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New drug may offer better protection against respiratory syncytial virus

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – An investigational drug called motavizumab may offer better protection against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) than palivizumab in high risk children, according to a report in the January issue of Pediatrics. Although...

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Risk of blood clots after surgery may be underestimated

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) after surgery is probably higher and longer-lasting than previously thought, data from the UK’s Million Women Study suggest. In fact, the investigators report, the risk of VTE...

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Volume-based assessments useful for managing lung nodules detected on CT

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – New research suggests that when noncalcified lung nodules are detected by computed tomography (CT), assessment of their volume and volume-doubling time with repeat CT scans can be useful for deciding the best course of...