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COPD linked to increased CV risk

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Young cancer survivors have higher risk of having preterm or low-birth-weight babies

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Time for kickback rules to reflect new payment models

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Parkinson's disease: how common are impulse control disorders?

Prospective study evaluates prevalence over a 2-y span.

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Sciatica: no relief from pregabalin

Pregabalin is effective for other types of neuropathic pain, but falls short for sciatica.

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HIV: perinatal transmission rate remains above CDC goal

CDC goal for elimination of mother-to-child HIV transmission is 1 per 100,000 live births.

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Study of 2 million adults shows reduced CVD risk with moderate alcohol consumption

The association between alcohol consumption and CVD risk has long been a mixed cocktail of findings.

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Strategies for reducing prematurity, and low birthweight could prevent kidney disease in later life
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Strategies for reducing prematurity, and low birthweight could prevent kidney disease in later life

A report from the Low Birth Weight and Nephron Number Working Group

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Statins reduce decompensation risk in HBV, HCV cirrhosis

Population-based study shows a cumulative dose-dependent effect.

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Probiotic capsules did not lower lipids in RA patients

Patients were not hyperlipidemic at baseline, though.

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Serial influenza vaccination: does attenuation vary by hemisphere?

In the Northern Hemisphere repeated vaccination resulted in reduced and sometimes minimal vaccine effectiveness.

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Delayed-release DMF for MS: efficacy holds up in integrated analysis

Data from the randomized phase 3 DEFINE and CONFIRM trials

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Fractures: a harbinger of ALS?

Elevated risk for ALS persists for many years post-fracture.

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Heart health effects similar for all races, both sexes

Finding suggests a strategy for reducing CVD disparities.

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Hormonal therapy in early menopause associated with functional brain changes and performance

Functional MRI testing may help explain effects of HT.

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Ixekizumab beats etanercept for sustained relief of palmoplantar psoriasis

Palmoplantar psoriasis is associated with greater disease severity and disability.

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No association between noninfectious uveitis and thyroid dysfunction

Several reports have suggested a relationship.

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