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Trial shows antihypertension drug may improve pancreatic cancer outcomes

 Locally advanced pancreatic cancer (LAPC) — a tumor that, while still confined to the pancreas, involves major abdominal blood vessels — is one of the worst forms of an already deadly tumor, as it cannot be removed surgically. Now a Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cancer Center clinical trial of a treatment protocol combining intensive chemotherapy and radiation… Read More »

World Kidney Day 2019: How to Improve Kidney Function; Health Tips to Keep in Mind

Kidney health (Photo Credits: File Image) Every year on March 14, World Kidney Day is observed. The global campaign aims to raise awareness about the importance of kidney health and to aid in the early diagnosis of renal disorders. CKD or Chronic Kidney Disease is a progressive disorder where the organs fail to work to… Read More »

ICD-10-CM Codes: How Medical Documentation Can Improve Health Care for Trafficking Victims

January 23, 2019 This article originally appeared here. Share this content: Gaps in previous iterations of ICD codes failed to allow clinicians to accurately identify victims of human trafficking. Gaps in previous International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) codes failing to “capture the profoundly exploitive nature of [human] trafficking” have led to… Read More »