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Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Not Ready for Prime Time in Rheumatology

Healio Rheumatology, January 2020
Common sense might dictate that, in maintaining health and wellness, being proactive is generally better than being reactive. But the practice of…

Brain cancer specialist joins Mount Sinai faculty

January 19, 2020
Dolores Hambardzumyan, PhD, MBA, has been appointed senior faculty in the department of neurosurgery and member of The Tisch Cancer Institute at…
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Sept. 11 first responders face increased incidence of leukemia, other cancers

January 14, 2020
First responders who worked at the site of the World Trade Center after the Sept. 11 attacks demonstrated increased overall risk for cancer, with…

‘Immunotransplant’ shows potential for non-Hodgkin lymphoma

January 13, 2020
A combination of immunotherapy and stem cell transplantation could benefit patients with treatment-resistant non-Hodgkin lymphoma, according to…
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Erythroferrone may function as negative regulator of bone remodeling in beta-thalassemia

December 26, 2019
ORLANDO — Erythroferrone appeared to function as a negative regulator of osteoblast and osteoclast activity, and its loss can result in…
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Oral paclitaxel regimen improves outcomes vs. IV formulation in metastatic breast cancer

December 20, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — A novel combination of oral paclitaxel plus encequidar significantly improved overall response rates compared with IV paclitaxel…
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Therapeutic Drug Monitoring: Empirical Evidence Catches up to Common Sense

Healio Gastroenterology, December 2019
Common sense might dictate that, in maintaining health and wellness, being proactive is generally better than being reactive. But the practice of…
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Early action required for prevention, management of fatty liver in type 2 diabetes

Endocrine Today, December 2019
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD, a condition traditionally treated by hepatologists, is widespread and frequently associated with obesity…
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31-GEP test shows clinical utility in cutaneous melanoma

December 18, 2019
An independent review of currently available literature showed that the 31-gene expression profile test in cutaneous melanoma may be supported by…
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Accelerated partial breast irradiation effectively prevents recurrence in early breast cancer

December 13, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — Accelerated partial breast irradiation after surgery appeared as effective as whole breast irradiation for preventing recurrence…
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Antibody-drug conjugate provides ‘unprecedented’ benefit in metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer

December 11, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — Trastuzumab deruxtecan conferred durable benefit to women with heavily pretreated HER2-posiive metastatic breast cancer…
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BCMA-directed CAR-T induces early, deep responses in advanced multiple myeloma

December 8, 2019
ORLANDO — An investigational chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy that targets the B-cell maturation antigen induced response in 100% of…
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AI-enabled radar a new tool for diagnosing, monitoring glaucoma

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2019
Researchers used thousands of visual fields to develop an artificial intelligence-enabled visualization tool to project the outcomes and the…

Partnership funds research to assess connection between cancer, aging

December 2, 2019
The Partnership for Aging and Cancer Research Program awarded seven grants intended to fund research into the link between aging and cancer. The…

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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PRP improves hair density, caliber in women with androgenetic alopecia

November 4, 2019
CHICAGO — Platelet-rich plasma significantly improved hair density and caliber among women with androgenetic alopecia, according to data…
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Metabolic syndrome confers limited effect at week 28 on PASI response with Ilumya

November 1, 2019
Metabolic syndrome status numerically affected the median Psoriasis Area and Severity Index score changes in patients receiving Ilumya 100 mg or 200…
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Routine flu vaccination for adults hospitalized with pneumonia can reduce readmissions, mortality

October 21, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — In-hospital influenza vaccination may reduce 30-day readmissions, mortality, morbidity and health care resource utilization in…

UCB reports bimekizumab response rates superior to Stelara in psoriasis

October 18, 2019
Treatment with bimekizumab, an interleukin-17A and IL-17F inhibitor in adults with chronic plaque psoriasis, resulted in at least a 90% improvement…
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Tape strip approach identifies atopic dermatitis biomarkers in children

October 9, 2019
Researchers have found a way to evaluate the cutaneous biomarkers of atopic dermatitis via a minimally invasive method using tape strips, which may…