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Urology resident delivers baby on plane

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ICE detains Polish physician in United States for 40 Years

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Medicare audits to be friendlier in 2018

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New document allows advance planning for dementia

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8 tips for dealing with difficult patients

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5 opportunities to alleviate prior-authorization headaches

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Atopic dermatitis: fezakinumab shows benefit in severe disease

Phase 2 data show significant improvement in SCORAD score.

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Cardiovascular risk increased in women with prior gestational diabetes

Guidelines don’t address postpartum CV risk screening/management.

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Fitness linked to lower CVD risk at any CAC level

Findings could have a substantial effect on public health.

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Atopic dermatitis: severity correlates with skin microbiome diversity

Study helps characterize the role of skin microbiome and reveals a potential genetic mechanism.

  • Clinical Essentials from Stroke.
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Combining PPIs, thienopyridines raises stroke risk

A meta-analysis of 22 studies involving over 131K patients.

  • Clinical Essentials from Neurology
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MS: smokers 20% more likely to relapse on interferon beta

Risk increased with each additional daily pack of cigarettes.

  • Clinical Essentials from Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev
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Family history is a risk factor for second primary breast cancer

Clinicians should consider stepped-up surveillance for women with a family history of breast cancer.

  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet Oncol
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Recurrent high-grade SOC: prexasertib shows activity in phase 2 study

First-in-class CCKI shows promise in heavily pretreated BRCA wild-type disease.

  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Oncol
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Pro-inflammatory diet raises CRC risk

Risk was highest in heavy men and abstinent individuals.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Rheumatol
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Ultrasound-detected synovitis during RA remission: the canary in the coal mine

Study finds synovitis may predict relapse.

  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Oncol
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Chemoprevention of ovarian and endometrial cancer with OCs

Long-term OC users had 40% reduced ovarian cancer risk, 34% reduced endometrial cancer risk.

  • Clinical Essentials from Clin Infect Dis
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STDs: MG affects 1 in 5 young, high-risk women with asymptomatic BV

Testing for mycoplasma genitalium infection is warranted for young, sexually active women.

  • Clinical Essentials from Ann Intern Med
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New guidelines confirm use of corticosteroids for sore throat

They can accelerate pain relief in most cases.

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Left atrial appendage electrical isolation adds “substantial” benefit, concludes meta-analysis

Its addition to standard ablation for persistent Afib doesn’t raise stroke, complications risk.