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Next-Gen Gene Sequencing to Diagnose Rare Diseases in Newborns

Next-generation gene sequencing in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) may speed detection of rare diseases and deliver results faster to anxious families, according to a pilot study from Canada.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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'Strongest Evidence to Date' Ties Maternal Smoking to Psychosis

A Finnish population-based study links prenatal nicotine exposure to increased risk for schizophrenia in young adult offspring.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Posted: 6/2/2016 by Kathy Prybys, DO (Emailed: 6/3/2016) (Updated: 6/3/2016) Click here to contact Kathy Prybys, DO  
umem.org
over 3 years ago
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Benzodiazepine Pharmacotherapy: How Difficult to Discontinue?

What is the optimal strategy for discontinuing chronic benzodiazepine therapy in the primary care setting?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Music May Soothe Anxiety, Pain From Postinfarction Angina in HF

"Our study showed that music can be used therapeutically," said one of the investigators, noting that this is just part of "la dolce vita," or living the good life.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Mosquito Repellents: Everything You Need to Tell Your Patients

It’s mosquito season again, bites can make you sick, especially if you’re traveling. Think Zika, chikungunya, West Nile, dengue, or even malaria or yellow fever if you’re going to some parts of Africa.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Prince Died From Fentanyl Overdose

Pop superstar Prince, found dead more than a month ago at his estate outside Minneapolis, died from an overdose of the powerful opioid fentanyl, authorities said Thursday.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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ABC Risk Score Better Predicts Bleeding in AF

A novel biomarker-based risk prediction score is better able to predict bleeding risk in atrial-fibrillation patients on anticoagulation and "should be useful in decision support," the authors said.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Scientists' Progress Towards a Cancer Vaccine

German scientists have reported making progress towards a vaccine against cancer.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Friday at ASCO: Glioma and Biosimilar Trastuzumab

Among the news highlighted today is a study showing improved survival in patients with glioma and a biosimilar product for trastuzumab (Herceptin).  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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American Diabetes Association (ADA) 76th Scientific Sessions

American Diabetes Association (ADA) 76th Scientific Sessions : Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ADA 2016.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Cancer Drug Global Sales Grow, But 'Tension in the System'

An unprecedented and sustained surge in innovative oncology therapeutics reaching the market is creating challenges for health systems and oncologists.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Risks of X-Rays for Cancer Diagnosis May Be a Mystery to Most Patients

Most patients lack basic knowledge about the risks of radiation exposure from X-rays and other diagnostic imaging tests used to detect cancer, a recent study suggests.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Anticoagulant Improves Outcome of Incidentally Detected Splanchnic Vein Thrombosis

Incidentally detected splanchnic vein thrombosis is best treated with anticoagulation, just as in clinically suspected splanchnic vein thrombosis, according to an analysis of the International Registry on Splanchnic Vein Thrombosis (IRSVT).  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Good-Quality Cardiac MRI Possible in Patients With ICDs

Good-quality cardiac MRI images are possible in the presence of implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) systems, according to results from the Evera-MRI trial.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Opioid Analgesics Subpar for Chronic Back Pain

Opioid analgesics are commonly prescribed but fail to have a significant effect, a meta-analysis has found. A pain medication specialist says even with low effect, it should remain a tool in the arsenal.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Talc Linked to Ovarian Cancer Risk in African-American Women

African-American women who reported regular use of body power were at greater risk for ovarian cancer compared to their peers who didn't use talc, a new study shows.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Stem cells used in stroke treatment - BBC News

A great-grandfather becomes one of the first in the UK to be treated for a stroke, using stem cells.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Very Few Mobile Weight-Loss Apps Have Professional Input

Less than 1% of almost 29,000 mobile applications in 10 countries designed to help users lose weight have had any identifiable professional input, prompting calls for quality certification of apps.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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In Pancreatic Cancer, a 'Step' Means a New Standard of Care

Progress is being made in the treatment of the 'ruthless dictator of all cancers.'  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago