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Analyzing “Breakthrough Therapy” Perceptions | Feature

After an investigational medication is subject to clinical trials but before it is permitted to be used widely in patients, the FDA reviews the clinical trial results

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Aging HIV patients now face Alzheimer’s risk | Feature

Researchers scrambling to determine impact of virus on the aging brain. Doctors have long recognized that individuals infected with HIV can experience mild to severe memory or

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Conference Highlights: AAIC 2016 | Feature

New research was presented at AAIC 2016, the annual Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, from July 22 to 28 in Toronto. The features below highlight some of the

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CME: Migraine & Stroke Risk | Feature

A study has found that migraine appears to be associated with a higher risk of stroke among active smokers but not for non-smokers. Encouraging smoking cessation may be critical to improving outcomes for migraineurs.

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Advances-Multiple-Sclerosis-Thumb

Advances in Managing Multiple Sclerosis | Feature

New therapies are continuing to emerge for the treatment of patients with multiple sclerosis. Although more research is needed to determine how best to use these products, they represent hope for continued improvement in managing patients with this debilitating disease.

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The Generational Differences in Healthcare Technology | Feature

For decades marketers have tailored their messages and delivery tactics based on the target audience to help increase sales of products and services. Today, physicians and healthcare

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Updated Stroke Prevention Guidelines | Feature

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) have updated guidelines on primary stroke prevention based on comprehensive and timely evidence from clinical investigations and research

Heroes in Medicine: Daniel R. Lattanzi, MD | Feature

Congratulations to Daniel R. Lattanzi, MD, of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center for being recognized as this month’s “Heroes in Medicine” recipient from Physician’s Weekly. Dr.

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Optimiz-MigraineCare-Feature

Conference Highlights: AHS 2016 | Feature

New research was presented at AHS 2016, the American Headache Society’s annual scientific meeting, from June 9 to 12 in San Diego. The features below highlight some of the studies emerging from the conference that focused on emergency medicine.

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O'Connor,-Patrick-HERO

Heroes in Medicine: Patrick Gerard O’Connor, MD, MPH, FACP | Feature

Congratulations to Patrick Gerard O’Connor, MD, MPH, FACP, of the Yale School of Medicine for being the winner of the “Heroes in Medicine” award from Physician’s Weekly

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Optimiz-MigraineCare-Feature

Optimizing Migraine Care | Feature

The American Headache Society (AHS) recently joined the Choosing Wisely initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine in an effort to draw attention to tests and

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Migraine-StrokeRisk-Feature

Migraine & Stroke Risk | Feature

A study has found that migraine appears to be associated with a higher risk of stroke among active smokers but not for non-smokers. Encouraging smoking cessation may be critical to improving outcomes for migraineurs.

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Mindfulness Meditation for Insomnia | Feature

Insomnia is the most commonly reported sleep disorder in the United States. The estimated 10% of adults affected by insomnia generally experience poor health outcomes and poor

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Do Doctors Make the Wrong Diagnosis in Their Own Investment Strategies? | Opinion Article

Medicine is one of the highest-paying professions, but whether doctors are able to manage their money wisely is another question. Just 28% of working doctors feel very

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Alzheimer’s Could Stem From Infections, New Study Suggests | Feature

Could it be that Alzheimer’s disease stems from the toxic remnants of the brain’s attempt to fight off infection? New research by a team of investigators at

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Conference Highlights: APS 2016 | Feature

New research was presented at APS 2016, the American Pain Society’s annual meeting, from May 11 to 14 in Austin, TX. The features below highlight some of the studies that emerged from the conference.

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Assessing Patient Understanding of NSAIDs | Feature

According to recent data, about 123 million prescriptions are filled each year for non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the United States. Data also show that approximately one-third

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Heroes in Medicine: Kathleen M. Schmeler, MD | Feature

Congratulations to Kathleen M. Schmeler, MD, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and the Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital for being the winner of the“Heroes

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Conference Highlights: AAN 2016 | Feature

New research was presented at AAN 2016, the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, from April 15 to 21 in Vancouver. The features below highlight

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DBS-PD-AgeConsiderations-Feature

Deep Brain Stimulation, Parkinson’s Disease, & Age Considerations | Feature

Parkinson disease (PD) is a chronic progressive condition that most commonly affects the elderly. Currently, about 1 million Americans have PD, but studies suggest that the prevalence

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