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Dopamine Receptor Antagonist Antipsychotic Tx Can Affect BP
Authors suggest BP monitoring for individuals on antipsychotic agents, especially clozapine
Friday, December 8, 2017

Obesity May Be Tied to Higher Rosacea Risk in Women
Authors say results can inform disease intervention and patient care
Friday, December 8, 2017

Prenatal Sugar Intake May Increase Asthma Risk in Offspring
Higher intake during pregnancy, in early childhood associated with childhood asthma development
Friday, December 8, 2017

ORBIT Bleeding Risk Score Performs Best in A-Fib
Findings based on comparison of four risk scores among atrial fibrillation patients
Friday, December 8, 2017

SABCS: Modest Weight Loss Cuts Breast CA Risk Post Menopause
Postmenopausal women with weight gain had increased risk of triple-negative breast cancer
Friday, December 8, 2017

Influenza Picking Up in U.S., Predominantly A(H3N2)
Influenza activity was low during October 2017, has been increasing since the start of November
Friday, December 8, 2017

SABCS: Acupuncture Relieves AI-Linked Joint Pain in Breast CA
Greater proportion of patients experiencing a clinically meaningful reduction in worse pain score
Thursday, December 7, 2017

MedDiet Adherence Doesn't Affect Acute Heart Failure Mortality
But adherence was associated with reduced rates of rehospitalization, even after adjustment
Thursday, December 7, 2017

15 Million Americans Expected to Have Alzheimer's by 2060
In 2017, 46.7 million Americans have preclinical AD, although not all will progress to clinical disease
Thursday, December 7, 2017

Moving More May Match Focused Exercise in Prediabetes
Total physical activity was as strongly associated with cardiometabolic risk factors as MVPA
Thursday, December 7, 2017

Metabolic Risk Factors Linked to Severe Liver Disease
Diabetes only significant predictor among alcohol risk users; alcohol use predictive for non-risk drinkers
Thursday, December 7, 2017

Diet Quality Linked to Disability, Symptom Severity in MS
Composite healthy lifestyle linked to lower odds of fatigue, depression, pain, cognitive impairment
Thursday, December 7, 2017

Breast CA Risk Up With Recent Hormonal Contraceptive Use
Findings from nationwide study in Denmark show small absolute increase in breast cancer risk
Thursday, December 7, 2017

ASHP + Partners Urge Congress Action on Drug Shortages
Groups urge Congress to take immediate action, provide transparency and improve manufacturing
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Educational Video Helps Hairdressers Better ID Melanoma
Significant increase in correct identification of ABCDE criteria for atypical nevi, melanoma detection
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Evidence-Based Guidelines Cut Postoperative Opioid Use
Drop in opioids prescribed without increasing need for refills after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Cervical Mucus Removal May Improve Pregnancy Chances
Findings among women with unexplained infertility undergoing intrauterine insemination
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Polyethylene Glycol Deemed Less Effective for Colon Prep
Randomized study found pulsed irrigation evacuation, sodium phosphate to be superior
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

In CAD With GI Bleeding, Higher Mortality With Triple Therapy
Increased mortality at 90 days in patients with lower gastrointestinal bleeding, coronary artery disease
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Thyroidectomy-Specific Quality Improvement Measures ID'd
Hypocalcemia, recurrent laryngeal nerve injury may be useful quality improvement measures
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Program Aids Quality of Life for Older Adults With T2DM
Intervention includes in-home nurse visits, wellness program, care coordination
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Guideline-Adherent Assessment of Nonaccidental Trauma Up
Successful increase in guideline-adherent evaluation for patients with provider concern for NAT
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Traffic Pollution Prevents Cardiac Benefits of Walking
Findings for older men and women who are healthy, and those with COPD or ischemic heart disease
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

FDA Approves Ozempic for Type 2 Diabetes
Novo Nordisk drug also found to help with weight loss
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

State Newborn Screening Policies Cut Infant Cardiac Deaths
Significant drop in infant cardiac deaths between 2007 and 2013 in states with mandatory screening
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

30-Day Mortality No Different for Treatment by Locum Tenens
Findings among hospitalized Medicare beneficiaries treated by general internal medicine doctors
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Remission of Type 2 Diabetes Feasible for Primary Care
Implementation of intensive weight management program linked to remission in 46 percent of patients
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Link Between Diabetes, Antibiotic Use Called Into Question
Clinical, lifestyle factors may have confounded previous findings linking antibiotics, diabetes risk
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Antithrombotics Deemed Safe in Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery
Antithrombotic agents may be safely continued by patients undergoing wide-awake surgery
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

About One in Six Readmitted Post-Revascularization for PAD
Most common causes of readmission were procedural complications, sepsis, diabetes complications
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Acute Intermittent Porphyria Described in Teen Girl
Clinical picture seemed consistent with constipation, but hyponatremia did not fit with diagnosis
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

More Men Than Women With Parkinson's Have Caregivers
Caregivers of men report greater strain; women have faster rate to using a paid caregiver than men
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

CVS-Aetna Merger Has Implications for Doctors' Offices
More health services will likely move out of doctors' offices to store-based providers
Tuesday, December 5, 2017


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