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Wearable Devices Increasingly Being Used to Record Health Data

April 21, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. Data from wearables doesn't always flow into EHR systems or doesn't appear in usable format Read article

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Case Report Describes Adverse Reaction to Clindamycin

April 21, 2017 Patient developed acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis after vancomycin, clindamycin use

Early Glycemic Control With Metformin Cuts CVD Events

April 21, 2017 Early glycemic control and magnitude of HbA1c reduction predict cardiovascular events, death

More Wrong-Patient Orders in NICU Versus Non-NICU Ped Units

April 21, 2017 Reduction in frequency of errors with ID reentry intervention and combined ID, distinct naming

Most Nephrology Fellows Perceive Teaching As Good, Excellent

April 21, 2017 Fifty-five percent of second-year fellows report feeling fully prepared for independent practice

Microvascular Endothelial Dysfunction Can Predict Dementia

April 21, 2017 Midregional pro-atrial natriuretic peptide is predictor of all-cause and vascular dementia

Surveillance Biopsy Timing Not Tied to Reclassification

April 21, 2017 But PSA density and body mass index are associated with prostate cancer reclassification

Antipsychotic Medication Use Can Be Reduced in Dementia Patients

April 20, 2017 New method helps curb undesirable behavior by recognizing dementia patients' unmet needs

CDC: Salmonella Infection Prevalence Down in 2016

April 20, 2017 Tougher poultry regulations may explain 18 percent decline in food poisonings from Salmonella

Artificially-Sweetened Drinks Linked to Stroke, Dementia Risk

April 20, 2017 Consumption of artificially-, but not sugar-sweetened beverages linked to increased risk

Vertical Integration Linked to Reduction in Readmissions

April 20, 2017 Reduction in readmissions in four of six hospitals, with positive effect for limited number of conditions

First-Void Morning Urine Not Necessary for CIN2+ Detection

April 20, 2017 First-void urine also similar to physician-taken smears or brush-based self-samples

Retinopathy Risk, HbA1c Should Guide Frequency of T1D Eye Care

April 20, 2017 New recommendations could cut need for type 1 diabetes eye exams in half over two-decade period

Just Over Half of MI Patients Taking Statins As Recommended

April 20, 2017 Greater education is needed on the lifesaving benefits of high-intensity treatment, researchers say

FDA OKs Vagus Nerve Stimulator to Treat Cluster Headaches

April 20, 2017 Hand-held, noninvasive device provides new option

Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome Risk Up for Some Populations

April 20, 2017 American-Indians account for 18 percent of case-patients, have higher case-fatality rates than whites