June 25, 2021
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The Latest in Internal Medicine News: June 25, 2021


This week, we’re sharing the most recent top stories in internal medicine news.

Read more on these stories below.

Levothyroxine Overprescribing Is Common, Consistent Over Time Medscape Medical News, June 24, 2021

A study detailing the consistent overuse of the thyroid replacement drug over a decade should be a ‘call to action’ for doctors to stop treating patients with…

Does vitamin D deficiency play a role in opioid addiction? MDedge, June 24, 2021

“We found that modulating vitamin D levels changes multiple addictive behaviors to both UV and opioids,” said Dr. Lajos Kemény.

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FDA to add myocarditis warning to mRNA COVID-19 vaccines MDedge, June 24, 2021

But a CDC advisory panel, where the FDA made the announcement, still strongly backs the vaccines’ benefits, which outweigh the rare risk for…

Statins Linked to Lower Cancer Rate in Heart Failure Patients Medscape Medical News, June 24, 2021

A new study has added more evidence supporting the idea that statins may have a role in the prevention of cancer.

FDA Approves First Ever Treatment for Plasminogen Deficiency Type 1 HCPLive, June 07, 2021

Treatment with plasminogen, human-tmvh was associated with improvements in existing lesions and prevention of new lesions in supporting data.

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