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Severe Hypoglycemia Linked to Mortality, CVD Events in T1DM
Prior severe hypoglycemic events within one year linked to increased risk of all-cause mortality, CVD
Friday, July 22, 2016

Program Can Help Patient-Centered Practice Transition
At practices in Alberta, significant impact seen for cognitive task analysis training program
Friday, July 22, 2016

Low-FODMAP Bread May Reduce Symptoms of IBS
Low-FODMAP rye bread helps IBS patients to control their symptoms and reduces accumulation of GI gas
Friday, July 22, 2016

Another Non-Travel Related Case of Zika in Florida
If confirmed, cases would be first instances of Zika infection in continental United States
Friday, July 22, 2016

Widely Protective Vaccine Against Chlamydia Appears Promising
Bacteria's ability to spread within cells was halted, researcher says
Friday, July 22, 2016

Persistent Use Higher With New Generation Beta-Blockers
Notable improvement seen with carvedilol and nebivolol, but not betaxolol
Friday, July 22, 2016

Shared Drug Snorting Straws May Transmit Hepatitis C Virus
Findings among HCV-infected women reporting noninjection drug use
Friday, July 22, 2016

Overall Mortality Similar in DCCT/EDIC, General Population
Significantly higher mortality in the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial conventional therapy group
Friday, July 22, 2016

AAFP Objects to Plan to Expand VA Nurses' Scope of Practice
VA plan would remove provision that nurses need to be supervised by physicians
Friday, July 22, 2016

Radiotherapy Use for DCIS Tied to Subsequent Mastectomy Risk
Women with DCIS in area with high RT use have higher odds of mastectomy at time of second event
Friday, July 22, 2016

Antipsychotic Polypharmacy Has Prevalence of 12 Percent
Diagnosis of schizophrenia, length of stay of 90 days or more are strongest predictors of polypharmacy
Friday, July 22, 2016

Intake of Marine ω-3 PUFAs Tied to Colorectal Cancer Survival
High intake after CRC diagnosis associated with lower risk of CRC-specific mortality
Friday, July 22, 2016

Health Expenditures Rising for Middle Class, Wealthy
But, since 2004, simultaneous decline in expenditures for the nonelderly poor
Thursday, July 21, 2016

Rapid HIV Transmission Seen in Injection Drug Users in Rural U.S.
Indiana case offers a lesson for other rural communities
Thursday, July 21, 2016

Surgery Not Always Necessary for Meniscal Tears
Researchers suggest exercise will work on its own
Thursday, July 21, 2016

Buprenorphine May Be Helpful in Peripheral Neuropathic Pain
When tolerated, buprenorphine is effective for DPNP, but many patients withdrew from study
Thursday, July 21, 2016

Structured Pretravel Advice Should Be Provided to Patients
Structured approach should include individualized risk assessment, vaccinations, specific disease info
Thursday, July 21, 2016

X-Ray Noise Reduction Technology Cuts Radiation
Image noise reduction algorithm reduces radiation exposure during coronary angiography, angioplasty
Thursday, July 21, 2016

Estradiol Doesn't Boost Cognitive Function After Menopause
No differences noted with treatment in either early or late menopause
Thursday, July 21, 2016

Buprenorphine-Naloxone Use in Medicare Patients Low
Prescribers represent less than 2 percent of the 381,575 prescribers with 56.5 million opioid claims
Thursday, July 21, 2016

Walking Briskly May Outperform Jogging in Prediabetes
Researchers determine optimal amount for lowering elevated blood glucose
Thursday, July 21, 2016

Seropositivity of Meningitis B Vaccine Lower Than Expected
One in three students didn't get immunity against outbreak strain after two doses
Thursday, July 21, 2016

Diabetes Rates for U.S. Teens Higher Than Previously Reported
Most young people unaware they have diabetes, prediabetes
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Higher Education Linked to Reduced Post-MI Heart Failure
Link between higher levels of education and lower risk of heart failure similar in men, women
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Possible Local Transmission of Zika Virus in Florida
If confirmed, it would be first case of local spread of the virus in continental U.S.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Review Examines Topical Complementary Meds in Eczema
Of six studies displaying superiority to placebo, only two have low risk of bias across all domains
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Postpartum Women Prefer Delayed Physician Rounding
Scores for physician communication, hospital experience increase with later rounds
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Osteoporosis Treatment-Linked Changes in BMD ID Fracture Risk
Treatment-related increases in total hip bone mineral density linked to reduced fracture risk
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Medicare Spending Up for Decedents Versus Survivors
Average per capita spending for Medicare beneficiaries who died 4-fold higher than survivors
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Diabetes Confers Worse Prognosis for Patients With ACS
Patients with diabetes + STEMI have increased risk of early stent thrombosis compared with NSTE-ACS
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

