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CDC Updates Guidance on Infants With Congenital Zika
Recommendations for initial evaluation and testing of infants born to mothers with possible Zika
Monday, August 22, 2016

Opt-Out Provisions Up Parent Support for HPV Requirement
Race/ethnicity, attitudes about HPV vaccine linked to odds of agreeing with school-entry HPV requirements
Monday, August 22, 2016

Postnatal Steroids Tied to Higher Ocular Risk for Premature Infants
Risk of retinopathy of prematurity was 60 percent higher for infants treated with corticosteroids
Monday, August 22, 2016

Focusing on Health Helps Curb Obesity, Eating Disorders in Teens
AAP suggests encouraging healthy lifestyle rather than focusing on weight
Monday, August 22, 2016

Albuminuria Linked to Higher Nighttime SBP in Hypertension
Significantly higher nighttime systolic BP, especially in patients with diabetes and low eGFR
Monday, August 22, 2016

Barrier-Specific Care Significantly Improves Glycemic Control
Implementation of barrier-specific care paths linked to significant reduction in glycated hemoglobin
Monday, August 22, 2016

Modified Checklist With Follow-Up Valid for Autism in Toddlers
Minimally trained primary care providers can administer M-CHAT/F during well-child visits
Monday, August 22, 2016

Postpartum Depression Can Be ID'd During Infant Hospitalization
Poor social support, history of psychiatric diagnoses linked to being screen positive
Monday, August 22, 2016

ACA Has Increased Rx Drug Use, Cut Out-of-Pocket Spending
Larger decreases in out-of-pocket spending for those who gained coverage and had chronic conditions
Monday, August 22, 2016

Testosterone Solution Found Safe, Effective for Hypogonadal Men
Once-daily 2 percent testosterone solution safe and effective for sex drive and energy
Monday, August 22, 2016

Slight Decline in U.S. Prevalence of Latent TB From 2000 to 2011
Higher risk groups include foreign born, close contact with TB case, certain racial/ethnic groups
Monday, August 22, 2016

Inadequate Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Group B Strep Is Common
Four of five cases deemed unavoidable even with perfect protocol adherence
Friday, August 19, 2016

Post-Op Doctor Shopping for One in Four With Nephrolithiasis
Twenty-four percent of patients were prescribed narcotics by more than one provider after surgery
Friday, August 19, 2016

Novel Technique Feasible for Clean-Catch Urine in Infants
Noninvasive bladder stimulation technique effective for children aged younger than 90 days
Friday, August 19, 2016

Five Local Zika Cases Now Confirmed in Miami Beach
Florida Gov. Rick Scott says overall total now at 36; CDC urges pregnant women to avoid affected area
Friday, August 19, 2016

Glycolic Peel Enhances Azelaic Acid in Melasma Treatment
Improvements seen in severity, quality of life without serious side effects
Friday, August 19, 2016

Both Concomitant, Sequential Treatment Effective for H. pylori
Eradication rates similar in areas with high resistance to clarithromycin
Friday, August 19, 2016

Cardiac Arrest In-Hospital Death Down in Teaching Hospitals
Differences did not persist after adjustment for in-hospital procedures
Friday, August 19, 2016

Better Overnight Glucose Levels With Closed-Loop Tx in T1DM
Findings for pregnant patients with type 1 diabetes
Friday, August 19, 2016

Research Offers Insight Into Zika Virus Transmission to Placenta
Permissive Zika virus infection of primary human placental macrophages, fibroblasts demonstrated
Friday, August 19, 2016

Antimicrobial Tx Duration Often Exceeds Recommendations
Antimicrobials often prescribed for a longer duration than guideline recommendations
Friday, August 19, 2016

USPSTF Ruling Followed by Fall in Early Prostate Cancer Diagnoses
Rates per 100,000 men have dropped from 356.5 to 335.4 in men aged 50 to 74
Friday, August 19, 2016

Diet in Pregnancy Could Affect Odds of ADHD in Offspring
Higher IGF2 methylation associated with increased ADHD symptoms
Friday, August 19, 2016

Coronary Heart Disease Risk Up in Patients With Gallstones
Findings independent of traditional risk factors
Friday, August 19, 2016

Oily Fish Consumption May Ward Off Diabetic Retinopathy
Two servings a week tied to 48 percent reduced risk of incident sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy
Friday, August 19, 2016

Treating Peanut Allergy Early in Childhood Yields Best Results
Exposure therapy for infants and toddlers leaves 78 percent desensitized
Thursday, August 18, 2016

