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Effective implementation of nine-valent HPV vaccination could prevent majority of cervical cancers

Joura E. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014;doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-14-0410.
Most cervical precancers appear to be caused by one of nine types of HPV, according to study results. The findings suggest an investigational…
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Effective implementation of nine-valent HPV vaccination could prevent majority of cervical cancers

Joura E. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014;doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-14-0410.
Most cervical precancers appear to be caused by one of nine types of HPV, according to study results. The findings suggest an investigational…
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Target-specific oral anticoagulants reduced risk for bleeding in VTE, atrial fibrillation

Chai-Adisaksopha C. Blood. 2014;doi:10.1182/blood-2014-07-590323.
Target-specific oral anticoagulants reduced the risk for major, fatal and intracranial bleeding compared with vitamin K antagonists in patients with…
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Lenalidomide active in recurrent ovarian cancer

Selle F. Ann Oncol. 2014;doi:10.1093/annonc/mdu392.
Continuous treatment with lenalidomide demonstrated activity in women with late recurrent ovarian cancer, according to results of a phase 2 study. …
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Amblyomma aureolatum ticks transmit disease faster than previously thought

Saraiva DG. Emerg Infect Dis. 2014;9:1504-1510.
New research shows that Amblyomma aureolatum ticks that had recently fed on another host needed only minutes to transmit Rickettsia rickettsii
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Antibiotics during infancy may lead to early childhood obesity

Bailey CL. JAMA Pediatr. 2014;doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.1539.
Infants exposed to broad-spectrum antibiotics before age 24 months were more likely to experience early childhood obesity, according to recently…
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Prompt recognition, treatment needed for transplant-transmitted encephalitis

Basavaraju SV. Emerg Infect Dis. 2014;9:1443-1451.
Clinicians, pathologists and public health workers must be more aware of the emerging infectious agents that cause transplant-transmitted…
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Retention in care low among MSM with HIV

Singh S. MMWR. 2014;63:829-833.
More than 75% of newly diagnosed HIV-positive men who have sex with men were linked to care in 2010, but only about half of those already…
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Early detection, awareness of EV-D68 increased outbreak preparedness

Shaw J. JAMA Pediatr. 2014;doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.2628.
Early detection and awareness of emerging infections, such as enterovirus D68, can help health care teams allocate resources in a timely manner so…
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Drug-susceptibility testing useful in guiding treatment for MDR and XDR TB

Bastos ML. Clin Infect Dis. 2014;doi:10.1093/cid/ciu619.
The use of drug susceptibility testing for ethambutol, pyrazinamide and second-line tuberculosis drugs appears to yield valuable information in…
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IMRT reduced recurrence rates in primary soft tissue sarcoma

Folkert MR. J Clin Oncol. 2014;doi:10.1200/JCO.2013.53.9452.
Patients with primary soft tissue sarcomas of the extremity who underwent intensity-modulated radiation therapy experienced significantly reduced…
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Zoledronic acid plus everolimus improved outcomes in renal cell carcinoma

Broom RJ. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2014;doi:10.1016/j.clgc.2014.07.002.
The addition of zoledronic acid to everolimus significantly reduced bone resorption markers and extended tumor control in patients with renal cell…
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No source of Herbaspirillum spp. identified in cluster of patients

Chemaly R. Clin Infect Dis. 2014;doi:10.1093/cid/ciu712.
No environmental or common source was identified as the cause of Herbaspirillum spp. infections among a cluster eight patients with cancer receiving…
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Web-based app predicted mutation probability in gliomas

Chen L. Neuro Oncol. 2014;doi:10.1093/neuonc/nou097.
A novel interactive Web-based application appears to have utility in accurately identifying IDH1/2 mutation probability in gliomas, according to…
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Clinical practice guidelines for melanoma care have room for improvement

Watts CG. Br J Dermatol. 2014. doi:10.1111/bjd.13403.
Adding a dedicated section for the identification, screening and follow-up of people at high risk for melanoma, in addition to providing more clearly…
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