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Mortality No Different for No Sedation Versus Light Sedation in ICU Patients

February 18, 2020. 12:00 PM CST. No difference found in mortality at 90 days among mechanically ventilated intensive care unit patients Read article

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SABCS: Addition of Tucatinib Ups Survival in HER2+ Metastatic Breast Cancer

December 11, 2019 In heavily pretreated patients, adding tucatinib versus placebo improves overall, progression-free survival

ASH: AlloHSCT Feasible After PD-1, PD-L1 mAb in Hodgkin Lymphoma

December 10, 2019 Outcomes good for those treated with a PD-1 or PD-L1 inhibitor before undergoing allogeneic HSCT

Purified CBD May Help Treat Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

December 10, 2019 Those taking CBD versus placebo had greater reduction in seizures associated with tuberous sclerosis complex

ASH: PET Helps Tailor Therapy in Limited-Stage DLBCL

December 09, 2019 Most patients had negative PET scan and completed one additional R-CHOP cycle without radiation

RSNA: Biennial Mammo Returns More Advanced-Stage Cancers

December 03, 2019 Annual mammography screening, used by most patients, yields smaller and less advanced cancers

AHA: Neurohormonal Blockade Beneficial for Patients With LVAD

November 19, 2019 At four years, survival better among patients with LVADs receiving any NHB medication at six months

AHA: Lower-Target LDL Level Beneficial After Stroke, TIA

November 19, 2019 Subsequent risk for CV events lower among patients with ischemic stroke, TIA, evidence of atherosclerosis

AHA: Risk for Ischemic CV Events Lower With Colchicine After MI

November 18, 2019 Risk for composite efficacy end point reduced with colchicine versus placebo after myocardial infarction

AHA: Impact of Valsartan Recall Examined for Ontario, Canada

November 18, 2019 Immediate increase in emergency department visits for hypertension seen after generic valsartan recall

AHA: Predictors for Meeting LDL-C, SBP Goals ID’d in ISCHEMIA

November 18, 2019 Older age, male sex, high-intensity statin use, lower baseline LDL-C predict LDL-C goal attainment

AHA: Many With Atherosclerotic CVD Not Meeting LDL-C Goals

November 15, 2019 Of those patients receiving only a statin, 67.0 percent did not achieve recommended LDL-C goal

AHA: Vitamin D, Omega-3 Do Not Cut Heart Failure Hospitalization

November 14, 2019 However, marine n-3 supplementation appears to reduce recurrent heart failure hospitalization

AHA: Risk for Death Cuts Benefit of Oral Anticoagulants for A-Fib

November 14, 2019 Findings seen among older patients with incident atrial fibrillation receiving warfarin or apixaban

ACR: Few Serious Infections Seen in Infants Exposed to non-TNFis, Tofacitinib

November 13, 2019 Findings observed for offspring of mothers receiving tofacitinib, non-TNFis for inflammatory disease

ASN: Encephalopathy Up in CKD Patients on Higher-Dose Baclofen

November 13, 2019 Risk for hospitalization with encephalopathy higher for baclofen starting dose of ≥20 versus <20 mg/day