Advanced Gastric Cancer: Prognosis With Nivolumab Monotherapy

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Advanced Gastric Cancer: Prognosis With Nivolumab Monotherapy Overview  Later-line treatments for advanced gastric cancer have always been debated. Although chemotherapy is the recommended option. For the last decade, immune checkpoint inhibitors have been used for the treatment of various malignancies. Trials have also been performed for gastric cancer. In this study, a

Sinonasal B‐cell lymphomas: A Cohort Study on Progression and Recurrence

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Sinonasal B‐cell lymphomas: A Cohort Study on Progression and Recurrence STUDY BACKGROUND Sinonasal lymphoma is a rare malignancy of rhinologic origin affecting the sinonasal region and surrounding structures. It is a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) comprising around 1.5% of all lymphomas and usually involves males aged between 40 and 70 years.

Lung Cancer with Brain Metastasis After Late-Onset Bipolar Disorder: A Case Report

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Lung Cancer with Brain Metastasis After Late-Onset Bipolar Disorder: A Case Report Background Bipolar disorder is a multifactorial illness with uncertain etiology and geriatric new-onset manic episodes are highly associated with secondary organic causes. The presented case demonstrates the importance of excluding secondary causes during the entire disease course.  Overview Bipolar disorder is a

Physician Burnout: Causes and Prevention

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Physician Burnout: Causes and Prevention The data is indisputable: Physicians across the globe are emotionally drained and overworked due to increasing demands on the profession. Numerous global studies indicate that one in every three physicians experiences burnout at any given time. Originally used by Herbert Freudenberger in 1974 and subsequently described by

LEAP-MS: Adaptions for Advanced Stages

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LEAP-MS: Adaptions for Advanced Stages Lifestyle, Exercise and Activity Package for People Living with Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (LEAP-MS): adaptations for remote delivery & improved efficiency Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common neurologic disorder of young and middle-aged adults. MS expresses itself in four clinical forms: relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS), secondary progressive MS

MS: Exercise Impacts on MRI

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MS: Exercise Impacts on MRI Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic condition that affects the optic nerves, spinal cord, and brain. Symptoms of MS include body tingling, numbness, weakness, and poor vision. Other uncommon symptoms include cognitive problems, urinary issues, and muscle stiffness.  The problem with most cases of MS is it's

How to Control Eye Pressure in Glaucoma

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Patient Education This article is tailored for patients. Refer your patients to this article for them to learn more about their condition. How to Control Eye Pressure in Glaucoma The irreversible damage of glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness among people ages 60 years and above(1). This condition is

Extrapontine Myelinolysis and Pituitary Tumor Apoplexy in Pregnancy

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Extrapontine Myelinolysis and Pituitary Tumor Apoplexy in Pregnancy Background Pituitary tumor apoplexy (PTA) is an uncommon but potentially fatal clinical emergency resulting from abrupt ischemic infarction or hemorrhage of the pituitary tumor. A variety of precipitating factors has been linked to PTA, including pregnancy. However, gestational pituitary apoplexy is limited to isolated

Verbal Communication and Masks

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Verbal Communication and Masks Masks have long been important barriers between infectious disease and humans. This is especially true in hospitals where the infection is at the highest risk. In hospitals, wearing masks can save a life. By wearing one you can protect yourself and others.   While face masks have been important

SGLT inhibitors on weight and lipid metabolism in diabetes

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SGLT inhibitors on weight and lipid metabolism in diabetes Diabetes mellitus (DM), is a diagnostic term for a group of metabolic disorders characterized by abnormal glucose homeostasis resulting in elevated blood sugar. Almost 90% of people with diabetes have type 2 diabetes (T2DM). Currently, more than 463 million people are living

Advanced Gastric Cancer: Prognosis With Nivolumab Monotherapy