August 11, 2020
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Smartphone app shows promise in preventing migraine

Smartphone app shows promise in preventing migraine

The smartphone app RELAXaHEAD, which consists of progressive muscle relaxation therapy assistance and an electronic headache diary, reduced headache days in patients with migraine, a pilot randomized controlled trial showed.

August 11, 2020
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Metformin improves pregnancy rate among women with PCOS, overweight

Metformin improves pregnancy rate among women with PCOS, overweight

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome and overweight or obesity who underwent fertility treatment had a higher clinical pregnancy rate when assigned metformin vs. similar women not taking the medication, according to a meta-analysis.

August 11, 2020
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Top in ID: ASM Microbe highlights, Salmonella outbreak

Top in ID: ASM Microbe highlights, <i>Salmonella</i> outbreak

Automatic hand dryers in public restrooms can harbor and spread bacteria, according to research presented at ASM Microbe. It was the top story in infectious disease last week.

August 11, 2020
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Canakinumab improves systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis regardless of fever

Canakinumab improves systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis regardless of fever

Treatment with canakinumab resulted in rapid, sustained improvements in active systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis, regardless of whether the patient had a fever at initiation, according to data published in Arthritis & Rheumatology.

August 10, 2020
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One in six overdose deaths misclassified as cardiac arrest

One in six overdose deaths misclassified as cardiac arrest

A postmortem review of 771 deaths initially attributed to cardiac arrest in San Francisco showed that more than one in six were actually the result of a prescription or nonprescription overdose.

August 10, 2020
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First-line nivolumab-ipilimumab combination improves OS in mesothelioma subset

First-line nivolumab-ipilimumab combination improves OS in mesothelioma subset

First-line nivolumab plus ipilimumab significantly extended OS compared with platinum-based chemotherapy for patients with unresectable malignant pleural mesothelioma, according to results of an interim analysis of the CheckMate 743 trial.

August 10, 2020
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Calculated 6-year lung cancer risk lower in Black adults with screen-detected cancers

Calculated 6-year lung cancer risk lower in Black adults with screen-detected cancers

Black adults with screen-detected cancers had a lower calculated 6-year lung cancer risk compared with white adults, despite a significantly higher mean lung cancer risk, according to new research.

August 10, 2020
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Work-life balance for APPs who are parents in the era of COVID-19

Work-life balance for APPs who are parents in the era of COVID-19

Achieving a “work-life balance” can seem an elusive dream.

August 10, 2020
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Learning to manage with less

Learning to manage with less

Among the lessons we are learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, perhaps one of the most significant has been the degree to which we have had to adjust to a less intensive, more hands-off approach to taking care of our patients.

August 10, 2020
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Should the development and use of survivorship care plans still be encouraged?

Should the development and use of survivorship care plans still be encouraged?

The barriers to implementation of care plans have been well-documented, resulting in limited success implementing these plans in oncology practices despite the standard introduced in 2012.

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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

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

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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

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Allergan, Inc.

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

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

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

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Retina360: Advances in the Management of Retinal Diseases; Volume 1, Number 1

This activity is supported by independent medical education grants from Genentech, Inc.; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Improving Adult Vaccine Confidence: A GameOn! Challenge

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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).…

Public Intent to Comply with COVID-19 Public Health Recommendations

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

Stay-at-home orders have been an essential component of coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) management in the United States. As states start lifting these…

Outpatient Orthopedic Rehabilitation in New York State During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Therapist Perspectives

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, August 6, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a strong impact on the care of orthopedic patients. This impact has been particularly difficult in New York State, which…

Risk Factors for Preoperative Opioid Use in Patients Undergoing Primary Anatomic Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, August 6, 2020

The effect of preoperative opioid use in orthopedic patients has been highlighted. Numerous studies have identified worse patient outcomes with…

Effect of a Clean Surgical Airflow Layer on the Incidence of Infection in Total Hip Arthroplasty

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, August 6, 2020

The Center for Health Design estimates that more than 30% of surgical site infections are caused by airborne pathogens. A device that creates a localized…

Impact of Pediatric Subspecialty Training on Perioperative Complications in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgery

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, August 6, 2020

This was a retrospective study of data prospectively collected from 2012 to 2016 from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality…

In-Hospital Morbidity and Mortality of Traumatic Lower-Extremity Amputations

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, August 6, 2020

Traumatic lower-extremity amputations often result in complications and surgical revisions. The authors report the in-hospital morbidity and mortality of…

Improvement in Postoperative Pain Control and Length of Stay With Peripheral Nerve Block Prior to Distal Radius Repair

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, August 6, 2020

Distal radius repair is a common orthopedic surgery often performed at outpatient surgical centers. To date, little is known regarding optimal pain…

In-depth Analysis of Adult Reconstruction Fellowship Websites

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, August 6, 2020

This investigation assessed the availability and comprehensiveness of adult reconstruction fellowship websites. A list of adult reconstruction fellowship…

Gravity-Assisted Passive Flexion in Total Knee Arthroplasty Recovery

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, August 6, 2020

This study examined the use of gravity-assisted passive flexion (GAP-FLEX) for perioperative total knee arthroplasty (TKA) recovery. The main questions…