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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 »

Health systems stepping up investment in analytics, survey shows

Dive Brief: Health systems are stepping up adoption and investment in analytics, with 84% of executives surveyed saying the technology will be extremely important to their organization’s game plan in three years, up from 36% currently. Compared with 2015 when just 12% of health systems had a C-suite leader dedicated to analytics, nearly a third… Read More »

New research shows acne could be caused by your genes and the shape of your hair follicles – INSIDER

Nearly everyone will have acne at some point in their lives. It affects 80% of people aged 11-30. Some people suffer with severe acne, and treatments can be unpredictable. A new study offers hope for new treatments. It suggests some cases of acne could be caused by genes, and the shape of your hair follicles.… Read More »