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Enzalutamide, ADT combination improves radiographic PFS in metastatic prostate cancer

February 14, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — The addition of enzalutamide to androgen deprivation therapy significantly improved radiographic PFS among men with metastatic…

Similar 5-year total ankle outcomes seen with mobile vs fixed bearings

Orthopedics Today, February 2019
Clinical outcomes favored mobile-bearing and fixed-bearing implants for total ankle replacement, according to published results. “[At] a…
In the Journals

Several metabolites may be associated with myocardial ischemia

February 12, 2019
Five metabolites were identified within 2 hours of a stress test in patients with myocardial ischemia, according to a study published in…
Cover Story

Innovations edge nearer to meeting global demand for corneal transplantations

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 10, 2019
For about 50 years, corneal transplantation was synonymous with full-thickness grafts. For every corneal disease, whether it was stromal scarring or…

Trial testing FMT for recurrent diarrheal disease begins

January 19, 2019
A research consortium across multiple institutions has begun enrolling patients in a clinical trial examining whether fecal microbiota…
In the Journals Plus

Treatment at academic centers yields survival benefit in metastatic NSCLC

January 15, 2019
In the Journals

Improved medical therapy may lead to better outcomes in treating HFrEF

January 15, 2019
An increased emphasis in improvement of medical therapy in patients with HF with reduced ejection fraction may lead to better outcomes, according to…

Well-trained pediatric optometrists can help fill access gaps

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, January 25, 2019
Incorporating well-trained pediatric optometrists into pediatric ophthalmology practices has helped expand primary pediatric eye care services to…
In the Journals

Review: Direct oral anticoagulants as safe, effective as warfarin

January 2, 2019
Direct oral anticoagulants were similar or better in safety and efficacy vs. warfarin in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, according to…
Cover Story

#MeToo movement in medicine: ‘Community of allies’ required to end culture of sexual harassment

HemOnc Today, December 10, 2018
The statistics are staggering. Up to 50% of female medical students report experiencing sexual harassment from faculty or staff, according to a…
In the Journals

Renin-angiotensin system inhibitors improve outcomes after TAVR

December 4, 2018
Patients who received a prescription for a renin-angiotensin system inhibitor after hospital discharge for transcatheter aortic valve replacement had…
PerspectiveFrom OT Europe

Risk of major clinical comorbidities may increase up to 2 years after hip arthroscopy

Orthopaedics Today Europe, November 2018
Patients who undergo elective arthroscopic hip surgery may experience a substantial increase in major clinical comorbidities up to 2 years…
Feature

Trove of brain cancer data available for study through Georgetown platform

November 27, 2018
One of the largest collections of brain cancer biomedical data in the United States is now available for study through the open access Georgetown…
In the Journals

Nurse practitioners, physician assistants effectively manage chronic conditions

November 20, 2018
Nurse practitioners and physician assistants provided care to patients with chronic conditions, including diabetes, that led to similar health…
Cover Story

Mobile technology brings the eye exam home

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2018
More than half of the world’s population is now online. According to 2018 data, the number of unique mobile subscribers around the world has…
Point/Counter

What is the cost-effectiveness profile of TJA performed with bone cement that contains antibiotics?

Orthopedics Today, October 2018
As infection remains the most devastating cause of failure and reoperation after total knee arthroplasty, antibiotic-loaded cement has been…

ADHD medication use increases globally

Infectious Diseases in Children, October 2018
The prevalence of ADHD medication use has increased over time among adults and children between 2001 and 2015, according to study data involving more…
Cover Story

Antithrombotic therapy after PCI in AF requires careful consideration

Cardiology Today, October 2018
For patients undergoing PCI, dual antiplatelet therapy plays an important role in preventing thrombotic events. For some patients, however…
In the JournalsPerspective

Association between extended oral contraceptive use, increased VTE risk may not be clinically significant

October 1, 2018
Extended and continuous combined oral contraceptive use was associated with a slightly elevated, but potentially clinically insignificant risk for…
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Opioid deaths significantly less common among individuals with cancer

September 24, 2018
Individuals with cancer appeared 10 times less likely than the general population to die as a result of opioid use, according to retrospective study…