JAMA
03/17/2017. Facebook
PCSK9 inhibitor evoculab reduces CV events according to large trial reported today from @ACCInTouch meeting. But is the cost sustainable?!?
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Cost-effectiveness of PCSK9 Inhibitors for Heterozygous FH or ASCVD

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JAMA
03/17/2017. Facebook
John Ioannidis, "The evidence for nonreproducibility in basic and preclinical biomedical research is compelling."

Acknowledging and Overcoming Nonreproducibility in Basic and Preclinical Research

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JAMA
03/17/2017. Facebook
Medicaid made an estimated $36 billion in payment errors in 2016 due to faulty information.

Improper Medicaid Payments

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JAMA
03/17/2017. Facebook
Penn State College of Medicine's "Arts in Health" program commissions work by regional artists for placement in hospital rooms as a way to improve the experience of hospitalization.

"That Landscape Is Where I'd Like to Be ... "

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JAMA
03/16/2017. Facebook
Read this report on the 1-year data from a randomized clinical trial testing the safety and immunogenicity of a novel adenovirus type 26 and modified vaccinia virus Ankara-vectored Ebola vaccines.

Immune Responses to 2 Ebola Vaccines at 1 Year

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JAMA
03/16/2017. Facebook
Routine universal screening using transvaginal cervical length, quantitative fetal fibronectin, or both did not accurately predict subsequent spontaneous preterm birth and should not be used in routine clinical care in nulliparous women.

Accuracy of Spontaneous Preterm Birth Markers Among Nulliparous Women

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JAMA
03/16/2017. Facebook
Effect of a Scalp Cooling Device on Alopecia in Women Undergoing Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer: The SCALP Randomized Clinical Trial, and Hope S. Rugo, MD, author of Association Between Use of a Scalp Cooling Device and Alopecia After Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer]]>

Effect of Scalp Cooling for Chemotherapy-Induced Alopecia in Women With Breast Cancer

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JAMA
03/16/2017. Facebook
Articles discussed in this episode:

• Testosterone Treatment and Coronary Artery Plaque Volume in Older Men With Low Testosterone

• Testosterone Treatment and Cognitive Function in Older Men With Low Testosterone and Age-Associated Memory Impairment

• Effect of Testosterone Treatment on…

The Effects of Testosterone Gel on Health Outcomes

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JAMA
03/16/2017. Facebook
guidelines for sepsis management. These new guidelines differ significantly from ones in the past in that they no longer recommend protocolized resuscitation and emphasize early and aggressive fluid resuscitation when patients present with septic shock. This is the first podcast in the Surviving…

Updated Guidelines for Sepsis Management

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JAMA
03/16/2017. Facebook
Trials that use outcomes based solely on glycemic parameters are no longer acceptable for clinical decision making.

Hemoglobin A 1c as an Outcome for Studies of Diabetes

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JAMA
03/16/2017. Facebook
Screening for Gynecologic Conditions With Pelvic Examination: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement]]>

USPSTF Recommendation: The Screening Pelvic Examination

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JAMA
03/16/2017. Facebook
The first podcast reviewed what recommendations are in the guideline itself.

Article discussed in this episode: Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock

Speakers: JAMA Associate Editor Derek C. Angus, MD, MPH, University of Pittsburgh, and Michael D. Howell, MD, MPH, University of Chicago.]]>

Why the New Sepsis Guideline Changed

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JAMA
03/16/2017. Facebook
Folic Acid Supplementation for the Prevention of Neural Tube Defects: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement]]>

USPSTF Recommendation: Folic Acid to Prevent Neural Tube Defects

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JAMA
03/16/2017. Facebook
Folic Acid Supplementation for the Prevention of Neural Tube Defects: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement]]>

USPSTF Recommendation: Folic Acid to Prevent Neural Tube Defects

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JAMA
03/16/2017. Facebook
If approved by the Trump administration, new rules would go into effect in July and cover more than 5 million Medicare & Medicaid beneficiaries who receive health care in their homes from nearly 12 600 participating home health agencies nationwide.

Rules for Home Care Get Long-Awaited Revamp

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JAMA
03/16/2017. Facebook
Interview with Allison W. Kurian, MD, MSc, author of Use of and Mortality After Bilateral Mastectomy Compared With Other Surgical Treatments for Breast Cancer in California, 1998-2011

Use of and Mortality After Bilateral Mastectomy Compared With Other Surgical Treatments for Breast Cancer in California, 1998-2011

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JAMA
03/15/2017. Facebook
This Medical News article discusses recent advances in uterus transplants.

US Uterus Transplant Trials Under Way

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JAMA
03/15/2017. Facebook
JAMA Guide to Statistics and Methods: A review of the use of logistic regression model diagnostics to determine how well a model predicts outcomes.

Logistic Regression Diagnostics

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