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Hemochromatosis Mutation Linked to Other Morbidity

January 17, 2019. 12:00 PM CST. Higher rates of at least one incident-linked condition seen in men, women with HFE p.C282Y homozygosity Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease

January 15, 2019 Genetic component for 40 percent of phenotypes studied; 25 percent have environmental risk factors

American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual

January 15, 2019 Manual focuses on patient-physician relationship in different scenarios, including telemedicine

Comorbidities Adversely Linked to Cancer Trial Participation

January 15, 2019 Reduction in trial discussions, trial offers, trial participation seen with one or more comorbidities

Postpartum New-Onset Mental Illness Risk Up With IBD

January 14, 2019 Increased risk for new-onset, postpartum mental illness observed in patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Number of Colorectal CA Deaths Projected to Rise Worldwide

January 11, 2019 Mortality rates falling worldwide in many countries but expected to increase substantially in some

High Fiber Intake Tied to Lower Risk for Noncommunicable Disease

January 11, 2019 Reduction in risk for range of critical outcomes greatest for daily dietary fiber intake of 25 to 29 g

Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending

January 11, 2019 Health care prices explain difference in spending between United States and other countries

Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed

January 10, 2019 Critics warn private equity firms might focus on increased profitability at expense of patient care

Fewer Complications Found With Hybrid Surgery for Esophageal Cancer

January 09, 2019 Incidence of intraoperative, postoperative complications lower in resectable esophageal cancer

Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty

January 09, 2019 Half of black and Latina female health care workers earn less than $15/hour

Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs

January 09, 2019 Rising costs of oral, injectable generic and specialty drugs mostly driven by new product entry

Costs Higher for Those With Comorbid Noncommunicable Diseases

January 08, 2019 Health expenditure greater for person with two diseases simultaneously than for the diseases separately

Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years

January 08, 2019 Considerable increase seen from 1997 through 2016, especially in direct-to-consumer advertising

ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate

January 08, 2019 However, individual market in California not expected to destabilize because of mandate penalty

Cancer Death Rate in U.S. Decreased Continuously From 1991 to 2016

January 08, 2019 Socioeconomic inequalities are widening, but racial gap in cancer mortality narrowing slowly