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Bigger Beads, Better Liver Results?

Boston Scientific is testing new, larger yttrium-90 TheraSphere beads for treatment of colorectal cancer patients with liver metastases (mCRC). The beads are already FDA-approved for selective internal radiation therapy for patients with unresectable...

The Data on Skipping Shots

Immunization rates have decreased during the pandemic. Will we see a resurgence in infectious diseases as a result?

COVID:19: Is the End Near?

It’s been more than two years since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Is the end near, or are people lowering their guard too soon?

Could the End of MS Be on the Horizon?

As a new longitudinal study shows a definitive connection between the Epstein-Barr virus and multiple sclerosis, research turns to vaccines, new treatments — and the further roots of what causes the disease.

Israel-Based Research Defines Myocarditis Risk Following Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccination

Evidence indicates the strongest connection between the vaccination and myocarditis is among males ages 16 to 29.

As Pandemic Persists, Healthcare Hazard Pay Proliferates

Faced with shortages of physicians and nurses, healthcare practices and health systems may find candidates increasingly inquiring about hazard pay.

COVID-19: A 12-Month Retrospective

A 30,000-foot look at where we’ve been, where we are now and what the future may hold

Guidelines for Safely Reopening Your Practice

By following key guidelines, physicians can confidently welcome patients back.

A Strategy to Identify Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Game theory could be the key to identifying dangerous antimicrobial-resistant bacteria.

Checking Up on Room-Cleaning Checklists

The germs, like the devil, are in the details when it comes to cleaning hospital rooms after patients are discharged, new research suggests.