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Synchronous ovarian and endometrial cancers linked with better outcomes

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Women with synchronous primary ovarian and endometrial cancers have better survival rates than women with single ovarian cancers do, according to a report in the April issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology. “Women with synchronous tumors tend to get diagnosed at an earlier age...

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Bariatric surgery cost-effective for management of type 2 diabetes

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Surgically induced weight loss is cost-effective relative to conventional therapy for the management of type 2 diabetes in obese patients, both in the short term and projected over a patient's lifetime, investigators in Melbourne, Australia, report in the April issue of Diabetes...

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Ventricular reduction surgery with CABG does not improve outcomes

ORLANDO (Reuters Health) - In patients with coronary artery disease and an ejection fraction of 35% or less, surgical reduction of the enlarged left ventricle along with coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery does not improve outcome or mortality over CABG alone, investigators with the STICH trial...