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Jogging May Help Seniors Walk More Efficiently
Researchers find that the high-aerobic activity of running helps prevent age-related physical decline
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Health Care Organizations See Value of Telemedicine
Almost all health care leaders see importance of development of telemedicine services
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

PCV13 Recommended for 6- to 18-Year-Olds at High Risk
Vaccine administration recommended for certain children with immunocompromising conditions
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

More Patients Meet 2014 Blood Pressure Goals Than JNC-7 Goals
Of those for whom goal achievement changed, many had prior stroke, TIA or coronary artery disease
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Brain Abnormality Spotted in Many SIDS Babies
But finding is too preliminary to say it causes the deadly condition, experts say
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

RSNA: Device May Make Mammograms More Comfortable
Less pain was reported in study, while image quality was still preserved
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Proton Pump Inhibitors Linked to Disruption of Gut Microbiome
Researchers suggest class of meds upsets healthy balance of bacteria in the gut
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

CDC: Most Americans With HIV Don't Have Virus Under Control
U.S. experts cite indifference, lack of access to care
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

NPs, PAs Use More Diagnostic Imaging Compared to Physicians
Across all patient groups and imaging services, more imaging for APCs than primary care docs
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Home Visits Can Improve Asthma Control for Low-Income Adults
Improvements in asthma control, quality of life without increase in urgent health care use
Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Emergency Department Visits on the Rise
About 96 percent of patients need medical care within two hours
Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Yogurt Every Day May Help Keep Diabetes Away
Modest effect seen against the disease; experts say overall healthy diet is still best approach
Tuesday, November 25, 2014

FDA: Calorie Counts Mandated at Chain Restaurants
Rules also apply to theater popcorn, bakeries, and ice cream parlors
Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Higher Resting Heart Rate Tied to Higher Risk of Death in Men
No association found for major adverse cardiovascular events, revascularization
Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Statins Not Tied to Women's Gonado-Sexual Dysfunction
No link to menstrual, menopausal disorders, infertility, ovarian/sexual dysfunction
Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Many Not Treated According to 2013 Cholesterol Guidelines
In U.S. practices, 32.4 percent of statin-eligible patients are not currently receiving statins
Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff
Even nonsmoking bystanders had raised blood levels of benzene, which is tied to leukemia risk
Tuesday, November 25, 2014

More Advanced Emergency Care May Be Worse in Cardiac Arrest
Good CPR, getting to hospital fast resulted in better outcomes than using sophisticated methods
Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Most Seniors Eligible for Statin Rx Under New Guidelines
Many eligible for cholesterol-lowering drugs based on age alone, researchers find
Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Rx for Better Health Care: Kindness and Compassion
Data suggest that gentler, thoughtful approach helps boost patient outcomes
Monday, November 24, 2014

Restroom Hand Dryers Spread More Germs Than Paper Towels
Bacteria counts in the air around the machines far exceeded those around paper dispensers
Monday, November 24, 2014

Special Ambulance Delivers Vital Stroke Care More Quickly
Patients six times more likely to get tPA within 'golden' hour of first symptoms
Monday, November 24, 2014

Pediatricians Should Be Involved in Oral Health Care
Youngest children see docs more than dentists; docs should know about dental caries process, prevention
Monday, November 24, 2014

Digoxin for A-Fib Without Heart Failure Comes With Risks
Researchers find higher odds for death, hospitalization
Monday, November 24, 2014

Successful Outcome Leads to Early Cessation of Sickle Cell Trial
Oral hydroxyurea worked as well as transfusions in reducing stroke risk, researchers report
Monday, November 24, 2014

Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children
For most, proper skin care and topical treatments help, experts say
Monday, November 24, 2014

Psychosocial Therapy Linked to Lower Suicide Risk
Danish study finds multiple sessions help prevent repeat attempts at ending life
Monday, November 24, 2014

Strategies Needed to Encourage Appropriate Antibiotic Selection
Primary care providers do not always comply with guideline recommendations for antibiotic selection
Monday, November 24, 2014

Meta-Analysis Confirms Sugar-Sweetened Beverage, T2DM Link
Findings show increased risk of type 2 diabetes; significant association seen in USA, Europe
Monday, November 24, 2014

In Reperfusion Era, β-Blockers Have No Mortality Benefit in MI
Second study shows high heart rate at discharge post-MI tied to increased mortality risk in first year
Monday, November 24, 2014

AMA: Gender Inequality Still Exists in Medicine
Article describes challenges for women in medicine, highlights things that need to be changed
Friday, November 21, 2014

Severe Mental Illness Linked to Increased Mortality After MI
Increased odds of 30-day, one-year mortality; highest mortality for patients with schizophrenia
Friday, November 21, 2014

Being the Boss Tied to Depression Risk for Women
Link not seen in men; women in powerful positions may be judged harshly, researcher says
Friday, November 21, 2014

State-Level Variation Seen in 10-Year Cardiac Disease Risk
Risk increases with age; highest among non-Hispanic blacks, those with less education, low income
Friday, November 21, 2014

Prosocial Internet Support Group Not Beneficial for Breast Cancer
Participants in prosocial versus standard group have higher level of depression, anxiety after intervention
Friday, November 21, 2014

Structured Education Program Beneficial for Anaphylaxis
Improvement of knowledge, emergency management competence after education intervention
Friday, November 21, 2014

Effect of Interventions to Improve Meds Adherence Vary
Characteristics and effects of interventions vary; few trials show improved adherence and clinical outcome
Friday, November 21, 2014

Exercise Might Not Help Glucose Control in Some T2DM
Researchers suggest that about 20 percent of patients carry 'exercise-resistant' genes
Friday, November 21, 2014


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