Healthcare Happenings

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As healthcare professionals, we know how difficult it is for you to keep current on all news in technology and treatments – that’s why we are here to help you. So, keep reading for the rundown on all things medicine during the week of October 11th.

1. Pancreatic Cancer Signatures Revealed in Study

Pancreatic Cancer is known to be highly aggressive and challenging to treat. A study led by scientists from prestigious educational institutes in the United States analyzed the proteomes and genomes of 140 pancreatic cancers and compared the data to 67 normal surrounding tissues, and 9 pancreatic ductal tissues.
For more on this study click here 🔗

2. Identifying Oncologic Emergencies in Patients

Jameshia Below, PharmD, assistant professor at the University of Louisiana Monroe College of Pharmacy presents her findings on oncologic emergencies in patients and how to identify each type as they emerge.
Watch the discussion here 🔗

3. Mixing and Matching COVID-19 Booster Shots

It is being debated on how to proceed with booster shots for individuals who have received the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson mRNA vaccine. A National Institute of Health study has found every combination of mixing booster shots increased immune response without safety concerns, but could there be more to it?
Find out here 🔗

4. Updates in Prostate Cancer Treatment

New therapeutics for prostate cancer and its safety, efficacy, and accessibility implications on patients are beginning to be assessed.
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5. The Connections and Risks between T2D and Cardiovascular Disease

There has been evidence of parallels between Cardiovascular disease and Type 2 Diabetes. Data shows that specific therapies are effective in managing both illnesses, but have not been implemented enough.
Learn more here 🔗

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