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SABCS: Modest Weight Loss Cuts Breast CA Risk Post Menopause

December 08, 2017. 12:00 PM CST. Postmenopausal women with weight gain had increased risk of triple-negative breast cancer Read article

OTHER CONFERENCE NEWS

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

November 21, 2017 BMI linked to detection of tumor larger than 2 cm among screen-detected and interval cancers

AHA: Supervised Exercise Ups 6-Minute Walking Distance in PAD

November 16, 2017 But no improvement seen with branulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor

AHA: Statins Cut Risk of MACE in Patients With ASCVD Event

November 15, 2017 Reduced frequency of MACE for patients receiving statins, especially high-intensity statins

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

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

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: Opioids, SSRIs Tied to Higher Fracture Risk in RA

November 06, 2017 Increased risk of osteoporotic fracture with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, opioids of any strength

ACR: Temporary Cessation of MTX Ups Flu Shot Immunogenicity

November 06, 2017 Findings in patients with rheumatoid arthritis taking a stable dose of methotrexate

ASN: PPIs Associated With Increased Risk of Kidney Disease

November 06, 2017 Risk for both chronic kidney disease, end-stage renal disease higher with proton pump inhibitor use

ASN: Caffeine Associated With Reduced Mortality in CKD

November 03, 2017 Chronic kidney disease patients in highest quartile of caffeine consumption have lowest risk for mortality

Colorectal Lesion Frequency Increases at Age 45

October 30, 2017 Polyp, adenoma, and neoplasia detection rate higher in 45-49 age group than in younger patients