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Low-dose aspirin reduces risk for preterm birth in first-time moms

February 4, 2020
Taking low-dose aspirin as early as 6 weeks’ gestation could reduce the risk for preterm birth among first-time mothers, according to results…

Rheumatology Winter Clinical Symposium encourages attendees to 'challenge' speakers, drive discussion

February 4, 2020
The 2020 Rheumatology Winter Clinical Symposium will feature presentations intended to foster active discussion between those on the dais and those…
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Visits to primary care drop among commercially insured Americans

February 3, 2020
Visits to primary care providers dropped by 24.2% from 2008 to 2016, according to research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. …
FDA News

FDA, Federal Trade Commission to target 'anti-competitive' practices to support biosimilars

February 3, 2020
The FDA and the Federal Trade Commission on Monday announced a partnership aimed at supporting the adoption of biosimilars and interchangeable…
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FDA approves pandemic H5N1 flu vaccine Audenz

February 3, 2020
The FDA announced the approval of a vaccine to protect against pandemic influenza A(H5N1). Audenz (Seqirus) is the first-ever adjuvanted, cell-based…

Mental health benefits of psilocybin last nearly 5 years for cancer patients

February 3, 2020
A single dose of psilocybin combined with psychotherapy may significantly improve psychiatric distress in patients with cancer for nearly 5 years…
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Sulfur amino acid intake tied to cardiometabolic disorder risk

February 3, 2020
A decrease in sulfur amino acid intake reduced the risk for cardiometabolic diseases, according to a study published in EClinicalMedicine. …

What is the clinical significance of abnormal ECG but normal echocardiography? Read the week’s top stories in cardiology

February 3, 2020
Researchers found that individuals who had positive ECG results and normal stress echocardiography had a slightly increased risk for adverse cardiac…
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Eating disorders increase risk for exercise addiction

February 3, 2020
Individuals with an eating disorder are nearly four times more likely to experience exercise addiction than those without one, according to results…
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Processed, unprocessed meats slightly increase all-cause mortality, CVD risks

February 3, 2020
Eating more processed meat, unprocessed red meat and poultry, but not fish, was associated with a slightly increased risk for cardiovascular disease…
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Magnesium lowers coronary heart disease risk in postmenopausal women

February 3, 2020
Higher magnesium intake was linked to a statistically significant risk reduction in fatal coronary heart disease and a risk reduction for sudden…
FDA News

FDA approves Palforzia, first peanut allergy treatment for children

February 3, 2020
The FDA announced that it approved the oral immunotherapy Palforzia, the first treatment for peanut allergy in children aged 4 to 17 years. …
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VIDEO: Mental health ‘really matters’ in medicine

February 3, 2020
AUSTIN, Texas — In this exclusive video from Crohn’s and Colitis Congress, Megan E. Riehl, PsyD, a clinical psychologist at the…
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Updated EULAR recommendations for RA allow larger role for JAK inhibitors

February 3, 2020
When treating rheumatoid arthritis initially with methotrexate and glucocorticoids, the presence of poor prognostic factors should prompt physicians…
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AF onset after noncardiac surgery confers elevated stroke, MI, mortality

February 2, 2020
In a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and observational studies, atrial fibrillation after noncardiac surgery was associated with…

Eli Lilly to donate 200,000 insulin pens to relief organizations

February 1, 2020
Eli Lilly and Co. will donate at least 200,000 KwikPens to three relief organizations to stock insulin at nearly 200 free clinics in the United…
Perspective

US declares its own public health emergency over coronavirus

January 31, 2020
The United States has declared its own public health emergency over the coronavirus outbreak and will begin banning the entry of some foreign…
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Cooking shows featuring healthy foods can encourage positive food choices in children

January 31, 2020
Children who watch child-oriented cooking shows featuring healthy foods are 2.7 times more likely to make healthy food choices compared with those…
FDA News

FDA approves secukinumab label update for dosing flexibility in AS

January 31, 2020
The FDA has approved a label update for secukinumab, allowing the option for a higher 300 mg dose among adults with active ankylosing spondylitis…

First US coronavirus patient visited urgent care, leading to diagnosis

January 31, 2020
The first U.S. patient identified as being infected with the novel coronavirus presented at an urgent care clinic with mild symptoms that were…