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  1. ]]>(MedPage Today) -- The addition of the anti-CD38 antibody isatuximab to standard of care resulted in a 5-month improvement in progression-free survival (PFS) for patients with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma, according to results of the...
  2. ]]>(MedPage Today) -- MIAMI -- Roughly one in 20 patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC) have asymptomatic brain metastases at diagnosis, a retrospective analysis of nearly 70 clinical trials found. In close to 1,600 patients evaluated...
  3. ]]>(MedPage Today) -- WASHINGTON -- How do you solve the physician burnout problem? Don't teach doctors to meditate -- fix their working conditions instead, Rushika Fernandopulle, founder of Iora Health, said here Monday. "It's not hard as a...
  4. ]]>(MedPage Today) -- Statins were not linked to any greater decline in cognition or memory over 6 years, a longitudinal study of elderly adults in Australia showed. People, ages 70 to 90, showed no difference in the rate of decline in either memory...
  5. ]]>(MedPage Today) -- Expanding insurance coverage to immigrant children and pregnant women did not appear to influence whether they crossed state borders to acquire care, according to survey data. Among 36,438 lawful permanent residents with children...
  6. (MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Claire A. Richards, Paul L. Hebert, et al.; Channing E. Tate, Daniel D. Matlock Target Audience and Goal Statement: Nephrologists, geriatricians, internists, primary care physicians, family medicine specialists...
  7. ]]>(MedPage Today) -- SAN DIEGO – Physicians have a moral imperative to persuade their patients, their family members and friends -- and especially their health system leaders -- that climate change is real, with global health impacts already...
  8. ]]>(MedPage Today) -- PHILADELPHIA -- The U.S. has more than double the number of congenital heart surgery centers that it needs, researchers said here. Currently, the nation boasts more than 150 such centers: 116 participating in the Society of...
  9. (MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Yeon Hee Park, Tae-Yong Kim, et al.; Marie Robert, Nicholas Turner Target Audience and Goal Statement: Oncologists, women's health specialists, internists, primary care physicians, family medicine specialists...
  10. ]]>(MedPage Today) -- PHILADELPHIA – Direct-to-consumer pediatric telemedicine gave clinically acceptable results while saving patients and their families from making trips to the clinic that might have delayed treatment, a researcher reported...
  11. ]]>(MedPage Today) -- MIAMI -- Combined inhibition of both PD-1 and PD-L1 proved no more beneficial than anti-PD-1 therapy alone in a cohort of pretreated but immunotherapy-naive metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC) patients, a phase II trial suggested...
  12. ]]>(MedPage Today) -- Is his problem mainly psychological?
  13. ]]>(MedPage Today) -- PHILADELPHIA – Patients who are diagnosed with asymptomatic very severe aortic stenosis should undergo early valve surgery rather than wait for symptoms to appear, researchers suggested here at the American Heart Association...
  14. ]]>(MedPage Today) -- PHILADELPHIA -- The Impella mechanical support device, frequently used in patients in cardiogenic shock who are undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions, was more expensive than intra-aortic balloon pumps and was also associated...
  15. ]]>(MedPage Today) -- PHILADELPHIA -- For patients experiencing ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack with evidence of atherosclerosis, setting a low LDL cholesterol target improved outcomes in the randomized Treat Stroke to Target trial...