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One question identifies drug abusers in primary care setting

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – According to a new report, primary care patients who may have a drug use disorder can be reliably identified with a single-question screening test: “How many times in the past year have you used an illegal drug or used a prescription medication for nonmedical...

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Candidemia standard-of-care questioned

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In managing hospitalized patients who develop candidemia, the standard practice of promptly removing a central venous catheter does not improve outcomes, according a report in Clinical Infectious Diseases published online June 25. “These findings suggest an evidence-based...

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Antiviral therapy improves survival in adult T-cell leukemia

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – First-line therapy with zidovudine and interferon-alpha improves overall survival in patients with adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATL), according to the results of a retrospective study. However, patients with leukemic subtypes benefit much more than those with the lymphoma...