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QOL Not Affected by Active Surveillance of Prostate Cancer
Choosing no treatment and regular check-ups didn't seem to stress men with low-risk disease
Friday, July 29, 2016

Conception During Low Mosquito Activity May Lower Zika Odds
Researcher suggests attempting pregnancy when mosquito activity is low to avoid birth defects
Friday, July 29, 2016

Biological Changes Real for Non-Celiac Wheat Sensitivity
Researchers find distinctly different changes from those seen in celiac disease, wheat allergy
Friday, July 29, 2016

Eczema's Effect on Patient Health Can Be Extensive
Patients diagnosed with eczema may have increased risk for other conditions as well
Friday, July 29, 2016

Psoriasis Patients at Higher Risk for Other Health Issues
Inflammatory effects of disease can impact entire body, expert says
Friday, July 29, 2016

About One in Five Have Recurrent Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Patients with four or more DKAs accounted for 26.3 percent of encounters, 5.8 percent of total DKA group
Friday, July 29, 2016

Early Mortality for Most Infants With Trisomy 13, 18
Among those undergoing surgery, first-year survival rates are high
Friday, July 29, 2016

Usual Apixaban Dosing OK With One Dose-Reduction Criterion
5 mg apixaban twice daily deemed safe, appropriate for those with one criterion in ARISTOTLE trial
Friday, July 29, 2016

Fracture Risk Up for Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery
Fracture risk site specific, changing from pattern linked to obesity to pattern linked to osteoporosis
Friday, July 29, 2016

Breakeven Rate Estimated for Mid-Size Pediatric Practice
Breakeven per-member per-month rate increases with increasing staffing ratio
Friday, July 29, 2016

Online Communication Tied to Positive Appraisal of Tx Decisions
More frequent online users more positively appraise their decision making in breast cancer
Friday, July 29, 2016

Exercising One Hour/Day May Eliminate Sitting's Toll on Health
However, mortality risk significantly up in those watching five hours of television a day or more
Friday, July 29, 2016

Esophageal Cancer Risk Raised by Alcohol Intake, Obesity
Third of cases may be avoided if people maintain a healthy weight and limit alcohol consumption
Friday, July 29, 2016

CDC Calls for Tighter Restrictions on Teen Nighttime Driving
Midnight cut-off is too late to help; 10 p.m. would prevent more injuries
Friday, July 29, 2016

Two More Possible Cases of Non-Travel-Related Zika in Florida
If all four are confirmed, they would be first instances of infection in continental United States
Thursday, July 28, 2016

Even Midrange Vision Impairment Can Negatively Affect QOL
Findings for midrange vision category (at legal threshold for driving)
Thursday, July 28, 2016

Clinicians Should Consider Valley Fever in Some Flu Patients
Endemic in desert regions in southwest U.S. and some areas in Central and South America
Thursday, July 28, 2016

FDA Approves Adlyxin for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Once-daily injection to improve glycemic control, along with diet and exercise
Thursday, July 28, 2016

Marijuana May Cause More Damage to Heart Than Tobacco
Exposure impaired endothelial function in rats for at least 90 minutes
Thursday, July 28, 2016

Late Preterm, Early Term Birth Rates Down in the United States
Association between early term birth rates, decreasing clinician-initiated obstetric interventions
Thursday, July 28, 2016

Pancreaticoduodenectomy Costs High at Safety-Net Hospitals
Marked cost savings with redistribution of patients from high- to medium- or low-burden hospitals
Thursday, July 28, 2016

Even Moderate Exercise Can Reduce Risk of Gestational DM
Short walks and some strength training each week made a difference for obese women, researchers say
Thursday, July 28, 2016

Miscarriage Linked to Maternal Zika Infection
Dutch case finds woman's infection in South America may have contributed to pregnancy loss
Thursday, July 28, 2016

'Ice Bucket Challenge' Led to Significant ALS Gene Discovery
Money raised during the campaign helped scientists ID gene linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Fitness Almost As Important As Not Smoking for Longevity
Low aerobic capacity has greater effect than even high cholesterol, high blood pressure
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

