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High-dose vitamin D shows benefit in patients with advanced colorectal cancer

Results of a small clinical trial suggest that supplementing chemotherapy with high doses of vitamin D may benefit patients with metastatic colorectal cancer by delaying progression of the disease, say scientists from Harvard-affiliated Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Prompted by the “very encouraging” results of the Sunshine clinical trial, the potential benefits of vitamin D supplementation in metastatic… Read More »

Worse Outcomes From Legionella Pneumonia in Individuals With Advanced HIV

December 25, 2018 This article originally appeared here. Share this content: The mortality due to Legionella infection in people living with HIV did not differ from individuals without HIV, but people with advanced HIV have increased mortality risk. Previous results stated that Legionella pneumonia characteristics may not differ in individuals with HIV and individuals who… Read More »