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Visual Dysfunction Tied to Poor Cognitive Function in Seniors

August 18, 2017. 12:00 PM EST. Association identified using data from two nationally representative samples Read article

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Limited Economic Evidence for Vitiligo Treatments

August 17, 2017 Research reveals no evidence to support or refute value for money afforded by vitiligo treatments

Perceived Social Support Lower for Cancer Caregivers Vs Patients

August 16, 2017 Greater support for caregivers may substantially strengthen the sense of coherence

Studies Used for FDA Approval of Device Changes Often Low Quality

August 15, 2017 And, efficacy of drugs granted accelerated approval often confirmed only years after approval

Specialist Access No Better With Adoption of Access Standards

August 15, 2017 No notable improvement in timely access to specialty services following implementation of standards

Intraindividual Variability in Reaction Time Tied to Mortality

August 15, 2017 Independent link identified, which changed very little after excluding incident dementia cases

Review: Cannabis May Alleviate Neuropathic Pain

August 14, 2017 Second review shows no benefit for plant-based cannabis preparation versus nonuse for PTSD

Apathy Tied to Mortality in Nursing Home Patients

August 14, 2017 Mortality risk also increased for males, older patients

Smoking During Pregnancy Up Among Women With Depression

August 14, 2017 Smoking rate four times higher in pregnant women experiencing an episode of major depression

ICU Admissions for Opioid Overdose Up From 2009 to 2015

August 14, 2017 Average annual mortality rate was 7 percent, with increase to 10 percent in 2015

Patient Profile Impacts QOL With Radiation Tx in Head, Neck Cancer

August 11, 2017 Patient-reported measures can lead to early detection of side effects, improved QOL

Increase in Alcohol Use, High-Risk Drinking in U.S. Adults

August 10, 2017 Increases were greatest among women; older adults; racial/ethnic minorities; less educated, lower income

QOL Not Impaired for Parents of Now-Adults Born Very Preterm

August 10, 2017 Childhood mental health, peer relationships predict parental QOL for children born VP, VLBW

Group Version of Enhanced CBT Effective for Eating Disorders

August 09, 2017 Findings could lead to increased availability of evidence-based treatment

Flatter Diurnal Cortisol Slopes Linked to Poorer Health Outcomes

August 07, 2017 Flatter diurnal cortisol slopes tied to poorer health in 10 of 12 subtypes of emotional, physical health

Guidance Provided for Preventing Practice Billing Errors

August 07, 2017 Practices should have a compliance plan and policy and someone responsible for enforcing it