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Diagnosis of congenital heart disease in newborns is sometimes delayed until after hospital discharge, increasing the risk of illness and death. Pulse oximetry screening may help clinicians detect it early.
Patients with Graves’ disease who took selenium demonstrated improvements in overall quality of life and opthalmologic assessment.
The FDA recently announced a labeling change for the smoking-cessation aid varenicline (Chantix) concerning cardiovascular risks.
Phentermine was used for the medical management of weight loss in combination with fenfluramine or dexfenfluramine until side effects related to cardiac valvular disease and pulmonary hypertension were linked to the fenfluramine/dexfenfluramine component. It is currently used as monotherapy or in combination with topiramate.
New data indicate that combining GP100 with interleukin-2 increased clinical response, delayed recurrence and may improve survival among patients with advanced melanoma
BABY-HUG trial results indicate that hydroxyurea significantly reduces pain events in children with sickle-cell disease, and was also associated with reduced gastroenteritis, acute chest syndrome, transfusions and hospitalizations.
Until recently, there has been little direct evidence to evaluate the efficacy of prunes as a dietary treatment or to compare prunes with other treatments for constipation.