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  • Patients Will Be Asking

Will sugar give me cancer?

  • US Professional News
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California gender can now be nonbinary

  • US Professional News
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Medical practices hard-hit by Hurricane Harvey

  • US Professional News
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Jail for 3 NY physicians in lab bribery scheme

  • US Professional News
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Physicians can help patients avoid treatment-choice regret

  • Patients Will Be Asking

Am I exercising too much?

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  • Clinical Essentials from Fam Pract
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PPIs tied to 42% increased risk for CKD

Data from a Taiwanese population-based study.

Neurological Disorders Vitals for October 2017
  • Vitals
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Neurological Disorders Vitals for October 2017

Hypothermia for TBI? | Antidiabetics and dementia risk | Individualizing PML risk assessment in MS | No benefit with O2 supplementation in stroke.

  • Clinical Essentials from Int J Clin Pract
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Exenatide may improve glycemia in poorly controlled type 2 diabetes

Exenatide also promotes weight loss and may reduce blood pressure.

  • Clinical Essentials from Breast Cancer Res Treat
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Breast cancer: high serum selenium predicts longer survival

Selenium supplementation may be considered for patients with low selenium levels.

  • Clinical Essentials from Int J Radiation Oncol
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Prostate cancer: post-RT PSA bounce a sign of survival?

PSA bounce can increase anxiety among patients.

  • Clinical Essentials from Heart Rhythm
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MRI risk looks low with legacy pacemakers, abandoned leads

No myocardial damage detected based on biomarker measures.

  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Neurol
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Biomarker models predict conversion from MCI to Alzheimer’s disease

A longitudinal cohort study of 525 patients with MCI in the Netherlands.

  • Clinical Essentials from PLoS ONE
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Coordinated care models promising in opioid use disorder

Systematic review finds patterns in treatment that work.

  • Clinical Essentials from Arthritis Care Res
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RA: watch out for signs of COPD

The disease may arguably be considered a complication of rheumatoid arthritis.

  • Clinical Essentials from J R Soc Med
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CBT reduces repeat suicide risk

CBT has been associated with reduced self-harm, also.

  • Clinical Essentials from Psychol Med
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CBT beats relaxation therapy for some anxiety disorders

New studies since last meta-analysis shift conclusions for some conditions.

  • Clinical Essentials from International Journal of COPD
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Beta-blockers are underprescribed in COPD

Yet they have a good safety profile and beneficial effect.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol
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Psoriasis: is apremilast safe and effective in real-world practice?

Real-world data on apremilast efficacy are scarce.

Sleep-positioning device reduces esophageal acid exposure | WCG
  • Conference Essentials
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Sleep-positioning device reduces esophageal acid exposure | WCG

GERD is an independent and modifiable risk factor for the development of transplant rejection.