phase II/III...