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November 2016 Briefing - Pathology

Last Updated: December 01, 2016.

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pathology for November 2016. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the FDA approvals and regulatory changes that are the most likely to affect clinical practice.

Infant Diagnosed With First Case of Zika-Related Glaucoma

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The first case of an infant who developed glaucoma after being exposed to the Zika virus while in the womb has been reported by an international team of researchers. The case was reported online Nov. 30 in Ophthalmology.

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Gene Mutation Linked to Early-Onset Parkinson's Disease

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A gene mutation has been identified that could be associated with early-onset Parkinson's disease, according to a study published in the February issue of Neurobiology of Aging.

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Meta-Analysis: Statins Cut Risk of Advanced Colorectal Adenoma

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Statins seem not to be associated with the risk of colorectal adenoma, but are associated with reduced risk of advanced adenoma, according to a review and meta-analysis published online Nov. 23 in the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

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Highest Increase in Acute STEMI Risk for Youngest Smokers

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking is associated with an increased risk of acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), with the most pronounced increase among younger smokers, according to a study published online Nov. 29 in Heart.

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Outreach Strategies Can Up HCC Screening in Cirrhosis

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Outreach programs can increase hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) screening rates among patients with documented or suspected cirrhosis, according to a study published online Nov. 5 in Gastroenterology.

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Morbidity, Mortality Up for HCT Cancer Survivors

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) cancer survivors have increased risk of late morbidity and mortality, according to a study published online Nov. 21 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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Methylation of Gene Panel May Help Predict Breast CA Survival

TUESDAY, Nov. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Methylation of a gene panel is a strong predictor of survival outcomes in metastatic breast cancer (MBC), according to a study published online Nov. 21 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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Clinical Practice Guideline on UTI in Febrile Young Reaffirmed

TUESDAY, Nov. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The 2011 clinical practice guideline (CPG) on urinary tract infection (UTI) in young children has been reaffirmed, according to a report published online Nov. 28 in Pediatrics.

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Review Links Natriuretic Peptide Thresholds to Mortality in ADHF

TUESDAY, Nov. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For patients hospitalized with acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF), achieving predischarge natriuretic peptide (NP) thresholds is associated with reduced mortality and readmission, according to a review published online Nov. 29 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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ASST Combined With Other Tests Best IDs Autoimmune Urticaria

MONDAY, Nov. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The autologous serum skin test (ASST) can be combined with additional parameters to best identify chronic autoimmune urticaria (AIU), according to a research letter published online Nov. 15 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

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Soft, Microfluidic 'Lab on the Skin' Can Analyze Sweat

MONDAY, Nov. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A flexible device that adheres to the skin can analyze sweat and send the results to a smartphone, offering insight into hydration and electrolyte status, according to research published in the Nov. 23 issue of Science Translational Medicine.

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Link Found Between Surgery and Development of Guillain-Barré

MONDAY, Nov. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who've recently undergone surgery -- especially those with cancer or autoimmune diseases -- experience slightly higher risks of developing Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) soon afterward, according to a study published online Nov. 23 in Neurology: Clinical Practice.

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In Acetaminophen-Induced Acute Liver Failure, FABP1 IDs Mortality

MONDAY, Nov. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Serum liver-type fatty acid binding protein (FABP1) early (day one) or late (day three to five) levels are associated with mortality in patients with acetaminophen (APAP)-induced acute liver failure (ALF), according to a study published online Nov. 18 in Hepatology.

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Significant Birth Cohort Effect in Ischemic Stroke Risk

MONDAY, Nov. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Birth cohort seems to affect the risk of ischemic stroke, with lower age-adjusted rates for those born from 1945 to 1954 versus those born in earlier and later years, according to a study published online Nov. 23 in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

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Only Two Doses of HPV Vaccine Necessary for Younger Teens

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Two doses of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, rather than three, can effectively protect younger teens against the virus, according to a study published online Nov. 21 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study was one of a number evaluated by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention earlier this year, which led to the CDC's revised guidelines in October.

