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Original Article: Decolonization to Reduce Postdischarge Infection Risk among #MRSA Carriers

New @JAMAInternalMed study: CAPABLE (@JHUNursing 's program to help seniors #AgeInPlace) reduced disability in #LowIncome #OlderAdults by 30%

Half a million new cases of #cervicalcancer are added each year; 85% occur in low‐resource regions or among those from socioeconomically weaker sections of society. For more info see our most downloaded paper of 2018: Cancer of the cervix uteri #openaccess

The SPRINT MIND trial was designed as part of SPRINT, with all-cause adjudicated probable dementia as a primary outcome and MCI and a composite measure of any cognitive impairment (probable dementia or MCI) as secondary outcomes.

Permanent Ink: Forging connections with patients through conversations about their tattoos.

Editorial: Combination Therapy as First-Line Treatment in Metastatic Renal-Cell Carcinoma #GU19

Among 886 patients with advanced renal-cell cancer, median progression-free survival was 13.8 months among those assigned to avelumab plus axitinib and 7.2 months among those assigned to sunitinib. Toxic effects of grade 3 or higher were similar in the two groups. #GU19

KEYNOTE-426: Among patients with untreated advanced renal-cell carcinoma, treatment with pembrolizumab plus axitinib resulted in significantly longer overall survival and progression-free survival, as well as a higher objective response rate, than treatment with sunitinib. #GU19

The Waverly Gallery is a reminder that with dementia, as with all progressive disease, the family is the patient; decline spreads like tau protein through the play's relationships, leading to short-circuiting and dysfunction of family connections.

The severity of impairments across domains of nonsocial and social cognition in adults with autism spectrum disorder identified highlight key intervention targets and suggest significant implications for clinical practice.

In this US-based #cancer #epidemiology study, use of active surveillance and watchful waiting for men with low-risk localized #prostatecancer increased between 2010 and 2015, becoming the most common management approach.

Clinical Pearls & Morning Reports: A Woman with Delusional Thinking and Paresthesia via @NEJMres360

Editorial: Genetic Susceptibility to Alopecia

Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia is a common form of scarring alopecia in women of African ancestry. This study uncovered a genetic susceptibility in approximately one third of the women studied.

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