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The latest clinical medicine and health policy news for healthcare professionals, delivered each weekday by host Nick Andrews and MDedge editors. The information in this podcast is provided for informational and educational purposes only.... Show More


August 14, 2019 8 min

Is a rigid HPV vaccination schedule really necessary? Story by Bruce Jancin, reporting from the annual meeting of the European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases.

Delayed administration of the second dose of an HPV vaccine had no negative impact on the magnitude of the immune response.

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  • Women are underrepresented as lead authors in oncology trials 

    The proportion has been increasing but still lags behind ...

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    SPECIAL Crossover with Blood & Cancer, the official podcast of MDedge HematologyOncology. 

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    Alan P. Lyss, MD, a medical oncologist in community practice at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis, joins Blood & Cancer host David H. Henry, MD, of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, to break down the most in...

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    Today's top stories in clinical medicine:

  • Updated systematic review of aspirin for primary prevention shows benefits, risks.
  • Estimated prevalence of OSA in the Americas stands at 170 million.
  • How to reverse type 2 diabetes with a crash diet the DiRECT approach.
  • Zeroing in on a key issue: SGLT2s or GLP-1s for elderly T2D?
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    April 15, 2019 12 min

    The 2019 annual Internal Medicine meeting of the American College of Physicians took place beginning April 10 in Philadelphia. MDedge Podcast host and producer Nick Andrews joined Internal Medicine News editor Katie Lennon to discuss a few of the biggest topics. 

    ACP 2019 highlights:

  • Telemedicine update.
  • Neuropathic pain update.
  • Negotiating a strong contract.
  • ACP launches quality improvement tools.
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    March 9, 2019 11 min

    Today, we’re bringing you a special episode featuring exclusive coverage from the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology in Washington.

    1. Food allergies and atopic dermatitis: What is the evidence? https://bit.ly/2CayGcp

    2. Many common dermatologic drugs can be safely used during pregnancy. https://bit.ly/2HmZLfY

    3. 31-GEP test predicts likelihood of metastasis for cutaneous melanoma. https://bit.ly/2NO3dkK

    4. Berme...

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    March 1, 2019 7 min

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    1. CDC: United States has hit a plateau with HIV. https://bit.ly/2TokV3E

    2. Fauci, Messonnier testify on measles outbreaks. https://bit.ly/2XqP3KO

    3. Big pharma says it can’t drop drug list prices alone. https://bit.ly/2Xs92Zy

    4. Barrett’s esophagus uncommon in patients with uncomplicated GERD. https://bit.ly/2VqKRJd

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    February 15, 2019 5 min

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  • FDA panels back intranasal esketamine for refractory depression.
  • ONC aims to help doctors, patients with information sharing in proposed rule.
  • Survey: Health care costs unlikely to improve in 2019.
  • Vaccination and antiviral treatment don't lower stroke risk after shingles.
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    Automated office BP readings best routine measures



    Positive FIT test should prompt colonoscopy



    Mild aerobic exercise speeds sports concussion recovery


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    January 12, 2019 12 min

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    In this special edition of the MDedge Daily News, Nick Andrews and Terry Rudd report the latest news from the 2018 annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Stories include: using low-dose tamoxifen, the latest findings fro KATHERINE trial, results of a meta-analysis of neoadjuvant chemotherapy, and capecitabine in early stage triple negative breast c...

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    January 9, 2019 7 min

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    Today's stories:

  • Asking about a family's military service can improve pediatric care.
  • Knee pathologies, including multiple meniscal tears, predict accelerated osteoarthritis.
  • Poor-prognosis cancers linked to highest suicide risk in first year. 
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    November 30, 2018 6 min
  • U.S. life expectancy down; drug overdose, suicide up sharply
  • Less-distressed patients are driving an increase in outpatient services.
  • ASH releases new VTE guidelines.
  • Commentary: NIH director expresses concern over CRISPR-cas9 baby claim.
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    November 1, 2018 8 min

    The MDedge Psychcast is new with Dr. John Rozel and a conversation on gun violence. (

  • TENS cuts fibromyalgia pain in large, randomized controlled trial. 
  • Brisk walking may decrease total knee replacement risk in osteoarthritis. 
  • Smoking neglected in patients with peripheral arterial disease.
  • The American College of Physicians beefs up firearms policy.
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    October 16, 2018 8 min
  • MedPAC eyes 'incident to' billing. 
  • Stepdown to oral ciprofloxacin looks safe in gram-negative bloodstream infections.
  • Nasal cannula device may be an option for severe COPD.
  • Brexanolone injection quickly improves postpartum depression.
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    Postcall Podcast:

  • Suicide risk doubles in COPD patients who are taking benzodiazepines.
  • Feds say ACA's silver plan premiums will drop in 2019.
  • Bias in the clinical setting can impact patient care.
  • Managing asthma in children: PEts don't always have to go. 
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