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Low risk for adverse cirrhosis events in pregnant women ‘reassuring’

November 10, 2019
BOSTON — In pregnant women with cirrhosis, less than 2% had liver decompensation within 1 year after delivery and the odds for decompensation…
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Novel bispecific immune cell engager safe, clinically beneficial in HER2-positive tumors

November 10, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — An investigational bispecific T-cell engager appeared safe and demonstrated some clinical activity among patients with…
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ACR president: ‘All of us in rheumatology are embattled’ with burnout

November 10, 2019
ATLANTA — Rheumatologists across the United States are currently besieged by a combination of time-consuming administrative work, restricted…
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Herpes zoster vaccine uptake ‘low’ among older Nucala recipients

November 10, 2019
HOUSTON — Few patients with severe asthma treated with Nucala received herpes zoster and influenza vaccines in the years that followed, despite…
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Novel machine learning model effectively predicts NASH

November 10, 2019
BOSTON — A machine learning approach demonstrated a relatively high sensitivity rate for predicting the probability of non-alcoholic…
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Methotrexate inhibits progressive joint damage in hand OA, fails to improve pain, function

November 10, 2019
ATLANTA — Methotrexate significantly reduced the progression of joint damage among patients with erosive hand osteoarthritis, but demonstrated…
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Kratom-related liver injuries on the rise in the US

November 10, 2019
BOSTON — The commercially available botanical product kratom, often used for its psychotropic effects, was associated with several cases of…
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Say yes — and no — to eliminate physician burnout

November 10, 2019
HOUSTON — The ability to say yes and no can make a significant difference in the ability to prevent or eliminate physician burnout, according…
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Nearly 40% of patients with rheumatic diseases use marijuana for pain relief

November 10, 2019
ATLANTA — More than one-third of patients with rheumatic diseases reported using marijuana to relieve pain with minimal guidance from their…
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VIDEO: Norlase unveils new Leaf laser

November 10, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Oliver Hvidt, CEO and co-founder of Norlase, discusses the company’s…
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Tourniquet use did not change TKA surgical factors

November 10, 2019
DALLAS — A randomized controlled trial conducted to study results of total knee arthroplasty performed by four orthopedic surgeons at two sites…

Seven updates in hypertension research

November 10, 2019
From high-fiber diets to college football and racial disparities, Healio brings to you recent highlights in hypertension treatment and prevention.
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Combination therapy prevents HCV infection in non-viremic organ recipients

November 10, 2019
BOSTON — Hepatitis C infection was prevented or rapidly cured in transplant recipients who received organs from donors infected with the virus…
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Top takeaways from ATA

November 10, 2019
Endocrine Today has compiled a list of the top five news reports posted from the American Thyroid Association Annual Meeting, held from Oct. 30 to…
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Autologous antigen-loaded vaccine safe, feasible for neuroblastoma

November 9, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — An investigational vaccine of autologous dendritic cells loaded with autologous tumor antigens was safe and feasible as…
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Front-line atezolizumab improves overall survival in advanced NSCLC

November 9, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Patients who received atezolizumab as first-line monotherapy for metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer showed…
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Subcutaneous immunotherapy shows promise in reducing pollen food allergy symptoms in kids

November 9, 2019
HOUSTON — Subcutaneous allergen immunotherapy may be effective in reducing symptoms of pollen food allergy syndrome in children, according to…
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5 things expecting parents should be told regarding asthma, food allergies

November 9, 2019
HOUSTON — Women who are pregnant, and their spouses, or those who have recently become new parents, are likely to have many questions about…
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Expert provides insight on alpha-gal red meat allergy

November 9, 2019
HOUSTON — Alpha-gal syndrome, a type of red meat allergy, was first identified in Australia in 2006 and has become increasingly prevalent in…
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Surgeons were effective in administering adductor canal blocks for TKA procedures

November 9, 2019
DALLAS — Patients undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty whose adductor canal block was surgeon administered had patient satisfaction, knee…