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DTC: the importance of monitoring radioiodine-induced salivary gland dysfunction

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Acute ischemic stroke: cardiac hypertrophy protects against hemorrhagic transformation

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ALS: daytime mouthpiece ventilation an alternative to tracheostomy, palliation

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iNHL: phase 3 data for obinutuzumab-based regimen vs bendamustine monotherapy

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A quarter of deaths may be ‘avoidable’

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RCGP offers year of free membership to returning GPs

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Drop in statin use may be linked to media coverage

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Half with infertility seek no medical help

Nearly half of women and men who have experienced infertility do not seek medical help after trying unsuccessfully for a baby for at least a year, a large...

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Alcohol dependence drugs cost £4m in 2014
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Alcohol dependence drugs cost £4m in 2014

Prescriptions for treating alcohol dependence in England reached 196 000 in 2014 and cost £3.93m (€4.73m; $5.27m), nearly double the number 10 years ago...

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HCV: DCV+ASV safe, effective in hemodialysis

Clearance rates match that of patients with normal renal function.

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Prostate cancer: conventional imaging has low yield for localizing recurrence

The Memorial Sloan Kettering study highlights the need for more accurate assessment methods.

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HL/NHL: once-daily busulfan during ASCT delivers similar outcomes with greater convenience

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ALS: diaphragmatic pacing not an effective treatment of respiratory failure

Some individuals cannot tolerate using a mask for ventilation.

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Hospitalization and cost of care on the rise among adults with TOF

Tetralogy of Fallot is the most common cyanotic congenital heart defect.

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Pain: Monthly Essentials July’16

Low back pain: Opioids provide short-term relief, but lack evidence of long-term efficacy... Are muscle relaxants effective in low back pain?... Pain therapy: coprescription of naloxone with long-term opioids is safe, effective

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Zika virus reported in Anguilla

CDC issues travel precaution for Anguilla as Zika virus marches across the Americas.

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Novel malaria vaccine: 7-year follow-up shows rebound disease, low efficacy

RTS,S/AS01 had been the most advanced candidate under development and showed high initial promise.

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Asthma: fevipiprant shows promise in select patients

Phase 2 data suggest CRTh2-receptor antagonist may improve outcomes in more severe disease.

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Aerobic exercise not linked to reduction in CV events in older people

In surprising upset, exercise didn’t beat out weekly education sessions.

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HCC: Do patients with NASH have a lower chance of liver transplant?

Findings suggest patients with NASH are at greater risk for waitlist mortality.

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Pneumonia: which tests distinguish community-acquired from healthcare-associated infection?

Using this method, results can be obtained within minutes.

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