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SAN FRANCISCO – An 8-year update of the CHHiP trial confirms that hypofractionated radiotherapy yields a noninferior rate of freedom from biochemical or clinical failure, and has similarly low toxicity, when compared with a conventional radiotherapy regimen.

Post date: 02/18/2020 - 17:40

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"These findings underscore prior research that really highlights that there are different types of young offenders," said coauthor Dr. Essi Viding. "They are not all the same."

Post date: 02/18/2020 - 16:43

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LAHAINA, HAWAII – Alarm bells can go off when a patient with anticholinergic therapy–induced mydriasis presents to an emergency department without mentioning their treatment status.

Post date: 02/18/2020 - 15:59

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LAS VEGAS – “There is still a lot of diversion, and there are some prescription ‘hot spots’ in the Southeast,” Dr. Karen J. Hartwell said.

Post date: 02/18/2020 - 15:30

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In Medscape’s 2020 Lifestyle, Happiness, & Burnout Report, only 22% of rheumatologists reported being very happy at work, but 60% – top among all specialties surveyed – reported being very happy away from work.

Post date: 02/18/2020 - 15:24

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“Robust, longitudinal data” are needed to investigate the impact of these acquisitions, said Dr. Jane M. Zhu.

Post date: 02/18/2020 - 14:25

MDedge Dermatology

Nine infants with at least one infected family member have tested positive for the 2019 novel coronavirus.

Post date: 02/18/2020 - 13:56

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LAS VEGAS – In three phase 3 double-blind studies of esketamine in treatment refractory depression, one was positive, two were nearly positive, and the effect sizes were mild.

Post date: 02/18/2020 - 13:32

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LAS VEGAS – “The judicious use of low-dose olanzapine may facilitate eating, weight gain, and the reduction of anxious, depressive, and cognitive symptoms,” said Dr. Timothy D. Brewerton.

Post date: 02/18/2020 - 12:32

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LAHAINA, HAWAII – Papules and pustules, background erythema, telangiectasias, and phyma each need a tailored approach.

Post date: 02/18/2020 - 12:01

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Most burned out or depressed pulmonologists would not seek professional help or engage in workplace programs.

Post date: 02/18/2020 - 11:47

CHEST Physician

Despite “substantial uncertainty” over impact outside China, any influx of seriously ill patients could strain EDs, inpatient units, or ICUs.

Post date: 02/18/2020 - 11:26

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CIRT study finds methotrexate users had significantly higher relative risks of gastrointestinal, pulmonary, infectious, and hematologic adverse events, as well as elevated risk for skin cancer, compared with placebo, over 23 months of follow-up.

Post date: 02/18/2020 - 10:53

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LAHAINA, HAWAII – “Be very careful about stopping.” – Dr. Andrew Blauvelt.

Post date: 02/18/2020 - 10:48

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Increases in trimethylamine N-oxide over 10 years were significantly tied to increased CHD risk in otherwise healthy women.

Post date: 02/18/2020 - 10:37

MDedge Cardiology

More than one-third of industry payments that were directly relevant to guidelines’ recommendations were undisclosed.

Post date: 02/18/2020 - 10:27

MDedge Rheumatology

Most are too busy to seek professional help for their burnout and depression.

Post date: 02/18/2020 - 10:13

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Rates are generally higher in racial and ethnic minorities, although low in American Indian youth.

Post date: 02/18/2020 - 10:06

MDedge Endocrinology

SAN FRANCISCO – Adding docetaxel to androgen deprivation therapy significantly improved overall survival among men with the luminal B subtype of metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer but not among men with the basal subtype.

Post date: 02/18/2020 - 00:00

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A very red map now has 41 states at the highest level of influenza activity.

Post date: 02/14/2020 - 16:15

MDedge Infectious Disease

There were no significant differences between the four surgical treatments for stress urinary incontinence.

Post date: 02/14/2020 - 14:54

MDedge ObGyn

The document provides information on the potential cardiac implications from analog viral respiratory pandemics and offers early clinical guidance given current COVID-19 uncertainty.

Post date: 02/14/2020 - 13:47

MDedge Cardiology

What matters is the slope of pulmonary artery pressure to cardiac output.

Post date: 02/14/2020 - 13:24

MDedge Cardiology

About 29% of oncologists surveyed said they were very happy at work, and 51% said they were very happy outside of work.

Post date: 02/14/2020 - 13:21

MDedge Hematology and Oncology

During the 21 days after treatment infusion, 17.6% of those in the ketamine had a heavy drinking day, compared with 40.9% of those in the midazolam group.

Post date: 02/14/2020 - 13:15

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