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Age Not an Issue: Chemo Also for Elderly Glioblastoma

The first trial specifically in elderly patients with glioblastoma, most of whom were over 70, shows that temozolomide plus radiation improves survival also in this patient population.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Can Anthracyclines Be Withheld in High-Risk HER2- Breast Cancer?

At ASCO 2016, the results of the ABC suite of trials provided guidance on a very important clinical question in breast cancer management.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Daratumumab Combo: New Standard of Care in Multiple Myeloma

A three-drug regimen that includes daratumumab doubled response rates and markedly reduced risk for progression, compared with standard therapy.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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High-risk Neuroblastoma: Intensified Therapy Ups Survival

An intensified 'tandem' myeloablative autologous stem cell transplant regimen has improved survival so much that survivorship issues are now being discussed.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Dr. Smith's ECG Blog: Dyspnea, Right Bundle Branch block, and ST elevation

As usual,... a Great case!Week after Week i learn a lot with your cases and share them with my students and collegues!Thank you again!Viva la #FOAMed!  
hqmeded-ecg.blogspot.com
over 3 years ago
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Prescription Monitoring Programs Curb Opioid Prescribing

Prescription drug monitoring programs are associated with a sizable reduction in prescribing of Schedule II opioids by healthcare providers, according to a new study.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Incomplete Rehab Linked to Increased Risk of ACL Graft Rupture

Failure to complete rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is associated with a marked increase in the risk of graft rupture, researchers report.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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High Prolactin Levels Signal Antipsychotic Toxicity

Monitoring prolactin levels in plasma is a way to accurately assess potential toxicity of antipsychotic medications in patients aged 55 years and older.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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The Continuing Uncertainty About Cancer Risk in IBD

Are patients with inflammatory bowel disease at an increased risk for developing cancer and, if so, what is the etiology of disease and how well do we understand it?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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HALT-MS: Stem Cell Transplant Durable at 5 Years in MS

However, the regimen would be recommended only for patients with a very poor prognosis, the investigators said.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Serum Cystatin C and the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease

Elevated serum levels of the protein cystatin C may be a useful indicator of subtle renal dysfunction. Might it be useful as an independent predictor of coronary heart disease risk?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Fruit Consumption in Pregnancy Tied to Kids' Cognitive Outcomes

Fruit consumption during pregnancy is linked to better neurodevelopment/cognitive outcomes in infants, new research shows.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Cardiac MRI May Offer One-Stop Imaging for PVI

Cardiac magnetic imaging could potentially reduce the number of preoperative tests and overall costs for patients referred for pulmonary-vein isolation.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Glucocorticoid Therapy for Adrenal Insufficiency

How do patients with adrenal insufficiency feel about glucocorticoid therapy -- and how common is the problem of non-adherence?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Doctors' Prescribing Behavior a Small Part of Drug Cost Mess

Changing the CMS formula for reimbursing physicians for costs of drugs may have a small effect, but the fundamental problem comes from the price set by manufacturers, the author writes.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Reversing Gender Biases in US HPV Vaccine Policy

In this commentary, the authors discuss the unintentional, but damaging gender bias that has thwarted HPV vaccine efforts in the US. How can the idea of HPV as a "woman's problem" be overcome?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences in Primary Care

Adverse childhood experiences can impact health status in adulthood. Is it feasible to screen adult patients for such experiences during routine family medicine office visits?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Does Not Lead to Weight Gain

A Mediterranean diet high in healthy fats does not lead to weight gain, according to a Spanish randomized trial‏; expert calls for revision of dietary guidelines.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Reducing Inequality With Precision Public Health

Eric Topol talks with Sue Desmond-Hellmann about her multidimensional career and how to scale precision medicine for global public health.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Monday at ASCO: Helping Patients to Help Themselves

Lung cancer patients lived longer when they used a smartphone to report symptoms to a web-based application that triggered alerts to oncologists.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago