- Carlos del Rio, MD
Maraviroc-containing PrEP was safe and well tolerated by women at risk for HIV infection in a phase II study.
- Joel M. Gore, MD
More evidence for the J-shaped curve — lower mortality risk with light-to-moderate drinking and higher risk with greater consumption.
- Douglas K. Rex, MD
Phase III data show efficacy and tolerability but some adverse event concerns.
- Mark S. Link, MD
About one third of high-risk patients were found to experience subclinical AF episodes, but whether to begin anticoagulation remains unclear.
- Claire Wilcox, MD
Clinicians should be especially cautious when prescribing opioid painkillers to patients with high levels of arousal and reactivity.
- Claire Wilcox, MD
Elevated hyperactivity-impulsivity symptom scores were linked to a more robust varenicline response.
- Allan S. Brett, MD
New studies show no relation between proton-pump inhibitors and Alzheimer disease or cognitive impairment.
- William J. Gradishar, MD
Palbociclib demonstrated activity in early-stage disease resistant to endocrine therapy, but prolonged exposure may be required.
- Paul S. Mueller, MD, MPH, FACP
By 1 year after initiation of short-acting benzodiazepines, younger patients were more likely to die than were comparable noninitiators.
For Patients with Three Common Conditions, Fewer Readmissions Didn't Lead to Higher 30-Day Mortality
- Aaron J. Calderon, MD, FACP, SFHM
Among Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries, 30-day mortality became less likely as readmission rates dropped.
- Daniel D. Dressler, MD, MSc, SFHM, FACP
More observation hospital stays and fewer inpatient admissions now are common, but is this process efficient?
- Jenny Radesky, MD
A French study shows improvements in neuromotor disability rates for premature infants born in 2011 compared with those born in 1997.
- Alex J. Sinclair, MBChB
Risk for secondary PTC was increased more than fivefold in patients who received oral fluoroquinolone antibiotics within 15 days of diagnosis.
- Atif Zaman, MD, MPH
Moderate alcohol use has no CV benefits for NAFLD patients and may exacerbate chronic liver disease.
- Barbara Geller, MD
Treatment significantly improved cognition and parents' behavioral ratings. Also, baseline omega-3 red blood cell levels were low.
- Steven Dubovsky, MD
People with childhood abuse histories who died by suicide had epigenetic changes that could permanently alter the stress response.
- Ali S. Raja, MD, MBA, MPH
A 5-hour intravenous steroid premedication protocol was noninferior to a 13-hour oral protocol in terms of breakthrough allergic reactions.
- Daniel M. Lindberg, MD
These results suggest it is as good as chloral hydrate, but not better.
- David J. Bjorkman, MD, MSPH (HSA), SM (Epid.)
Yes, in comparison with a detectable but normal tissue transglutaminase immunoglobulin A level
- David J. Amrol, MD
Maybe not in patients with mild obstruction