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June 17, 2019

Dulaglutide Significantly Reduces Cardiovascular Risk in T2D Patients

By Annette M. Boyle, /alert Contributor
Results of the REWIND trial presented at the American Diabetes Association 79th Scientific Sessions in San Francisco and simultaneously published in The Lancet demonstrated that the glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist dulaglutide reduced cardiovascular events by 12%...
Dulaglutide Significantly Reduces Cardiovascular Risk in T2D Patients
June 17, 2019

New Drug Formulation Solves Sumatriptan Issues

By Annette M. Boyle, /alert Contributor
For patients who prefer non-oral drugs or cannot tolerate tablets, the nasal spray formulation of sumatriptan has offered an appealing solution without the pain of injections. Both poor absorption and side effects have kept this delivery system for the mainstay migraine drug from fulfilling its promise to date...
New Drug Formulation Solves Sumatriptan Issues
June 5, 2019

Top 5 Stories from ASCO 2019

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This weekend in Chicago the American Society of Clinical Oncology hosted its 2019 Annual Meeting, featuring practice-changing research for patients with cancer. Research highlights included updates in lung and breast cancer treatment, as well as new options for predicting responses to novel therapies...
Top 5 Stories from ASCO 2019
June 3, 2019

RELAY: Combo Ramucirumab/Erlotinib Superior to Erlotinib Alone for EGFR Mutation-Positive NSCLC

By Jeff Craven /alert Contributor
Ramucirumab and erlotinib as a first-line treatment for epidermal growth factor receptor mutation-positive non-small lung cancer improved progression-free survival compared with standard-of-care treatment...
RELAY: Combo Ramucirumab/Erlotinib Superior to Erlotinib Alone for EGFR Mutation-Positive NSCLC
June 3, 2019

Unenhanced MRI Accurately Detects New Brain Lesions in MS

By Will Boggs MD, Reuters Health
Unenhanced MRI without contrast can accurately detect new brain lesions in patients with multiple sclerosis...
Unenhanced MRI Accurately Detects New Brain Lesions in MS
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With stable angina, MRI not inferior to FFR for predicting need for revascularization

By Gene Emery NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In the quest to discover whether patients with stable angina require revascularization, a new comparison has concluded that myocardial-perfusion Read More »

Liver donation for transplant misunderstood, underutilized

By Marilynn Larkin (Reuters Health) - Lack of knowledge among community physicians may be keeping them from raising the possibility of living donor transplants with their patients with liver disease, Read More »

Strobing stage lights could up risk of epileptic seizures

By Saumya Joseph (Reuters Health) - Flashing light effects that have become the norm for electronic dance music concerts could bring on epileptic seizures in young people who may not know they have a Read More »

One in five surgeons still using low-value arteriovenous graft for dialysis access

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One in five surgeons who do hemodialysis access procedures continue to use arteriovenous grafts (AVG) instead of the recommended best practice of Read More »

Refugees have high burden of mental health problems

By Megan Brooks NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Refugees and asylum seekers fleeing conflict in their homeland often have high levels of psychological distress and should undergo routine mental health Read More »

Intentional leaflet laceration may prevent coronary artery obstruction after TAVR

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In patients at high risk of coronary obstruction from transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), bioprosthetic or native aortic scallop intentional Read More »

Northeast Congo insecurity hampers response to measles outbreak

By Djaffar Al Katanty BUNIA, Congo (Reuters) - Insecurity in northeast Congo has hampered a measles vaccination drive and forced people to flee their homes, local responders said on Wednesday, Read More »

Few heart patients use cardiac rehab after PCI

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health) - Just one in three patients enrolls in recommended cardiac rehabilitation following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), a Michigan study suggests. Despite Read More »

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