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VTE Risk Reduced With Partial Knee Replacement

June 18, 2019. 12:00 PM CDT. But risk for five-year revision higher for those undergoing partial versus total knee replacement Read article

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Fewer New T2DM Cases Seen in Adults on Plant-Based Diet

June 10, 2019 Intake of vitamins B2, B6 linked to reduced risk for T2DM; B12 intake from food linked to higher risk

ADA: Vitamin D Supplementation Does Not Lower T2DM Risk

June 07, 2019 No significant difference in risk for type 2 diabetes seen for those receiving vitamin D, placebo

ASCO: Enzalutamide Beneficial in Metastatic Prostate Cancer

June 05, 2019 Progression-free, overall survival longer for men with metastatic, hormone-sensitive prostate cancer

ASCO: Pembrolizumab Noninferior to Chemo in Advanced Gastric Cancer

June 03, 2019 For patients with PD-L1 combined positive score of ≥10, pembrolizumab prolongs overall survival

ASCO: Low-Dose Chemo Benefits Advanced Gastroesophageal Cancer

June 03, 2019 Elderly, frail receiving 60 percent of oxaliplatin/capecitabine dose have noninferior PFS, less toxicity

LDL Decreased With LDL-Apheresis in ACS Patients

May 24, 2019 Significant reduction seen in mean LDL among patients with acute coronary syndrome treated with PCI

Decrease in PM2.5-Related U.S. Mortality From 2010 to 2017

May 23, 2019 During the same period, ozone-related mortality remained mainly unchanged

High-Deductible Health Plans May Be Harmful for Patients With COPD

May 23, 2019 Individuals with HDHP more likely to report forgoing care due to costs, cost-related nonadherence

Dupilumab Cuts Exacerbations in Late-Onset Asthma

May 21, 2019 Lung function improved at weeks 12 and 52 in patients with, without fixed airway obstruction

Early Neuromuscular Blockade No Better in ARDS Patients on Vent

May 20, 2019 Mortality similar for those receiving continuous infusion of cisatracurium, lighter sedation targets

DDW: Ingested Button Battery Can Cause Gastric Injury

May 20, 2019 Eighty-six percent of pediatric patients with BB ingestion had visual evidence of mucosal damage

Magnitude of Weight Loss Similar for Teens, Adults After RYGB

May 17, 2019 Adolescents significantly more likely to have remission of type 2 diabetes and hypertension

ASCO: Low-Fat Dietary Pattern Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths

May 16, 2019 Significant reduction in deaths from breast cancer after cumulative follow-up of 19.6 years

AAN: Oral BTK Inhibitor Superior to Placebo in Multiple Sclerosis

May 14, 2019 Fewer enhancing lesions seen in weeks 12 to 24 for 75 mg evobrutinib once daily versus placebo

Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus Cases Increased in 2004 to 2012

May 14, 2019 Highest rates of HZO seen in older adults, women, and in whites versus other racial groups