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Anxiety, Depression, PTSD Common After Acute Lung Injury
More than half of survivors with any supra-threshold symptoms had co-occurrence of symptoms
Friday, April 24, 2015

Focus on Calories Versus Quality of Food Misdirected
Researchers say it's not just about calories; some foods not as impactful on weight as thought
Friday, April 24, 2015

CDC: Expanding EMS Naloxone Use Will Save Lives
CDC urges expansion of access to the prescription antidote among EMS personnel
Friday, April 24, 2015

National Health Alert Issued Over HIV Outbreak in Indiana
More than 140 cases linked to injection drug use reported in rural Indiana
Friday, April 24, 2015

Exercise Can't Fix the Damage of a Bad Diet
Physical activity has health benefits, but obesity is not only due to lack of exercise
Friday, April 24, 2015

Challenging Jobs Could Protect in Frontotemporal Dementia
Research suggests demanding work benefits those with frontotemporal disease
Friday, April 24, 2015

CRC Screening Among Older Adults Often Inappropriate
Screening seen in more than half of adults aged 75 and older, with less than 10-year life expectancy
Friday, April 24, 2015

Self-Reported Health Predicts Survival in Breast Cancer
For older women with breast cancer, low self-rated health, limited walking ability predict worse survival
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Doctors May Be Caught Off Guard by Antibiotic Shortages
Multiple shortages of 32 antibiotics, which lasted an average of six months
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Concomitant Metformin, GERD Meds Up Vitamin B12 Depletion
Concomitant use of these medications may result in B12 deficiency-induced neuropathy
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Direct-to-Consumer Advertising of Asthma Meds Ups ER Use
Advertising linked to increase in pharmacy sales; emergency room visits for commercially insured
Thursday, April 23, 2015

One in 10 AMI Patients Have Unrecognized Incident Diabetes
Few not recognized as having DM during hospitalization on meds six months after discharge
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Abridged Standards of Care for Diabetes Developed for PCPs
Abridged version specifically focuses on evidence-based recommendations for primary care
Thursday, April 23, 2015

SAMHSA: Heroin Use Stabilizing in U.S., but Still Too High
Number of people receiving treatment also rose in recent years
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Impact of Sodium, Potassium Intake Varies With BP
Increase in sodium/potassium ratio linked to increase in LV mass in young adults with pre-, hypertension
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

EHR Data Mining Helps With Quality Improvement
Data mining tools, including health maintenance alerts, reports, are available in EHR products
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Increasing Number of Children Present With DKA in T1DM
Researchers point to lack of insurance leading to late diagnosis
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

ACP Supports Ban on Flavoring, Ads for E-Cigarettes
Backers of devices say bans may drive some smokers back to cigarettes
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Eating Disorders Common in Girls With Type 1 Diabetes
By age 25 years, cumulative probability of onset of eating disorder is 60 percent
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

More Reassurance Against MMR-Autism Link
Finding held true even for children at risk for the developmental disorder
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Mindfulness-Based CBT Found As Effective As Antidepressants
Results suggest possible alternative to long-term medication use
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Parent Training Program Can Improve Child Behavior in Autism
Behavior management strategies appear to make a difference, researchers found
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Sports Participation Seems Safe for Children With LQTS
No cardiac events or deaths in treatment-compliant genotype-positive LQTS pediatric population
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

EHR Decision Support Ups Radiologic Test Appropriateness
Harms of computerized clinical decision-support capabilities of EHR rarely assessed
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Regular Walking Can Boost Quality of Life With Prostate CA
Researchers found real improvements in quality of life once men got active
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Changing Opioid Rx Formulations May Help Curb Abuse
As opioid market changed, number of prescriptions, overdoses dropped, but heroin overdoses went up
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Strategies Successful for Helping Children Swallow Meds
Five strategies identified that help get the medicine down
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

AACR: Dense Breasts Found More Likely in Black Women
Finding may help explain greater breast cancer risk in this population, researchers say
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

USPSTF Revisits Mammography Guidelines
Women in their 40s should make an informed personal decision
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

AHA Issues Guidelines for Adults With Congenital Heart Dz
New American Heart Association guidelines outline health care strategies for these patients
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

AAN: New AAN/AES Guidelines on Treating First Seizure
Antiepileptic drug therapy recommended to help stave off recurrence
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

CPAP Tied to Improved A-Fib Outcomes for Those With OSA
Researchers recommend sleep disorder screening for patients with atrial fibrillation
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

AACR: Changes Expected in Breast Cancer Rates
Overall, breast cancer could rise by as much as 50 percent within the next 15 years
Monday, April 20, 2015

FDA: Counterfeit Botox Found in the United States
Agency recommends physicians closely examine Botox packaging
Monday, April 20, 2015

Guidance Offered for Managing Conflict With Patients
Good communication is crucial for managing encounters when denying a patient request
Monday, April 20, 2015

Wide Variation in NICU Antibiotic Prescribing Patterns
Big variation seen in prescribing rates, despite little difference in infection rates
Monday, April 20, 2015

AACR: Longer Nighttime Fasting May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
Improving biomarkers of glycemic control thought to decrease breast cancer risk
Monday, April 20, 2015

Antibiotic-Glucocorticoid Eardrops Found Superior in Acute Otorrhea
Clinically superior, cost less than oral antibiotics, observation for children with tympanostomy tubes
Monday, April 20, 2015

AACR: Regular Aspirin Use Linked to Lower GI Cancer Risk
Greatest benefit from aspirin required taking it for at least 16 years
Monday, April 20, 2015

Salt Pills Fail to Substantially Benefit Endurance Athletes
Finding challenges common belief that salt pills can boost performance
Monday, April 20, 2015

Obesity Raises Prostate Cancer Risk Even Higher for Black Men
Researchers urge physicians to take note of findings
Monday, April 20, 2015


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