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Scholarly Journals Work Together to Disseminate Knowledge in Ob-Gyn

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A Rutgers-led study in JAMA Network Open, found substantial differences between top-cited ob-gyn articles that were published in non-specialty journals compared to those published in ob-gyn journals.

Channels: All Journal News, Education, Media and Journalism, OBGYN, Women's Health, JAMA, NEJM,

Released:
13-Feb-2020 2:15 PM EST

Perspective in NEJM: Modernize scope-of-practice laws

University of Washington School of Medicine

Around the country, the collective voice of eight directors of health workforce research centers came together to call for a reforming of laws and regulations that limit the practice of health professionals. Their commentary was published Feb. 12 in The New England Journal of Medicine.

Channels: All Journal News, Government/Law, Healthcare, In the Workplace, NEJM,

Released:
12-Feb-2020 6:35 PM EST
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    12-Feb-2020 5:00 PM EST
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11-Feb-2020 2:40 PM EST
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Newswise: New Treatment Discovered for Rare Eye Disease May Prevent Blindness

New Treatment Discovered for Rare Eye Disease May Prevent Blindness

Cedars-Sinai

Patients with thyroid eye disease who used the minimally invasive insulin-like growth factor I blocking antibody, teprotumumab, experienced improvement in their symptoms, appearance and quality of life, according to a study recently published in The New England Journal of Medicine.

Channels: All Journal News, Autoimmune Diseases, Pharmaceuticals, Vision, NEJM,

Released:
10-Feb-2020 6:50 AM EST
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Newswise: CD19 CAR NK-cell therapy achieves 73% response rate in patients with leukemia and lymphoma
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    5-Feb-2020 5:00 PM EST

CD19 CAR NK-cell therapy achieves 73% response rate in patients with leukemia and lymphoma

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

According to results from a Phase I/IIa trial at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, treatment with cord blood-derived chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) natural killer (NK)-cell therapy targeting CD19 resulted in clinical responses in a majority of patients with relapsed or refractory non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), with no major toxicities observed.

Channels: All Journal News, Blood, Cancer, Clinical Trials, National Institutes of Health (NIH), NEJM,

Released:
3-Feb-2020 4:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Lung Cancer Screening Saves Lives!

Lung Cancer Screening Saves Lives!

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Dr. Douglas E. Wood describes the findings from the NELSON Trial and what they mean for policy and program development for lung cancer early detection through CT screening.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Healthcare, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders, NEJM,

Released:
5-Feb-2020 3:10 PM EST
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Researchers Reveal Target in Acute Kidney Injury Prevention

Rush University Medical Center

Physician-Scientists and other researchers at Rush University Medical Center, in collaboration with colleagues at other institutions, have revealed a new treatment target that may help change the outcome for patients at risk of AKI.

Channels: All Journal News, Kidney Disease, Pharmaceuticals, Surgery, NEJM,

Released:
4-Feb-2020 1:15 PM EST
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Newswise: NEJM: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Shows Similar Safety Outcomes as Open-Heart Surgery

NEJM: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Shows Similar Safety Outcomes as Open-Heart Surgery

Cedars-Sinai

A new study from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai and other centers nationwide shows that patients who underwent a minimally invasive transcatheter aortic-valve replacement (TAVR), had similar key 5-year clinical outcomes of death and stroke as patients who had traditional open-heart surgery to replace the valve. The study appears on the New England Journal of Medicine site.

Channels: All Journal News, Cardiovascular Health, Heart Disease, Surgery, NEJM,

Released:
30-Jan-2020 8:40 AM EST
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Newswise: Infectious Disease Experts Sound Alarm Over Risk of Outbreaks in U.S. Border Detention Centers

Infectious Disease Experts Sound Alarm Over Risk of Outbreaks in U.S. Border Detention Centers

University of Maryland School of Medicine

– Over the past year, at least seven children have died from diseases including influenza while being detained by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency. Infectious disease experts at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) called for protections like influenza vaccinations to prevent serious outbreaks.

Channels: Children's Health, Infectious Diseases, Public Health, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders, Seniors, Vaccines, Influenza, Immigration, U.S. Politics, Staff Picks, NEJM, All Journal News,

Released:
29-Jan-2020 5:00 PM EST
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Newswise: New protein target could lead to breakthrough in kidney injury prevention
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    29-Jan-2020 5:00 PM EST
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27-Jan-2020 2:00 PM EST
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