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Fruit, Vegetable Consumption Linked to Lower Risk of COPD

February 24, 2017. 1:00 PM EST. In current smokers, each extra daily serving tied to an 8 percent lower risk Read article


Burnout Is Prevalent Among Pediatric Residents

February 24, 2017 Residents with burnout have increased odds of suboptimal patient care attitudes, behaviors

DPP-4i Treatment Doesn’t Up MI, Stroke Risk in Seniors

February 24, 2017 No increased risk for DPP-4i versus sulfonylureas, thiazolidinediones in older Medicare population

Cytomegalovirus May Up Risk of Diabetes, CVD in Some Women

February 23, 2017 Conversely, for women with extreme obesity, CMV may offer protection against CVD, DM

Cyberattacks Remain Serious Threat to Health Providers

February 23, 2017 Processes, technology should be boosted against cyberthreats, which are becoming more sophisticated

MRI Can Be Safe for Patients With Older Pacemakers, ICDs

February 23, 2017 However, strict procedures need to be followed

Gestational Weight Gain Linked to Psychosis Risk in Children

February 23, 2017 Insufficient weight gain linked to increased risk for schizophrenia in offspring later in life

Stratification Tool IDs Who Will Benefit From Adding Ezetimibe

February 23, 2017 Tool identifies who will derive additional benefit from addition of ezetimibe to statin therapy after ACS

Pediatric ACL Injuries Continue to Rise, Especially Among Girls

February 22, 2017 Annual increase in the incidence of ACL tears of 2.3 percent over 20 years

Off-Label Antidepressant Use Common, but Evidence Lacking

February 22, 2017 Trazodone for insomnia most common off-label use for antidepressants

Collaborative Care Cuts Depressive Symptoms in Seniors

February 22, 2017 Among older adults with subthreshold depression, collaborative care linked to decrease in PHQ-9 scores

Weight Loss of 10% Beneficial in Overweight, Not Obese, With DM

February 22, 2017 Five-year follow-up shows reduction in glucose-lowering medications, lower HbA1c, improved QoL

Cancer Survivors Likely to Change Rx Drug Use for Financial Reasons

February 22, 2017 Among nonelderly individuals, recently, previously diagnosed survivors more likely to change rx meds

Nursing Homes Rarely Use Isolation for Drug-Resistant Bugs

February 22, 2017 Locomotion and eating support are characteristics positively associated with isolation use

Trials Highlight Benefits, Risks of Testosterone Treatment

February 21, 2017 While trials show it boosts bone density and lowers anemia risk, heart risks also seen

Exercise Most Important Lifestyle Change for Breast CA Survivors

February 21, 2017 Those who exercised were about 40 percent less likely to die from disease, review suggests