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Enhanced biologic activity in human induced membranes may occur for longer than reported

December 12, 2019
Results presented at the Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society Annual Scientific Meeting showed enhanced biologic activity in human induced…

First patient dosed in ProQR retinitis pigmentosa trial

December 12, 2019
ProQR Therapeutics has dosed the first patient in a phase 1/2 trial of QR-1123, its treatment candidate for autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa…
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Hypothyroidism raises mortality risk among older adults

December 12, 2019
Older adults with hypothyroidism are 26% more likely to die of any cause when compared with euthyroid older adults, although secondary analyses…
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Many patients with DLBCL may not need radiation after clear PET scan

December 12, 2019
ORLANDO — Nearly 90% of patients with limited-stage diffuse large B-cell lymphoma maintained excellent outcomes after four cycles of R-CHOP…
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Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty safe in children, adolescents

December 12, 2019
Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty was found to be safe and effective in children and adolescents with obesity, according to data published in the…
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Microenvironment signatures show biological subtypes of DLBCL

December 12, 2019
ORLANDO — Leandro Cerchietti, MD, from the division of hematology & medical oncology, Weill Cornell Medicine, discussed his study on the…
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Pain similar in doublet, triplet regimens for multiple myeloma

December 12, 2019
ORLANDO – The addition of venetoclax to standard of care regimens in multiple myeloma did not increase the physical burden on patients…
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Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation improves fibromyalgia pain

December 12, 2019
Four weeks of active transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, or TENS, can significantly improve pain triggered by movement and other clinical…
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Margetuximab extends survival in relapsed HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer

December 12, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — Margetuximab plus chemotherapy conferred a numerically small but statistically significant PFS and OS compared with trastuzumab…
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Stewardship in the pediatrician’s office: It’s about time to get antibiotic smart

December 11, 2019
In this new bimonthly column, pediatric infectious disease specialists Asif Noor, MD, FAAP, and Ulka Kothari, MD, share valuable insight on
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Nicotine reduces macular microcirculation

December 11, 2019
A decrease in macular microcirculation was detected after nicotine use, according to a study. Eighteen young, healthy, nonsmoking subjects and 18…
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MSM, transgender women who use methamphetamine may benefit from mirtazapine

December 11, 2019
Mirtazapine combined with substance use counseling may reduce methamphetamine use and certain HIV risk behaviors among cisgender men and transgender…
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Tucatinib regimen provides ‘unprecedented’ benefit in heavily pretreated HER2-positive breast cancer

December 11, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — The addition of tucatinib to trastuzumab and capecitabine significantly extended survival among heavily pretreated patients with…
In the Journals

Long naps tied to increased stroke risk

December 11, 2019
Taking long naps during the day, sleeping longer at night, and having poor sleep quality were associated with increased risk for stroke, according to…
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Naproxen better first-line gout option than colchicine in primary care

December 11, 2019
Although there is no significant difference between naproxen and low-dose colchicine in terms of improvements in pain intensity among patients with…
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GALAD score detects early HCC with strong accuracy

December 11, 2019
The GALAD score was superior to individual serum markers in detecting hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis…
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HbA1c at type 1 diabetes onset, not DKA status, predicts later glycemic response among children

December 11, 2019
HbA1c value 3 years after a type 1 diabetes diagnosis is more closely associated with HbA1c at disease onset and not with diabetic ketoacidosis, or…
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Only 30% of youths with identified substance use tested for HCV

December 11, 2019
According to study results published in JAMA, during a nearly 6-year period, only 30% of 13- to 21-year-olds with identified opioid, cocaine or…
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Addition of S-1 to adjuvant endocrine therapy increases invasive DFS in breast cancer subset

December 11, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — The addition of the oral fluoropyrimidine S-1 to adjuvant endocrine therapy significantly extended invasive disease-free survival…

Oral difelikefalin shows benefits in patients with CKD-related pruritus

December 11, 2019
Cara Therapeutics recently announced phase 2 trial results that demonstrated its oral form of difelikefalin safely reduced itch intensity for…