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Excessive Alcohol Use Found to Speed Up Cellular Aging

June 26, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. DNA research reveals alcoholics have shorter telomeres Read article

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ADA: Canagliflozin Tied to Lower Risk of Cardiovascular Events

June 13, 2017 Lower risk versus placebo for patients with type 2 diabetes and high cardiovascular risk

ADA: Degludec Noninferior for Cardiovascular Events in T2DM

June 13, 2017 Noninferior to glargine for incidence of major cardiovascular events in high-risk patients with T2DM

Obesity Prevalence Has Doubled in More Than 70 Countries

June 12, 2017 From 1980 to 2015 there was a continuous increase in obesity prevalence in most other countries

ADA: Glucose Self-Monitoring Often Lacks Benefit in T2DM

June 12, 2017 No significant improvements in hemoglobin A1c levels, HRQOL seen in non-insulin-treated cases

SLEEP: Helpful Hints From Bed Partner Can Exacerbate Insomnia

June 12, 2017 Bed partners can unintentionally contribute to the perpetuation of insomnia

SLEEP: Prolonged Delayed Eating Linked to Weight Gain

June 08, 2017 Compared with daytime eating, delayed eating also linked to increases in respiratory quotient

APSS: Weekend Sleep Changes Adversely Affect Health Outcomes

June 07, 2017 For every hour of shifted sleep, an associated 11.1 percent increase in risk of diagnosed heart disease

ACSM: Compression Tights Don’t Improve Performance for Runners

June 02, 2017 While they kept muscles from vibrating, fatigue still set in, researchers found

APA: Internet-Based CBT Can Be Helpful in Depression

June 02, 2017 For people with mild or moderate depression, web-based versions might help, researchers say

ATS: Mortality Down for Patients Hospitalized With COPD in U.S.

May 25, 2017 Annual number of patients who died from COPD while in the hospital decreased 62 percent from 2005-2014

ATS: Cancer-Related Suicide Risk Highest for Lung Cancer Patients

May 24, 2017 Odds up four-fold compared to people in the general population

ATS: Online Pulmonary Rehab Non-Inferior for COPD

May 24, 2017 Online supported PR was non-inferior to face-to-face model for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

ATS: Sleep Apnea, Insomnia in Blacks Often Go Undiagnosed

May 23, 2017 High prevalence of undiagnosed sleep disorders seen in study population

ATS: First Abx Rx Doesn’t Work for ~25% of Pneumonia Cases

May 22, 2017 One in four adult patients do not respond to initial prescription of antibiotic treatment

Substantial Variation in Opioid Rx for Minor Injuries Across U.S.

May 22, 2017 Laws limiting new opioid prescriptions to no more than a five-day supply could be beneficial