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Social media ‘tears down walls’ in medicine

HemOnc Today, October 10, 2019
The social media landscape is changing constantly and influencing all realms of society — and health care is no exception. Approximately seven…
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Hope vs Hype: Managing Patient Expectations for CAR T-Cell Therapy

Cell Therapy Next, October/November 2019
Imagine a young adult male in his late 20s picks up his cell phone and calls his mother. Overtly emotional and on the verge of releasing a full-out…
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Cleveland Clinic Cancer Institute outlines approach to address patient financial burden

October 9, 2019
A white paper issued by Cleveland Clinic Cancer Institute describes the organization’s patient-focused approach to addressing issues related to…

ASH presents bridge grants to 19 investigators

October 7, 2019
ASH awarded $150,000 each to 19 investigators through the society’s bridge grant program, designed to sustain promising hematologic research…
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Durvalumab reduces local, distant progression in non-small cell lung cancer

September 19, 2019
Durvalumab extended the time to first progression and reduced the risk for local and distant progression among patients with unresectable stage III…
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Stem Cell Therapy: Preparing for its Closeup in IBD

Healio Gastroenterology, September 2019
Research into the use of cell-based therapies as possible treatment options for various diseases exploded over the last several years. One of the…
Editorial

Rheumatology in the Blink of an Eye

Healio Rheumatology, September 2019
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
I am feeling rather nostalgic at the moment. Perhaps it’s just because summer is drawing to a close and autumn is on its way. No? Perhaps…
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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…
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Radiation improves outcomes with pembrolizumab for metastatic lung cancer

September 17, 2019
The addition of stereotactic body radiotherapy after progression on pembrolizumab prolonged PFS among patients with metastatic non-small cell lung…
In the Journals

Youngest, oldest adults experience lowest survival rate after lung transplantation

September 10, 2019
Age appears to be “the most reliable and important risk factor” for mortality after lung transplantation among U.S. adults, according to…
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Personalized treatment for ARDS: Ready for prime time?

September 3, 2019
For people in the realm of acute respiratory distress syndrome research, the LIVE trial, conducted by Constantin and colleagues and published in The
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Clinical Uncertainty from this Side of the Bedrail: Role of Empathic Communication

Healio Rheumatology, August 2019
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
In the current issue, we are fortunate to have an esteemed group of experts exchange views over nosology in a diverse group of rheumatic diseases…
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Complex rheumatology therapies require physicians, nurses to work together

August 8, 2019
ORLANDO — As rheumatology treatments continue to advance and grow more complex, the need for teamwork among physicians, nurse practitioners…
In the Journals

Pediatricians less likely than non-pediatricians to prescribe antibiotics via telemedicine

August 8, 2019
Physicians were more likely to receive a five-star satisfaction rating on a direct-to-consumer, or DTC, telemedicine platform when they prescribed…
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Mental health conditions present in 22.6% of patients who undergo septic TKA revision

August 4, 2019
NEW YORK — There was a greater prevalence of mental health conditions among patients undergoing septic revision total knee arthroplasty…

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…

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center ranked best cancer hospital in nation

July 30, 2019
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has retained its distinction as the No. 1 cancer hospital in the country. MD Anderson tops U.S
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Single-port robotic surgery shows promise for urologic cancers and beyond

July 26, 2019
The most effective and preferred treatment for many cancers remains surgery, and surgical techniques continue to evolve with the rest of the cancer…

Protocols at Cleveland Clinic aim to reduce opioid prescriptions in Ohio

July 26, 2019
With Ohio ranked as having one of the highest opioid-involved overdose death rates by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Cleveland Clinic began…
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Former NFL players at great risk for AF

July 24, 2019
Retired National Football League players were more than five times as likely to have atrial fibrillation compared with men in the general population…