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Dual Antiplatelet Therapy or Aspirin Alone After TIA or Minor Stroke?

Physician's First Watch - Thu, 2018-05-17 05:00
In patients with minor ischemic stroke or high-risk transient ischemic attack (TIA), treatment with clopidogrel plus aspirin prevents more recurrent strokes, but the combination...
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Ibuprofen Found Inferior to Antibiotics for Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infection

Physician's First Watch - Thu, 2018-05-17 05:00
Women with uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI) do better on an antibiotic than on ibuprofen — contrary to other recent findings — according to a report in...
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Your NEJM Group Today: Rash, Hyponatremia & Uveitis / Bitcoin & Healthcare / Wash. State Endocrinology Opportunity

Physician's First Watch - Thu, 2018-05-17 05:00
See what's happening around NEJM Group: NEJM Primary Care/Hospitalist Page: Case record: A 68-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital because of...
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Acupuncture During IVF Doesn't Increase Live Birth Rates

Physician's First Watch - Thu, 2018-05-17 05:00
Acupuncture during in vitro fertilization does not improve live birth rates, according to a JAMA study. Nearly 850 women undergoing IVF with a fresh embryo...
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Rivaroxaban Not Superior to Aspirin for Patients with Embolic Stroke of Unknown Source

Physician's First Watch - Thu, 2018-05-17 05:00
Among patients with embolic stroke of unknown source, rivaroxaban is not better than aspirin for preventing recurrent stroke — and does lead to more bleeding. Findings...
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Elevated Stroke Risk Continues for 5 Years After TIA

Physician's First Watch - Thu, 2018-05-17 05:00
People who've suffered a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or minor ischemic stroke face roughly a 10%–15% risk for a serious cardiovascular event over the...
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Advanced Adenoma on Colonoscopy May Portend Increased Long-Term Risk for Colon Cancer

Physician's First Watch - Thu, 2018-05-17 05:00
Adults with advanced adenoma detected on colonoscopy face increased long-term risk for colorectal cancer, a JAMA study suggests. Researchers studied nearly 16,000 adults who...
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Expectant mothers may use RA drugs without increased health risks to unborn babies

News-Medical.Net Pharmaceutical News - Thu, 2018-05-17 01:18
A new study led by a team at the Research Institute of the MUHC in Montreal has revealed that pregnant women with rheumatoid arthritis may be able to use certain RA drugs without possible increased health risks to their unborn babies.
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FDA approves new treatment to mitigate opioid withdrawal symptoms in adults

News-Medical.Net Pharmaceutical News - Wed, 2018-05-16 21:42
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Lucemyra (lofexidine hydrochloride) for the mitigation of withdrawal symptoms to facilitate abrupt discontinuation of opioids in adults.
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Mayo Clinic researchers identify new possible treatment choice for triple negative breast cancer

News-Medical.Net Pharmaceutical News - Wed, 2018-05-16 19:42
In a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Mayo Clinic researchers identified that an FDA drug approved for myelodysplastic syndrome may be useful to treat triple-negative breast cancer, which is one of the most aggressive and lethal types of breast cancer.
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