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VIDEO: OlympiA finding 'speaks to the importance' of family history, genetic testing

VIDEO: OlympiA finding 'speaks to the importance' of family history, genetic testing

In this video, Daphna Yael Spiegel, MD, an instructor in radiation oncology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, spoke with Healio about results from the OlympiA trial presented at ASCO 2021.

June 16, 2021
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VIDEO: Some breast cancer patients may be treated without chemotherapy

VIDEO: Some breast cancer patients may be treated without chemotherapy

In this video, Daphna Yael Spiegel, MD, an instructor in radiation oncology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, spoke with Healio about data from the WSG-ADAPT HER2+/HR trial presented at ASCO 2021.

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US adolescents consume up to 64% of added sugars, fats, grains through snacking

US adolescents consume up to 64% of added sugars, fats, grains through snacking

U.S. adolescents consume between one-third and two-thirds of the recommended daily limits of added sugars, fats and refined grains through snacking, researchers reported recently during the virtual Nutrition Live Online meeting.

June 16, 2021
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FDA approves Ayvakit for advanced systemic mastocytosis

FDA approves Ayvakit for advanced systemic mastocytosis

The FDA approved avapritinib for treatment of adults with advanced systemic mastocytosis.

June 16, 2021
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HIV confers elevated rates of sudden cardiac death, myocardial fibrosis

HIV confers elevated rates of sudden cardiac death, myocardial fibrosis

Compared with those without HIV, HIV-positive individuals had higher rates of sudden cardiac death and myocardial fibrosis, and one-third of sudden cardiac deaths in people with HIV were due to occult drug overdose, researchers reported.

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Fixed-dose combination budesonide, albuterol prevents exercise-induced bronchoconstriction

Fixed-dose combination budesonide, albuterol prevents exercise-induced bronchoconstriction

New data from the phase 3 TYREE study demonstrate efficacy of a fixed-dose combination of budesonide and albuterol in a single pressurized metered-dose inhaler to prevent exercise-induced bronchoconstriction in individuals with asthma.

June 16, 2021
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Socially isolated long-term care facilities increase residents' all-cause mortality risk

Socially isolated long-term care facilities increase residents' all-cause mortality risk

Long-term care facilities’ frequent location in socially isolated neighborhoods increased risk for 30-day all-cause mortality among residents, according to results of a cross-sectional study published in JAMA Network Open.

June 16, 2021
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Hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy prolongs OS vs. sorafenib in HCC subset

Hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy prolongs OS vs. sorafenib in HCC subset

Hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy of FOLFOX regimens demonstrated superior efficacy and OS than sorafenib as first-line treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma with a heavy intrahepatic tumor burden.

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Minority of patients with gout receive treat-to-target care worldwide, varies by country

Minority of patients with gout receive treat-to-target care worldwide, varies by country

Although there are few studies on the subject outside of North America and Europe, the available data suggest that a minority of patients with gout receive treat-to-target care worldwide, according to data.

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TP73 gene mutations indicate risk for ALS

An analysis of exome sequences in patients with ALS and healthy controls “strongly” indicated that variants in the TP73 gene are associated with risk for ALS, according to study results published in Neurology.

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Neovascular AMD: Impact of Dosing Regimens and Residual Retinal Fluid on Long-term Outcomes

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Research Developments in Psoriasis

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Rheum360: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus – Management and Monitoring

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Ace the Case: A 15-Month-Old Boy With Difficulty Moving His Legs and Not Attempting to Stand

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Ace the Case: A 3-Year-Old Girl With Fever, Cough, and Wheezing

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Ace the Case: A 16-Year-Old Adolescent Boy With Acne

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Ace the Case: A 62-Year-Old Man With an Intracranial Hemorrhage

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Ace the Case: A 45-Year-Old Man With Nausea, Fatigue, and Arthralgias

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