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Mortality Rate From Infectious Diseases Holding Steady in U.S.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. mortality rate from infectious diseases is about the same now as it was in 1980, but some of the specific disease threats have changed over the years, according to a research letter published in the Nov. 22/29 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Rising Rx, ER Prices Pushing U.S. Health Care Spending Up

TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Privately insured Americans spent nearly 5 percent more on health care last year than in 2014; this increase was significantly more than that seen in previous years and reflects higher costs for prescription drugs, emergency department visits, and hospitalizations, according to a report published Nov. 22 by the Health Care Cost Institute.

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High-Dose Vitamin D Cuts Acute Respiratory Infection in Elderly

TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For long-term care facility residents, high-dose vitamin D3 supplementation is associated with reduced incidence of acute respiratory infection (ARI) but increased incidence of falls, according to a study published online Nov. 16 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

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Intermittent Hypoxia Promotes Lung Tumor Cell Aggressiveness

TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Circulating exosomes released under intermittent hypoxia (IH) conditions, which characterize obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), promote lung tumor cell aggressiveness, according to a study published in the November issue of CHEST.

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Oct4 Found to Be a Prognostic Marker for Digestive Cancers

TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Octamer-binding transcription factor 4 (Oct4) is a predictive marker for patients with digestive system cancers, according to a review and meta-analysis published online Nov. 7 in the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

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Arsenic Metabolism Linked to Development of Type 1 Diabetes

TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Arsenic metabolism seems to be associated with type 1 diabetes in young people, with a potential interaction by folate levels, according to a study published online Nov. 11 in Diabetes Care.

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Decline in Prevalence of Dementia 2000 to 2012 in the United States

MONDAY, Nov. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Dementia rates have dropped dramatically over the last decade or so, according to a report published online Nov. 21 in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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Drug-Resistant Infections Tied to Livestock-Associated Staph

MONDAY, Nov. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Workers at hog production facilities in the United States are developing skin infections from multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, according to a study published online Nov. 16 in PLOS ONE.

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Updated Index Predicts Survival in NSCLC With Brain Metastases

MONDAY, Nov. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An updated index incorporating gene and molecular alterations can predict survival in non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with brain metastases, according to a study published online Nov. 17 in JAMA Oncology.

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Metabolic Benefit Same With Similar Weight Loss After Surgery

MONDAY, Nov. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Early metabolic differences following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) in obese individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) disappear when weight loss reaches 20 percent, regardless of surgery type, according to a study published online Nov. 8 in Diabetes Care.

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Metformin Alters Gut Microbiota Composition in Diabetes

FRIDAY, Nov. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Metformin seems to alter gut microbiota composition, according to a study published online Nov. 14 in Diabetes Care.

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HOMA2-IR Tied to Hepatocellular Carcinoma Risk in Hepatitis B

FRIDAY, Nov. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Insulin resistance assessed by homeostasis model assessment index (HOMA2-IR) correlates with the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in patients with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, according to a study published online Nov. 11 in the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

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CDC: Heart Disease Still Leading Cause of Death

THURSDAY, Nov. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Heart disease continues to top the list of likely cause of death among Americans, according to research published in the Nov. 18 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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Maternal RA May Be Linked to Childhood Epilepsy in Offspring

THURSDAY, Nov. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Some children born to mothers with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may have higher-than-average odds of developing epilepsy, according to a study published online Nov. 16 in Neurology.

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Poor Sensitivity for HPV 16/18 in Minor Abnormal Cytology

THURSDAY, Nov. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Testing for human papillomavirus (HPV) 16/18 has poor sensitivity for triaging women with minor abnormal cytology, according to a meta-analysis published online Nov. 15 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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Vaginal Immune Response May Up Zika Risk in Women

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Vaginal tissue is particularly vulnerable to infection by RNA viruses, such as Zika, according to a study published online Nov. 16 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.

