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November 13, 2019

Review Urges Wider Use of Cardioprotective Glucose-Lowering Medications in T2D

By Brenda L. Mooney, /alert Contributor
More awareness of cardioprotective glucose-lowering medications is needed to help prevent microvascular and macrovascular complications in patients with type 2 diabetes...
Review Urges Wider Use of Cardioprotective Glucose-Lowering Medications in T2D
October 29, 2019

Meta-Analysis: Mepolizumab Reduces Exacerbations in Severe Eosinophilic Asthma

By Cassie Homer
Among patients with severe eosinophilic asthma, mepolizumab (Nucala, GSK)  reduced exacerbations regardless of baseline maintenance oral corticosteroid (OCS) use...
Meta-Analysis: Mepolizumab Reduces Exacerbations in Severe Eosinophilic Asthma
October 25, 2019

Novel Late-Line, Follicular Lymphoma Treatment, Abexinostat Granted FDA Fast-Track Designation

By David Costill
The FDA recently granted fast track designation to abexinostat, a novel, fourth-line monotherapy for relapsed or refractory follicular lymphoma...
Novel Late-Line, Follicular Lymphoma Treatment, Abexinostat Granted FDA Fast-Track Designation
October 24, 2019

Understanding The Impact of MPNs on Younger Patients

By Annette M. Boyle, /alert Contributor
Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) typically develop in patients over the age of 60. Sometimes, though, they arise in younger patients—much younger patients...
Understanding The Impact of MPNs on Younger Patients
October 16, 2019

Patient-Tailored Self Management Support Significantly Improves Asthma Outcomes

By Alexa Josaphouitch, /alert Contributor
A recent study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that older adults receiving patient-tailored self-management support intervention for asthma achieved meaningful improvements in asthma control and quality of life..
Patient-Tailored Self Management Support Significantly Improves Asthma Outcomes
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Insomnia symptoms tied to increased risk of heart attack and stroke

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Black, Hispanic mothers report more pain after delivery but get less pain medication

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Patients just as satisfied when surgeons give fewer opioids for pain

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Hiccups in newborns might help baby brains wire-up

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) - A long string of hiccups in a newborn can make parents uneasy. But researchers now say that those hiccups may aid in the baby's brain development. Each time a Read More »

Congenital nasolacrimal-duct obstruction commonly resolves, even after age 1

By Will Boggs MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Spontaneous resolution of congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction (CNLDO) remains common beyond the first year of life, researchers report. "We can just Read More »

More than a quarter of completed lung cancer trials are unpublished

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