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YAG Laser Vitreolysis Can Help Reduce Eye Floaters

July 21, 2017. 12:00 PM EST. Procedure demonstrates good efficacy compared to sham treatment Read article

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Educational Intervention Doesn’t Up Hand, Stethoscope Hygiene

July 21, 2017 No significant increase in hand hygiene; stethoscope hygiene remained at zero after intervention

Pollutant Exposure May Lead to Multi-Generational Asthma Risk

July 21, 2017 Elevated susceptibility to allergic asthma persists into F2, and with lesser magnitude, into F3 mice

Visual Analogue Scale Valid for Assessing Pediatric Anxiety

July 21, 2017 Score valid for assessing anxiety during induction of anesthesia for children undergoing surgery

Visceral/Subcutaneous Fat Ratio Predicts CVD in T2DM

July 21, 2017 Ratio of visceral to subcutaneous fat significantly linked to incident, recurrent cardiovascular disease

NCI-Designated Care Often Excluded in Narrow Health Plans

July 20, 2017 Oncologists affiliated with NCI-Designated or NCCN Cancer Centers more likely excluded in narrow plans

Antidepressants in Pregnancy May Contribute to Autism in Child

July 20, 2017 But difference in risk is small, researchers say

More Patients Enrolled in Cancer Trials Under ACA

July 20, 2017 Insurer approval rates rose from ~85 percent before Affordable Care Act to ~95 percent after

C-Section, GDM Rates Down With Maternal Lifestyle Interventions

July 20, 2017 And no adverse effect of diet, exercise interventions on offspring outcomes

Improved Survival With Enhanced Prophylaxis Plus ART in HIV

July 20, 2017 Enhanced antimicrobial prophylaxis tied to lower mortality at 24, 48 weeks

‘Life’s Simple 7’ Adherence in 20s Tied to Better Brain Health Later

July 20, 2017 Following lifestyle recommendations in young adulthood pays off later, researchers say

Heart Failure Risk Rises As Weight Increases

July 20, 2017 But losing some weight might help decrease the damage

Earlier Menopause Independently Tied to Higher Risk of T2DM

July 20, 2017 With menopause before 40, risk is 3.7 times greater compared to late menopause, researchers find

EHR-Based Prompt Ups Hepatitis C Screening for Baby Boomers

July 20, 2017 Prompt improves hepatitis C virus screening rates, and all patients are referred to specialty care

68Ga-Somatostatin Analog PET-CT Linked to Reduced Costs

July 20, 2017 Reduced costs versus 111In-octreotide scintigraphy for imaging neuroendocrine tumors

Capsaicin Nasal Spray Effective for Mixed Rhinitis Patients

July 20, 2017 Patients with self-reported nasal hyperreactivity had better therapeutic response evaluation