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Benzodiazepine Use Declining in Older Adults
Findings based on assessment of incidence, prevalence of use in three countries from 2010-2016
Friday, February 23, 2018

Artificial Intelligence May Help Prevent Physician Burnout
Many potential uses for AI, including improving searches and documentation, selecting treatment
Friday, February 23, 2018

FDA Warns of Possible Heart Risks Linked to Clarithromycin
Agency advising doctors to consider prescribing other antibiotics to patients with coronary heart disease
Friday, February 23, 2018

Hand Hygiene Program Tied to Lower Nursing Home Mortality
Multifaceted program associated with lower mortality, antibiotic prescriptions over one year
Friday, February 23, 2018

Menopausal Hormone Therapy Tied to Less Pronounced Kyphosis
Continuous and remote past HT users had less kyphosis in minimally-, fully-adjusted models
Friday, February 23, 2018

Younger Onset of T2DM Linked to Increased Mortality Risk
Earlier diagnosis of T2DM tied to increased mortality, mainly driven by cardiovascular disease mortality
Friday, February 23, 2018

FDA Cracks Down on Kratom Products
Missouri-based Divinity Products Distribution will recall and destroy kratom-containing products
Thursday, February 22, 2018

GI Surgical Site Infections Higher in Low-Income Countries
Infection risk highest in countries with low income, low Human Development Index
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Quality of Perceived Hospice Care Varies by Setting
Family members perceive hospice care received at nursing homes to be of lower quality
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Regardless of CV Risks, Cancer History Impacts Mortality
Fibrinogen, von Willebrand factor are potential markers of mortality in cancer survivors
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Worse Prognosis for Prediabetes Defined by HbA1c
Prediabetes measured by FPG, two-hour plasma glucose not linked to increased risk of major event
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Haloperidol for Delirium in Critically Ill No Help for Survival
Prophylactic haloperidol does not improve survival at 28 days compared with placebo in critically ill adults
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Alcohol Use Disorders Tied to Increased Risk of Dementia Onset
Most early-onset dementia cases are alcohol-related or have additional diagnosis of alcohol use disorders
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Chronicity of Depression Ups Failure Along Continuum of HIV Care
25 percent increase in percentage of days with depression ups risk of missing appointment, death
Thursday, February 22, 2018

CDC: No Change in Percentage of Uninsured in U.S. From '16 to '17
Increase in percentage of those aged younger than 65 years enrolled in high-deductible health plan
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Treatment Model Linked to Drop in Post-Incarceration Overdoses
Introduction of model to treat opioid use disorder tied to drop in overdose deaths after incarceration
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Accelerated Lung Function Decline for Women Who Clean
Faster decline in women responsible for cleaning at home, occupational cleaners, but not for men
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Chronic Opioid Users May Wish to Taper Opioid Use
In study completers, median morphine equivalent daily dose fell from 288 mg to 150 mg in four months
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Prenatal Valproate Exposure May Impact School Performance
Significant decrease in school performance for offspring exposed to valproate versus lamotrigine
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

All Physical Activity Tied to Reduced Mortality in Older Men
Similarly beneficial effect for accumulation of activity in bouts of ≥10 minutes, sporadic minutes
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Maternal Vaccination Not Tied to Infant Hospitalization, Death
Vaccination with influenza and Tdap not linked to risk of infant hospitalization, death in first six months
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

USPSTF Urges Multicomponent Behavioral Interventions for Obesity
Draft recommendation statement concludes that doctors should provide, refer adults to interventions
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

12-Month Weight Loss Doesn't Differ With Low-Fat, Carb Diets
No significant difference in weight change between healthy low-fat, low-carbohydrate diet
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Ertugliflozin Tied to Improved Glycemic Control in T2DM
Improvement in glycemic control, reduction in body weight, SBP; increase in genital mycotic infections
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Sibling Bullying Tied to Increased Odds of Psychotic Disorder
Both victims and perpetrators have greater odds of developing a psychotic disorder
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

AAD: Fathers May Not Perceive Harms of Teen Indoor Tanning
Low harms more often perceived by parents of male teens, those age ≥16, with less sun-reactive skin
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Anticoagulants in Seniors With A-Fib, CKD Ups Stroke, ICH Risk
Anticoagulants linked to increased risk of ischemic stroke and hemorrhage, but lower all-cause mortality
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Mortality Risks of Exclusive Cigar, Cigarette, Pipe Use ID'd
Higher risk of tobacco-related cancer death for current/former cigarette, current cigar, pipe smoking
Tuesday, February 20, 2018


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