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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 »

Sertraline Provides No Benefit for Symptomatic Chronic Breathlessness

December 05, 2018 Share this content: Participants who received sertraline did experience greater improvements in global quality of life scores. Individuals with chronic breathlessness who were treated with 25 to 100 mg sertraline for 4 weeks showed no improvement in symptomatic relief compared with placebo, according to study results published in the European Respiratory Journal.… Read More »