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Four Separate Events Led to Zika’s Introduction Into Florida

May 26, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. Virus strains came from the Caribbean and Latin America, researchers say Read article


Some Benefit for Curcuminoids in Knee Osteoarthritis

May 26, 2017 Reduced knee pain, improved quality of life versus placebo; less so than ibuprofen

Location of Body Fat Can Indicate Obesity-Related Cancer Risk

May 25, 2017 Where fat is carried is as strong a predictor as BMI, researchers suggest

Two-Dose HPV Vaccine Effective Against Genital Warts

May 25, 2017 Findings in keeping with new recommendations from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Knee Pain Relief Seen With Fiber, Chondroitin in Osteoarthritis

May 25, 2017 Lower risk for osteoarthritis knee pain with chondroitin supplementation, higher intake of fiber

Calls, SMS Can Increase Adherence to FIT CRC Screening

May 25, 2017 Increased rate of fecal immunochemical test pick-up and return with telephone call, SMS reminder

Path to Empathy Deemed As Vital As Being Empathetic

May 25, 2017 Conclusion could be especially useful in context of medical professions, researcher says

Induction With Concurrent Oxytocin, Foley Speeds Delivery

May 25, 2017 Concurrent oxytocin added to Foley increases rate of delivery in 24 hours in nulliparous, multiparous

Regular Chocolate Consumption May Lower Risk of A-Fib

May 24, 2017 13-year study finds lower odds for atrial fibrillation in people eating moderate amounts

Doctors Urged to Check Patient Drug History Before Opioid Rx

May 24, 2017 Opioid abuse down when physicians are legally obligated to check patient's drug history

Reducing Caloric Intake Appears to Slow Biological Aging

May 24, 2017 Study found middle-aged adults who reduced their intake showed slower biological aging

Mortality Rates Found Lower at Major Teaching Hospitals

May 24, 2017 Researchers assessed 30-day survival for older patients

Social Contagion Impacts Imaging Use in Breast Cancer

May 24, 2017 Higher likelihood of MRI, PET use for women assigned to surgeons whose peers had highest use

Normal Meal Tolerance Test Is Practical, Reliable in T2DM

May 24, 2017 But glucagon stimulation test should be used instead for patients in hyperglycemic state

Double-Edged Health Care Experience for Endometriosis

May 24, 2017 Destructive side linked to ignorance, exposure, disbelief; constructive side to feeling acknowledged

Statin Therapy Found to Be of Little Benefit in Older Adults

May 23, 2017 No primary cardiovascular prevention benefit seen for statins in those 65 and older