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A combination therapy to prevent preterm birth

Two tocolytic agents, nifedipine and indomethacin, were found to be more effective in combination versus a monotherapy for prevention of preterm birth (PTB) in a new randomized clinical trial (RCT). Nifedipine is a calcium channel blocking agent that...

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Fighting the Norms of Emergency Drug Shortages

Drug shortages aren’t a frequent hurdle in emergency departments; they’re an inevitability.A survey from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) last year reported that 93% of 247 gauged emergency doctors did not believe their emergency d...

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Can the keto diet help me lose weight?

On call Q. My friend says I should do a keto diet to help with my weight loss. What is it, and is it better for weight loss? A. A ketogenic (keto) diet is high in fat and protein and low in carbohydrates. Most of the body's cells prefer t...