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Pembrolizumab is an effective therapy for patients with metastatic melanoma. However, not all patients derive benefit. It is postulated that an increase in regulatory T cells in melanoma patients can impair the response to immunotherapies. Continuous low-dose temozolomide has shown to cause immunomodulatory effects resulting in CD4 + lymphopenia due... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 16-11-2019
Fonte: MELANOMA RESEARCH - most emailed articles
New England Journal of Medicine, Ahead of Print.... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 16-11-2019
Fonte: NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE - current issue
By Patrizio Lancellotti
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Pubblicato il 16-11-2019
Fonte: NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE - current issue
By George D. Dangas
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Pubblicato il 16-11-2019
Fonte: NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE - current issue
By Ole De Backer
New England Journal of Medicine, Ahead of Print.... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 16-11-2019
Fonte: NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE - current issue
By Duk-Hyun Kang
Medical Decision Making, Ahead of Print. Background. We aimed to validate the SURE test for use with parents in primary care. Methods. A secondary analysis of cluster randomized trial data was used to compare the SURE test (index, higher score = less conflict) to the Decisional Conflict Scale (DCS; reference,... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 16-11-2019
Fonte: MEDICAL DECISION MAKING - recent articles
By Laura Boland
New England Journal of Medicine, Ahead of Print.... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 16-11-2019
Fonte: NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE - current issue
By L. Kristin Newby
New England Journal of Medicine, Ahead of Print.... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 16-11-2019
Fonte: NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE - current issue
By Jean-Claude Tardif
Il Riassunto delle Caratteristiche del Prodotto e il Foglio Illustrativo del medicinale IDRACAL (033486) sono stati modificati. Di seguito i link: Riassunto delle caratteristiche del prodotto Foglio illustrativo Attenzione! Si ricorda che le informazioni inerenti l’utilizzo di questo servizio sono pubblicate sul sito https://farmaci.agenziafarmaco.gov.it al link Condizioni di Utilizzo... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 16-11-2019
Fonte: AIFA BANCA DATI FARMACI - aggiornamenti rcp e fi
Purpose of the studyIron deficiency anaemia (IDA) is associated with increased morbidity and mortality in heart failure patients. The aim of our audit was to evaluate the current practice in diagnosis and assessment of IDA in patients admitted with heart failure.Study designWe conducted a retrospective audit of patients admitted to... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL JOURNAL - online first
By Simon, S., Ioannou, A., Deoraj, S., Metaxa, S., Mandal, A. K. J., Missouris, C. G.
The proliferation of medical misinformation on social media is a growing, global public health concern.1 The medical community is responding to this pervasive threat; earlier this year, the Chief Executive of the American Medical Association wrote to the leading technology companies calling for more action to ‘ensure that users have... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL JOURNAL - online first
By Trethewey, S. P.
A 6-year-old boy, with a history of being operated for Wilms tumour, had presented to us with symptoms of insidious onset gradually increasing breathlessness on exertion. Echocardiography revealed 46x30 mm pedunculated homogenous mass attached to free wall of the left atrium prolapsing into left ventricle during diastole, severe pulmonary hypertension... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL JOURNAL - online first
By Shaheer Ahmed, A., Arava, S. K., Ramakrishnan, S.
BackgroundAn observational study was conducted to assess recreational drug use in association with recent STIs among clients of an STI/HIV reference centre in Rome, Italy.MethodsAttendees self-compiled a questionnaire concerning sexual behaviours and drug use, including the nine drugs used for sex (amphetamines, poppers, cocaine, ketamine, erectile dysfunction agent (EDA), steroids... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS - online first
By Latini, A., Dona', M. G., Alei, L., Colafigli, M., Frasca, M., Orsini, D., Giuliani, M., Morrone, A., Cristaudo, A., Zaccarelli, M.
Decisions regarding life-sustaining medical treatments for young children with profound disabilities can be extremely challenging for families and clinicians. In this study, Brick and colleagues1 surveyed adult residents of the UK about their attitudes regarding withdrawal of treatment using a series of vignettes of infants with varying levels of intellectual... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ETHICS - online first
By Wightman, A., Wilfond, B. S., Diekema, D., Paquette, E., Shah, S.
Modern antiretroviral therapies (ART) are capable of suppressing HIV in the bloodstream to undetectable levels. Nonetheless, people living with HIV must maintain lifelong adherence to ART to avoid the re-emergence of the infection. So despite the existence and efficacy of ART, there is still substantial interest in development of a... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ETHICS - online first
By Steel, R.
In this paper, we argue that there are important ethical questions about healthcare improvement which are underexplored. We start by drawing on two existing literatures: first, the prevailing, primarily governance-oriented, application of ethics to healthcare ‘quality improvement’ (QI), and second, the application of QI to healthcare ethics. We show that... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ETHICS - online first
By Cribb, A., Entwistle, V., Mitchell, P.