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VIDEO: Standardizing techniques for MicroPulse cyclophotocoagulation needed

April 29, 2019
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — At the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting, Jella An, MD, assistant professor of…
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AUGUSTUS: Dual therapy with apixaban, P2Y12 inhibitor safe in Afib patients post-ACS or PCI

March 17, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — New data from the AUGUSTUS trial provide insight on the appropriate antithrombotic regimen after ACS or PCI in patients with…
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Transcatheter mitral valve repair improves health status

December 7, 2018
Patients who underwent edge-to-edge transcatheter mitral valve repair for mitral regurgitation had improved symptoms, functional status and quality…

Nearly 60% of breast cancer diagnoses delivered by phone

October 2, 2018
The percentage of patients with breast cancer who receive their diagnosis over the telephone has increased considerably in the past decade, according…
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Smokers 40% more likely to have children with obesity

August 8, 2018
Parents who smoked had 40% greater odds of having children who were overweight or obese, according to findings recently published in the Journal of
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Cadmium exposure may increase risk for endometrial cancer

October 13, 2017
Women with high levels of cadmium exposure appeared to have increased risk for endometrial cancer, according to a population-based, case-control…
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Gallbladder cancer rates fall in men; late-stage diagnosis rates on the rise

April 25, 2017
Gallbladder cancer rates have continued to decrease among men in recent years, but do not show the same trend among women, and the rate of late-stage…
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Colorectal cancer screening lower in adults with disabilities

April 5, 2017
Adults with certain disabilities are less likely to undergo recommended colorectal cancer screening compared with individuals without disabilities…

University of Washington named top family medicine program by US News & World Report

April 4, 2016
The University of Washington, in Seattle, has been named the best family medicine program in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, as…

Chickenpox, shingles vaccine associated with corneal inflammation

February 4, 2016
Analysis of case reports identified an association between the varicella zoster vaccine and keratitis in both children and adults, according to…

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey appoints thoracic oncology chief

November 13, 2015
Todd Demmy, MD, FACS, FCCP, has been appointed chief of thoracic oncology and associate chief surgical officer at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New…

New app documents moods, activity of patients with depression; syncs with medical records

August 14, 2015
Researchers from the University of Missouri and Tiger Institute for Health Innovation recently developed a smartphone application that enables…