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Bisphosphonates link to cancer incorrect?

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Concerns that bisphosphonate drugs used to treat osteoporosis might increase the risk of developing esophageal cancer have been put to rest by a UK study reported in this week’s Journal of the American Medical...

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Protease Inhibitor Amplifies HCV Therapy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The response rate with standard treatment of hepatitis C infection is doubled when a hepatitis C virus (HCV) protease inhibitor, boceprevir, is added to the regimen, a multicenter team reports in an online issue of The Lancet...

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Don’t Blame Warfarin for Occult Fecal Blood

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Patients on warfarin need not discontinue treatment when they have a fecal occult blood test (FOBT), as it does not affect the predictive accuracy of the test for identifying colorectal neoplasms, according to findings...