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OSPREY Trial Suggests THN Therapy Effective in Moderate to Severe OSA

OSPREY Trial Suggests THN Therapy Effective in Moderate to Severe OSA

May 15th 2022, 6:15pm

Investigators from this ATS session suggested THN therapy could be used to treat OSA, believing in to be “a simpler approach than incumbent technology with no sensor and an easier, proximal electrode implantation”.

Severe Asthma Exacerbation Risk Reduced with Combined Albuterol-Budesonide

Severe Asthma Exacerbation Risk Reduced with Combined Albuterol-Budesonide

May 15th 2022, 4:30pm

Research has indicated that a fixed-dose combination of albuterol and budesonide could better reduce the risk of severe asthma exacerbation when compared to albuterol alone.

Sanjiv Chopra, MD: Treatments for NAFLD on the Way

Sanjiv Chopra, MD: Treatments for NAFLD on the Way

May 14th 2022, 6:11pm

Pri-Med West

Dr. Chopra said an FDA-approved treatment for NAFLD could come in the next 6 months.

Gerald Smetana, MD: Outpatient COVID-19 Treatment Relies on Primary Care Providers

Gerald Smetana, MD: Outpatient COVID-19 Treatment Relies on Primary Care Providers

May 13th 2022, 8:00pm

Pri-Med West

Dr. Gerald Smetana encourages PCPs to familiarize themselves with the outpatient drug options for managing COVID-19 because of the limited treatment window for administration.

Tara Vijayan, MD: Doctors Fighting Misinformation

Tara Vijayan, MD: Doctors Fighting Misinformation

May 13th 2022, 6:19pm

Pri-Med West

Dr. Tara Vijayan talks about how primary care physicians can be best combat misinformation.

Timothy Fong, MD: Is Cannabis Useful in Primary Care?

Timothy Fong, MD: Is Cannabis Useful in Primary Care?

May 13th 2022, 6:00pm

Pri-Med West

Expert psychiatrist Dr. Timothy Fong explains the complexity of using marijuana as treatment in a primary care setting and shares advice on how to address it with patients.

Sanjiv Chopra, MD: Liver Disease During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sanjiv Chopra, MD: Liver Disease During the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 13th 2022, 5:00pm

Pri-Med West

Alcohol use increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to an increase in alcoholic hepatitis.

Tara Vijayan, MD: Combating Drug Scarcity

Tara Vijayan, MD: Combating Drug Scarcity

May 13th 2022, 4:00pm

Pri-Med West

High-risk individuals should be targeted when drug scarcity comes into play.

Sanjiv Chopra, MD: How to Treat NAFLD

Sanjiv Chopra, MD: How to Treat NAFLD

May 12th 2022, 7:08pm

Pri-Med West

NAFLD is currently the most prevalent liver disease in the US.

Tara Vijayan, MD: Targeting the Right Population for COVID-19 Treatments

Tara Vijayan, MD: Targeting the Right Population for COVID-19 Treatments

May 12th 2022, 2:59pm

Pri-Med West

There remains a need to develop more antivirals that can be easily scaled up for COVID-19.