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ACC: Prediabetes May Raise Risk for Major Adverse CV Events

May 13, 2021. 8:50 PM CDT.

Even without progression to diabetes, prediabetes linked to higher incidence of major adverse cardiovascular events

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OTHER CONFERENCE NEWS

More Parity in Breast Reconstruction Seen With Medicaid Expansion

May 04, 2021

Increases in breast reconstruction rates among non-Hispanic Black women associated with Medicaid expansion


Cryoablation Promising for Early Breast Cancer

May 03, 2021

Almost all patients and physicians report satisfaction from cosmetic results; overall recurrence rate 2.06 percent


Effect of COVID-19 on Breast Cancer Treatment Examined

May 03, 2021

More patients with estrogen receptor-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer treated with neoadjuvant endocrine therapy due to COVID-19


Higher Red Meat Intake Tied to Worse Imaging Measures of CV Health

April 19, 2021

Adverse ventricular remodeling, poorer cardiac function, and higher arterial stiffness linked to greater intake of red, processed meat


AAN: Stroke Occurs in 2.2 Percent of Patients Admitted to ICU With COVID-19

April 19, 2021

Cumulative hazard of death increased in association with hemorrhagic stroke, but not with ischemic stroke


AAN: Neurological Manifestations Common in Children With PIMS-TS

April 15, 2021

Children with neurological involvement have higher peak inflammatory markers, are more likely to be ventilated


AAN: Race May Affect Response to Anti-CD20 Therapy for MS, NMOSD

April 15, 2021

B-cell repopulation occurs more often in African American versus White patients between six and 12 months after anti-CD20 infusion


AACR: Ovarian Cancer Patients at Higher Risk for Mental Illness

April 15, 2021

Increased risks for anxiety, depression, adjustment disorder especially high during first two years after diagnosis


AACR: Copanlisib + Rituximab Slows Relapsed Indolent Lymphoma

April 13, 2021

Significant reduction found in risk for disease progression/death for C+R versus placebo and rituximab


AACR: Personalized Vaccine for Cancer Tolerated, Feasible

April 12, 2021

Vaccine well tolerated in 13 patients; vaccine showed potential benefit in patients with solid tumors, multiple myeloma in phase 1 trial


AACR: Healthy Lifestyle May Counter High Genetic Risk for Lethal Prostate Cancer

April 12, 2021

But adherence to healthy lifestyle not associated with decreased risk for overall prostate cancer


Treatment Patterns for Postpartum Hemorrhage Examined

March 26, 2021

Hysterectomy used more often for clinically significant PPH despite shorter hospital stays, lower costs with uterine artery embolization


Genicular Artery Embolization Promising for Knee Osteoarthritis

March 26, 2021

Technical success achieved in all 40 patients; reduction in symptom and pain scores seen at 12 months


ENDO: Continuing Semaglutide Aids Weight Loss in Overweight, Obese

March 25, 2021

Maintaining treatment resulted in continued weight loss during additional 48 weeks compared with switching to placebo


ENDO: In Utero 17-OHPC Exposure Ups Later Cancer Risk

March 24, 2021

Risk for any cancer increased in adult offspring with in utero exposure, particularly colorectal, prostate cancer