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Different osteotomy types, graft sites had similar stability outcomes

November 7, 2019
Published results showed similar outcomes in regard to strength and stability among different subtrochanteric osteotomy types and graft sites…
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VIDEO: Single-pass four-throw pupilloplasty minimizes manipulation of iris tissue

November 7, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Priya Narang, MS, discusses the efficacy and simplicity of the single-pass…

Pricing agreement makes Priftin TB treatment affordable

November 7, 2019
A new agreement announced last week by Unitaid, the Global Fund and Sanofi drastically lowers the price of Priftin, a drug used for preventing…
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OpRegen subretinal transplantation appears well-tolerated in dry AMD

November 7, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — OpRegen, a human embryonic stem cell-derived retinal pigment epithelial cell therapy transplanted subretinally, appeared…
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ACR to expand use of livestreams, add 'TED Talk-style' sessions for 2019 annual meeting

November 7, 2019
The American College of Rheumatology plans to expand its digital offerings at the 2019 ACR/ARP Annual meeting this weekend with more than 50 sessions…
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Takeda’s tetravalent dengue vaccine candidate effective in children

November 6, 2019
Results of an ongoing phase 3 trial of Takeda’s tetravalent dengue vaccine candidate, known as TAK-003, suggest that the vaccine is effective…

Proper protection, treatment can reduce severity of sports eye injuries

November 6, 2019
On the court and in the field of play, the risk for sports-related eye injuries is prevalent. Knowing how to properly treat the injuries as well as…
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Psoriasis risk spikes with anti-TNF use in children with inflammatory diseases

November 6, 2019
Children with either inflammatory bowel disease, chronic noninfectious osteomyelitis or juvenile idiopathic arthritis developed psoriasis at an…
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Insomnia increases CVD risk

November 6, 2019
Symptoms of insomnia, specifically difficulties in falling and staying asleep, early morning awakening and daytime dysfunction, were independent risk…
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Weight gain fear tied to post-bariatric surgery overeating, depression

November 6, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Patients who express greater fear of regaining weight may be more susceptible to overeating and depression, according to findings…
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Obesity researcher focuses on adipose tissue, lipotoxicity

November 6, 2019
LAS VEGAS —Despite rising prevalence, obesity does not always receive the attention that research suggests it should get. For Michael D
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Nomogram tool improves prediction of melanoma recurrence

November 6, 2019
The DecisionDx-Melanoma prognostic test improves risk assessment and allows physicians to optimize treatment decisions, follow-up frequency and the…
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Experts warn PFAS endocrine-disrupting chemicals may drive obesity, osteoporosis

November 6, 2019
WASHINGTON — A class of endocrine-disrupting chemicals known as PFAS may work as an “environmental trigger” to drive multiple…

Continuity of care vital for patients with serious mental illness

November 6, 2019
Patients with a serious mental illness who have a care plan are nearly 40% less likely to be admitted to a hospital for their condition, according to…

Statins tied to greater risk for new-onset diabetes — top stories in endocrinology

November 6, 2019
Two different studies regarding statins — one that indicated their use raised the risk for new-onset diabetes and a second that concluded…
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Medications that worsen HF often initiated, continued after hospitalization

November 6, 2019
Medications known to potentially worsen HF were often started or continued after a hospitalization for HF, according to a study published in JACC
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‘Downgrading’ acute-on-chronic liver failure improves post-LT survival

November 6, 2019
Improving acute-on-chronic liver failure grade from time of liver transplant listing to time of transplant enhanced posttransplant survival…
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VIDEO: Combining IC-8 with bifocal refractive multifocal lenses

November 6, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Gerd Auffarth, MD, PhD, FEBO, discusses his poster presentation on the…
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Specific patient, surgical characteristics increased radial head arthroplasty implant removal

November 6, 2019
NEW YORK — Rates of implant removal or revision following radial head arthroplasty may be influenced by younger patient age, chronic…
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E-cigarette use high among US children, teens

November 6, 2019
New data published in JAMA from a nationally representative sample show that self-reported electronic cigarette use was high among high school and…