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Promising Results for Laughter-Based Exercise Program
Significant improvements in mental health, aerobic endurance, self-efficacy for LaughActive program
Friday, September 23, 2016

AAO: Nasal Oxytocin Shows Immediate Benefit in Tinnitus
Further studies needed to evaluate its potential therapeutic role
Friday, September 23, 2016

Drug-Resistant Bacteria Live in America's Water Systems
Bacteria found in plumbing may sicken thousands each year
Friday, September 23, 2016

Pregabalin Benefits Not Linked to Prior Gabapentin Use
Same relief for those who had/had not received gabapentin
Friday, September 23, 2016

Social Support Intervention Helps Those Living With HIV/AIDS
Net values of objective support score, usage of support increase after intervention
Friday, September 23, 2016

Tofacitinib Citrate May Stimulate Hair Regrowth in Alopecia Areata
However, drug cessation resulted in disease relapse in 8.5 weeks
Thursday, September 22, 2016

Animal Study Finds DNA-Based Vaccine Effective Against Zika
Human safety trials are already under way, researchers add
Thursday, September 22, 2016

CDC: Falls Leading Cause of Injury, Death in U.S. Seniors
Falls cause millions of injuries and soaring health care costs, CDC report shows
Thursday, September 22, 2016

CCTA Has Prognostic Value in Asymptomatic T2DM Patients
Excellent long-term prognoses for patients with normal coronary arteries, non-obstructive CAD
Thursday, September 22, 2016

High Prevalence of Allergic Sensitization in Pediatric Asthma
Microarray methods provide new information in 47 percent of sensitized children
Thursday, September 22, 2016

Tx Failure Up for High-Flow Therapy Versus CPAP in Preemies
Significantly higher rate of treatment failure than CPAP in preterm infants with respiratory distress
Thursday, September 22, 2016

CDC: Higher Levels of Resistance Seen in Gonorrhea Treatment
First cluster of cases to show increased resistance to both azithromycin and ceftriaxone
Thursday, September 22, 2016

Smoking Appears to Have Broad, Long-Lasting Impact on DNA
Changes related to disease found in more than 7,000 genes, though many 'recover' five years after quitting
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Economic Burden of U.S. Opioid Epidemic $78.5 Billion Annually
Costs includes health care, lost productivity, treatment programs
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Quality of Diet Linked to Risk of T2DM Regardless of BMI Change
Association only partly explained by body weight changes
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Physicians Treating Few Patients With Buprenorphine
22 percent of prescribers had monthly census of one to three patients; 9 percent had >75 patients
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Fatty Acid Binding Protein 4 Tied to Preeclampsia Risk in T1DM
Elevated FABP4 in early pregnancy and second trimester in women in whom preeclampsia develops
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Obese Children, Teens Exhibit Different Gut Flora Composition
Targeting specific types of bacteria might one day help treat childhood obesity, research suggests
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Stress May Compromise Health Benefits of Eating 'Good' Fats
However, stress does not seem to make the body's response to 'bad' fats even worse
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

NIH: More Must Be Done to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance
New government report says multipronged approach is needed
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Some Cancer Center Staff Uncertain of Services Offered
'Mystery shopper' study shows one in 10 facilities provided misinformation on palliative care services
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

New Mosquito-Borne Virus Detected in 8-Year-Old in Haiti
Mayaro virus, related to the chikungunya virus, was first detected in Trinidad in 1954
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Early Allergen Introduction May Help Prevent Food Allergies
Allergy specialist suggests existing guidelines on introducing foods may be outdated
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Gemigliptin, Metformin Combo Beats Monotherapy in T2DM
Greater change in HbA1c from baseline to 24 weeks with combination therapy versus monotherapies
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Misoprostol Doesn't Cut Risk of Postpartum Hemorrhage
Misoprostol administered immediately after delivery also linked to more maternal adverse events
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Diabetes Ups Risk of Amputation in Critical Limb Ischemia
Unadjusted hazard ratio of diabetes mellitus 1.87 for major amputation risk in critical limb ischemia
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Art Therapy, Clown Visits Cut Children's Preoperative Anxiety
Intervention based on art therapy and clown visits can reduce pre-op anxiety at separation from parents
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Hospitals Increasingly Employing Doctors, Effects on Care Uncertain
Switch to employment model not linked to improvement in any of four composite quality metrics
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Diabetes Risk Higher in Canada's First Nations People
Eight of 10 will develop diabetes, and decades sooner than others
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

CDC: Prescribing of Antibiotics in U.S. Hospitals Still Too High
And, significant increase seen in the use of newer antibiotics
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Drop in Use of Digital Rectal Examination, PSA Testing
Decreases in use of screening following USPSTF recommendations against routine PSA screening
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Internet Addiction May Indicate Other Mental Health Issues
Over-reliance on the web possibly linked to depression, anxiety, and impulsivity in college kids
Monday, September 19, 2016

No Increased Choking Risk Seen With Baby-Led Weaning
However, many parents need more information on how to safely introduce solid foods
Monday, September 19, 2016

AAP Says Codeine Not Safe for Children, Urges Restrictions
Doctors should avoid giving drug to children undergoing tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy
Monday, September 19, 2016

Average Premiums for Health Care Coverage Stable in 2016
Family premium 3 percent higher in 2016 than 2015; no change in share of firms offering health benefits
Monday, September 19, 2016

Fatty Acid Consumption Tied to T2DM Risk in Women
Findings for arachidonic acid, docosapentaenoic acid, and alpha-linolenic acid
Monday, September 19, 2016

Parents Lack Info on Current Practices for Concussion Recovery
Once-recommended practices such as waking a sleeping child for periodic checks can delay healing
Monday, September 19, 2016

Playing Pokémon GO Leading to Increase in Distracted Driving
At least 14 crashes linked to the smartphone game during a 10-day period in July
Monday, September 19, 2016

Sound-Based Therapy Can Reduce Blood Pressure, Ease Migraine
Sound therapy balances brain signals, researcher says
Monday, September 19, 2016

Most Patients Prefer Oral Dual Therapy in Chronic Hepatitis C
High response rate for dual therapy among cohort of patients with predominant genotype 3
Monday, September 19, 2016

ASBMR: Romosozumab Linked to Reduced Fracture Risk
Reduced vertebral fracture risk at 12 months among postmenopausal women with osteoporosis
Monday, September 19, 2016

Readmit Predictors for Congenital Heart Disease Are Lesion Specific
Readmission more likely with primary diagnosis of congestive heart failure at index admission
Monday, September 19, 2016


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