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NKF: Many Nephrologists Report Pregnant Patients on Dialysis
Survey of nephrologists shows kidney failure becoming more common for expectant moms
Friday, March 27, 2015

Diabetes May Predispose to More Advanced Breast Cancer
Findings suggest need to modify screening methods
Friday, March 27, 2015

Innovative Prototype Presented for Post-ICU Patients
Collaborative care model can maximize cognitive, physical, psychological recovery of ICU survivors
Friday, March 27, 2015

Physician/Pharmacist Model Can Improve Mean BP
BP control no better in overall cohort, but improved for participants from racial minority groups
Friday, March 27, 2015

Early Palliative Care Improves Survival in Advanced Cancer
Second study shows benefits for caregivers with early palliative care intervention
Friday, March 27, 2015

Discontinuing Statins for Terminally Ill May Improve QOL
Reducing pill burden improves quality of life, researchers say
Friday, March 27, 2015

CDC: Hypertension-Related Deaths on the Rise in U.S.
Most marked increases seen in those aged 45 to 64 and those over 85
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Three Alcoholic Drinks Daily Can Up Risk of Liver Cancer
Expert panel looked at data on over eight million people to come up with risk factors for the disease
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Perception of Crisis Mode Tied to Patient Info Exchange Issues
Findings among self-reported perceptions by hospital staff
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Prevalence of Subclinical Disease ID'd in African-Americans
Prevalence 26 percent; increased odds of disease among those with metabolic syndrome, diabetes
Thursday, March 26, 2015

AAFP Issues Comprehensive Breastfeeding Toolkit
Toolkit is comprehensive resource; includes HHS business case for employer support of breastfeeding
Thursday, March 26, 2015

FDA Approves New Treatment for Anthrax
FDA cites preparedness for intentional release of anthrax
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Greater Use of Antibiotics Tied to Higher Odds of Diabetes
Data on one million people suggest a higher risk of the illness linked to changes in gut microbes
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Ongoing Mentoring Will Help New Nurses Speak Up
Narrative inquiry shows three interrelated threads in the process of learning to speak up
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Perceived Inefficiencies Rife in Primary Care
Inefficiencies reported in activities that occur pre-visit, during visits, post-visit
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Outcome Not Affected by Family Presence During Resuscitation
No significant differences in outcomes of processes of care for hospitals with versus without FPDR
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Newly Identified Diabetes Up With Medicaid Expansion
Twenty-three percent increase in newly identified diabetes in 26 states that expanded Medicaid
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Short Hospital Stays Don't Impair STEMI Outcomes in Seniors
Similar outcomes with discharge after 48 hours and for patients who stay in hospital for four, five days
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Male Nurses Still Paid More Than Females in the United States
Female RNs shortchanged more than $5,000 a year, researchers say
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

AAOS: Many Parents Unaware of Youth Pitching Guidelines
Also, young players feel pressure from parents or coaches to continue playing despite arm pain
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Rotational Instrument Delivery OK for Fetal Malposition
Neonatal outcomes similar to those seen with cesarean section
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

One in Nine Needs Emergency Revisit for Kidney Stones
Access to urologic care, processes of care cut risk of repeat emergency encounters
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

2015 Diabetes Standards Focus on Individualized Tx Approach
2015 Standards for Diabetes Care focus on ethnic differences in risk, BP targets, treatment goals
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

ACS: Colorado Marijuana Is More Potent Than in Past
Marijuana three times stronger than in the 1980s, per lab tests
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Exercise Improves Men's Sexual Function Regardless of Race
Men who get the most physical activity report more erections, orgasms
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Doctors May Not Be Informing of Alzheimer's Diagnosis
Only 45 percent of people with Alzheimer's or their caregivers say they were told of the diagnosis
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

ACS: Air Pollution Can Up Potency of Birch Tree Pollen
Pollutants plus climate change linked to increase in prevalence of allergies worldwide
Monday, March 23, 2015

Shoulder Dystocia Maneuvers Not Tied to Neonatal Harm
No findings of morbidity, injury tied to maneuvers, when adjusting for duration
Monday, March 23, 2015

Balance Compromised in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
Greater maximum and range of separations of center of mass from center of pressure in DPN
Monday, March 23, 2015

Hormone Therapy Not Detrimental to Women on Statins
Hormone therapy use actually associated with reduced risk of all-cause mortality
Monday, March 23, 2015

AAD: Low Rate of Hyperkalemia With Spironolactone Use
Rate in women taking spironolactone comparable to baseline rate among healthy young women
Monday, March 23, 2015


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