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April 15, 2019

New T2D Agents Help Prevent, Treat Associated Kidney Disease

By Brenda L. Mooney, /alert Contributor
A recent review in Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy looked at the add-on value of new glucose-lowering agents compared or combined with inhibitors of the renin angiotensin aldosterone system on renal outcomes...
New T2D Agents Help Prevent, Treat Associated Kidney Disease
April 9, 2019

Olaparib Cuts Mortality Risk in Half for These Patients

By Annette M. Boyle, /alert Contributor
The phase III OlympiAD clinical trial demonstrated a progression-free survival benefit for olaparib compared to physician’s choice of chemotherapy in patients with germline BRCA1 or BRCA 2 mutations...
Olaparib Cuts Mortality Risk in Half for These Patients
April 1, 2019

Few Cardiology Guidelines Based on Top-Level Evidence

By Anne Harding, Reuters Health
Most major cardiovascular society guidelines are not based on the highest level of evidence, new research shows...
Few Cardiology Guidelines Based on Top-Level Evidence
March 27, 2019

Evidence of Aspergillosis Found in Hospitalized Patients with Influenza

By Brenda L. Mooney, /alert Contributor
Invasive aspergillosis primarily affects immunosuppressed persons, but the fungal condition also has been observed in immunocompetent patients with severe influenza...
Evidence of Aspergillosis Found in Hospitalized Patients with Influenza
March 18, 2019

Iron Deficiency Among Pregnant Women: ‘A Problem of Epidemic Proportions’

By Michael Vlessides, /alert Contributor
Iron deficiency in rampant in pregnancy. That’s the conclusion of a Canadian research team, whose study found that more than three in four pregnant women are iron deficient, a problem they say is underappreciated at most centers...
Iron Deficiency Among Pregnant Women: ‘A Problem of Epidemic Proportions’
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FEATURE-Only for 'naughty girls': stigma lingers after S. Korea abortion ban overturned

By Beh Lih Yi KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - South Korea is set to legalize abortion after a decades-long ban was struck down, but women's rights campaigners have warned those who undergo Read More »

Tailored program might help some with severe mental illness quit smoking

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A smoking-cessation program tailored to people with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder may help some quit, new findings show. "It doesn't disrupt their Read More »

IBD patients who switch from infliximab to biosimilar see mixed results

By Will Boggs MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can safely switch from infliximab to the biosimilar CT-P13, though they may face a higher risk of clinical Read More »

Yale study revives cellular activity in pig brains hours after death

By Steve Gorman (Reuters) - Yale University scientists have succeeded in restoring basic cellular activity in pigs' brains hours after their deaths in a finding that may one day lead to advances in Read More »

Penalizing US hospitals for readmissions doesn't benefit heart failure patients

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Implementation of the U.S. Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) in the past decade has not been associated with changes in hospital length of Read More »

INTERVIEW-Doping-Targeted tests having an impact in e-sports, says Verroken

By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Targeted testing of e-sports competitors is leading to a rethink about drug cheating in online gaming and which stimulants are more widespread, according to Read More »

Hearing loss tied to increased risk for depression

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Older adults with hearing loss may be more likely than peers without hearing difficulty to develop symptoms of depression, a research review suggests. Globally, Read More »

3D goggles may soon help surgeons see better

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) - In a first, heart surgeons in Poland used 3D goggles to help them see inside a patient's chest as they opened up a narrowed heart valve, according to a report in Read More »

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Clinical Trials

Use our ClinicalTrials.gov feed to find trials in which your patients could enroll. In some cases, experimental drugs are a patient’s only hope. This section will regularly report on trials in the most common disease states, as they are getting underway.