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Pleural fluid NT-pro-BNP levels better than BNP for confirming cardiac effusions

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – For diagnosing heart failure-related pleural effusions, pleural fluid levels of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-pro-BNP) are more accurate than BNP levels, say researchers from Spain. Dr. Jose M. Porcel and...

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Evidence “compelling” that statin therapy has benefits in COPD

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – There is “compelling evidence” for a benefit of statins in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but the evidence is not yet strong enough to expand statin indications beyond vascular protection, Canadian...

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Hormone therapy may increase lung cancer mortality

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Treatment with estrogen plus progestin does not seem to increase the risk of lung cancer per se, but it may increase the odds of dying from the malignancy, according to a report in the September 20th online issue of The...