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Pleuritic chest pain, thrombophilia predict pulmonary embolism

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Clinical prediction rules for judging the likelihood of a pulmonary embolism (PE) could be improved, new research shows. Now the rules leave out certain variables that could help raise or lower suspicion, according to the...

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Interferon assays better than skin test for detecting active TB

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Active tuberculosis is more readily found with commercially available interferon-gamma release assays than with tuberculin skin tests, according to a meta-analysis. Furthermore, when the assays – QuantiFERON-TB...

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Omalizumab helps control refractory allergic asthma in children

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When allergic asthma in children can’t be controlled with medium- to high-dose corticosteroids, add-on omalizumab is effective and well tolerated, new research shows. Omalizumab is approved for inadequately...