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Could my favorite cocktail give me more than alcohol poisoning?

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CMS policy spurs outpatient knee replacement

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Adams confirmed as surgeon general

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Physician must stop marketing 3-parent baby technique

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NPs, PAs boost productivity: survey

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Practices exempted from MIPS could miss out

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NHANES: risk for HPV-related oral cancer soars in US men

One in 9 men have HPV, highlighting need for screening and counseling.

  • Clinical Essentials from Clin Infect Dis
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CAUTI: watch and wait is preferable in elderly patients

It's time to rethink the use of empirical antibiotics in this population.

  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet HIV
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Single-tablet HIV regimen hits safety, efficacy targets

48-wk data from the phase 3 EMERALD trial.

  • Clinical Essentials from Open Forum Infect Dis
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Majority of chlamydia cases concordant in heterosexual couples

Counseling, diagnosis, and treatment of both partners recommended to reduce chlamydia transmission.

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Are hematuria-related complications and antithrombotics linked?

These medications are among the most commonly prescribed in older adults.

Neutropenia: worse survival and higher acute rejection in KTx but not LTx  | ESOT
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Neutropenia: worse survival and higher acute rejection in KTx but not LTx | ESOT

Incidence of neutropenia was 20% in KTx and 38% in LTx.

Linagliptin controls glucose in most KT recipients with PTDM | ESOT
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Linagliptin controls glucose in most KT recipients with PTDM | ESOT

Of fasting and non-fasting glucose in the treated group, 99.5% were <11.1 and 80.7% were <7.

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High variability in time-to-transplant for kidneys | ESOT

Patients’ actual median waiting time was 4.4 y; predicted was 5.6 y.

  • Clinical Essentials from BMC Cancer
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Study nixes link between male breast cancer, prostate cancer

A SEER analysis suggests most men do not need extra screening for prostate cancer.

AKI donor admit creatinine doesn’t affect renal transplant outcome | ESOT
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AKI donor admit creatinine doesn’t affect renal transplant outcome | ESOT

Mayo Clinic researchers analyzed kidney transplants performed using organs from deceased AKI donors.

  • Clinical Essentials from CDC
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CDC: new STD cases reach record high in 2016

Significant increases in chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis highlight urgent need for screening.

  • Clinical Essentials from BJU Int
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Prostate cancer: most osteoporosis treatments tackle bone loss from ADT

Network meta-analysis evaluates relative efficacy.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Clin Oncol
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Prostate cancer: comorbidity does not raise cancer-specific mortality

Data from a large observational study.

  • Clinical Essentials from Sci Rep
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Neuromodulation can treat bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis

The disease becomes refractory to treatment in many patients.