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Graves ophthalmopathy

Thyroid eye disease

C. Robert Bernardino, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Residency Program Director, Director of Ophthalmic Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Yale University, discusses thyroid eye disease, which is always related to thyroid...

Antithrombotics for patients with bioprosthetic valves

Anticoagulation for patients with mechanical valves

E. Murat Tuzcu, MD, Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, discusses anticoagulation for patients with mechanical valves, highlighting the use of the antithrombotics aspirin and clopidogrel for some patients with bioprosthetic valves. Summary: ...

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Metformin use may decrease risk of pancreatic cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Use of metformin is associated with a decreased risk of pancreatic cancer in patients with diabetes, new research shows. By contrast, treatment with insulin or an insulin secretagogue may increase the risk. “The...