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Herbal and Dietary Supplements Are Commonly Mislabeled

October 20, 2017. 7:00 PM CDT. Bodybuilding products have highest mislabeling rate; many mislabeled products tied to liver injury Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

IV Prochlorperazine Beats IV Hydromorphone for Migraine

October 19, 2017 IV hydromorphone much less effective for migraine treatment in the emergency department

Extended-Release Naltrexone Promising for Opioid Dependence

October 18, 2017 Lower use of heroin, other illicit opioids with extended-release naltrexone in superiority analysis

Oral Antibiotics Cut Risk of SSI in Colorectal CA Resection

October 18, 2017 Adding antibiotics to mechanical bowel preparation linked to reduced rate of surgical site infection

Clinical Evidence Synopsis Published for T2DM

October 18, 2017 Adding sulfonylurea or metformin to insulin decreases HbA1c about 1%

Lifestyle, Metformin Interventions Have Variable Effects

October 18, 2017 Impact of interventions varies for progression to diabetes, regression to normal glucose regulation

PPI Use Linked to Increased Risk of Ischemic Stroke, MI

October 18, 2017 Risks of first-time stroke, myocardial infarction up especially for long-term users, at high doses

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for Homosexual Men Cost-Effective

October 18, 2017 Introduction of HIV PrEP program cost-effective and possibly cost-saving for men who have sex with men

No Increased Risks for DOAC Use Versus Warfarin in VTE

October 18, 2017 Direct oral anticoagulants not linked to increased risk of major bleeding, death in venous thromboembolism

Glycemic Control Up With Oral Semaglutide in Type 2 Diabetes

October 17, 2017 Phase 3 studies next to assess longer-term/clinical outcomes, safety

Potentially Preventable Spending Concentrated in Frail Elderly

October 17, 2017 Variation in preventable spending across Medicare subpopulations; 43.9 percent of total in frail elderly

Screening Tools Identify Potentially Inappropriate Meds

October 17, 2017 However, substantial proportion of PIMS identified in internal medicine ward are not clinically relevant

Gastric Acid Suppression May Promote Liver Injury

October 17, 2017 Expansion of intestinal Enterococcus faecalis in mice exacerbates ethanol-induced liver disease

Ketamine Not Linked to PTSD in Military Trauma Setting

October 17, 2017 Only acute stress disorder, total number of surgeries linked to PTSD development in multivariable analysis

Venovenous Hemodiafiltration Improves Metformin Toxicity

October 17, 2017 Case report describes treatment of female patient who attempted suicide with metformin overdose

Worse HIV Care Outcomes for Hispanics, Latinos

October 16, 2017 Lower care and viral suppression for Hispanic, Latino males with HIV infection due to injection drug use