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New use for an old drug: The potential of colchicine in CVD

Cardiology Today, January 2020
Secondary prevention of CVD with colchicine is a major focus for the cardiology community, especially after recent presentations of the COLCOT and…
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In obesity, growing CV risk burden demands cross-specialty collaboration, new solutions

Cardiology Today, December 2019
The prevalence of obesity in the U.S. is rising at an alarming rate, as are its CV consequences, a result of greater consumption of high-calorie…

Should screening of the gut microbiome be standard practice for patients with melanoma?

HemOnc Today, December 10, 2019
POINT We should screen the gut microbiome of our patients with melanoma. Currently, this practice is not necessary for treatment or clinical…
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Off-the-shelf natural killer cells safe, clinically active for advanced Merkel cell carcinoma

November 8, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Allogeneic activated natural killer cell therapy resulted in some antitumor activity with no serious side effects in…

New trials elevate focus on polypill strategy for CVD prevention

Cardiology Today, November 2019
Treatment with a polypill — generally combining statins, BP-lowering drugs and sometimes aspirin — is not a new concept for CVD. Two…
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HF pharmacotherapy in midst of paradigm shift

Cardiology Today, November 2019
Dramatic results of the recent DAPA-HF and PARAGON-HF trials have prompted the cardiology community to rethink pharmacotherapy for patients with HF…

ASH elects three to leadership positions

October 31, 2019
ASH announced the election of three clinicians to leadership positions within the society. Jane Winter, MD, will serve a 1-year term as vice…

Deadliest cancers receive less research funding from patient advocacy groups

October 23, 2019
Cancer-related nonprofit organizations play a crucial role in supporting medical research and patient advocacy, generating nearly $6 billion in…

Recent updates in atopic dermatitis for National Eczema Awareness Month

October 4, 2019
An estimated 16.5 million adults in the U.S. have atopic dermatitis, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. To spread awareness…
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Olaparib trial reveals ‘first personalized treatment strategy for prostate cancer’

September 30, 2019
BARCELONA, Spain — Olaparib significantly improved radiographic PFS compared with horomone therapy for men with metastatic castration-resistant…

Is neoadjuvant immunotherapy the best treatment approach for regionally advanced Merkel cell carcinoma?

HemOnc Today, September 25, 2019
POINT Checkpoint inhibitors — specifically avelumab and pembrolizumab — have revolutionized the management of unresectable metastatic Merkel…
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Next-generation sequencing assay demonstrates high sensitivity

August 27, 2019
A commercially available next-generation sequencing, or NGS, plasma assay demonstrated high sensitivity in both immunocompromised and…
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Few oncologists advise cancer survivors on lifestyle changes

August 26, 2019
Physicians, particularly oncologists and specialists, frequently lack the time and resources to discuss healthy-lifestyle modifications with cancer…

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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Smoking cessation for 30 years confers reduced PAD risk similar to never smokers

July 26, 2019
Smoking has been shown to have significant associations with peripheral artery disease, CHD and stroke, with the strongest link seen for PAD…
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Digital stethoscope with artificial intelligence may detect aortic stenosis

July 19, 2019
Screening for significant aortic stenosis was fast and effective through the assessment of phonocardiograms by a digital stethoscope and machine…
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Lower socioeconomic status increases CV risk via elevated amygdalar activity

June 28, 2019
Patients of lower socioeconomic status had increased amygdalar activity, one of the factors that independently predicted major adverse cardiac…
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Viberzi controls gut symptoms in patients with IBS-D

June 20, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Patients with diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome who previously had an inadequate response to loperamide therapy were…
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The Cannabis Frontier: As Medical Cannabis Moves Mainstream, are Gastroenterologists Prepared?

Healio Gastroenterology, June 2019
As any self-respecting American marijuana smoker can attest, the nation’s complicated relationship with the drug dates at least as far back as…
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The Cannabis Frontier: As Medical Cannabis Moves Mainstream, are Rheumatologists Prepared?

Healio Rheumatology, June 2019
As any self-respecting American marijuana smoker can attest, the nation’s complicated relationship with the drug dates at least as far back as…