New Rule Tied to Fewer Head Impacts in High School Football
Restricting full-contact practices to no more than two days a week reduces head impacts
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Binge-Eating Disorders May Be Linked to Suicidality
Patients with BED and comorbid disorders may be at particularly high risk for suicidal outcomes
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Perceived Stigmatization Common for Patients With Psoriasis
Lower education, higher disease visibility, severity, duration, Type D personality tied to stigmatization
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Six Years Average Time Between Onset and Diagnosis of Bipolar
Many patients have disruptive symptoms for many years before they receive proper treatment
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Flu Vaccine Protective Against Hospitalization, Death in T2DM
Significantly lower rates of admission for stroke, heart failure, pneumonia/influenza, all-cause-death
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

AAIC: Misdiagnosis Prevalence ~20 Percent for Alzheimer's
Missed disease identification seems more likely in men, who may develop cognitive issues earlier
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

FDA Strengthens Safety Warnings for Fluoroquinolones
Fluoroquinolones such as Cipro, Levaquin should be reserved for life-threatening infections
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Even Low Levels of Exercise Can Lower CHD Risk in Young Women
Those active about 2.5 hours a week had 25 percent lower disease risk than those who weren't
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Primary Stroke Centers Have Slight Survival Edge
Study finds small advantage, but only if patient gets there within 90 minutes
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Ob-Gyns Should Counsel Patients on Immediate Postpartum LARC
Contraceptive implants and IUDs are safe, effective birth control options for most females
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

USPSTF: Evidence Lacking to Recommend Skin Cancer Screens
New report doesn't change Task Force's prior statement on skin cancer screening issued in 2009
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

American Red Cross Says Blood Donations Needed Urgently
There's currently less than a five-day supply, group says
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Recent Increases in Rate of Hep C Detection in Young Women
Increase in rate of HCV detection in women of childbearing age, HCV testing among infants
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Delaying Pregnancy Could Reduce Risk of Zika Infection
But delaying pregnancy for six months or less linked to increase in prenatal infections
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Guidelines Developed for Pain Management in Cancer Survivors
Recurrent disease, second malignancy, late-onset tx effects should be assessed in patients with new pain
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Teen Athletes at Low Risk for Opioid Addiction
Sports may actually provide protective effect against opioid abuse
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Marijuana Poisonings in Toddlers on the Rise in Colorado
Marijuana-laced candy, baked goods are attractive to children
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Induced Labor Not Associated With Autism Risk
Previously observed link could be due to maternal characteristics or socioeconomic, genetic factors
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

AAIC: Deprescribing Antipsychotics Feasible in Elderly
Staff training can help eliminate inappropriate practices in nursing homes, study says
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Risk of Contracting Zika at Rio Olympics Small
Out of as many as 500,000 travelers, at most 37 are likely to contract Zika and return home contagious
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

CDC Updates Guidelines on Sexual Transmission of Zika
Any sex partner, male or female, has potential to pass the virus on, agency says
Monday, July 25, 2016

AAIC: Mild Behavior Changes May Be Early Indicator of Alzheimer's
Researchers have developed a checklist to help identify those at potential risk
Monday, July 25, 2016

Delirium Often Seen in Cancer Patients in the ER
Delirium is relatively frequent and is underdiagnosed by physicians, researchers say
Monday, July 25, 2016

AAIC: Intellectually-Stimulating Jobs May Lower Alzheimer's Risk
Activities that highly stimulate the brain might build up 'reserve' to help ward off dementia
Monday, July 25, 2016

Up to 1.6 Million Childbearing Women Possibly at Risk for Zika
Scientists used data on births, climate, and other mosquito-borne infections to estimate outbreak
Monday, July 25, 2016

Meds Up Hospitalization for Dehydration, Heat-Linked Illness
Commonly used meds linked to increased risk of hospitalization for dehydration, heat-related illness
Monday, July 25, 2016

Total Drug Expenditures Projected to Increase in 2016
In nonfederal hospitals, growth in spending mainly due to increased prices for existing drugs
Monday, July 25, 2016

'Walking Meetings' Feasible Strategy for Employee Wellness
Walking meetings increase on-the-job activity levels for white-collar workers
Monday, July 25, 2016

Behavioral Activation Therapy Viable Option in Depression
Less expensive, more accessible than cognitive behavioral treatment, researchers say
Monday, July 25, 2016

Antimicrobial Rx Up With Hospitalization for Acute Mania
Increased rate of recent antimicrobial prescription for individuals hospitalized with acute mania
Monday, July 25, 2016


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