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Catheter ablation for AF: Debate continues over benefit

Cardiology Today, October 2019
The debate on the use of catheter ablation in patients with atrial fibrillation has intensified among cardiologists after results of the anticipated…

Department of Defense awards $10 million to Cedars-Sinai for pancreatic disease research

September 28, 2019
A research team led by physician-scientists from Cedars-Sinai was awarded $10 million from the Department of Defense to study risk factors and…
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Out for Blood: Biomarkers Paving the Road to Personalized Medicine for Rheumatic Diseases

Healio Rheumatology, September 2019
There are endless idioms about blood. It is thicker than water, but one cannot get it from a stone. Truman Capote wrote about the cold version, rock…

Mayo Clinic ranked best hospital for adult gastrointestinal care

July 30, 2019
Mayo Clinic tops U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 Best Hospitals rankings for adult gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery…
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Cancer may be associated with broken heart syndrome

July 18, 2019
Patients with cancer had an increased risk for takotsubo syndrome, also known as broken heart syndrome, according to a study published in the…
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Nivolumab shows limited activity in untreated brain metastases from renal cell carcinoma

July 10, 2019
Nivolumab demonstrated limited activity among patients with untreated brain metastases from clear cell renal cell carcinoma who experienced…
In the Journals

‘First mechanistic link’ observed between World Trade Center dust exposure, prostate cancer

June 20, 2019
Changes in inflammatory and immune regulatory mechanisms after exposure to World Trade Center dust may drive prostate cancer progression among 9/11…
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MitraClip confers mitral regurgitation reduction in two trials

June 10, 2019
Patients with HF and moderate to severe mitral regurgitation who underwent transcatheter mitral valve repair had a greater reduction of mitral…
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Conquer Cancer Foundation presents Merit Awards at ASCO

June 6, 2019
CHICAGO — The Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO presented ASCO Annual Meeting Merit Awards to more than 100 oncology professionals. The awards…
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Patient feedback can help ensure balance between cancer treatment efficacy, tolerability

March 18, 2019
Researchers have launched a research consortium that they hope will identify efficient methods to incorporate patient-reported outcomes into clinical…
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ACC chair: New Orleans meeting to focus on ‘transforming’ CV care

March 14, 2019
The upcoming American College of Cardiology Scientific Session will span important topics in the field of cardiology, featuring presentations on…

Extended endovascular thrombectomy times lead to increased brain bleeding

February 28, 2019
Longer endovascular thrombectomy procedures for acute ischemic stroke may lead to decreased rates of functional independence and increased…
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Every Step You Take: Tracking Patients Using Wearable Technology

Healio Rheumatology, February 2019
If your wrist has recently told you that it is time to get up and walk around, you are not alone. Wearable technology, exemplified by household brand…
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5 major themes from the annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

February 13, 2019
The annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference was held January 7-10, 2019 in San Francisco. Each year, the health care investment symposium brings…
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Malnutrition common in IBD: Screen early, often to best care for patients

February 8, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Malnutrition in patients with inflammatory bowel disease poses risks for disease progression and surgical complications, but…
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Unclear CV risk burden of polycystic ovary syndrome presents challenges for cardiologists

Cardiology Today, February 2019
Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is a hormonal disorder in women of reproductive age that is typically associated with infertility, according to…

Dysmenorrhea: How to diagnose, manage in primary care

February 7, 2019
Painful period cramps, known as dysmenorrhea, is the most common menstrual disorder, affecting more than half of women of reproductive age, according…

Investigators receive Laura Ziskin Prize in Translational Research

February 6, 2019
Silvia Formenti, MD, and Heather McArthur, MD, MPH, received the 2019 Laura Ziskin Prize in Translational Research. Stand Up to Cancer presented the…

Continued focus, greater education may increase awareness of women’s heart health

February 1, 2019
Women are often underdiagnosed and undertreated for CVD, although heart disease remains the No. 1 risk factor for mortality in the United States…
FDA News

FDA approves closure device for patent ductus arteriosus

January 14, 2019
Abbott announced that the FDA approved a closure device for the treatment of premature babies with patent ductus arteriosus who are nonresponsive to…