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RSNA: BMI Linked to Detection of Breast Tumor Larger Than 2 cm

November 21, 2017. 12:00 PM CST. BMI linked to detection of tumor larger than 2 cm among screen-detected and interval cancers Read article


AHA/ACA Present New Blood Pressure Guidelines

November 14, 2017 New guidelines lower the diagnostic threshold for stage 1 hypertension to 130/80

AAO: Higher Exercise Intensity Tied to Reduced Risk of Glaucoma

November 14, 2017 Risk reduced 73 percent for those with highest versus lowest level of self-reported activity

AAO: Intranasal Tear Neurostimulator Safe for Dry Eye

November 14, 2017 Schirmer scores significantly greater with active intranasal versus extranasal and sham applications

AHA: Acetylcysteine, Sodium Bicarbonate Don’t Cut Renal Risk

November 13, 2017 No benefit among patients at high risk for renal complications scheduled to undergo angiography

AHA: Drinking Coffee May Cut Risk of Heart Failure, Stroke

November 13, 2017 Each additional cup consumed per week tied to a decrease in risk compared with no coffee intake

AHA: Sudden Cardiac Death Risk Up for Young With Diabetes

November 13, 2017 Increased risk seen for both all-cause mortality, sudden cardiac death in young people with diabetes

AHA: Program Cuts Heart Failure Readmits But May Up Mortality

November 13, 2017 Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program tied to drop in heart failure readmissions at 30 days, 1 year

AHA: Cardiac Troponin I IDs Low Risk of MI, Cardiac Death

November 13, 2017 In suspected ACS, high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I concentration <5 ng/mL IDs those at low risk

AHA: In Cardiac Sx, Restrictive Red-Cell Transfusion Noninferior

November 13, 2017 Restrictive threshold noninferior to liberal threshold for patients with moderate, high risk of death

AAO: No Visual Acuity Change With Dexamethasone in DME

November 13, 2017 Visual acuity no better with dexamethasone added to ranibizumab in persistent diabetic macular edema

Neurologic Abnormalities Identified After West Nile Virus

November 08, 2017 Half of patients with history of West Nile virus have abnormality on neurologic exam years after infection

ACR: Consult Via Mobile App Cost-Saving for Rheumatology Patients

November 07, 2017 Online consultations with rheumatologists through SSDM could save 84.86 percent of patient costs

ACR: Successful Tapering of DMARDs in RA Explored

November 06, 2017 Low level of serum CRP at baseline linked to successful down-titration in multivariate analysis

ACR: Ratio of Omega-6 to Omega-3 Affects Outcomes in SLE

November 06, 2017 And low vitamin D linked to later total organ, renal damage in systemic lupus erythematosus patients

Tezacaftor-Ivacaftor, Ivacaftor Alone Effective in CF

November 06, 2017 And tezacaftor-ivacaftor effective for cystic fibrosis patients homozygous for CFTR Phe508del mutation