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Primary care providers and nurse practitioners can expand HCV treatment access

Primary care providers and nurse practitioners can expand HCV treatment access

Primary care providers and nurse practitioners achieve the same sustained virologic response rates as specialists.

Sperm counts significantly declining in men from North America, Europe

Sperm counts significantly declining in men from North America, Europe

Western males saw the most significant sperm count decline at 52.4%.

Effects of cannabis treatment in adult patients with PTSD

Effects of cannabis treatment in adult patients with PTSD

Researchers found that cannabis may alleviate neuropathic pain, but is not associated with benefit for adults with PTSD.

FDA: Some liquid pharmaceuticals recalled due to possible bacterial contamination

FDA: Some liquid pharmaceuticals recalled due to possible bacterial contamination

The FDA has announced a recall of liquid pharmaceutical products because of possible bacterial contamination that could cause severe infections.

Live attenuated influenza vaccine ineffective in children during 2015-2016 season

Live attenuated influenza vaccine ineffective in children during 2015-2016 season

The live attenuated vaccine was ineffective among children between 2 and 17 years of age during the 2015-2016 season.

Comparing anticoagulants to prevent venous thromboembolism after hip and knee arthroplasty

Comparing anticoagulants to prevent venous thromboembolism after hip and knee arthroplasty

Fondaparinux and rivaroxaban were associated with increased risk of major bleeding in patients who underwent total hip or knee arthroplasty.

Lifestyle intervention provides minimal benefit in improving glycemic control in type 2 diabetes

Lifestyle intervention provides minimal benefit in improving glycemic control in type 2 diabetes

Lifestyle interventions maintain glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Antiemetics: a clinical practice guideline update from ASCO

Antiemetics: a clinical practice guideline update from ASCO

The updated guidelines will help clinicians prevent and manage nausea and vomiting caused by antineoplastic agents or radiation therapy in cancer patients.

Forty percent of hospitalized patients report breakdowns in care

Forty percent of hospitalized patients report breakdowns in care

Hospital patients reported breakdowns in care, which included information exchange, medications, delays in admission, team communication, providers' manner, and discharge.

Colorectal cancer mortality rates increasing in younger white adults

Colorectal cancer mortality rates increasing in younger white adults

Researchers analyzed colorectal cancer mortality rates among individuals between 20 and 54 years of age from 1970 through 2014.

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