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Device Reduces Risk of Brain Injury after Heart Valve Replacement

Among patients with severe aortic stenosis (narrowing of the aortic valve) undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation, the use of a cerebral protection device (a filter that captures debris [tissue and plaque] dislodged during the procedure)...
4-Aug-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Overall Prevalence of Diabetic Kidney Disease Does Not Change Significantly in U.S.

Among U.S. adults with diabetes from 1988 to 2014, the overall prevalence of diabetic kidney disease did not change significantly, while the prevalence of albuminuria declined and the prevalence of reduced estimated glomerular filtration rate...
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Most Patients Taking Warfarin Long-Term Do Not Maintain Stable INR Values

In a study appearing in the August 9 issue of JAMA, Sean D. Pokorney, M.D., M.B.A., Eric D. Peterson, M.D., M.P.H., of Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C., and colleagues examined whether patients receiving warfarin who have stable...
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Study Compares Cognitive Outcomes for Treatments of Brain Lesions

Among patients with 1 to 3 brain metastases, the use of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) alone, compared with SRS combined with whole brain radiotherapy, resulted in less cognitive deterioration at 3 months, according to a study appearing in the July...
22-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Late Preterm, Early Term Birth Rates and Link with Clinician-Initiated Obstetric Interventions

Between 2006 and 2014, late preterm and early term birth rates decreased in the United States and an association was observed between early term birth rates and decreasing clinician-initiated obstetric interventions, according to a study appearing...
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Survival, Surgical Interventions for Children with Rare, Genetic Birth Disorder

Among children born with the chromosome disorders trisomy 13 or 18 in Ontario, Canada, early death was the most common outcome, but 10 percent to 13 percent survived for 10 years, according to a study appearing in the July 26 issue of JAMA.
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Risk of HIV Transmission From Condomless Sex with Virologically Suppressed HIV-Infected Individuals

Among nearly 900 serodifferent (one partner is HIV-positive, one is HIV-negative) heterosexual and men who have sex with men couples in which the HIV-positive partner was using suppressive antiretroviral therapy and who reported condomless sex,...
10-Jul-2016 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Interventions Do Not Improve Viral Suppression Among Hospitalized Patients with HIV Infection and Substance Use

In a study appearing in the July 12 issue of JAMA, an HIV/AIDS theme issue, Lisa R. Metsch, Ph.D., of Columbia University, New York, and colleagues assessed the effect of structured patient navigation (care coordination with case management)...
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