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Drug Combo Slows Progression in Advanced Breast Cancer
Antacid Use in First Year of Life Tied to Later Fracture Risk
Oral Steroids Increase Infection Risk in Inflammatory Disease
Rotavirus Vaccine Led to Reduced Disease Prevalence, Season Duration
Vyleesi Approved for Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder in Women
2018 Saw Increase in Cosmetic Procedures for Over 55s
FDA Expands Cystic Fibrosis Treatment Approval to Children Ages 6 to 12
Incident A-Fib Linked to Increased Dementia Risk
Meta-Analysis Does Not Link Vitamin D Supplements, Drop in MACE
2018 to 2019 Influenza Season in U.S. Was Longest in 10 Years
New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
High Response Seen for Chemo in Seniors With High-Risk AML
Elderly Women May Still Benefit From Osteoporosis Treatment
Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic
Sudden Death Can Occur in Full Spectrum of Epilepsies
Statins May Be Beneficial After Radiation to Thorax, Head, Neck
Cardiovascular AEs Common With Carfilzomib in Multiple Myeloma
Adding Bevacizumab Improves Overall Survival in NSCLC
Pediatric T1DM Medication Adherence Drops on Weekends, Holidays
Patterns of Inpatient Opioid Use Linked to Long-Term Use
VTE Risk Reduced With Partial Knee Replacement
FDA Approves Victoza Injection for Children 10 Years and Older
WHO: Congo Ebola Outbreak Still Not Global Emergency
Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads
U.S. Travelers Should Be Aware of Measles Risk in Europe
Recommendations Developed to Prepare Children for Camp
PPI Use for Up to Three Years Safe During Anticoagulant Tx
Nilvadipine Increases Cerebral Blood Flow in the Hippocampus
Glucocorticoid Tapering Feasible for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
New York State Halts Religious Vaccine Exemption
More Aggressive Statin Tx Needed After Heart Attack in Young Patients
Opioid-Sparing Strategy Still Provides Good Pain Control
Prenatal Antiepileptic Rx Exposure Ups Risk for Behavioral Issues
ADA: Combo Injectable Controls Blood Glucose Longer in T2DM
Infliximab Introduction Has Not Cut IBD-Related Hospitalizations
Rotavirus Vaccination Tied to Lower Risk for T1DM in Children
Drug, Alcohol, and Suicide Deaths Up Among Millennials
CDC Opens Emergency Operations Center for Congo Ebola Outbreak
Long-Term Opioid Prescribing Up Among Older Cancer Survivors
ADA: Teplizumab Can Delay T1DM Progression in Those at Risk
Gabapentinoids Linked to Increased Risk for Significant Adverse Outcomes
HIV Risk Does Not Differ With Three Contraceptive Methods
Study Confirms Teratogenicity of Valproic Acid, Topiramate
Chemoradiation Does Not Up Survival in Endometrial Cancer
CDC: Wildlife Rabies, Especially in Bats, Poses Risk in U.S.
Approving Children's Cancer Drugs Takes 6.5 Years Longer
Weight Loss Surgery May Not Relieve Acid Reflux
PDE5i Use Linked to Post-LVAD Right Heart Failure Events
Vitamin K Can Up Anticoagulation Stability in Patients on Warfarin
USPSTF Issues Recommendations on HIV Screening, Prevention
Prescription Opioid Use Up Among Binge Drinkers
ADA: Dulaglutide Tied to Decline in Cardiovascular Events in T2DM
Pertussis Risk Up for Undervaccinated, Unvaccinated Children
Diagnostic Testing, Antibiotics Overused in Pediatric CAP
Untreated White Coat HTN May Increase Cardiovascular Risk
Data Insufficient for Safety of Lithium During Breastfeeding
Marketing OK'd for Device to Help Reduce IBS Symptoms in Adolescents
Chemoimmunotherapy Regimen Approved to Treat DLBCL
2003 to 2014 Saw Incidence of Herpes Zoster Drop in Children
Antibiotic Prophylaxis Before Dental Work Often Unnecessary
Naloxone Available in One in Three Philadelphia Pharmacies
ADA: Vitamin D Supplementation Does Not Lower T2DM Risk
Model Explores How Statins Alter Multiple Sclerosis Outcomes
Individualized Care Plans Advised for T2DM With Heart Failure
Misuse of Alprazolam Common in the United Kingdom
Testicular Cancer Treatment Does Not Up Risk for Offspring Birth Defects
App Helps Pediatric Asthma Patients, Parents Self-Monitor
Dietary Supplements May Up Risk for Severe Medical Events
ASCO: Enzalutamide Beneficial in Metastatic Prostate Cancer
Emgality Receives First FDA Approval for Treating Cluster Headache
ASCO: Survival Up With Ribociclib in Advanced Breast Cancer
ASCO: Combo Regimen Effective in CLL With Coexisting Conditions
ASCO: Olaparib Beats Placebo for BRCA-Related Pancreatic Cancer
Common Supplement Ingredient Could Harm Fetus, FDA Warns
Immunizations Up in California After Repeal of Nonmedical Exemptions
β-Blockers May Moderate Impact of Stress on Atrial Fibrillation
Nonsuicidal Self-Injury Rate Up in Sexual-Minority Youth
Zerbaxa Approved for Hospital-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia
Many Buprenorphine Prescribers Not Offering New Appointments
Current Strategies for Measles Vaccination Insufficient
Guidelines Issued for Addressing Heart Disease Risk in HIV
ASCO: Pembrolizumab Noninferior to Chemo in Advanced Gastric Cancer
FDA Takes Hard Look at CBD
Providers, Peers Influence Aspirin Use Among African-Americans
FDA to Hold First Public Meeting on CBD
Noncompliance Common in Teens Prescribed STI Treatment in ED
Esketamine Nasal Spray May Improve Refractory Depression Outcomes
More Opioids Given Than Prescribed in Emergency Department
Recommendations Developed for Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Trials
Excess Cause-Specific Mortality Tied to Chronic Proton Pump Inhibitor Use
FDA Approves First Test for Zika in Human Blood
U.S. Dentists Prescribe Opioids More Often Than U.K. Dentists
Ibrutinib, Venetoclax Active in High-Risk, Seniors With CLL
Daratumumab Cuts Risk for Progression in Multiple Myeloma
Recent Plateauing Seen in Prevalence of Diagnosed Diabetes
Reading Visit Notes May Improve Medication Management
Meds for Weight Management Underutilized Among Veterans
Rate of Opioid Prescribing High for Teens, Young Adults in ED
Guidance Updated for Sedation in Pediatric Dental Patients
Cancer Consultation Low in Noncurable Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
Antiplatelets Do Not Up Recurrence in Intracerebral Hemorrhage
First PI3K Inhibitor Approved for Metastatic, Advanced Breast Cancer
FDA Approves First Gene Therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy
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