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Published: Sat, 29 Apr 2017 22:35:02 -0400

 



AAN: ATACH Analysis Hints at Benefit of Blood Pressure Control

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 11:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Reducing blood pressure to below 140 mm Hg shows trends for reduced hematoma



Surgery Not Only Culprit in Breast Cancer Lymphedema

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:30:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- RT, chemo add to total burden



Presymptomatic Infants Do Best with Nusinersen

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:30:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Best results may be with dosing before 6 weeks of age



New Hints that Vitamin D Helps MS Patients

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:15:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Two randomized trials miss endpoints but still strongly suggest benefit



Another Win for CAR-T Therapy (CME/CE)

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Study shows benefit in children with CNS-relapsed ALL



Baricitinib for RA Bests Methotrexate at 1 Year (CME/CE)

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Daily oral JAK inhibitor improves most disease measures



Delayed Axial SpA Diagnosis Linked to Depression (CME/CE)

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:30:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Spondylarthropathy patients who reported depression had poorer quality of life



BSR: Genetic Analysis IDs Methotrexate Responders (CME/CE)

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Gene biomarkers differentiated between good responders and nonresponders



BSR: Switch Biologics After TNF Inhibitor Failure for RA (CME/CE)

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:48:31 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Drugs with different modes of action performed better in real-world practice



Eteplirsen Boosts Dystrophin, Function in DMD

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:15:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Details from 12 patients in Study 201/202 reported at AAN



Fibromyalgia Common with Axial Spondyloarthritis (CME/CE)

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:30:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Patients with both conditions have worse disease activity and quality of life



Secukinumab for AS Demonstrates Durable Benefit (CME/CE)

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- IL17A inhibitor provides sustained improvement in disease activity and quality of life



Novel Parkinson Therapies Highlighted at AAN Meeting

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:15:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Early results with gene therapy, new carbidopa-levodopa formulation featured



BSR: Outcomes Similar in RA in Recent Decades (CME/CE)

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Disability and mortality remained comparable from 1990 to 2014



Thymectomy Effective for MG Patients Without Chest Tumor

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Randomized trial confirms benefit from surgery