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Circulating Cell-Free DNA Can Predict RhD Status in Pregnancy

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Circulating cell-free DNA can predict fetal RHD status throughout pregnancy, according to a study published in the December issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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Guidelines Developed for HER2 Testing in Gastroesophageal CA

TUESDAY, Nov. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In guidelines published online Nov. 14 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, recommendations are presented for optimal HER2 testing in patients with advanced gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma (GEA).

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Novel Diagnostic Method for Concussion Shows Potential

MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A simple blood test may one day diagnose concussions with more than 90 percent certainty, according to a study published online Oct. 28 in Metabolomics.

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CHD Rates Down 20 Percent Since 1980s in the United States

MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cases of coronary heart disease (CHD) have dropped 20 percent in the United States over the last four decades, according to a research letter published in the Nov. 15 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, a theme issue on statins.

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AHR Ligands May Be Therapeutic in Thyroid Eye Disease

MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) and AHR ligands prevent formation of transforming growth factor (TGF)-β-dependent myofibroblast formation in thyroid eye disease (TED), according to research published online Nov. 11 in The American Journal of Pathology.

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Higher Iron Levels Linked to Increased Risk of Gestational DM

FRIDAY, Nov. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- High levels of iron are associated with an increased risk of gestational diabetes, according to research published online Nov. 10 in Diabetologia.

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Protamine Has Dose-Dependent Antimicrobial Effect

FRIDAY, Nov. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Protamine has a dose-dependent antimicrobial effect, according to a study published in the November issue of Optometry and Vision Science.

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CDC: Tobacco-Linked Cancers Make Up 40 Percent of All Cancers

FRIDAY, Nov. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Although rates of smoking in the United States have declined to new lows, health officials still estimate that four out of every 10 cancers is linked to the habit.

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Two-Drug Combo Promising for HIV Remission

FRIDAY, Nov. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Animal research with an experimental two-drug therapy could hold clues for creating long-term HIV remission, according to a report published online Nov. 9 in Nature.

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Zika Virus Can Cause Retinal Damage in Infants

FRIDAY, Nov. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For infants with congenital Zika syndrome (CZS), Zika virus (ZIKV) can cause retinal damage, which can be seen on optical coherence tomography (OCT), according to a study published online Nov. 10 in JAMA Ophthalmology.

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HR Capabilities Positively Linked to Quality of Patient Care

FRIDAY, Nov. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Human resource (HR) capabilities are positively associated with quality of patient care, with the relationship mediated by proactive work, according to a study published recently in Human Resource Management.

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DNA-Based Zika Vaccine Shows Protection Against Infection

THURSDAY, Nov. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental Zika vaccine shows promise, according to research published online Nov. 10 in npj Vaccines.

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Higher Serum Vitamin D Levels Up Survival in Breast Cancer

THURSDAY, Nov. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels may affect breast cancer patients' chances of survival, according to a study published online Nov. 10 in JAMA Oncology.

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Blood Test May Help ID Risk of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

THURSDAY, Nov. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A prenatal blood test may help identify infants at risk for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, according to a study published online Nov. 9 in PLOS ONE.

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High-Intensity Statins Tied to Better Survival in CVD Patients

THURSDAY, Nov. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There is a graded association between intensity of statin therapy and mortality for patients with established atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, according to research published online Nov. 9 in JAMA Cardiology.

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PPI Use Doesn't Up Recurrence of Bacterial Peritonitis

THURSDAY, Nov. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with cirrhosis with previous spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP), proton pump inhibitor (PPI) use is not associated with SBP recurrence, according to a study published online Nov. 7 in the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

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Protein Intake Tied to Modest Survival Advantage in Breast CA

THURSDAY, Nov. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For women with breast cancer, higher intake of protein is associated with a modest survival advantage, according to a study published online Nov. 7 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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Reduced CD34+ Stem Cells Predicts CV Outcome in T2DM

THURSDAY, Nov. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Reduced baseline levels of circulating CD34+ stem cells predict adverse cardiovascular outcomes for patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online Nov. 4 in Diabetes Care.

