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Children with Zika virus infection will need multidisciplinary care in a medical home environment led by their primary care pediatrician, according to a series of recommendations presented by pediatric experts here in Atlanta. http://bit.ly/29ZLCXC
Lack of symptoms shouldn't mean lack of follow-up
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The selective estrogen receptor modulator raloxifene (Evista) reduced illness severity in women with refractory schizophrenia, researchers reported. http://bit.ly/29WCumx
No safety issues in small study, but thromboembolic risk remains concern
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One-third of college students vaccinated for group B meningococcal disease during an outbreak on campus produced no immune response to the outbreak strain, though nearly all responded to the two strains included in the vaccine, researchers examining the December 2013 outbreak at Princeton University found. http://bit.ly/29X4g2b
No immunologic response in one-third of those vaccinated
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Both home-cooked and store-bought baby food are good options for infants being introduced to solid foods, according to a U.K. nutritional study comparing the two. http://bit.ly/2afgZdb
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Low condom use did not undermine the efficacy of "on-demand" pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among gay men at high risk for HIV, a researcher said here at the IAC meeting. http://bit.ly/2acVZny
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Eight different diabetes drug classes examined in a meta-analysis failed to demonstrate improved cardiovascular or all-cause mortality compared with placebo. http://bit.ly/29TFO1U
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Ischemic stroke patients who received IV thrombolysis on the way to the hospital in a specialized ambulance kitted out with a CT scanner did not have a better chance of returning home without functional disability at 3 months than did those who got the same treatment at the hospital after usual transport. http://bit.ly/29Zr5SS
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The more educated a person, the better protected from developing heart failure (HF), either soon after an MI or longer-term, a population-based study found. http://bit.ly/29YVGjH
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The selective estrogen receptor modulator raloxifene (Evista) reduced illness severity in women with refractory schizophrenia, researchers reported. http://bit.ly/29WCumx
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Prostate cancer screening has been shown to reduce the incidence of advanced disease and mortality. However, the morbidity and cost associated with over-diagnosis and over-treatment has caused major concerns, particularly in patients with low-risk clinically indolent disease who elect aggressive therapy. http://bit.ly/2af2KoX
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The FDA has called a 2-day meeting of its Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Toxicology Devices Panel this week that could have major implications for the care of diabetes. http://bit.ly/29TYluP
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Magnesium supplementation leads to decreases in blood pressure among both hypertensive and normotensive adults, according to the findings of a meta-analysis. http://bit.ly/2a9Eep8
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