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RSNA: Mammography Has Value in Women Age 75 or Older

November 21, 2018. 12:00 PM CST. Cancer detection rate is 8.4/1,000 exams in older women; 98 percent of cancers surgically excised Read article

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AHA: Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Updated

November 13, 2018 Guidelines provide information on types, amounts of exercise for different population groups

AHA: Limited Benefit for n-3 Fatty Acids in CVD, Cancer Prevention

November 13, 2018 Second study shows no significant results for vitamin D supplementation versus placebo

AHA: Opioid Use Appears to Up Risk for Atrial Fibrillation

November 05, 2018 Opioid prescription independently tied to likelihood of having atrial fibrillation in cohort of young veterans

AAP Warns of Harms of Corporal Punishment for Children

November 05, 2018 Parents are encouraged to use healthy forms of discipline such as positive reinforcement

AAP: Parents Frequently Save Leftover Antibiotics

November 02, 2018 Almost three-quarters of those saving antibiotics subsequently divert the antibiotics to others

AAP: More Children Visiting Pediatric EDs for Mental Health

November 02, 2018 Increase in mental health-related diagnoses from 2012 to 2016, higher rate for non-Hispanic blacks

ASN: Aggressive Control of BP, Lipids in T2DM May Up Kidney Risk

November 01, 2018 Strict BP control, fenofibrate use may increase long-term risk for adverse kidney events in T2DM patients

ACR: Walking Each Day May Cut Risk for TKA Over Five Years

October 22, 2018 Replacing 5 minutes of non-walking time with 5 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous walking beneficial

Lorcaserin Beneficial for Diabetes in Overweight, Obese

October 09, 2018 Lorcaserin reduces risk for diabetes for those with prediabetes, without diabetes; reduces HbA1c

Lixisenatide Cuts Kidney Damage in T2DM and Coronary Syndrome

October 05, 2018 Lixisenatide reduces progression of urinary albumin-creatinine ratio in patients with macroalbuminuria

Albiglutide Beats Placebo for Cardiovascular Events in T2DM

October 04, 2018 Despite having been withdrawn, albiglutide is superior to placebo for reducing cardiovascular events

Better Glycemic Control With Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery

October 03, 2018 Better glycemic control, reduced hypoglycemia risk for T1DM patients with suboptimal glycemic control

ADA: T1D, T2D, GDM Before 26 Weeks Tied to Higher ASD Risk

June 26, 2018 Increased risks of autism spectrum disorder in association with types 1, 2, gestational diabetes

Periodontal Inflammation a Risk With Tongue Piercing

June 22, 2018 And, two young females with tongue piercings have deep lingual infrabony lesions, periodontitis

Acute Insomnia Found to Be Common Among Good Sleepers

June 14, 2018 ~75 percent of those with acute insomnia recover good sleep; ~6 percent develop chronic insomnia