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Acute Insomnia Found to Be Common Among Good Sleepers

June 14, 2018. 12:00 PM CDT. ~75 percent of those with acute insomnia recover good sleep; ~6 percent develop chronic insomnia Read article

OTHER CONFERENCE NEWS

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

ASCO: Undertreatment Seen for Women With Head & Neck Cancer

June 07, 2018 Female patients are less likely to receive intensive chemo, radiation; increased risk for death from HNC

ASCO: Overall Survival Up for African-American Men With mCRPC

June 07, 2018 Improved survival versus Caucasian men treated with docetaxel/prednisone, DP-containing regimen

ASCO: New Assays May Detect Early Lung Cancer in Blood

June 06, 2018 Targeted sequencing, whole-genome sequencing, whole-genome bisulfite sequencing show potential

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: Altruism, Economic Reward Motivate Fecal Donation

June 05, 2018 Logistics of collecting and transporting feces was recurrent theme impeding stool donation

ASCO: Ovarian Suppression + Tamoxifen Ups Breast CA Survival

June 05, 2018 Increased disease-free, overall survival for premenopausal women with breast cancer

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

ASCO: mFOLFIRINOX Improves Survival in Pancreatic Cancer

June 04, 2018 And, pre-op chemoradiotherapy linked to longer overall survival than immediate surgery

ASCO: Endocrine Tx Noninferior for HR+, HER2− Breast Cancer

June 04, 2018 Similar efficacy for endocrine, chemoendocrine tx for women with midrange 21-gene recurrence score

ASCO: Sunitinib Alone Noninferior in Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer

June 04, 2018 Sunitinib alone noninferior to nephrectomy plus sunitinib with respect to overall survival

ASCO: mCRC Costs Up in Western Washington vs. British Columbia

June 04, 2018 No significant difference between regions in median OS for those receiving, not receiving systemic tx

ASCO: Pembrolizumab Superior for Initial Tx of Advanced NSCLC

June 04, 2018 Improved overall survival versus chemotherapy regardless of the PD-L1 tumor proportion score

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