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Higher Cardiovascular Risk Seen With Eczema
Higher risk of heart disease, stroke in people with the skin condition
Friday, January 23, 2015

AAP Urges Parents to Vaccinate Children Against Measles
Seventy people now infected; most hadn't been vaccinated against measles
Friday, January 23, 2015

HPV Vaccination Often Not Timely for Girls
Researchers note that CDC recommends vaccination at age 11 or 12
Friday, January 23, 2015

More Variation in Costs Than Outcomes of PCI in VA System
Smaller variation in one-year risk-adjusted mortality than in risk-standardized costs after PCI
Friday, January 23, 2015

May Be Room for Improvement in U/S Transducer Hygiene
Research indicates some institutions use cover materials of unacceptable permeability
Friday, January 23, 2015

Optimal Gestational Weight Gain in Obese Moms May Vary
Weight gain below the guidelines may be advised, with caution, in some obese pregnant women
Friday, January 23, 2015

Prophylactic Antimicrobials Overused in Urologic Surgery
In community practice, overall rate of compliance with AUA Best Practices is less than 60 percent
Friday, January 23, 2015

ASCO Reports Biggest Clinical Cancer Advances for 2015
The advance of the year is approval of four new therapies for treatment of CLL
Friday, January 23, 2015

Self-Management Program Cuts Depressive Symptoms in Diabetes
DIAMOS program also linked to significant reduction in risk of incident major depression
Friday, January 23, 2015

5 Percent of Seniors Discharged From ER Admitted Within Days
Older age, chronic conditions associated with the greatest odds of admission
Friday, January 23, 2015

Smaller Goals to Start Could Boost Activity in Sedentary
For those who are inactive, any activity may be better than none
Friday, January 23, 2015

Video-Based Tx May Benefit Babies at Risk for Autism
Research suggests an effect for at-risk infants, but more study is needed
Friday, January 23, 2015

CDC: Opioid Rx Prevalent in Reproductive-Aged Females
Experts recommend lowest effective dose for shortest amount of time + birth control
Friday, January 23, 2015

Overuse of Abx for Travelers' Diarrhea Creating Superbugs
Researchers recommend caution when using antibiotics to treat digestive ills while abroad
Thursday, January 22, 2015

Hormonal Contraceptives Linked to Higher Risk of Glioma
But odds of any one user getting the tumor remain extremely small, experts stress
Thursday, January 22, 2015

Four Factors Impact QoL From Perspective of Dementia Sufferers
Relationships, agency in life, wellness perspective, and sense of place impact quality of life
Thursday, January 22, 2015

Very Low Yield for Imaging of Both Legs in Suspected DVT
For patients with suspected DVT, ultrasound imaging of both legs seems unjustified
Thursday, January 22, 2015

Metabolic Syndrome May Raise Death Risk Postangiography
Significantly increased risk for stable patients but not for those with acute coronary syndrome
Thursday, January 22, 2015

Risks for Ebola Virus-Infected Pregnant Women Discussed
Limited data suggest increased risks of adverse neonatal and maternal outcomes
Thursday, January 22, 2015

NSAIDs Up Odds of Anastomotic Leak Post-Colorectal Resection
Findings show increased odds for patients undergoing nonelective colorectal resection
Thursday, January 22, 2015

Physicians Rank the Best EHR Systems of 2014
EHRs ranked in five performance areas, including quality of care, patient portal, technical support
Thursday, January 22, 2015

Reviews Summarize Efficacy of Depression Tx in Primary Care
Sets stage for implementation leading to successful clinical improvement in primary care
Thursday, January 22, 2015

Omega-3s May Counteract Mercury Toxicity From Fish
No developmental problems seen in children of frequent seafood eaters from Seychelles islands
Thursday, January 22, 2015

Survival Rates for Extremely Premature Infants on Rise
Data for those born after just 22 to 28 weeks of gestation
Thursday, January 22, 2015

High Levels of Formaldehyde Seen in E-Cigarette Vapor
Levels up to 15 times higher than regular cigarettes
Thursday, January 22, 2015

Higher Medicaid Reimbursement Ups Appointment Availability
Increased reimbursement to primary care providers linked to more availability of appointments
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Prone Sleep Position Tied to Higher Mortality in Epilepsy
Higher risk found in those younger than 40
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Prolonged Sitting Is Health Hazard, Despite Exercise
Biggest health hazard resulting from prolonged sitting is type 2 diabetes
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Cardiovascular Risks of Pneumonia May Linger for Years
Risk highest in first month after pneumonia but remains 1.5 times higher over subsequent years
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection Rates Have Doubled
But the procedure is not always tied to better outcomes
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

More Stressors for Radiation Therapists Than Oncology Nurses
Also have high coping strategy frequency; no difference in anxiety, depression, burnout, well-being
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Routine Oral Anticoagulants May Not Benefit All With A-Fib
Ischemic stroke risk lower than thought in those with atrial fibrillation and CHA2DS2-VASc score of 1
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Incidence of PE Hospitalizations Rises From 2001 to 2010
Seasonal variation seen in PE hospitalizations, with higher number of admissions in winter
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Coffee Consumption Linked With Reduced Melanoma Risk
Trend toward more protection with higher intake
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Therapy Dogs May Help Patients Persevere With Cancer Treatment
'I would've stopped the treatment, but I wanted to come see the dog'
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Vitamin B-12, Folate Mitigate Reproductive Effects of DDT
In women with vitamin B-12 deficiency, high DDT linked to lower incidence of clinical pregnancy
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Patients Satisfied With Shared Appointments Before Mohs Sx
High patient satisfaction for preoperative consultation for Mohs micrographic surgery
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Few Patients Fill High-Intensity Statin Rx After CHD Discharge
Twenty-seven percent of Medicare beneficiaries fill prescription for high-intensity statin
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Bullying Linked to Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Children
Vancouver Symptom Score linked to bullying victimization and perpetrator scores
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

A Drink a Day May Keep Heart Failure at Bay
Highest risk seen for those who used to drink, but had stopped
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

A Dash More Salt Than 1,500 mg Seems to Lower Mortality Risk
Trend toward higher death in study participants who had high salt intake
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

AHS: Research Informs New Migraine Rx Guidelines
Opioids not recommended for regular use
Tuesday, January 20, 2015


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