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New guidelines on deprescribing proton pump inhibitors

The drugs are often overused.

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Anxiety levels high in working age cancer survivors

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Telemedicine improves diabetic retinopathy screening in primary care

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Chronic pain severe in OSA and insomnia | APS

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Multisite pain common in older adults with persistent back pain | APS

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Hypertension Vitals for May 2017

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The shorter a woman’s reproductive life, the higher her postmenopause HF risk

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Depression, anxiety risk increases across couples

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FDA: brain retention of gadolinium not harmful

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How can I get my kid off juice?

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Are my child’s seasonal allergies more insidious than they seem?

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Physician gets $5.4 million for whistleblowing

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Alabama internist dies climbing Mount Everest

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SC physicians unhappy about new volume-based compensation

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California considers limits on pharma gifts

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Am Heart Assoc
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High SBP predicts poor stroke outcomes

First evidence for association between BP and mechanical thrombectomy outcomes.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Stroke
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Stroke: self-reported risk score outperforms standard method

Identifying high-risk individuals is important for clinical management and stroke prevention trials.

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Intern Med
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Statins offer no primary CVD prevention benefit to older patients

"Untoward effects" could offset possible gains.

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Reduced HF hospitalizations with SGLT-2 inhibitors vs other glucose-lowering drugs

Drugs also reduced mortality in this population with type 2 diabetes.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Dermatol Ther (Heidelb)
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National survey finds that most psoriasis patients believe they can identify food triggers

Does what psoriasis patients eat affect their disease?

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Differentials for respiratory viral infections recommended for diagnosis of late onset sepsis in infants

Clinicians are encouraged to include respiratory viral infection in infants with potential late-onset sepsis

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Am Coll Cardiol
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Leanness is a risk factor for Afib

Several anthropometric measures are associated with Afib, but leanness stands out.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Br J Dermatol
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Evidence weak for wet wrap therapy vs topical steroids for atopic dermatitis

There has been no systematic analysis of the efficacy and safety of the practice.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Open Forum Infect Dis
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Healthcare-associated pneumonia: does antimicrobial de-escalation pay off?

Antimicrobial de-escalation has been poorly studied.

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Many opioids prescribed for orthopedic surgery patients go unused | APS
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Many opioids prescribed for orthopedic surgery patients go unused | APS

An average of 30 pills left over from the 80 prescribed.

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Might exenatide improve cardiovascular outcomes in patients with type 1 diabetes?

Preliminary data suggest improvement in large HDL particle count.

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Reproductive factors linked to pancreatic cancer risk after menopause

The effects are quite modest.

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Neurol
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Polyneuropathy: long-term opioid therapy fails to show functional benefit

Findings support new CDC guidelines.

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Amantadine for PD dyskinesia: updated meta-analysis confirms risk-benefit tradeoff

Meta-analysis includes 4 recent trials.

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