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APA: Reasons for Underuse of Buprenorphine by PCPs ID’d

August 03, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. Doctors not willing to increase prescribing due to lack of belief in agonist tx, lack of time for more patients Read article

OTHER CONFERENCE NEWS

ADA: Nasal Glucagon Feasible for Hypoglycemic Episodes

June 13, 2017 New product much easier to use than rescue injections, researcher says

ADA: Canagliflozin Tied to Lower Risk of Cardiovascular Events

June 13, 2017 Lower risk versus placebo for patients with type 2 diabetes and high cardiovascular risk

ADA: Degludec Noninferior for Cardiovascular Events in T2DM

June 13, 2017 Noninferior to glargine for incidence of major cardiovascular events in high-risk patients with T2DM

Several New Medications in the Pipeline to Prevent Migraine

June 12, 2017 New injectable drugs work by targeting calcitonin gene-related peptide

ADA: Glucose Self-Monitoring Often Lacks Benefit in T2DM

June 12, 2017 No significant improvements in hemoglobin A1c levels, HRQOL seen in non-insulin-treated cases

ASCO: Industry Perks Influence Physicians’ Choice of Cancer Rx

June 06, 2017 Even relatively small payments appear to make a difference, researchers say

ASCO: SWOG Trials Have Had Considerable Impact on Cancer

June 06, 2017 Estimated 3.34 million life-years gained through 2015 from 23 positive SWOG treatment trials

ASCO: Novel Meds Show Promise in Advanced NSCLC

June 06, 2017 Results presented from two phase III trials

ASCO: Agreement Lacking With ESMO on Most Effective Drugs

June 06, 2017 Negative correlation identified for ASCO benefit score with monthly incremental drug costs

ASCO: Abiraterone Extends Survival in Metastatic Prostate CA

June 05, 2017 Side effects noted with use of abiraterone similar to those already found in patients taking the drug

ASCO: Gene-Targeted Drug Shows Efficacy for Child, Adult Cancers

June 05, 2017 Larotrectinib targets tropomyosin receptor kinase fusion proteins

ASCO: Survival Up With Patient-Reported Outcomes During CA Tx

June 05, 2017 Improved survival with patient-reported outcomes for symptom monitoring in metastatic cancer

ASCO: Olaparib Efficacious in BRCA-Related Breast Cancer

June 05, 2017 May offer a new treatment for women with advanced BRCA-related disease, researchers say

ATS: Bronchial Thermoplasty Has Lasting Benefits for Asthma

May 24, 2017 Reduction in severe exacerbations, hospitalizations, ER visits in first and second year of follow-up

ATS: Angiotensin II Improves BP in Vasodilatory Shock

May 23, 2017 Angiotensin II effective for vasodilatory shock in patients not responding to conventional vasopressors