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Mud could decide timing of attack…

Russia showcased previous mobilization near Ukraine in nationwide preparedness exercises Muddy terrain and the need for more troops on the ground make any large-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine unlikely until January at the earliest, military analysts in Moscow and the West say, creating a window of diplomacy to ward off the President Vladimir Putin out…

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Patient Risk Key to Timing Biologics in IBD

The decision to Initiate biologics early in the treatment of Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) should be based on complication risk, not on the assumption that earlier treatment produces better results, new research suggests. Results of a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials show¬†that “the proportional biologic/placebo treatment effect on remission and response to…

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Timing is everything: Researchers reveal why the right sequence of policies is essential to slow deforestation

Newly planted oil palm trees on a plantation in northern Colombia. Credit: Paul Furumo Knowing the steps is not the same thing as knowing how to dance. Similarly, policy interventions to stop deforestation are most effective when enacted in a certain order, according to a new Stanford study. The first-of-its-kind analysis, published Oct. 27 in…

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Does Drainage Timing Matter in Infected Necrotizing Pancreatitis?

Immediate drainage of infected necrotizing pancreatitis within 24 hours of diagnosis did not result in significantly fewer complications compared to postponed drainage, a small randomized controlled trial found. In an intention-to-treat analysis of 104 patients, the mean Comprehensive Complication Index (CCI) score over 6 months was similar for those who received either immediate drainage within…