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Macrophage COX-2 Prevents Diabetic Nephropathy Progression

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Macrophage cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) deletion is associated with progression of diabetic nephropathy (DN), according to an experimental study published online Nov. 4 issue of Diabetes.

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Meta-Analysis Links Increased BMI, Hand Osteoarthritis

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Increased body mass index may have a moderate effect on hand arthritis, according to a meta-analysis published recently in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.

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Report of Recurrent Immune Thrombocytopenia After Flu Shot

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In a report published online Nov. 8 in Pediatrics, authors present the case of recurrent immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) after influenza vaccination.

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Isolated Chorionic Bump Tied to Fetal Aneuploidy

TUESDAY, Nov. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In high-risk fetuses, sonographically isolated chorionic bumps are associated with fetal aneuploidy, according to a study published online Nov. 3 in the Journal of Clinical Ultrasound.

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BACH2 Identified As Risk Locus for Addison's Disease

TUESDAY, Nov. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- BACH2 is a major risk locus for Addison's disease, according to a study published online Nov. 2 in the Journal of Internal Medicine.

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Cumulative Incidence of ESRD Low in Patients With Type 1 DM

TUESDAY, Nov. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with type 1 diabetes diagnosed at age 15 to 27 years have low cumulative incidence of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and increased mortality during long-term follow-up, according to a study published online Oct. 21 in Diabetes Care.

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Genetic Mortality Risk Can Be Attenuated by Lifestyle

TUESDAY, Nov. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Genetic variations correlate with mortality in the elderly, although their effect can be influenced by lifestyle behaviors, according to a study published online Nov. 2 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

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Guideline Adapted for Surgical Antimicrobial Prophylaxis

TUESDAY, Nov. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An adapted clinical practice guideline (CPG), published online Nov. 3 in the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, has been developed for surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis (SAP), using two validated tools.

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Weight Loss May Not Benefit Colon, Liver Cancer

MONDAY, Nov. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Weight loss following chemically-induced carcinogenesis is not beneficial for colon and liver carcinogenesis in a mouse model that mimics human obesity, according to an experimental study published in the Oct. 1 issue of the American Journal of Physiology-Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology.

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Five Strategies Can Reduce Risk of Medical Lawsuits

MONDAY, Nov. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Five strategies can be employed by physicians in order to help reduce the risk of lawsuits, according to an article published in Medical Economics.

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No Recommendation for Inpatient Inherited Thrombophilia Testing

MONDAY, Nov. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Inpatient assessment for inherited thrombophilia is not recommended, according to a review published in the November issue of the Journal of Hospital Medicine.

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PCSK9, LDL-C Link Only Seen for Patients With Highest HbA1c

MONDAY, Nov. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D), the correlation between pro-protein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) is only seen in the highest tertile for hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), according to a study published online Nov. 2 in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism.

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Ocular Syphilis Cases May Be Increasing in United States

MONDAY, Nov. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Ocular syphilis has been identified in jurisdictions in the United States, with reports of increases in five jurisdictions in 2014 and 2015, according to a review published the Nov. 4 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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Smoking Ups Cancer Risk by Causing Distinct Cell Mutations

FRIDAY, Nov. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Tobacco smoking causes mutations that lead to cancer by multiple distinct mechanisms, according to a study published in the Nov. 4 issue of Science.

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Women Have Worse Outcomes During 36 Months After ACS

FRIDAY, Nov. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In a study published in the Nov. 1 issue of The American Journal of Cardiology, among patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), women were found to have a higher mortality rate than men during 36 months of follow-up.

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CDC: 13 Cases of Candida auris Identified in the United States

FRIDAY, Nov. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Thirteen cases of Candida auris, a globally emerging invasive, multidrug-resistant fungus, have been identified in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Decreased Clot Retraction Rate in Asthma

FRIDAY, Nov. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Clot retraction rate (CRR) and fibrinolysis rate (FR) are reduced in steroid-naive asthma, according to a study published online Oct. 14 in Allergy.

