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July 3, 2019

COMPASS: Pemetrexed Plus Bevacizumab Effective for Lung Cancer Maintenance Therapy

By Michael Vlessides, /alert Contributor
New research has concluded that adding pemetrexed to bevacizumab for continuous maintenance therapy significantly prolongs overall survival relative to bevacizumab alone in patients with advanced non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer...
COMPASS: Pemetrexed Plus Bevacizumab Effective for Lung Cancer Maintenance Therapy
June 30, 2019

Study: T2D Patients Not on Insulin Test Blood Glucose Too Often

By Brenda L. Mooney, /alert Contributor
A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that 14% of type 2 diabetes patients not using insulin purchase enough test strips to measure blood glucose two or more times a day...
Study: T2D Patients Not on Insulin Test Blood Glucose Too Often
June 27, 2019

Men Cite Privacy Concerns as Reasons for Not Seeking HIV Treatment

By Jeff Craven, /alert Contributor
Men living with HIV or who did not know their HIV status cited privacy concerns, such as a provider disclosing their HIV status or that they would be stigmatized by their provider, as a barrier to seeking care...
Men Cite Privacy Concerns as Reasons for Not Seeking HIV Treatment
June 17, 2019

Dulaglutide Significantly Reduces Cardiovascular Risk in T2D Patients

By Annette M. Boyle, /alert Contributor
Results of the REWIND trial presented at the American Diabetes Association 79th Scientific Sessions in San Francisco and simultaneously published in The Lancet demonstrated that the glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist dulaglutide reduced cardiovascular events by 12%...
Dulaglutide Significantly Reduces Cardiovascular Risk in T2D Patients
June 17, 2019

New Drug Formulation Solves Sumatriptan Issues

By Annette M. Boyle, /alert Contributor
For patients who prefer non-oral drugs or cannot tolerate tablets, the nasal spray formulation of sumatriptan has offered an appealing solution without the pain of injections. Both poor absorption and side effects have kept this delivery system for the mainstay migraine drug from fulfilling its promise to date...
New Drug Formulation Solves Sumatriptan Issues
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