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Even Overdose Doesn’t Stop Opioid Prescribing

August 22, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. Few receive medication-assisted treatment after hospital discharge, researchers find Read article


Global Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder 7.7 per 1,000

August 22, 2017 Highest prevalence of FASD among children seen in South Africa, Croatia, Ireland

Maraviroc-Containing HIV PrEP Regimens Safe, Well Tolerated

August 22, 2017 MVC-containing regimens well tolerated compared with TDF-FTC in HIV-uninfected women in U.S.

Occult Cancer Found in ~5 Percent With Unprovoked VTE

August 22, 2017 Prevalence of cancer increases linearly with age; is seven-fold higher in patients aged 50 years or older

Mortality Estimates Favor Annual Mammography From Age 40

August 21, 2017 Researchers estimate thousands of U.S. lives would be saved each year if mammograms started at age 40

Anti-Vaccine Info in Pregnancy May Delay Infant Immunization

August 21, 2017 Even if pregnant women later hear better info from doctors, they may still wait on vaccines

Hours Worked Impacted by Kids for Female, Not Male Doctors

August 21, 2017 Findings from a national sample of dual-physician couples

Outdoor Nighttime Light Exposure Linked to Breast Cancer Risk

August 21, 2017 Link found between ambient light and higher odds in young, smoking females, but more research needed

Depression, Anxiety May Affect Bone Metabolism in Older Teens

August 21, 2017 MDD, GAD linked to increasing bone mass; in females SSRI use linked to increasing bone mass

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Aids PTSD in Eating Disorders

August 21, 2017 Lower PTSD checklist-Civilian scores with rTMS of dorsomedial prefrontal cortex

Early, Single Non-Ablative Fractional Laser Tx Aids Scarring

August 21, 2017 Early NAFL treatment has potential to offer detectable improvement in clinical scar appearance

Secure Messaging Linked to Better Diabetes Management

August 21, 2017 Diabetes patients frequently used secure messaging for medical advice in addition to routine visits

Zika Does Not Appear to Last in Semen As Long As Thought

August 18, 2017 More research is needed to better inform public health recommendations

Worse Survival Seen for Alternative Vs Usual Cancer Rx

August 18, 2017 Alternative medicine independently tied to greater mortality risk compared to conventional treatment

One-Quarter With Early Breast Cancer Strongly Considers CPM

August 18, 2017 Decision factors most valued include avoiding worry about recurrence, reducing need for surgery

Moderate, Severe OSA Linked to Elevated Blood Coagulability

August 18, 2017 Increases in prothrombin time in seconds and as international normalized ratio for OSA vs controls