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Sirolimus-coated balloon benefit maintained at 2 years

November 7, 2019
LAS VEGAS — A sirolimus-coated balloon for treatment of peripheral artery disease was associated with positive outcomes at 2 years, according…
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Loneliness elevates mortality, cardiac events within 1 year of discharge

November 7, 2019
Self-reported loneliness or living alone at the time of hospital discharge was found to be a predictor of cardiac events in men and all-cause…

Ixazomib extends PFS as first-line maintenance for certain patients with multiple myeloma

November 7, 2019
A randomized phase 3 trial designed to evaluate ixazomib as first-line maintenance therapy for adults with myeloma who did not undergo stem cell…
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Risk score may predict need for pacemaker after TAVR

November 7, 2019
Researchers have developed and validated the Emory risk score as a tool for predicting patients’ need for pacemaker implantation after…
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VIDEO: ODs can manage a variety of headache presentations

November 7, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – Richard B. Mangan, OD, FAAO; Jim Fanelli, OD, FAAO; and Leonid Skorin Jr., OD, DO, MS, FAAO, FAOC, participated in a panel…
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VIDEO: ‘Good portion’ of IBS derived from the gut microbiome

November 7, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — In this exclusive video from the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, Mark Pimentel, MD, executive director of…

ADHD genetics linked to maternal reproductive traits

November 7, 2019
Female reproductive traits share a genetic link with certain psychiatric disorders in offspring, particularly ADHD, according to findings published…
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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…
In the Journals

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…