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Body Dysmorphic Disorder Often Missed by Plastic Surgeons
As many as one in 10 patients seeking facial plastic surgery may have body dysmorphia
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Dementia May Be Exacerbated by Hospital-Related Delirium
Researchers say efforts must be increased to diagnose, prevent, and treat delirium
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Brief Bouts of Exercise Can Reduce Inflammation
20 minutes on a treadmill linked to drop in immune cells tied to inflammation
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Breastfeeding Mothers Prefer to Supplement Their Own Vitamin D
Only 55 percent of mothers supplement infants with vitamin D; most prefer to supplement themselves
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Delayed Clamping Reduces Anemia at 8, 12 Months of Age
Reduced risk of anemia at 8 and 12 months for infants at high risk of iron deficiency anemia
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Bariatric Sx May Help Prevent Incident Diabetic Retinopathy
Among obese with T2DM, fewer incident cases of retinopathy with bariatric surgery than medical tx
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Hypertension Onset After Age 80 May Protect Against Dementia
Association independent of antihypertensive medication use
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Number of Infants Born to Women Using Opioids Up Sharply
Few treatment programs deal with substance abuse in expectant moms, federal report says
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

ASCO: Moderate Activity Tied to Longer Survival in Advanced CRC
Patients only appeared to derive benefit from moderate -- not vigorous -- activity
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Neurodevelopment at Age 2 Not Worse After ART Conception
Cognitive, motor, language development similar for children born after ART versus natural conception
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Current Asthma Ruled Out for One-in-Three Diagnosed Adults
Those in whom current asthma was ruled out less likely to have undergone testing for airflow limitation
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Syphilis Risk May Be Higher in HIV Patients on Antiretrovirals
Medications may raise susceptibility to bacterium that causes the sexually transmitted disease
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Acupuncture Reduces Crying in Infants With Colic
No serious adverse events reported in study of colicky infants
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Current Guidelines for Pediatric Tonsillectomies Questioned
Understanding of longer-term outcomes or effects in subpopulations deemed lacking
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Lower Inpatient Costs for Dabigatran, Rivaroxaban in A-Fib
Lower inpatient costs with dabigatran, rivaroxaban versus warfarin for newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Carbapenem-Resistant Bacteria More Problematic Than Thought
Study of four U.S. hospitals found wide variety of species resistant to antibiotics of last resort
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

ACP, AAFP Raise BP Rx Threshold for Healthy Adults Over 60
Guideline says therapy should begin after systolic BP meets or exceeds 150 mm Hg, not 140
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Health, Economic Impact of CVD Preventive Services Varies
Highest health impact for hypertension screening and treatment, lowest for aspirin counseling
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Antiplatelets Cut Preterm Birth in Those at Risk for Preeclampsia
Lower risk of spontaneous preterm birth at less than 37 and less than 34 weeks of gestation
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Interventions Don't Improve Osteoarthritis Outcomes
No benefit for patient- and provider-based interventions compared with usual care
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Glyburide, Metformin Have Similar Effect in Gestational DM
High efficacy rate for both glyburide, metformin; combo of drugs significantly reduces need for insulin
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Normal Vitamin D Intake Not Linked to Kidney Stone Risk
No statistically significant correlation, although trend toward higher risk seen in Nurses' Health Study II
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Rate of Genitourinary Injuries Up Among U.S. Service Men
Injury reported in 1,367 men deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom
Monday, January 16, 2017

Patient Perception of Provider Concern Impacts Satisfaction
Findings in private practice pain management clinic for patients prescribed opioids
Monday, January 16, 2017

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Tied to Poor School Performance
By seventh grade, four out of 10 failed to meet standards in at least one academic area
Monday, January 16, 2017

Caffeine Found to Reduce Age-Related Inflammation
Connection between advancing age, systemic inflammation, cardiovascular disease and caffeine
Monday, January 16, 2017

Video Intervention Persuasive for Screening Recommendations
Intervention changed screening intentions of substantial proportion of male, female viewers
Monday, January 16, 2017

Procalcitonin Testing on ICU Admission Linked to Lower LOS
Testing linked to lower length of stay in hospital and ICU, less antibiotic exposure, and lower costs
Monday, January 16, 2017

Short Interval After Pregnancy Termination Ups Preterm Risk
Increased risk of preterm delivery in subsequent pregnancy with post-termination interval <6 months
Monday, January 16, 2017

Mortality Risk in T2DM Increased With Depression and/or Anxiety
Anxiety affects mortality risk, independent of depression; attenuates link for depression, mortality
Monday, January 16, 2017

Educational Methods Have Improved Bowel Prep Compliance
Many methods have been developed, including educational booklets, videos, phone apps
Monday, January 16, 2017

Risk of Post-Op Infections Up in Overweight, Obese Children
Surgical site infections more common for overweight or obese patients
Monday, January 16, 2017

Guidance Provided for Introduction of Foods to Infants
Complementary foods should not be introduced before 4 months or delayed beyond 6 months
Friday, January 13, 2017

Concussions May Accelerate Alzheimer's Disease Progression
Brain trauma seems to speed up mental decline in patients at genetic risk for Alzheimer's
Friday, January 13, 2017

Artificial Sweetener Use Up in U.S. Children in Recent Years
Consumption of low-calorie sweeteners rose from 8.7 to 25.1 percent from 1999 to 2012
Friday, January 13, 2017

Pace of Influenza Activity Picking Up Across the United States
Dominant strain right now is H3N2, CDC epidemiologist notes
Friday, January 13, 2017

Tobacco Counseling for Youth, Adults Cuts Smoking Prevalence
Annual counseling would reduce prevalence and prevent many smoking-attributable fatalities
Friday, January 13, 2017

Modest Links for Systemic Medication Use, IOP in Glaucoma
Systemic β-blocker use linked to lower IOP; ACEI, ARB, statin, sulfonylurea linked to higher IOP
Friday, January 13, 2017

Use of Ethanol Cookstoves Can Lower BP, Reduce HTN
Randomized controlled trial shows reduction in diastolic BP for ethanol cookstoves
Friday, January 13, 2017

More Education Needed for Clinicians on Transgender Health
Overall, 80.6 percent of clinicians report never having received training on transgender patient care
Friday, January 13, 2017

Tapeworm From Asian Waters Identified in Alaskan Salmon
But infection with the tapeworm appears to be uncommon, authors say
Friday, January 13, 2017


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