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Even Moderate BMI Reduction Could Ease A-Fib Burden
Systematic review shows increases in incident, postoperative, and post-ablation atrial fibrillation
Thursday, May 28, 2015

FDA: Two Drugs Approved for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves Viberzi (eluxadoline) and Xifaxan (rifaximin)
Thursday, May 28, 2015

14.9 Million New Cancer Cases Worldwide in 2013
Cancer is now second leading cause of death after cardiovascular disease
Thursday, May 28, 2015

Metformin Linked With Lower Open-Angle Glaucoma Risk
Study found people with highest dose were 25 percent less likely to develop condition
Thursday, May 28, 2015

Vegan Diet Tied to Weight Loss, Improved Neuropathy in DM
Those who followed it lost average of 15 pounds, had improved blood flow to feet
Thursday, May 28, 2015

Mediterranean Diet Might Lower Endometrial Cancer Risk
Women who followed it most closely saw significant reduction in risk
Thursday, May 28, 2015

Smartphone Electrocardiograms Deemed Equivalent to Standard
Smartphone monitoring found to be as accurate as standard ECG in diverse populations
Thursday, May 28, 2015

Post-CABG Predictors of Stroke Identified for Diabetes Patients
Predictors of perioperative stroke include prior stroke, warfarin use, surgery outside U.S., Canada
Thursday, May 28, 2015

Primary Androgen Deprivation Tx May Raise DM Risk by 60 Percent
Findings among men treated for localized prostate cancer
Thursday, May 28, 2015

Population-Based FIT Screening Can Reduce CRC Mortality
Large cohort study shows significant reduction among screened 50- to 69-year-olds in Taiwan
Thursday, May 28, 2015

Specific Trans Fatty Acids Linked With Incident Diabetes
Correlations differ by specific trans fatty acid and by method of assessment
Thursday, May 28, 2015

Higher Disease Burden for Patients With Fibromyalgia
As compared to patients with chronic widespread pain
Thursday, May 28, 2015

House Call Primary Care Practices Vary Substantially
One-third of practices use a defined quality improvement process
Thursday, May 28, 2015

More Evidence Supports Higher Fiber Intake to Lower DM Risk
Effect might be largely due to weight loss linked to eating more grains and vegetables, experts say
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Higher Risk of VTE With Newer Forms of Oral Contraceptives
Includes brands such as Yaz, Yasmin, Desogen; risk to any one user remains very low
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Pre-Op β-Blockers May Work Against Heart-Healthy Patients
But those with three or four heart risk factors may benefit from getting β-blockers
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Fat, Protein, Glycemic Index All Modify Postprandial Glycemia
High-fat/protein meals need more insulin than lower-fat/protein meals with same carbohydrate content
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Hospice May Help Surviving Spouse Cope With Death
Study suggests improved coping for those whose loved ones had end-of-life care
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Fewer U.S. Hospitals Sending New Moms Home With Formula
But CDC survey finds one-third continue the practice, which can undermine breastfeeding efforts
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Soy Supplements Deemed Ineffective in Asthma Care
Clinical trial refutes prior notion that the nutrient might boost lung function
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Moderate Alcohol Intake May Harm Elderly Hearts
Research seems to question current recommendations regarding alcohol consumption
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Umbilical Cord Clamping Delay Found Beneficial in Boys
Fine-motor and social skills slightly improved in boys, but no difference in IQ, researchers say
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Caution Urged When Using EHR Shortcut Features
Information should be checked and updated to avoid cloning and up-coding
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Return to Sports Starts at Three Months Post Scoliosis Surgery
Return to running, noncontact/contact sports, and collision sports by three, six, 12 months, respectively
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

CDC: U.S. Traveler Returning From Liberia Dies of Lassa Fever
Only sixth known case in United States since 1969, but virus is much less deadly than Ebola
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Gender-Based Differences in Glycemic Control in T2DM
Women have smaller improvement in HbA1c and more hypoglycemia and nocturnal hypoglycemia
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Self-Hypnosis Training Doesn't Cut Epidural Use
However, self-hypnosis may reduce women's fear and anxiety regarding childbirth
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Costs of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome on the Rise
Researchers encourage physicians to be proactive in screening for drug use
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Diet and Exercise May Not Be Enough to Ward Off Sarcopenia
Review finds current research is inconclusive
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Higher Altitude Linked With Higher SIDS Risk
Odds found to be doubled, though still very rare even at greater altitudes
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

DXA Screening Found to Be Underused and Overused
Researchers find patients at highest risk for fractures often miss out on tests
Tuesday, May 26, 2015


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