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Congenital hypothyroidism: Modestly elevated TSH associated with significant risk

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HIV: Test African American women over 40

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What do I need to know about whooping cough?

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Grand rounds discussion questions the utility of periodic health examinations

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Influence of the Acidic Beverage Cola on the Absorption of Erlotinib in Patients With Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer
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Influence of the Acidic Beverage Cola on the Absorption of Erlotinib in Patients With Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer

Cola intake led to a clinically relevant and statistically significant increase in the bioavailability of erlotinib during esomeprazole treatment. In patients not treated with the proton pump inhibitor (PPI), the effects of cola were marginal. These findings can be used to optimize the management of drug-drug interactions between PPIs and erlotinib.

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Depression and Anxiety: February essentials

Concise therapeutic interventions for anxiety and depression... Impact of anxiety/depression on lifespan... USPSTF recommendations for depression screening

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Study Identifies Ovarian Cancer Cell Hierarchy
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Study Identifies Ovarian Cancer Cell Hierarchy

<p>After observing human ovarian cancer cells dividing in real time using a microfluidic device, researchers concluded cellular division is hierarchical and stochastic.</p>

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Ledipasvir/sofosbuvir once-daily combo clears 98% of HCV-1

Efficacy is high regardless of prior treatment history, compensated cirrhosis.

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Stroke: Futile treatment predicted by CT imaging score

CTA-SI-ASPECTS might help identify which acute ischemic stroke patients will benefit from revascularization.

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HIV prevention: Vaginal microbicide ring acceptable, with high adherence

Multidrug microbicides for women could alter the disproportionate impact of HIV on women worldwide.

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Confirmed: Emtricitabine and lamivudine comparable in HIV ART.

People have long thought that lamivudine and emtricitabine are interchangeable in TDF-containing ART. This study confirms it.

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HPV: What factors are linked to complete vaccination?

Adolescent female HPV vaccine completion in the U.S. remains low.

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Depression linked to long-term overweight, inactivity

Consider not only current BMI but also duration of overweight.

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CABG: Women may face higher mortality risk than men

More study needed to reduce the risk of complications that affect longer term survival.

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Osteoarthritis: Expert panel reviews diacerein

Is diacerein a good first choice for knee and hip OA?

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Guides available on prescription drug use during pregnancy and lactation

Decsion making can be time consuming and confusing and needs to consider risks and benefits of individual patients.

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Superbowl sniffles: Tackling influenza’s touchdown opportunities.

Increasing influenza awareness might be beneficial around the time of sports-related events in influenza season.

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Cognitive decline in institutionalized elderly may be hastened by physical restraints

Greater participation in social activities has the opposite effect.

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