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USPSTF: not enough proof for visual skin cancer screening

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First-line DLBCL: BR in elderly, frail patients delivers high response and low survival

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MCRC: how do elderly patients respond to treatment?

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War on congenital syphilis progressing, but not yet won

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ASCO issues new guidelines for managing chronic pain in cancer survivors

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Antiplatelet observational studies: validity issues may challenge conclusions

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Race contributes more to NIH grant biases than does gender

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Majority of physicians report having favorite patients

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Medicare to test population-health approach to cardiac disease prevention

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1 in 50 hospitals achieves elusive 5-star quality rating, CMS says

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I think my distant friend is suffering from a mental illness—how can I help them?

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Germline mutation in VSIG10L underlie susceptibility to familial Barrett neoplasia

Functional studies revealed, germline mutation in VSIG10L disrupts esophageal epithelial maturation

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High-grade prostate cancer: EBRT and radical prostatectomy achieve equivalent survival

Extremely dose-escalated radiation therapy offered optimal systemic control in patients with Gleason 9-10 disease.

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HCV: new DAAs show promising results in phase 2 trials

Clearance rates ranged from 96% to 100% in cirrhotic patients with HCV genotypes 1 and 3.

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HBV: NA therapy prevents HCC recurrence, meta-analysis confirms

Despite consensus on improved OS, the impact of NA therapy on recurrence remains controversial.

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Influenza: Monthly Essentials July’16

Influenza vaccination during pregnancy reduces ED visits, hospitalizations for acute respiratory infection... Timely use of oseltamivir has only modest impact on influenza-like illness, hospitalizations

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Childhood adiposity linked to reduced fertility in women

Women with obesity before the age of 12 y are significantly less likely to achieve pregnancy.

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Is there a good alternative to transvaginal ultrasound for cervical length?

Cervicometer may be useful as a screening tool when ultrasound technology is not available.

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Zika virus: new breakthrough may lead to vaccine

Researchers have identified neutralizing monoclonal antibodies that appear to protect mice against infection.

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Opioid use disorder: is pain a predictor?

Patients with moderate to severe pain should be carefully monitored.

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Type 2 diabetes: influenza vaccination reduces cardiovascular admissions

Findings underscore the importance of flu shots in this high-risk population.

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Multiple sclerosis: IVIG reduces postpartum relapse rate

Avoiding the postpartum upswing in MS relapse rates.

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Maternal smoking linked to Tourette syndrome, tic-disorder, and ADHD

How strong is the association?

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Insomnia: internet psychotherapy works, meta-analysis shows

Internet delivery can improve availability and access to cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia.

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Alzheimer's: neuropsychiatric presentation may differ in Hispanics vs whites

Optimal caregiving and pharmaceutical interventions may need to consider ethnicity-specific symptoms.

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