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Abnormal Menstrual Cycle Linked to Elevated Mortality

October 16, 2019. 12:00 PM CDT. Women reporting irregular menstrual cycle at 14 to 17, 18 to 22 more likely to die from any causes Read article

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Risk Tool Can Predict Heart Failure in Patients With Diabetes

October 03, 2019 AI model integrates readily available clinical, laboratory, and electrocardiographic data

Nivolumab Therapy Prolongs Survival in Advanced Melanoma

September 30, 2019 Overall survival at five years longer with nivolumab + ipilimumab, nivolumab alone versus ipilimumab

Nintedanib Slows Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Disease

September 30, 2019 Nintedanib linked to lower rate of decline in forced vital capacity versus placebo in phase 3 trial

Outcomes Similar With Hip Arthroplasty, Hemiarthroplasty

September 27, 2019 Incidence of secondary hip procedure within 24 months of follow-up did not differ between groups

Less Bleeding With Ticagrelor Alone in High-Risk Patients

September 27, 2019 Less bleeding with ticagrelor alone versus ticagrelor plus aspirin for patients after PCI

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Increased Mortality

September 24, 2019 Association strongest in younger and middle-aged groups and for diabetes-related deaths

Vasomotor Symptoms in Women Tied to Higher Risk for CVD Events

September 24, 2019 Frequent baseline VMS linked to higher risk for later CVD events; more visits also linked to CVD events

ASTRO: NSAIDs May Offer Benefit to Head & Neck Cancer Patients

September 23, 2019 Benefit not significant for aspirin use in patients with non-small cell lung cancer undergoing SBRT

Dapagliflozin Lowers Risk for Worsening Heart Failure

September 23, 2019 Findings seen among patients with heart failure, reduced ejection fraction, irrespective of diabetes

Colorectal Cancer Mortality Disparities Vary Across U.S. Cities

September 20, 2019 Racial disparities in 25 of 30 cities examined; highest disparity in Washington, D.C., lowest in Philadelphia

11 Percent of Cancers Detected Via Emergency Department Visit

September 20, 2019 Patients with ED-mediated diagnoses more likely to be unmarried, Hispanic or black, in lowest income quartile

CV Risk Lower With Metformin in T2DM + Reduced Kidney Function

September 19, 2019 Risk for major adverse cardiovascular events reduced with metformin compared with a sulfonylurea

Linagliptin Noninferior for CV Risk in Early Type 2 Diabetes

September 19, 2019 Linagliptin compared with glimepiride for risk for major cardiovascular events in T2DM with elevated CV risk

Lower Systolic BP Goal May Cut Risk for Orthostatic Hypotension

September 09, 2019 Lower systolic BP goal did not affect dizziness or lightheadedness in adults with recent stroke

Greater Cognitive Decline Seen in Seniors Unaware of Having HTN

September 06, 2019 Those on antihypertensive treatment have smaller cognition decline, similar to those without HTN