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Maximum heart rate (mHR) decreases as we get older and also decreases our capability for aerobic activity, The New York Times reports. A new study published in PNAS compared young and old mice and looked at the decline in intrinsic heart rate (iHR) as a...
Reuters reports that Adriad Pharmaceuticals Inc. has discontinued a late-stage trial of its leukemia drug, Iclusig. The drug, which was approved by the FDA for two forms of blood cancer, has now been shown to cause blood clots. Though the drug’s...

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Endosonography More Cost-Effective Than Surgical Staging in Lung Cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A European study indicates that starting with endosonography for assessing mediastinal lymph node status in potentially resectable lung cancer is more cost-effective than immediate surgical staging – at least in the UK, The...