Health insurance and mortality in US

Health insurance and mortality in US adults.Wilper AP, Woolhandler S, Lasser KE, McCormick D, Bor DH, Himmelstein DU. Am J Public Health. 2009 Dec;99(12):2289-95. Epub 2009 Sep 17. OBJECTIVES: A 1993 study found a 25% higher risk of death among uninsured compared with privately insured adults. We analyzed the relationship between uninsurance and death with more…

Review su analoghi della somatostatina nel trattamento dei tumori neuroendocrini

Review article: somatostatin analogs in the treatment of gastro-entero-pancreatic neuroendocrine (carcinoid) tumors.Modlin IM, Pavel M, Kidd M, Gustafsson BI. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2009 Oct 21. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract Background: The discovery of somatostatin (SST) and the synthesis of a variety of analogs constituted a major therapeutic advance in the treatment of gastro-entero-pancreatic neuroendocrine (carcinoid)…