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Changes in Radial Pulse During Menopause May Reflect CV Risk

July 30, 2019. 12:00 PM CDT. Age and body mass index, but not menopause, have significant, independent effects on systolic BP Read article

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VTE Risk Reduced With Partial Knee Replacement

June 18, 2019 But risk for five-year revision higher for those undergoing partial versus total knee replacement

Glucocorticoid Tapering Feasible for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

June 17, 2019 Findings observed in patients achieving low disease activity, remission while receiving tocilizumab

ADA: Combo Injectable Controls Blood Glucose Longer in T2DM

June 14, 2019 Findings seen for initial injectable therapy with insulin degludec plus liraglutide versus insulin glargine

ADA: Teplizumab Can Delay T1DM Progression in Those at Risk

June 13, 2019 Median time to type 1 diabetes diagnosis 48.4 months with teplizumab and 24.4 months with placebo

Inadequate Fruit, Veggies Explain Many Cardiovascular Deaths

June 11, 2019 Globally, suboptimal fruit, vegetable intake causes millions of CHD, stroke deaths per year

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