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SGLT2 Inhibitor No Help for ICU Patients With Acute Organ Dysfunction

Secondary findings of trial only suggest a potential benefit in kidney protection

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Inside the Struggle to Improve Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Academic Medicine

DEI leaders need more tools and authority, qualitative study suggests

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Powerful animal sedative is mixed with fentanyl in the drug supply

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Atezolizumab Consolidation Impresses in High-Risk DLBCL

Will 2-year DFS of 88%, OS of 96% renew interest in checkpoint inhibitor consolidation?

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Some Pasteurization Methods May Not Clear H5N1 in Heavily Infected Milk

In experimental study, trace infectious virus detectable in some samples heated for short periods

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Novel URAT1 Inhibitors Advance for Gout

New treatment options on the horizon come into better focus

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Pulmonology
People Flock to Indian City to Swallow Live Fish as 'Miracle Cure' for Asthma

But scientific groups and others say there is no proof behind it

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Kate Middleton Gives Cancer Update

Princess of Wales says she's making "good progress" in treatment

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PPI Prevents Upper GI Bleeds During Intubation, With No Effect on Mortality

But expert still suggests the approach may not be appropriate for the most severely ill

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OA Patients Get Long-Term Benefit From Lifestyle Improvements

Improvement in pain and function lasted well after formal program ended

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Ophthalmology
Stereotactic Radiotherapy Reduces Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy in Neovascular AMD

No loss in visual acuity, with reduced cost of treatment

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Adding Isatuximab to Standard Backbone Prolongs PFS in Myeloma

Joseph Mikhael, MD, leads a roundtable discussion on two positive phase III trials from ASCO

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Osimertinib Plus SABR Appears Safe, Effective for Advanced EGFR-Mutant NSCLC

The addition of SABR appears to provide PFS, OS benefit when considered against historical data

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Early Menopause Tied to Higher Risk of Respiratory Mortality

Greatest risk observed for women with bilateral oophorectomy

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Psychiatry
CDC Warns of Risks for ADHD Patients After Disruption of Online Adderall Prescriber

Agency advises users of telehealth platform Done Global to find a new provider

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Neurology
Liberal Blood Transfusion After Traumatic Brain Injury May Hold Benefit

Trial didn't meet primary outcome, but functional independence scores were better

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Increase $$ for Physicians, Institute Site-Neutral Payment, MedPAC Report Suggests

Inadequate payments could force some docs to stop accepting Medicare patients, commission warns

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Mom Allergic to Breastfeeding? Rare but It Happens.

Only a handful of case reports have shown up in the literature

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A Life in Medical Innovation and Philanthropy

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Rx for Reality: Clinicians Confront Medical Gaslighting

Three healthcare professionals describe when they were gaslit by their peers

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A New Framework for Addressing 'Bullet-Related Injury'

LJ Punch, MD, on a bullet's physical, emotional, social, and spiritual impact

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Paxlovid Trial Flops for COVID Pneumonia

Small study found no decrease in mortality among inpatients in three countries

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Former Surgeon General: High Medical Debt 'Obliterating Our Country's Future'

Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, discusses the problem with high deductibles and health savings accounts

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Former U.S. Surgeon General: We're Not Ready as a Nation for Single-Payer Healthcare

Jerome Adams, MD, discusses how we could systematically lower healthcare costs

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Former Surgeon General's Exorbitant ED Bill: Impact of 'Cover Your Ass' Care

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Men Too: Sexual Harassment in the Operating Room

The fear and anxiety that come with harassment cross all boundaries

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Bad Surgeon: Barriers to Addressing Medical Misconduct

Our culture rejects self-criticism, censors frank discussion, and too often hides misconduct

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When a Revolutionary Cancer Treatment Causes Cancer

The potential benefits of CAR T-cell therapies still far outweigh the risks