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Ensartinib prolongs PFS vs. crizotinib in ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer

Ensartinib prolongs PFS vs. crizotinib in <i>ALK</i>-positive non-small cell lung cancer

Ensartinib significantly increased PFS compared with crizotinib for patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive non-small cell lung cancer, according to an interim analysis of the phase 3, open-label eXalt3 study.

August 11, 2020
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Experts urge medical societies to reconsider prostate cancer screening guidelines

Experts urge medical societies to reconsider prostate cancer screening guidelines

New model estimates demonstrate the long-term benefits of prostate cancer screening and “suggest that the balance of benefits and harms of screening may be more favorable than is generally appreciated,” experts wrote in The New England Journal of Medicine.

August 11, 2020
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Study identifies injury patterns of elder abuse

Study identifies injury patterns of elder abuse

Certain injury patterns in fall patients who present to the ED can indicate physical abuse of older adults, according to research published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine.

August 11, 2020
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Ixekizumab outperforms adalimumab for joint, skin improvement in PsA

Ixekizumab outperforms adalimumab for joint, skin improvement in PsA

Ixekizumab demonstrated significantly greater joint and skin improvement, through week 52, than adalimumab among patients with psoriatic arthritis, according to data published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.

August 11, 2020
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CooperVision expands business with GP Specialists

CooperVision expanded its efforts in addressing myopia through the acquisition of C&E GP Specialists Inc., the company announced in a press release.

August 11, 2020
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FDA grants fast track designation to XMT-1536 for ovarian cancer subset

FDA grants fast track designation to XMT-1536 for ovarian cancer subset

The FDA granted fast track designation to XMT-1536 for the treatment of women with high-grade serous ovarian cancer, according to a press release from the agent’s manufacturer.

August 11, 2020
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Artificial intelligence hype currently exceeding capability in medicine

Artificial intelligence hype currently exceeding capability in medicine

Artificial intelligence in medicine is currently in the infancy stage of development, but in 10 to 20 years, the capability of the technology will catch up to the hype, a speaker said at Octane’s virtual Ophthalmology Technology Summit.

August 11, 2020
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Universal testing contains COVID-19 outbreak in nursing home

Universal testing contains COVID-19 outbreak in nursing home

A nursing home in Pennsylvania rapidly contained a COVID-19 outbreak by implementing a universal testing strategy for all residents and staff, according to study findings published in Clinical Infectious Diseases.

August 11, 2020
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Study supports CKD progression as cardiovascular risk predictor in patients with diabetes

Study supports CKD progression as cardiovascular risk predictor in patients with diabetes

A study of patients with type 2 diabetes demonstrated those who had an increased progression of chronic kidney disease, as measured by eGFR, also had a higher likelihood of experiencing major adverse cardiovascular events.

August 11, 2020
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LGBTQ youth experience mental health benefits from social media break

LGBTQ youth experience mental health benefits from social media break

LGBTQ youth appeared to experience negative mental health outcomes associated with frequent social media use, according to results of a survey study published in Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health.

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Mitigating Lack of Response to Antidepressant Therapy in Major Depressive Disorder

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. and Lundbeck.

Mitigating Lack of Response to Antidepressant Therapy in Major Depressive Disorder
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Improving the Diagnosis and Management of Invasive Fungal Infections

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Individualizing Treatment for Patients with T2DM: The Virtual Patient Management Simulator

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC; and Merck & Co., Inc.

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Influenza360: Consults in Diagnosis and Treatment; Volume 1, Number 1

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Metabolic Syndrome Across Psychiatric Disorders: August 2020

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals

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Sight-saving Therapeutics for the Treatment of Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration

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Mitigating Lack of Response to Antidepressant Therapy in Major Depressive Disorder: A Game On! Challenge

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New Horizons in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: The Era of Antifibrotic Therapy

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Bilateral Keratoconus Progression: Immediate Versus Delayed Sequential Bilateral Corneal Cross-linking

Journal of Refractive Surgery, August 2020, Volume 36 Issue 8

To compare immediate sequential bilateral corneal cross-linking (CXL), wherein both eyes are treated on the same day, to delayed sequential bilateral CXL,…

Comparison of Optical Low-Coherence Reflectometry and Swept-Source OCT–Based Biometry Devices in Dense Cataracts

Journal of Refractive Surgery, August 2020, Volume 36 Issue 8

To investigate agreement between biometric measurements obtained from the Lenstar LS 900 (Haag-Streit AG) based on optical low-coherence reflectometry…

In Vivo Confocal Microscopy of Stromal Lenticule Addition Keratoplasty for Advanced Keratoconus

Journal of Refractive Surgery, August 2020, Volume 36 Issue 8

To investigate the in vivo corneal microscopic changes after femtosecond laser–assisted stromal lenticule addition keratoplasty in keratoconus by means of…

Comparison Between Bilateral Implantation of a Trifocal IOL and Mix-and-Match Implantation of a Bifocal IOL and an Extended Depth of Focus IOL

Journal of Refractive Surgery, August 2020, Volume 36 Issue 8

To compare the clinical outcomes of mix-and-match implantation of a diffractive extended depth of focus intraocular lens (IOL) (TECNIS Symfony ZXR00;…

Enhancing the Intermediate Vision of Monofocal Intraocular Lenses Using a Higher Order Aspheric Optic

Journal of Refractive Surgery, August 2020, Volume 36 Issue 8

To describe and evaluate a new monofocal intraocular lens (IOL) designed to improve intermediate vision using a unique refractive technology.
The new…

Comparison of Toric Intraocular Lens Alignment Between Femtosecond Laser–Assisted Capsular Marking and Manual Corneal Marking

Journal of Refractive Surgery, August 2020, Volume 36 Issue 8

To compare toric intraocular lens (IOL) alignment between femtosecond laser–assisted capsular marking and manual corneal marking.
This study prospectively…

The Relationship Between Preoperative Anterior Corneal Higher Order Aberrations and Topography-Guided Excimer Ablation Depth

Journal of Refractive Surgery, August 2020, Volume 36 Issue 8

To determine the correlation and relative contribution of preoperative anterior corneal Zernike coefficients to higher order aberration ablation depth…

Three-Month Outcomes of Laser Vision Correction for Myopia and Hyperopia in Adults With Amblyopia

Journal of Refractive Surgery, August 2020, Volume 36 Issue 8

To evaluate the visual outcomes of laser vision correction in adults with myopic and hyperopic amblyopia.
The medical records of patients diagnosed as…

Five-Year Results of Combined Small-Aperture Corneal Inlay Implantation and LASIK for the Treatment of Hyperopic Presbyopic Eyes

Journal of Refractive Surgery, August 2020, Volume 36 Issue 8

To evaluate the efficacy of simultaneous laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) and small-aperture corneal inlay (KAMRA; AcuFocus, Inc) implantation in…

African American Adherence to COVID-19 Public Health Recommendations

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Summer 2020, Volume 4 Issue 3

By mid-May 2020, most of the United States had been under shelter-in-place orders for several weeks to decrease the spread of coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).…