Calcium Supplements Tied to Dementia Risk in Older Women
Findings even more pronounced in women with cerebrovascular disease
Thursday, August 18, 2016

Patients Still Risking Eye Damage With Poor Contact Lens Care
Education should focus on informing wearers of common behaviors putting them at risk for infection
Thursday, August 18, 2016

Monogenic Forms of Diabetes Can Occur in Preterm Infants
Sixty-six percent of preterm infants diagnosed with diabetes before age 6 months had genetic etiology
Thursday, August 18, 2016

Sociodemographic Factors Affect Prostate CA Treatment Initiation
Non-Hispanic black men more likely to begin active treatment, independent of clinical measures
Thursday, August 18, 2016

Full Med Adherence Reduces Costs for Patients With CVD
Significantly lower rate of MACE for fully adherent patients versus partially adherent, nonadherent
Thursday, August 18, 2016

Legal Issues Impact Delivery of Telehealth
No uniform legal approach to telehealth; concerns about reimbursement limit implementation
Thursday, August 18, 2016

Diabetes Linked to Increased CVD, Cancer, Other Mortality
Increases in cardiovascular death, cancer death, noncardiovascular noncancer death in men, women
Thursday, August 18, 2016

Depression Often Seen in Patients Discharged From ICU
Risk highest among patients with psych symptoms pre-ICU/psych distress symptoms while in ICU
Thursday, August 18, 2016

Anemia Tied to Increased Mortality Risk Following Stroke
Higher mortality risk at multiple time points for up to one year after ischemic, hemorrhagic stroke
Thursday, August 18, 2016

Antipsychotic Use Doesn't Up Congenital Malformations
No increased risk for congenital malformation or cardiac malformation with typical, atypical APs
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

β-Blockers Not Always Indicated for PCI Patients
Findings in patients with stable angina without history of MI or heart failure undergoing elective PCI
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Women Abused As Children Appear to Have Shorter Lifespans
Extreme stress in childhood may affect the response tendencies of immune cells
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Acetaminophen Appears Safe for Children With Mild Asthma
Findings for as-needed use of acetaminophen among young children with mild, persistent asthma
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Physician-Perceived Frailty Tied to Warfarin Discontinuation
Discontinuation associated with increased risk of death and adverse events in very elderly
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Antenatal Steroids Don't Cut Morbidity in Preterm Twins
No reduction in incidence of respiratory distress syndrome or composite neonatal morbidity
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Physician Under-Recognition of Angina Often Occurs
Predictors of physician under-recognition include heart failure and less-frequent angina
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

PCSK9 Inhibitor Use Not Found to Be Cost-Effective
In patients with familial hypercholesterolemia, atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Early Intensification of Tx Speeds Attainment of A1C Goals
Findings in patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes who have failure of metformin monotherapy
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Residents Often Order Perceived Unnecessary Lab Tests
Behaviors attributed to health system culture, lack of transparency about health care service costs
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Duration of Adult Obesity Affects Cancer Risk in Women
Researchers find odds for four types of cancer rise significantly for every decade of obesity
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Season, Region of Birth May Influence Celiac Disease Risk
Swedish study finds lower risk of digestive disorder in infants born in winter or cooler climates
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Large Trial Proposed to Compare HCTZ, Chlorthalidone
Researchers plan randomized study to compare hydrochlorothiazide, chlorthalidone
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Feeding Tube Use Down in Patients With Advanced Dementia
Over past 15 years, practice dropped by half in nursing homes
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Refugees Have Different Perceptions of Child Development
Participants report limited awareness of developmental milestones; no word for 'development'
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Prevalence of Gestational Diabetes Up in U.S. Since 1979
From 0.3 percent in 1979-1980 to 5.8 percent in 2008-2010, partly due to trends in BMI, race
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Antimicrobial Resistance to Carbapenems Increasing
Significant trend for consumption of carbapenems and resistance to imipenem in P. aeruginosa
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine No Better Than Inactivated
No reduction in hazard ratio for influenza A or B virus with LAIV in study among Hutterite children
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Thrombocytopenia Up With Use of Phosphate-Buffered Tirofiban
Relative risk for thrombocytopenia not increased with use of citrate-buffered tirofiban
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

DASH Diet May Be Beneficial for Gout Patients
Dietary approach to prevent gout should be considered first-line therapy, researcher says
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

More Evidence Paying Smokers to Quit May Work
But cost may be $28,000 to get one additional smoker to succeed long term
Tuesday, August 16, 2016


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