IVF Treatment Does Not Appear to Increase Breast Cancer Risk
Women who had seven or more IVF cycles had lower risk for breast cancer
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Implant Non-Inferior to Daily Pill for Opioid Dependence
Long-acting buprenorphine implant offers new treatment method for opioid, heroin addiction
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Diabetes Meds Deemed Equal, but Metformin Still First-Line
No significant differences in risk of cardiovascular or all-cause mortality
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

ACS Endorses CDC's HPV Vaccine Guidelines
Boys and girls should start series at age 11 or 12 to protect against human papillomavirus
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Global Fight Against HIV Remains Challenging
Deaths continue 10-year decline, but new infections on the rise in many countries, especially in Africa
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Can Still Be Healthy
Diet may protect against diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and breast cancer
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

No Excess Mortality Seen for More Recently Graduated Radiologists
Efforts to improve monitoring and protective equipment have paid off, researchers say
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

ACOG Addresses Obstetrical Services and Zika Transmission
New case of Zika linked to high viral load highlights importance of research into Zika transmission
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Labor Compensation, Purchased Goods, Service Biggest Spends
Purchased goods and services saw the largest increase in 2012 spending
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Proinsulin-to-C-Peptide Ratio Linked to Progression to T1DM
Elevation in PI:C ratio linked to progression to type 1 diabetes, especially among children ≤10 years
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Psoriasis-Tailored Interview Training Beneficial for Clinicians
Psoriasis + Well-being training significantly improves clinicians' motivational interview skills, knowledge
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding Can Signal Hematologic Cancer
New-onset bleeding plus thrombocytopenia or pancytopenia should be referred
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Grindr Feasible for Distributing HIV Self-Tests to High-Risk MSM
Feasible for distribution of kits to black, Latino men who have sex with men in Los Angeles
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

AAP Urges Awareness of Female Athlete Triad
Conditions include amenorrhea, osteoporosis, and disordered eating
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Consistent Use of Monthly Vaginal Ring Protects Against HIV
African study shows women who use dapivirine ring consistently cut their risk of infection
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Nasal Irrigation Offers Some Relief for Sinusitis Patients
Steam inhalation may ease headaches, but no significant improvement in RSDI scores
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Radiologists Vary Widely on How They Define Dense Breasts
Definition of dense breasts can range from 6.3 to 84.5 percent of patients, depending on radiologist
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Burnout Can Have Acute Personal, Professional Consequences
Physician burnout can contribute to failed relationships, substance abuse, suicidal ideation
Monday, July 18, 2016

AAP: Parents Need to Limit Kids' Exposure to Media Violence
Parents should be mindful of their children's media diet, while media should stop glorifying aggression
Monday, July 18, 2016

Fracking Site Proximity May Affect Asthma Exacerbation Risk
Patients living in areas with most activity have higher risk of mild, moderate, severe exacerbations
Monday, July 18, 2016

Player-to-Player Hits in Football Up Magnitude of Head Impacts
Running longer before the contact happens also results in larger magnitude of impact
Monday, July 18, 2016

U.S. Zika Patient in Utah Apparently Infected Caregiver
Officials say transmission by mosquito, sex unlikely
Monday, July 18, 2016

Baseline Depression Symptoms Tied to Low Med Adherence
Findings among minority, low-sociodemographic teens with new-onset diabetes
Monday, July 18, 2016

Stellate Ganglion Block Beneficial in Postherpetic Neuralgia
Report demonstrates benefit in severe photophobia secondary to trigeminal postherpetic neuralgia
Monday, July 18, 2016

Use of Local RVUs Could Aid CT Unit Management
Local relative value units range from 1.00 to 4.18 in different categories of tests; not linked to US-RVU
Monday, July 18, 2016

Facial Fracture Risk Up for Older Women With Facial Injury
Significantly increased risk for postmenopausal white and Asian women
Monday, July 18, 2016

Early Initiation of ART Cuts HIV-1 Infection in Partners
Risk of genetically-linked partner infection 93 percent lower with early antiretroviral therapy
Monday, July 18, 2016

Baseline ALT, AST Frequently Assessed With Statin Initiation
Baseline testing rates 89.3, 88.8 percent for alanine aminotransferase, aspartate aminotransferase
Monday, July 18, 2016


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