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Cancer patients treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors are not significantly more likely to develop or die from COVID-19, two studies suggest.

Post date: 11/25/2020 - 13:48

MDedge Hematology and Oncology

There was a significant reduction in breast, colon, and lung cancer mortality.

Post date: 11/25/2020 - 12:18

MDedge Hematology and Oncology

Skin care from a dermatologist of the same race is preferred by a sizable proportion of non-White patients.

Post date: 11/25/2020 - 12:10

MDedge Dermatology

Female patients with STIs are more likely to contract HIV, regardless of insurance status.

Post date: 11/25/2020 - 12:04

MDedge ObGyn

“We are seeing incredible capabilities with fiber lasers: essentially any wavelength, any power, any pulse duration you want.”

Post date: 11/25/2020 - 11:42

MDedge Dermatology

The meeting served as a forum for experts to discuss the thorny issues ahead.

Post date: 11/25/2020 - 11:19

MDedge Hematology and Oncology

Medication overuse headache is ill-defined, but likely a problem for some.

Post date: 11/25/2020 - 11:15

MDedge Neurology

A panel of reviewers highlighted abstracts from the digital edition of the 2020 Liver Meeting in the annual Clinical News Debrief.

Post date: 11/25/2020 - 11:06

MDedge Internal Medicine

Accumulating evidence suggests that cortical spreading depression may underlie migraine aura.

Post date: 11/25/2020 - 11:02

MDedge Neurology

“This expanded indication for Xofluza will provide an important option to help prevent influenza just in time for a flu season that is anticipated to be unlike any other.”

Post date: 11/25/2020 - 10:55

CHEST Physician

Contraindications are similar to those with laser surgery, including active infection of the area.

Post date: 11/25/2020 - 10:47

MDedge Dermatology

Traditional cigarettes are the still the most popular choice, but young adults prefer the electronic variety.

Post date: 11/25/2020 - 10:24

CHEST Physician

But the drug was associated with an increased risk of small-for-gestational-age babies.

Post date: 11/25/2020 - 10:08

MDedge ObGyn

Clinicians managing patients with primary humoral immunodeficiency “should ... perhaps screen for them,” said Dr. Josef Isung.

Post date: 11/25/2020 - 10:02

MDedge Psychiatry

The ATS identified the need for an updated guideline because an online survey of users showed they were having problems accessing and using oxygen.

Post date: 11/25/2020 - 09:56

CHEST Physician

Final results of the Neo-C-Nivo trial show a 70% pathologic response rate in patients with high-risk resectable melanoma treated with nivolumab plus CMP-001.

Post date: 11/25/2020 - 09:52

MDedge Hematology and Oncology

Why do a small percentage of cancer patients show exceptional responses to therapy? The answer may lie in their genetic makeup.

Post date: 11/25/2020 - 09:51

MDedge Hematology and Oncology

TNFI-induced psoriasis improved or resolved with topical medications alone in 63.5% of patients.

Post date: 11/25/2020 - 09:08

MDedge Pediatrics

In asymptomatic women, pelvic examinations at 6 weeks may not detect cuff dehiscence or rule out future risk.

Post date: 11/25/2020 - 09:01

MDedge ObGyn

For newly diagnosed patients, injections of the monoclonal antibody every 2 weeks preserved C-peptide levels and reduced required insulin doses at 1 year.

Post date: 11/24/2020 - 16:55

MDedge Endocrinology

Overall, 28% of older adults who presented to the emergency department and were diagnosed with COVID-19 had delirium, according to a study.

Post date: 11/24/2020 - 16:50

MDedge Hematology and Oncology

The management of blood pressure in ICH is complex. Timing, type of drug, and type of patient must be considered.

Post date: 11/24/2020 - 16:46

MDedge Neurology

“These findings support the concept of the cumulative burden of LDL cholesterol over one’s lifetime and the progressive increase in risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, including myocardial infarction, with age.”

Post date: 11/24/2020 - 16:42

MDedge Neurology

A history of multiple concussions strengthened the association between concussion and subsequent mood and anxiety disorder, dementia, and Parkinson’s disease.

Post date: 11/24/2020 - 16:23

MDedge Neurology

A complex genetic biomarker “could be potentially used as a basis for early diagnosis of endometriosis via utilization of endometrial biopsy only.”

Post date: 11/24/2020 - 15:28

MDedge ObGyn

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