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Blocking Ceramide Production Might Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

FRIDAY, Nov. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- High ceramide levels may increase diabetes risk, while low levels could protect against the disease, according to findings from an experimental study published online Nov. 3 in Cell Metabolism.

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Review Identifies Features of Congenital Zika Infection

THURSDAY, Nov. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A distinctive phenotype of congenital Zika syndrome has been described in a review published online Nov. 3 in JAMA Pediatrics.

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Bilateral Renal Denervation Normalizes Insulin Sensitivity

THURSDAY, Nov. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In obese canines, bilateral renal denervation (RDN) normalizes hepatic insulin sensitivity (SI) by reducing hepatic gluconeogenic genes, according to a study published recently in Diabetes.

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Myocarditis ID'd With Ipilimumab + Nivolumab in Melanoma

THURSDAY, Nov. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with melanoma treated with a combination of ipilimumab and nivolumab may be at risk for a potentially fatal T-cell-driven drug reaction, according to a report published in the Nov. 3 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Severe Neurologic Disorder With Administration of BIA 10-2474

THURSDAY, Nov. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy participants receiving the orally administered reversible fatty acid amide hydrolase inhibitor, BIA 10-2474, can experience a severe neurologic disorder, according to research published in the Nov. 3 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Differences in Risk Factor Estimates for Prostate Cancer

THURSDAY, Nov. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For screened men enrolled in prostate cancer prevention trials, there are considerable differences in risk factor estimates for prostate cancer, according to a study published online Oct. 28 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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Increased Global, Subcutaneous Inflammation in Psoriasis

THURSDAY, Nov. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Psoriasis patients have increased global arterial inflammation and subcutaneous inflammation, according to a study published online Oct. 27 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

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Maternal, Neonatal Adverse Events Up With Antenatal ART

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For HIV-infected pregnant women, antiretroviral therapy (ART) is associated with significantly lower rates of early HIV transmission, but with a higher risk of adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes, according to a study published in the Nov. 3 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Patient Age Linked to Survival in Papillary Thyroid Cancer

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with papillary thyroid cancer (PTC), patient age is associated with death in a linear fashion, with no apparent age cut point demarcating survival difference, according to a study published online Oct. 28 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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Acute Hepatitis Described With Excessive Energy Drink Intake

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A case of acute hepatitis tied to excessive energy drink consumption is detailed in a report published online Nov. 1 in BMJ Case Reports.

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Impact of HbA1c, BMI Changes on Lipids Varies As Children Age

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As children age, the impact of changes in hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) and body mass index (BMI) on low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and non-high-density lipoprotein (non-HDL) cholesterol levels increases, according to a study published online Oct. 20 in Diabetes Care.

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Incidence of Statin-Associated T2DM Relatively Low

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For patients without diabetes, the incidence of statin-associated type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is relatively low, according to research published in the Nov. 1 issue of The American Journal of Cardiology.

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Genetic Testing May Help ID VTE Risk in Breast Cancer Patients

TUESDAY, Nov. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Genetic testing could help identify breast cancer patients at high risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE), according to a study published online Nov. 1 in Clinical Cancer Research.

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Gene Tx Promising in Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa

TUESDAY, Nov. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Gene therapy shows promise in treating recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, according to a study published in the Nov. 1 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Use of Term 'Rule Out' May Delay Dermatopathology Diagnosis

TUESDAY, Nov. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In an non-integrated dermatopathology practice, use of the term "rule out" on the requisition form (RF) may cause diagnostic delays and use of unnecessary pathology services, according to a study published online Oct. 25 in the International Journal of Dermatology.

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Reduction of Chemical Exposure Cuts Diabetes in Elderly

TUESDAY, Nov. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For elderly adults, reduction of chemical exposures is associated with reduced burden and costs of diabetes, according to a study published online Oct. 27 in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health.

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