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Hospital culture, cost pressures influence divergent anti-TNF prescribing decisions in RA

January 14, 2020
Factors that impact TNF inhibitor prescribing decisions for patients with rheumatoid arthritis can range from cost pressures, to the pharmaceutical…
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VIDEO: Romeo, Provencher discuss orthobiologics in orthopedics

January 13, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — During a Facebook Live at Orthopedics Today Hawaii, Anthony A. Romeo, MD, and Matthew T. Provencher, MD, spoke about the use of…
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Physicians spend 16 minutes using EHR for each patient encounter

January 13, 2020
Physicians spend, on average, 16 minutes and 14 seconds using an EHR for each patient encounter, with 11% of that time occurring after hours…
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SGLT2 inhibitors may lower gout risk

January 13, 2020
Among patients with type 2 diabetes, using SGLT2 inhibitors may lower the risk for gout compared with other antidiabetic medications, according to…
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Asymmetric keratoconus correction may improve visual acuity, refractive outcomes

January 13, 2020
A progressive thickness intrastromal corneal ring segment may help improve visual acuity and refractive outcomes in patients with asymmetric…
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TULIP-2: Anifrolumab meets BICLA endpoint, confers higher skin response rates in SLE

January 13, 2020
Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus had a higher rate of British Isles Lupus Assessment Group-based Composite Lupus Assessment, or BICLA…
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‘Pathway code’ for HCV test orders improves screening, linkage to care

January 13, 2020
Implementation of a multifaceted hepatitis C care pathway improved screening and linkage to care rates, especially among baby boomers, or those born…
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African Americans face barriers to alternative modes of renal replacement therapy

January 13, 2020
Published findings indicate many African American patients with kidney disease lack knowledge of, and access to, renal replacement therapies other…
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Largest GWAS of anxiety traits reveals novel genetic variants

January 13, 2020
Findings of the largest genome-wide association study of anxiety traits to date have revealed new insights into genetic risk mechanisms shared by…
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Half of lobectomies for papillary thyroid cancer end in total or completion thyroidectomy

January 13, 2020
Total or completion thyroidectomy during or after a lobectomy may be necessary for half of adults with low-risk papillary thyroid cancer who are…
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REWIND: Dulaglutide reduces stroke risk in type 2 diabetes

January 13, 2020
Middle-aged and older adults with type 2 diabetes and additional cardiovascular risk factors assigned the GLP-1 receptor agonist dulaglutide were 24%…
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Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage may be fatal complication of Henoch-Schönlein purpura

January 13, 2020
Due to its life-threatening nature, diffuse alveolar hemorrhage in Henoch-Schönlein purpura should be diagnosed and managed immediately, according to…

Thailand reports case of novel coronavirus in traveler from China

January 13, 2020
A patient in Thailand is being treated for a novel coronavirus that has been linked to an outbreak of pneumonia in China, according to WHO. Thai…
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LDL, Lp(a) reductions with alirocumab may predict CV events after ACS

January 13, 2020
The risk for major adverse CV events after recent ACS could be predicted by baseline lipoprotein(a) and corrected LDL levels and their reductions…
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Obesity causally linked to aortic valve stenosis, replacement

January 13, 2020
Patients with a genetic predisposition for obesity may have an increased risk for aortic valve stenosis and valve replacement, according to research…

Steroid administration to change in next cohorts of Adverum’s OPTIC trial

January 13, 2020
Adverum Biotechnologies will change how patients receive steroids to manage inflammation in the third and fourth cohorts of its phase 1 OPTIC trial…
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Endocuff Vision misses fewer adenomas than cuff-assisted endoscopy

January 13, 2020
The Endocuff Vision endoscopy device achieved a higher adenoma detection rate and missed fewer adenomas than cap-assisted endoscopy, according to…
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Post-PCI ticagrelor does not lower MACE risk vs. clopidogrel in cohort study

January 13, 2020
Among patients with ACS who underwent PCI and received an outpatient prescription for ticagrelor or clopidogrel, ticagrelor was not associated with a…
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Research into adipose-derived cellular therapy for OA shows promise

January 13, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Although it may be tempting to consider stem cell treatment in patients with painful knee osteoarthritis after a key…
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Better tools are needed to diagnose concussions in youth athletes

January 13, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — A speaker at Orthopedics Today Hawaii said there is a need for a validated, rapid, objective, diagnostic test to better…