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VIDEO: Luminate after Avastin shows early promise for treating diabetic macular edema

November 18, 2017

NEW ORLEANS ― At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here, Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD, director of the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at UC Irvine, discusses results from the DEL MAR trial of Luminate (Allegro) for the treatment of diabetic macular edema.

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VIDEO: Pearls for controlling inflammation in dry eye

November 18, 2017
NEW ORLEANS ― At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here, Laura M. Periman, MD, discusses the management of inflammation in dry eye disease.
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Canada finds case of ceftriaxone-resistant gonorrhea

November 18, 2017
A patient in Canada was diagnosed this year with a gonorrhea infection that was resistant to ceftriaxone, one the last available treatments for the increasingly…

AMPK activator reduces glucose level in type 2 diabetes in phase 2a trial

November 18, 2017
A novel AMP-activated protein kinase activator showed glucose reduction and decreased cardiovascular risk factors in people with type 2 diabetes in a phase 2a trial…

Yale School of Medicine appoints chair of surgery department

November 18, 2017
Nita Ahuja, MD, has been named chair of the department of surgery at Yale School of Medicine. Ahuja also will serve as chief of surgery at Yale New Haven Hospital.
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Focus on Managing Patients with Chronic Heart Failure

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

James Tauras, MD, provides his perspectives on issues related to the rapidly evolving pharmacologic management of…
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Incidence of and Risk Factors for Inpatient Stroke After Hip Fractures in the Elderly

Online Advanced Release, November 14, 2017
Although uncommon, stroke can be a catastrophic inpatient complication for patients with hip fractures. The current…
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VIDEO: Avedro ups cross-linking for keratoconus coverage to 28 insurance carriers

November 17, 2017
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