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Significant Challenges for Developmental-Behavioral Peds
Care issues include long waits, high case complexity, poor reimbursement, and provider burnout
Friday, February 16, 2018

Influenza A(H3N2) Viruses Predominate 2017-2018 Season
Vaccine effectiveness estimated at 25 percent against A(H3N2)
Friday, February 16, 2018

Anti-Heroin Vaccine Shows Promise Against Lethal Doses
TLR9 agonist in presence of alum is stable over 30 days, elicits strong anti-heroin antibody titers
Friday, February 16, 2018

Follow-Up Lacking for Teen, Young Adult Cancer Survivors
Many young adult cancer survivors do not follow up properly, independent of disease type or insurance
Friday, February 16, 2018

Rotating Night Shift Work Tied to Increased Odds of T2DM
Working more night shifts per month linked to increased odds of type 2 diabetes
Friday, February 16, 2018

Many in Oregon View Alcohol As More Harmful Than Marijuana
In survey, 52.5 percent called alcohol more harmful, 40 percent considered the two equally harmful
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Patient Involvement May Promote Hand Washing in the Hospital
More research needed on best way for patients to promote health care providers hand hygiene
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Patients Want Physicians to Have Greater Connectivity
Most patients want greater connectivity, online tools, convenience via SMS, and more time with doctors
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Opioids Plus Acetaminophen, Ketorolac Cost-Effective Post-Sx
In children having scoliosis surgery, combo is linked to reduced opioid intake compared with opioids alone
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Short Stature in Childhood Tied to Higher Stroke Risk in Adulthood
Increased risk seen for ischemic stroke in both sexes, intracerebral hemorrhage in men
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Rise in Use of Antihypertensives in Delivery With Preeclampsia
Treatment trend associated with decreased risk of maternal stroke over same time period
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Ultra-Processed Food Linked to Increased Overall Cancer Risk
10% increase in proportions of ultra-processed foods tied to >10% higher breast and overall cancer risk
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Poor Outcomes With Systolic BP Below 120 mm Hg in HFpEF
Increased risk of heart failure readmission at 30 days; of mortality, combined end point at 30 days, one year
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Kidney Stone Incidence Increased Between 1984 and 2012
The increase included both symptomatic and asymptomatic kidney stones
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Greater Weight Loss With RYGB in Obese With T2DM at Three Years
Lasting improvements in weight, HbA1c, cardiovascular risk vs. intensive weight management
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Mean Depth of Ultrasonographic Penetration Greater in Autism
Greater depth in first trimester versus developmental delay group, typical development group
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Low Dose-Rate Far-UVC Light Can Inactivate Influenza Virus
Far-UVC at 222-nm light can inactivate aerosolized viruses; >95 percent of H1N1 influenza inactivated
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

GI Surgical Site Infections Higher in Low-Income Countries
Infection risk highest in countries with low income, low Human Development Index
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Four Best Practices Outlined to Prevent Health Care Cyberattacks
Health care execs should ID potential inefficiencies in cybersecurity, ensure systems backed up
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Perfluoroalkyl Substances Linked to Greater Weight Regain
Higher baseline levels of PFAS tied to greater weight regain in weight-loss setting, especially for women
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

ACA Dependent Coverage Tied to Increased Prenatal Care
Increased early, adequate prenatal care, decreased preterm birth, especially among unmarried women
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

During 2013 to 2016, 8.1 Percent of U.S. Adults Had Depression
Depression more common in women; lower among non-Hispanic Asians than other ethnic groups
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Risk Tool Predicts Pressure Injuries in Hospitalized Children
Braden QD Scale reliably predicts pressure injuries related to immobility, medical devices
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Education About Imaging Most Often Given by Ordering Provider
Delivery of pre-examination information to patients suboptimal; about half seek information themselves
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Eating Slower Tied to Lower Obesity Risk in Type 2 Diabetes
Slower eating also found to be associated with reduced BMI, waist circumference
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

USPSTF Recommends Against Ovarian Cancer Screening
Among asymptomatic women, harms of screening for ovarian cancer outweigh potential benefits
Tuesday, February 13, 2018


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