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ACC: Adherence to Statins Low Among Patients With ASCVD

March 18, 2019. 7:00 PM CDT. Adherence linked to significantly reduced risk for MACE, but only 6.4 percent had optimal compliance Read article

OTHER CONFERENCE NEWS

History of Cycling Weight May Up Risk for Heart Disease in Women

March 08, 2019 Yo-yo dieting associations with cardiovascular disease stronger in women with no pregnancy history

High-Quality, Plant-Based Diet Tied to Lower Risk for CVD Mortality

March 07, 2019 No association seen for quality of plant-based diet and cancer-related deaths

AAD: Isotretinoin Exposure for Acne Not Linked to Depression Risk

March 01, 2019 Acne patients with, without isotretinoin exposure had no significant difference in depression frequency

AAAAI: Small Amounts of Dietary Peanuts Beneficial After Immunotherapy

February 28, 2019 Regular peanut consumption after OIT, SLIT for peanut allergy provides continued protection

Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer May Often Be Misdiagnosed

February 28, 2019 Most patients are diagnosed at advanced stages of disease, report waiting months before seeing doctor

AAAAI: Egg Oral Immunotherapy Shows Sustained Benefit in Children

February 27, 2019 All children with sustained unresponsiveness ingested concentrated and baked egg

AAAAI: Exclusive Breastfeeding Not Linked to Eczema Risk

February 25, 2019 Exclusive breastfeeding for three months or longer tied to lower odds of continued eczema at 6 years

Nurse Navigators Aid Outcomes After Heart Attack Discharge

February 15, 2019 Observed benefits include reducing acute myocardial infarction readmission, mortality

Reproductive Health Counseling Inadequate in IBD

February 11, 2019 Only 30 percent of patients reported prior counseling; most interested in receiving more information

Diagnostic Delays Common in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

February 08, 2019 Overall, 68 percent of patients reported delay in diagnosis; delay more likely for UC versus Crohn disease

ASA: Flu-Like Illness Linked to Increased Risk for Stroke

January 30, 2019 Second study shows patients more likely to have ILI within 30 days preceding cervical artery dissection

ASA: Increased Odds of Stroke, MI With E-Cigarette Use

January 30, 2019 E-cigarettes linked to increased odds of stroke, myocardial infarction, angina or coronary heart disease

RSNA: Mammography Has Value in Women Age 75 or Older

November 21, 2018 Cancer detection rate is 8.4/1,000 exams in older women; 98 percent of cancers surgically excised

ACAAI: Oral Immunotherapy Is Protective in Peanut Allergy

November 19, 2018 More patients receiving AR101 able to ingest ≥600 mg peanut protein without dose-limiting symptoms

ACAAI: Hospital Stay, Caregiver Knowledge of Asthma Linked

November 16, 2018 Children of caregivers with poor asthma knowledge more likely to have prolonged hospital stay