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Extended Rivaroxaban in Medical Patients Cuts Arterial Events Too

Extended prophylaxis with a low dose of the anticoagulant rivaroxaban (Xarelto, Janssen) in selected medically ill patients being discharged from hospital reduced both venous and arterial thrombotic events, including a 50% reduction in stroke, without significantly increasing bleeding, according to a new analysis of the MARINER trial. "These results really bring it home that medically…

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Finn Balor’s Dad Recovers After COVID-19 Diagnosis, Calls Out WWE’s Brock Lesnar

Marc Pfitzenreuter/Getty ImagesWhen you've conquered COVID-19, beating Brock Lesnar is probably a cakewalk.WWE star Finn Balor revealed Sunday his father had undergone a triple bypass heart surgery, hip replacement surgery and overcome the coronavirus within the past year. He included a clip of his father from the hospital bed in which his dad said he…

Fifth Avenue is going out of style for luxury retailers, as coronavirus erodes sales

High-end fashion stores on New York’s Fifth Avenue used to play the role of a showroom, where shoppers could browse through curated racks of clothes with a glass of champagne. However, with shopping at a near standstill and in-store sales hovering at zero, that prime real estate is becoming a drag on retailers’ balance sheets.Italian…

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Patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) who have peritoneal metastases should only be treated in a specialized referral center and given systemic chemotherapy before cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (CRS-HIPEC), suggest the results of several new studies in this relatively rare patient population. The choice of intraperitoneal chemotherapy may not affect overall survival, with both…