Top stories in health and medicine, February 18, 2013

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1. Sandy’s Impact on Clinical Trials Still Being Felt. When Hurricane Sandy shut down a number of its hospitals, New York University researchers worked overtime to keep clinical trials going, but enrollment in new trials is down, according to investigators.

2. Diabetes: Control Better, But Still Short of Goal. More patients with diabetes are meeting targets than was the case a decade ago, but there is still room for improvement, especially within certain subgroups.

3. Steroids Reduce Benefits of Prostate Ca Tx. Men with castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) on treatment with enzalutamide had worse survival when given corticosteroids, regardless of their primary treatment.

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