Quick Take: Safety and Efficacy of Dabigatran Etexilate vs Dose-Adjusted Warfarin in Patients with...

Central venous thrombosis (CVT) is a form of stroke characterized by thrombosis of cerebral veins or dural sinuses. While less than 5% of the...

Practitioner communication, attitudes and 2-dose schedule affect HPV vaccine administration

1. In this national survey, both pediatricians and family physicians (FPs) were more likely to make a strong recommendation for the human papilloma virus...

Multidisciplinary approach linked with increased utilization of peritoneal dialysis for new dialysis patients

1. In this retrospective quality improvement cohort study from the United States, a multidisciplinary approach was linked with increased rates of peritoneal dialysis initiation...

Soft drink consumption linked with increased all-cause mortality

1. In this population-based cohort study, consumption of total, sugar-, and artificially-sweetened soft drinks was linked with an increased risk of all-cause mortality.2. The...

Quick Take: Planned early delivery or expectant management for late preterm pre-eclampsia (PHOENIX)

Preeclampsia is associated with increased morbidity and mortality for both mother and infant. In addition to maternal and fetal assessment, timely delivery after 37...

Quick Take: HbA1c level as a risk factor for retinopathy and nephropathy in children...

Intensive glycemic control has been shown to reduce the risk of retinopathy and nephropathy in the setting of type 1 diabetes. While prior studies...

#VisualAbstract: Assessment of Long-term Distant Recurrence-Free Survival Associated With Tamoxifen Therapy in Postmenopausal Patients...

Most estrogen receptor (ER)-positive breast cancers can be classified as luminal A or luminal B subtype. It has been estimated that 1 in 4...

The CLASS trial: laser ablation and surgery improve quality-of-life for varicose vein patients compared...

1. In patients with primary varicose veins followed for 5 years after treatment, those randomized to receive laser ablation or surgery reported greater improvements...

The PAGE trial: clinical outcomes do not improve with inhaled GM-CSF in pulmonary alveolar...

1. In patients with pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, use of twice daily inhaled granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF) did not improve clinical outcomes of vital capacity...

Quick Take: Gluten does not induce gastrointestinal symptoms in healthy volunteers

While a gluten-free diet is indicated in patients with clinical gluten sensitivity (GS), including celiac disease, there continues to be growing interest in adopting...
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