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

June 26, 2018. 7:00 PM CDT. Increased risks of autism spectrum disorder in association with types 1, 2, gestational diabetes Read article

OTHER CONFERENCE NEWS

Kitchen Towels Are Source of Possibly Pathogenic Bacteria

June 11, 2018 Multipurpose towels have higher colony-forming units; humid towels have higher CFU versus dry ones

Poor Social Network Adds Health Risks Across Cardiac Diagnoses

June 11, 2018 Having no one to talk to linked to worse self-rated mental and physical health, anxiety, depression

Better Dietary Patterns Among U.S. Adults Could Save Billions

June 11, 2018 Cost savings of $25.7B and $38.1B based on 20 percent increase in adherence to MED, HEI-2015

Childhood Obesity/Overweight Steadily Rose From 1999 to 2014

June 11, 2018 If trends continue, about one-third of children and one-half of teens will be obese/overweight by 2030

DDW: Bowel Sounds May Identify Irritable Bowel Syndrome

June 05, 2018 Recording of bowel sounds allowed for IBS diagnosis with high sensitivity and specificity

DDW: Psych Disorders Make GERD Hard to Dx by Symptoms Alone

June 05, 2018 Symptoms are unreliable for establishing presence of reflux in patients with minor psychiatric disorders

AUA: Yoga Can Reduce Urinary Incontinence in Older Women

May 31, 2018 Greater decrease in total UI frequency with yoga intervention versus time-and-attention control group

Mediterranean Diet May Lessen Adverse Impact of Air Pollution

May 31, 2018 Adherence to Mediterranean diet may attenuate association of NO2 with all-cause mortality

Dupilumab Reduces Rate of Severe Asthma Exacerbations

May 23, 2018 And, add-on dupilumab reduces glucocorticoid dose in patients with glucocorticoid-treated asthma

Procalcitonin Assay Doesn’t Cut Antibiotic Use in Lower RTI

May 22, 2018 Provision of assay doesn't result in less antibiotic use for suspected lower respiratory tract infection

AUA: Most Women Report Dysfunctional Toileting Behaviors

May 21, 2018 Large proportions of women report premature voiding, straining to void, and delayed voiding

Clopidogrel + Aspirin Cuts Ischemic Events in Stroke, TIA

May 17, 2018 However, combination is associated with increased risk of major hemorrhage within 90 days

ASCO: Few Eligible Smokers Had CT Screen for Lung CA in 2016

May 17, 2018 Most eligible smokers populated in South, which had most screening sites but low screening rate

Marijuana Use Not Linked to Risk of Arrhythmias After Acute MI

May 09, 2018 Risk of ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation or cardiac arrest no different for users, non-users

Teen Sexting Linked to Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Abuse

May 08, 2018 Correlations seen for sexting with intimate partner violence perpetration for boys, victimization for girls