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DASH for better blood pressure control

In today’s US, 46% of adults have hypertension (high blood pressure based on current diagnostic criterion)1.  Everyday at our primary care clinic, we give hypertension patients advice on healthy diet and lifestyle.  However, so often I see the puzzled expression in a patient’s face or I get asked directly: but where shall I start?  This […]

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Daratumumab for relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma – a mini-review

Abstract Almost all patients with multiple myeloma (MM) who respond to initial therapy will relapse, while some patients do not respond to initial treatment (refractory).  This is a brief review of three seminal studies from 2016 that established foundation for daratumumab-based combination therapy regimens in MM.  These studies have shown that daratumumab, an IgG1 monoclonal […]

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