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Patients Will Be Asking: Can hunting deer kill me?

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More choose medicine as second career

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Twin physicians face similar sex allegations

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Physicians question blood pressure target

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White House physician challenged on Trump health

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Younger physician-researchers get less funding

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  • Clinical Essentials from Pediatr Blood Cancer
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Childhood ALL: study identifies predictors of thromboembolism

Independent predictors are easy to assess.

  • Clinical Essentials from Am J Obstet Gynecol
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Ovarian cancer: guideline adherence reduces referral time

Direct pelvic mass guidelines to primary care too.

  • Clinical Essentials from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Cochrane review: patient reminders improve vaccination uptake

Data show up to 20% higher uptake among adults, adolescents and children.

  • Clinical Essentials from Stroke.
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Regular dental care tied to 23% lower stroke risk

A paired cohort study of community-dwelling middle-aged and older adults.

  • Clinical Essentials from Ann Oncol
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Recurrent HNSCC: re-irradiation with chemotherapy offers good outcomes

Final data from a multicenter phase 2 trial.

  • Clinical Essentials from Urol Oncol.
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RC for bladder cancer: 30-day antibiotic course cuts UTI risk by 60%

AUA does not recommend prophylaxis beyond 24 hours.

  • Clinical Essentials from Breast Cancer Res Treat
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Invasive breast cancer: GATA-3 biomarker tops GCDFP-15, mammaglobin

With expression in 82.5% of invasive breast cancers, GATA-3 has strong diagnostic potential.

  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Neurol
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New polygenic risk score predicts progression of Parkinson’s disease

Evaluation of a score based on 23 single-nucleotide polymorphisms.

  • Clinical Essentials from Pediatr Infect Dis J
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Influenza in infants: vitamin D for protection

Fewer illnesses, briefer symptoms in babies receiving higher dose.

  • Clinical Essentials from Eur. Urol.
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Robot-assisted kidney transplant is safe, feasible

Low complication rates, rapid recovery, and excellent graft function reported.

  • Clinical Essentials from Head Neck
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OPSCC: multiple TORS to clear margins predicts lower survival

Long-term study identifies multiple prognostic markers in patients undergoing TORS.

  • Clinical Essentials from BMC Med
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Autism and maternal antidepressant use: a meta-analysis

Child's ASD risk increases with maternal antidepressant exposure.

  • Clinical Essentials from Pediatrics
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Human rhinovirus: no increased risk for UTI in very young infants

Clinicians treating very young, febrile infants with suspected UTI should forgo focus on HRV.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Crohns Colitis
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Crohn’s and autologous stem cell transplantation: joint review and recommendations

Several societies review what we know after 164 cases.