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VIDEO: New trials expand treatment options for diabetes, CVD

December 7, 2019
LOS ANGELES — In this video exclusive, Robert P. Giugliano, MD, SM, FACC, FAHA, clinical cardiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital…
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Racial gaps persist in food allergy

December 6, 2019
Although there have been improvements over the years, racial, socioeconomic and ethnic disparities in food allergy are still prevalent in the United…
In the Journals

Alzheimer's incidence varies significantly by location

December 6, 2019
Research published in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society highlighted significant geographic variation in the incidence of Alzheimer’s…
FDA News

FDA approves Avsola, fourth Remicade biosimilar

December 6, 2019
The FDA has approved the fourth biosimilar to infliximab, infliximab-axxq, for all eligible indications of the biologic product. Avsola…

National Influenza Vaccination Week focuses on preventing complications

December 6, 2019
In light of National Influenza Vaccination Week, which is taking place through Saturday, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases is…
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Ketogenic diet ‘viable patient choice’ for type 2 diabetes

December 6, 2019
LOS ANGELES — Adherence to a ketogenic eating plan, with proper medical support, could yield diabetes remission and sustained cardiometabolic…
Meeting News

New chemical formulation fights resistance in malaria bed nets

December 6, 2019
During a trial in Uganda, long-lasting insecticidal nets, or LLINs, augmented with a chemical called piperonyl butoxide were more effective in…
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VIDEO: Interconnection between insulin resistance, metabolism requires multidisciplinary attention

December 6, 2019
LOS ANGELES — In this video exclusive, Yehuda Handelsman, MD, FACP, FNLA, FASCP, MACE, medical director and principal investigator of the…
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FDA assessing potentially harmful substance in metformin products

December 6, 2019
Potential carcinogenic agents may be present in metformin based on reports from non-U.S. countries, which has prompted an investigation from the FDA…
In the Journals

Young children exposed to nicotine may develop hyperactivity, conduct problems

December 6, 2019
Children who are exposed to nicotine during their first four years of life exhibited symptoms of hyperactivity and conduct problems, according to a…
Feature

Narcolepsy diagnoses plagued by misunderstandings

December 6, 2019
The symptoms of narcolepsy are often mistaken or even missed by physicians, which can seriously impact patient care. “It is often 10 years…

Top stories in gastroenterology: Low-volume bowel prep, peroral endoscopic myotomy, and more

December 6, 2019
The results of a new metanalysis that compared low-volume, split-dose bowel preparations and high-volume preparations was the top story in…
Feature

Podcasts driving a revolution in rheumatology medical education

December 6, 2019
When journalist Ben Hammersley coined the word “podcast” in 2004, he was attempting to put a name to the phenomenon resulting from the…
In the Journals

Social media use associated with disordered eating among young adolescents

December 5, 2019
Researchers have reported a “clear pattern of association” between social media use and disordered eating thoughts and behaviors…
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Exercise and cardiometabolic health: ‘Never too late to start exercising’

December 5, 2019
LOS ANGELES — Exercise provides important and varied benefits for individuals with cardiometabolic disorders regardless of experience level…
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‘Everyone’s issue’: More than 140K people died from measles in 2018

December 5, 2019
More than 140,000 people died from measles last year, with most deaths occurring in children aged younger than 5 years, according to findings…
In the Journals

Report details vaping products used by Minnesota patients with lung injury

December 5, 2019
Vitamin E acetate appears to be a common link among the products containing THC used by patients with electronic cigarette- or vaping-associated lung…
In the Journals

Antidepressant maintenance, not CBT, associated with reduced depressive recurrence risk

December 5, 2019
Patients with chronic or recurrent major depressive disorder who recovered using antidepressants alone or combined with cognitive behavioral therapy…

Injuries linked to cell phone use on the rise

December 5, 2019
Cell phone-related head and neck injuries have increased significantly in recent years, according to a study published in JAMA

‘Concerning’ increases in anal cancer, FDA OKs Oxbryta for sickle cell disease — top stories in hematology/oncology

December 5, 2019
Researchers recently reported a “concerning” increase in the incidence of anal cancer and related mortality, and the FDA approved a…