CME/CE articles from The Clinical Advisor

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Mom's pre-pregnancy weight impacts infant's risk of heart disease

Adults born to women who were overweight before pregnancy may be more likely to die from cardiovascular disease.

Biologics may up fungal infection risk in patients with psoriasis

The incidence of deep fungal infections has risen with the increase of biologic treatment in psoriasis patients.

Secukinumab may clear psoriasis for a year

All subjects successfully self-administered treatment at Week 1, without critical use-related hazards.

Overnight denture wear tied to pneumonia

Perceived swallowing difficulties and overnight denture-wearing were independently associated with an approximately 2.3-fold higher risk of pneumonia.

Stents okay 
for stroke 

Stenting carries no risk of nerve damage and is associated with a lower risk for heart attack than is endarterectomy.