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Does ICU admission improve outcomes in COPD, HF, or acute MI?

Findings indicate that ICU may be overused for marginal patients.

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The forearm is not a good substitute for upper arm in BP measures for large patients

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Skype helps with chronic knee pain

An internet delivered programme produced meaningful improvements in pain and function among patients with chronic knee pain, research published in the...

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Maintenance plan helps keep weight off

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CML: smoking identified as an unfavorable prognostic factor

Patients aged <60 y have more to gain from quitting.

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Abnormal vaginal microbiota not a bar to effective oral PrEP | CROI

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Refractory IC/BPS: intravesical lipotoxin fails to show benefit

Results of a multicenter, randomized controlled clinical trial.

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HCV: study supports DAA-related risk for HBV reactivation

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Lixisenatide may benefit older adults with type 2 diabetes

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New insulin aspart formulation works faster, clears out sooner

New formulation more closely mimics normal endogenous insulin secretion.

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Lipids and CAD: Monthly Essentials February 2017
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Lipids and CAD: Monthly Essentials February 2017

Evolocumab and CV risk | New dyslipidemia guidelines | Family history predicts subclinical CAD

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Isolated tricuspid regurgitation should sound warning bells for heart failure

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PTSD tied to first-episode psychosis

The results point to a need for evidence-based interventions to treat PTSD in patients after FEP.

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