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#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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Cancer treatment costs cause financial toxicity, warrant discussion

September 24, 2018
Women with breast cancer faced significant financial hardships and wished their doctors had discussed and considered costs before initiating…

Amniotic cytokine extract drops may be efficient therapy for dry eye

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 25, 2018
Amniotic cytokine extract eye drops for the treatment of dry eye disease preserved key anti-inflammatory molecules needed to treat ocular surface…
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Alternative technologies to femto widen scope and accessibility of advanced cataract surgery

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 25, 2018
Alternative technologies to femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery may provide premium outcomes at more affordable prices. These new…

Prostate Cancer Foundation presents Young Investigator Awards

September 2, 2018
The Prostate Cancer Foundation granted $6 million to 29 early-career scientists through its Young Investigator Awards program. “We are honored…
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Preparing for chaos: Hem/onc response crucial to radiation exposure incident

HemOnc Today, August 25, 2018
A mass casualty radiologic disaster would require immediate and full response from the medical community, with a specific need for the expertise of…
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Dry eye therapeutic and diagnostic devices are improving treatment

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2018
The dry eye market has a proliferation of diagnostic and therapeutic devices that are enabling ophthalmologists to diagnose dry eye disease earlier…
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A Balancing Act

Cardiology Today's Intervention, July/August 2018
For patients undergoing PCI, dual antiplatelet therapy plays an important role in preventing thrombotic events. For some patients, however…
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Low-dose anticoagulation shows promise beyond stroke, VTE prevention

Cardiology Today, July 2018
Use of oral anticoagulants is expanding beyond stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation and venous thromboembolism prevention to…
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No association found between efavirenz, suicide risk

June 25, 2018
Contrary to previous findings, individuals with HIV treated with efavirenz demonstrated no increased risk for suicidal ideation or depression…