Publications with Key Summaries

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Concurrent Use of Opioids and Benzodiazepines: Evaluation of Prescription Drug Monitoring by a United States Laboratory

Authors: McClure FL, Niles JK, Kaufman HW, Gudin J.
J Addict Med. 2017 Nov 11(6):420-426. [Epub Oct 27, 2017]

Specialties: Toxicology/Pain Management

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LDL subfractions are associated with incident cardiovascular disease in the Malmö Prevention Project Study.

Authors: Shiffman D, Louie JZ, Caulfield MP, Nilsson PM, Devlin JJ, Melander O
Atherosclerosis. 2017 Aug;263:287-292.

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Maternal Chromosome Xp Deletion Identified by Prenatal Cell-free DNA Screening.

Authors: Ilagan BJ, Maxwell MD, Fisher BM, Milanovich J, Owen R, Anderson B, Zhang K, Strom CM
Prenat Diagn. 2017. doi: 10.1002/pd.5103. [Epub ahead of print]

Specialties: Genetics, Women's Health/OB/GYN

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Total and free cortisol levels during 1 μg, 25 μg, and 250 μg cosyntropin stimulation tests compared to insulin tolerance test: results of a randomized, prospective, pilot study.

Authors: Peechakara S, Bena J, Clarke NJ, McPhaul MJ, Reitz RE, Weil RJ, Recinos P, Kennedy L, Hamrahian AH
Endocrine 2017 Jul 20. doi: 10.1007/s12020-017-1371-9. [Epub ahead of print]

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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OncoKB: A Precision Oncology Knowledge Base

Authors: Chakravarty D, Gao J, Phillips SM, Kundra R, Zhang H, Wang J, Rudolph JE, Yaeger R, Soumerai T, Nissan MH, Chang MT, Chandarlapaty S, Traina TA, Paik PK, Ho AL, Hantash FM, Grupe A, Baxi SS, Callahan MK, Snyder A, Chi P, Danila D, Gounder M, Harding JJ, Hellmann MD, Iyer G, Janjigian Y, Kaley T, Levine DA, Lowery M, Omuro A, Postow MA, Rathkopf D, Shoushtari AN, Shukla N, Voss M, Paraiso E, Zehir A, Berger MF, Taylor BS, Saltz LB, Riely GJ, Ladanyi M, Hyman DM, Baselga J, Sabbatini P,
J Clin Oncol. 2017;1:1−16.

Specialties: Oncology

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Hepatitis C Virus Infection Among Reproductive-Aged Women and Children in the United States, 2006 to 2014.

Authors: Ly KN, Jiles RB, Teshale EH, Foster MA, Pesano RL, Holmberg SD.
Ann Intern Med. 2017;166:775-782.

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Pediatrics, Women's Health/OB/GYN

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Vitamin D Status and Supplementation in Employer-Sponsored Wellness Program

Authors: Kaufman H and Chen Z
Am J Health Promot. 2017 May 30 doi: 10.1177/0890117117710353 [Epub ahead of print]

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Geographic Disparities in Access to Syringe Services Programs Among Young People with Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the US

Authors: Canary L, Hariri S, Campbell C, Young R, Whitcomb J, Kaufman H, Vellozzi C.
Clin Infect Dis. 2017; Apr 11

Specialties: Infectious Disease

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Improving the Positive Predictive Value of Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening (NIPS).

Authors: Strom CM, Anderson B, Tsao D1, Zhang K, Liu Y, Livingston K, Elzinga C2, Evans M, Nguyen Q, Wolfson D, Rowland C, Kolacki P, Maxwell M, Wang JC, Rabin D, Catanese J, Owen R, Braastad C, Sun W.
PLoS One. 2017;12:e0167130

Specialties: Genetics, Women's Health/OB/GYN

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