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Number of Cigarettes Smoked Daily Tied to Stroke Risk
 

(HealthDay News) There is a strong dose-response relationship between the number of cigarettes smoked daily and ischemic stroke risk among men younger than 50, a study in Stroke suggests. Researchers fo...
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 CARDIOLOGY

Gene Therapy Found to Be Promising for β-Thalassemia
 

For patients with severe β-thalassemia, the need for red-cell transfusions can be reduced or eliminated by transducing cells with the LentiGlobin BB305 vector, according to a study published the New En...
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

AAN: Erenumab Shows Promise for Hard-to-Treat Migraine
 

For patients with episodic migraine who have failed prior preventive migraine treatments (PMTs), erenumab is associated with an increase in the proportion of patients achieving a ≥50 percent reduction...
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Cellular Biomedical Tattoo Can ID Hypercalcemia-Linked Cancer
 

(HealthDay News) A cell-based biomedical tattoo can detect hypercalcemia associated with cancer in a murine model, an experimental study in Science Translational Medicine suggests. Researchers designed ...
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Opiate Use Linked to Early Mortality in IBD Patients
 

(HealthDay News) Heavy use of opiates among patients with inflammatory bowel diseases is tied to increased risk of premature all-cause death, according to research in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepat...
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Marital Status Tied to Earlier Presentation of Melanoma
 

For patients with localized melanoma, marital status is associated with earlier T stage presentation, according to a study published in JAMA Dermatology. Researchers conducted a retrospective study usin...
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Triple Therapy Tied to Reduced Rate of COPD Exacerbations
 

For patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), triple therapy is associated with a reduced rate of exacerbations, research in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests. Researchers c...
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Recommendations Developed on Gender Equity in Medicine
 

The American College of Physicians has released a position paper advocating for gender equity in pay and leave policies. The ACP also advocates for routine assessment of physician compensation arrangeme...
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 PRACTICE NEWS