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Risk-based lung cancer screening more cost-effective than age, smoking history-based screening

An analysis of lung cancer screening methods found that risk-based lung cancer screening was more cost-effective than age and smoking history-based screening methods. The analysis is published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
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Vitamin D supplementation may lower diabetes risk for the more than 10 million adults with prediabetes

A review of clinical trials has found that higher vitamin D intake was associated with a 15 percent decreased likelihood for developing type 2 diabetes in adults with prediabetes. The review is published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
1-Feb-2023 3:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Mpox modeling suggests timely detection, isolation could prevent significant spread on college campuses

A model of mpox transmission among students living on a college campus suggests that sustained transmission could be significantly reduced with timely detection and isolation on its own. The model also showed that preventative vaccination of the...
24-Jan-2023 2:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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ICD detection and treatment of arrhythmias not impacted by MRI

A cohort study of more than 600 persons with non-magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-conditional implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) found that these ICDs still appropriately treated detected tachyarrhythmias after MRI. The findings are...
24-Jan-2023 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Both high- and low-intensity exercise therapy beneficial for knee osteoarthritis

A randomized controlled trial comparing high- and low-dose exercise therapy for patients with knee osteoarthritis found that both types of exercise therapy produced similar outcomes in pain, function, and quality of life. High-dose therapy provided...
17-Jan-2023 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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American College of Physicians recommends cognitive behavioral therapy or second-generation antidepressants for adults with major depressive disorder

The American College of Physicians (ACP) has issued an update of its guideline with clinical recommendations for nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic treatments of adults in the acute phase of major depressive disorder (MDD). In the updated clinical...
17-Jan-2023 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Long-term low-dose hydroxychloroquine use associated with low risk for retinopathy

A cohort study of more than 3,000 persons who received hydroxychloroquine for 5 or more years with guideline-recommended serial retinopathy screening found that the overall risk for incident retinopathy was low, with most documented cases being...
10-Jan-2023 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Monitoring Epstein-Barr viral load after liver transplant may reduce risk for rare posttransplant complication

A study of adult recipients of liver transplants has found that monitoring transplant recipients for Epstein-Barr virus viral load (EBV VL) helped to reduce risk for posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease (PTLD), a rare but serious potential...
10-Jan-2023 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Physician “gun lover” offers suggestions for safer Second Amendment

Michael Rose, MD, MPH, is a proud gun owner, hunter, and native North Dakotan who practices medicine in the heart of Baltimore. Dr. Rose understands how his personal and professional lives may seem at odds with one another. But in a new personal...
23-Aug-2022 2:05 PM EDT

Experts Offer Guidance for Healthcare Workers Caring for Patients with Suspected Monkeypox Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

10-Jun-2022 4:05 PM EDT

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