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Rituximab Tied to Increased Infection Risk in RRMS

Rituximab Tied to Increased Infection Risk in RRMS

The B-cell–depleting drug rituximab was associated with a twofold increased risk for infection in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), regardless of treatment duration or whether patients had received other disease-modifying therapy (DMT) or had a short disease duration. “We found an approximately doubled risk of serious infections with rituximab compared with other DMTs, regardless …

Ovarian Cancer Risk Doubled by Estrogen-Only HRT

Ovarian Cancer Risk Doubled by Estrogen-Only HRT

Two decades after the landmark Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) changed the way clinicians thought about hormone therapy and cancer, new findings suggest this national health study is “the gift that keeps on giving.” Follow-up from two of the WHI’s randomized trials have found that estrogen alone in women with prior hysterectomy significantly increased ovarian cancer …

Significant Benefit With Liver Transplantation in ACLF

Significant Benefit With Liver Transplantation in ACLF

MILAN — Liver transplantation improves survival in patients with acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF), according to interim clinical outcomes of the large, international CHANCE study. To date, the results show that 3-month post–liver transplantation mortality rates in patients with ACLF grades 2 and 3 were only 9%, which is not significantly different than that of patients …

Luke Newton Shares His Unconventional Prep for Bridgerton Intimate Scenes

Luke Newton Shares His Unconventional Prep for Bridgerton Intimate Scenes

Best White T-Shirts Bare-Knuckle Boxing How to Count Macros True Story of Hit Man Best Father’s Day Gifts DEAREST GENTLE READERS, Season 3 of Bridgerton is back, and bringing just as much steaminess, drama, and romance as seasons prior. In Season 3, viewers follow the budding romance of Colin Bridgerton (Luke Newton) and Penelope Featherington …