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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The interferon-gamma release assay (IGRA) is more specific, at least as sensitive, and may better predict disease progression than the tuberculin skin test in pregnant women at risk of exposure to tuberculosis, according to a report in the June Obstetrics &...

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Diabetic macular edema risk seen with thiazolidinediones

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A large retrospective population-based study of patients from the United Kingdom with type 2 diabetes detected a higher incidence of diabetic macular edema at one- and 10-year follow-up in those taking a thiazolidinedione to control blood sugar. “Clinicians should be...

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Consider low-dose ACTH for infantile spasms: new guideline

[CLIN] - Consider low-dose ACTH for infantile spasms: new guideline NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Low-dose adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) should be considered for treating infantile spasms, according to an evidence-based guideline update from the American of Neurology and Child Neurology Society. The...