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  • Diastolic but Also RV Dysfunction Predict TAVR SurvivalAll-cause and cardiovascular mortality rose with progressively worse grades of right ventricle and diastolic dysfunction, with some patients developing new RV dysfunction after valve replacement.
  • Central Hearing Loss May Affect MemoryNew results show that central, but not age-related, hearing loss is linked to memory, suggesting that preventing hearing impairment early on could reduce or delay cognitive neurodegeneration.
  • Cancer 'Groundshot' Has Pragmatic AimsFor global cancer prevention and treatment, the newly coined term 'groundshot' emphasizes cost-effective and proven strategies and promises bigger returns than does aiming for the moon, say advocates.
  • Nuts, Especially Tree Nuts, and Improved CRC SurvivalEating two small servings of nuts a week, especially tree nuts, was associated with significantly improved overall survival in patients with stage III colon cancer treated with adjuvant chemotherapy.

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  • Quiz: How to Work Effectively With Recruiters There are two types of recruiters who can be instrumental in helping doctors find jobs. How much do you know about working effectively with recruiters?
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