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Are the newer diabetes drugs worth their cost?

Despite newer, costlier medications, glycemic control has worsened and hypoglycemia rates are flat.

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CAC scoring improves statin recommendations

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HCV: 25% reinfection rate among HIV-positive MSM

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New guidelines for 3D echocardiography in congenital heart disease

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Ondansetron linked to low risk for ventricular arrhythmia in children

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Prostate cancer: 68 Ga-PSMA PET/CT detects recurrence at very low PSA levels.

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High-risk DLBCL: lenalidomide monotherapy rivals combination with rituximab

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Rectal cancer: NAT pCR less likely in patients with low or high tumors

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Professional Essentials

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When is the right time to get a flu shot?

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Surveyed physicians report low morale, extensive professional burnout

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Current online portals do not go far enough to engage patients

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GEMS reassesses causes of childhood dirrhoea using quantitative molecular diagnostic methods
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GEMS reassesses causes of childhood dirrhoea using quantitative molecular diagnostic methods

High burden of diarrhoea associated with six main pathogens: Shigella spp, rotavirus, adenovirus 40/41, ST-ETEC, Cryptosporidium spp, and Campylobacter spp

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Pisa syndrome in Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism
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Pisa syndrome in Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism

Alterations in sensory-motor integration pathways, and focus on drug-induced Pisa syndrome

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Cigarettes vs other tobacco products: do infrequent smokers face other challenges?

Other tobacco products may make smoking cessation harder.

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Duchenne muscular dystrophy carriers may benefit from cardiovascular imaging

These individuals are at elevated risk for heart failure.

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Multiple sclerosis: annual MRIs can uncover active disease

Is there support for yearly MRIs in clinically stable patients with MS?

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Pregnancy: are manual therapies helpful for back, pelvic pain?

Meta-analysis includes 10 studies involving nearly 1200 pregnant women.

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Prostate cancer: could eating chicken decrease recurrence risk?

Replacing 30 g/d of red meat with 30 g of poultry or fish reduced recurrence risk by 21%.

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Asthma: Monthly Essentials September 2016
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Asthma: Monthly Essentials September 2016

PTSD predicts asthma in WTC workers…APAP doesn’t worsen asthma in kids.

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The intrauterine environment: maternal stress may affect offspring neurodevelopment

The differences between prenatal and postnatal exposure observed.

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New tool assesses the role of nursing in obstetrical mortality

Understanding preventable obstetric mortality.

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Secukinumab beats ustekinumab at clearing psoriasis

A rare head-to-head comparison.

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Asthma: eosinophil cutoff predicts exacerbation risk in the next year

Blood eosinophil count of 400 or greater significantly increases the risk for more frequent, severe events.

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Multistate Shiga toxin-producing E. coli linked to Adams Farm Beef

CDC, USDA announce product recalls.

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  • Clinical Essentials from The British Journal of Dermatology
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Psoriasis patients struggle to stick to topical regimens

Many with psoriasis could be treated adequately with topical therapy if they were adherent.

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