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Treatment of haematological malignancies has improved substantially over the past two decades; survival times have doubled and the prospect of cure of several diseases is... [Read More]
Venetoclax plus hypomethylating agent therapy seems to be a novel, well-tolerated regimen with promising activity in this underserved patient population. Evaluation of expansion cohorts is... [Read More]
Human African trypanosomiasis caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense (g-HAT) is transmitted to human beings by tsetse flies in western and central Africa. Human beings are... [Read More]
Almost 40 years after the Alma-Ata Declaration1 championed a comprehensive vision of health service delivery (panel), the movement towards universal health coverage (UHC) has seen... [Read More]
Chronic liver disease (CLD) is a major cause of global mortality and morbidity. However, therapeutic breakthroughs have been made in the field of viral hepatitis,... [Read More]
A controversial bill to reform medical education in India, the National Medical Commission bill, prompted doctors to call for a nationwide strike. Patralekha Chatterjee reports. [Read More]
As an English professor, I often teach classes that examine how medical institutions, medical science, and medical practitioners appear in literature. Again and again, as... [Read More]
"I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore". This iconic rallying cry was originally made by actor Peter Finch, as news... [Read More]
Most of us value our health highly yet act in ways that undermine it. If we ate and drank less, didn't smoke, and were physically... [Read More]
Malaysian public health expert and advocate for access to medicines. Born in George Town, Malaysia, on March 13, 1962, she died of breast cancer in... [Read More]
On July 14, 2015, Iran, the P5+1 countries (China, France, Russia, UK, USA, and Germany), and the European Union signed a landmark nuclear agreement that... [Read More]
The adoption of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons by the UN1 and the immediate support by 50 nations is, as Andy Haines... [Read More]
The regions of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations continue to face several health threats associated with infectious and chronic diseases, ageing populations, and inadequate... [Read More]
Findings from Francis Chan and colleagues' study (June 17, 2017, p 2375)1 showed a 6·7% absolute risk reduction in recurrent upper gastrointestinal bleeding with celecoxib... [Read More]
We thank Ricky Turgeon for his Correspondence regarding our CONCERN trial1 on the gastrointestinal safety of celecoxib plus esomeprazole versus naproxen and esomeprazole in patients... [Read More]
The report summarised in The Lancet (Oct 14, 2017, p 1716)1 reinforces findings from previous studies that have noted an association between increased body-mass index... [Read More]
We read with great interest the GRECCAR 2 trial by Eric Rullier and colleagues (July 29, 2017, p 469),1 which reported that local excision showed... [Read More]
We thank Ji Zhu and colleagues, who made very appropriate and constructive comments on the French GRECCAR 2 trial.1... [Read More]
We read with interest the Article by Helen Petousis-Harris and colleagues (Sept 30, 2017, p 1603),1 which showed that the vaccine against outer membrane vesicle... [Read More]
In our Article,1 we presented findings from a case-control study that showed a protective effect of a meningococcal vaccine against gonorrhoea infection. In their Correspondence,... [Read More]