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Earlier Incubator-Crib Transfer Safe for Preemies

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Babies born at a gestational age of 30-35 weeks can be safely transferred from the incubator to an open crib once they reach 1600 grams weight. This early weaning in turn leads to early discharge home, Italian physicians report in the September issue of...

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Fibrate/Statin Synergy in Mixed Dyslipidemia

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When target cholesterol levels are not achieved with statin monotherapy in patients with mixed dyslipidemia, adding fenofibrate can tip the scales favorably. Dr. Michel Farnier of Point Medical in Dijon, France and colleagues describe those findings in the American Journal of...

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Don’t Blame Warfarin for Occult Fecal Blood

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Patients on warfarin need not discontinue treatment when they have a fecal occult blood test (FOBT), as it does not affect the predictive accuracy of the test for identifying colorectal neoplasms, according to findings reported in an August 3rd online publication of the American...