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Younger breast cancer survivors at higher risk for late congestive heart failure

September 26, 2019
Young survivors of breast cancer face higher risk for late congestive heart failure than their counterparts without cancer, according to study…
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Nipah virus: Going from bat to worse

Infectious Disease News, September 2019
Donald Kaye, MD, MACP; Thomas M. Yuill, PhD
Nipah virus (NiV), an RNA virus, and Nipah virus infection (NiVI) are relatively recently discovered entities. NiVI is a particularly lethal…
Meeting News

ASTRO honors three Gold Medal recipients

September 22, 2019
The American Society for Radiation Oncology honored three of its members with the Gold Medal Award. This year’s recipients were Walter J
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Riociguat fails to improve outcomes in idiopathic interstitial pneumonia-associated pulmonary hypertension: RISE-IIP

September 12, 2019
Among patients with idiopathic interstitial pneumonia associated with pulmonary hypertension, treatment with riociguat was linked to an increase in…
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Aggressive radiotherapy dose de-escalation confers benefits in HPV-associated oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma

July 29, 2019
Aggressively de-escalated adjuvant radiotherapy for patients with HPV-associated oropharynx squamous cell carcinoma produced local tumor control…
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Monkeypox, a close relative of smallpox, is still with us

Infectious Disease News, May 2019
Thomas M. Yuill, PhD; Donald Kaye, MD, MACP
Although smallpox has been eradicated, monkeypox has not. Monkeypox, which can easily be confused clinically with smallpox, should it ever reappear…

Breast cancer specialists to lead National Comprehensive Cancer Network board of directors

April 12, 2019
Two breast cancer specialists have been appointed to leadership positions on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s board of directors. …
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CAS outcomes similar to surgery in pooled analysis of asymptomatic patients

February 15, 2019
In a pooled analysis of the CREST and ACT I trials, treatment of asymptomatic carotid stenosis with carotid artery stenting yielded similar outcomes…
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PCPs twice as likely to screen for urinary incontinence compared with fecal incontinence

November 7, 2018
The screening rate among primary care physicians for urinary incontinence was 75%, more than double the screening rate of 35% for fecal incontinence…
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Hormone therapy not associated with cognitive harm in healthy women

August 3, 2018
When hormone therapy is initiated close to the start of menopause in healthy women without diabetes, it does not appear to be associated with any…
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Yogurt reduces inflammation, cardiometabolic risk

May 14, 2018
Eating yogurt reduced biomarkers tied to chronic inflammation and the risk for cardiometabolic disease in healthy women who had not reached…
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CT colonography coverage boosts CRC screening rates

July 11, 2017
People are more likely to undergo colorectal cancer screening if their insurance policy covers computed tomographic colonography, according to new…
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Wrist-worn activity trackers yield unreliable heart rate data

April 10, 2017
Wrist-worn activity trackers that measure heart rate do not offer consistent data, suggesting that more research is needed to evaluate their…
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Dementia rate in US significantly declines

November 21, 2016
Between 2000 and 2012, there a significant reduction in the number of individuals living with dementia in the United States, according to findings…
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SAMPRO unifies clinicians, school nurses, patients on asthma support

October 19, 2016
Multiple stakeholders recently addressed the necessity for pediatricians to educate families and children about asthma treatments and cooperate with…
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Breast cancer risk, breast density useful in guiding mammogram frequency

August 24, 2016
Tailoring mammography screening intervals to each patient will help in maximizing benefits and minimizing harms, according to findings published in…