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Type 2 Diabetes Risk Lower in Women With Active Migraine

December 17, 2018. 7:00 PM CST. Prevalence of active migraine decreased linearly in the 24 years prior to diabetes diagnosis Read article


Risk for Zoster Up Before Dx, During Tx of Hematologic Cancer

December 17, 2018 For solid organ cancers, the risk is greater among those receiving chemotherapy

Pediatricians Have Role in ID’ing Postpartum Depression

December 17, 2018 Routine screening should be integrated into well-child visits at 1, 2, 4, and 6 months of age

Stethoscopes in ICU Show High Levels of Bacterial Contamination

December 17, 2018 Highest levels of contamination on practitioner stethoscopes, those in patient rooms

Barbershop Intervention Leads to Reduced BP in Black Men

December 17, 2018 Barbers promoted follow-up with pharmacists, who prescribed blood pressure medication

Adherence and Intensity of Lipid-Lowering Tx Influence CV Risk

December 17, 2018 Lowest risk seen for adherent patients receiving high-intensity statin and/or ezetimibe regimen

Some With Type 2 Diabetes Inappropriately Monitoring Blood Glucose

December 17, 2018 Median of two strips/day used by those taking agents not considered to be risk for causing hypoglycemia

Solriamfetol Feasible for Sleep Apnea-Related Tiredness

December 17, 2018 Phase III trial shows significant improvements in wakefulness over 12 weeks

Prevalence of Metabolically Healthy Adults in U.S. Very Low

December 17, 2018 Fewer than a third of normal-weight adults, 8 percent of overweight adults are metabolically healthy

Cisplatin Superior to Cetuximab for HPV+ Oropharyngeal Cancer

December 17, 2018 Toxicity similar in two treatment groups at 24 months, but worse tumor control with cetuximab

Phone-Based Intervention Aids Rheumatoid Arthritis Care

December 14, 2018 Educational phone calls with nurses promote shared decision making in care

Early PT Linked to Less Opioid Use in Musculoskeletal Pain

December 14, 2018 For opioid-naive patients, early physical therapy tied to less opioid use in shoulder, neck, knee, back pain

Emotional Stress of Holidays Can Trigger Heart Attacks

December 14, 2018 Higher risk seen on Christmas Eve, particularly in older adults with diabetes, heart disease

Post-Inflammatory Polyps Not Linked to Colorectal Neoplasia

December 14, 2018 PIPs linked to more severe inflammation, greater disease extent, reduced odds of sclerosing cholangitis

Apixaban Prevents VTE in Cancer Patients Initiating Chemotherapy

December 14, 2018 Major bleeding occurred in more apixaban-treated than control patients

Racial Disparities Seen Among Teens Undergoing Flu Vaccination

December 14, 2018 Hispanics have higher odds of vaccination, blacks have lower odds compared with whites