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Fat Distribution May Influence Bone Strength in Adolescence

November 20, 2017. 12:00 PM CST. Inverse links for visceral adiposity, bone strength in girls and central adiposity, bone strength in boys Read article


High Levels of Burnout, Stress for U.S. Surgical Residents

November 16, 2017 Burnout tied to depression, suicidal ideation; dispositional mindfulness linked to less burnout

Health Care Experts in Favor of Patient Contribution to Notes

November 15, 2017 With some cautions, experts are supportive of the OurNotes medical notes intervention

Sport Sampling in Children Tied to More Exercise in Adolescence

November 15, 2017 More likely than early sport specializers, nonparticipants to play recreational sports later

Inhaled Corticosteroids Not Linked to Fracture in Children

November 14, 2017 Systemic, but not inhaled, corticosteroids associated with higher fracture risk in pediatric asthma patients

Increases in U.S. Health Spending Tied to Health Service Price

November 08, 2017 Higher spending also linked to population growth and aging, negatively linked to disease incidence

In ER, Combination of Ibuprofen, Acetaminophen Relieves Pain

November 08, 2017 No difference in pain reduction for ibuprofen and acetaminophen vs. 3 opioid/acetaminophen combos

Exercise, Intervention Combos Associated With Lower Fall Risk

November 07, 2017 Exercise, various combinations of interventions tied to lower risk of falls versus usual care in seniors

Driving Impairment Warnings Often Not Given With Rx Meds

November 02, 2017 For most drug categories, those who do receive warnings perceive higher risk of impaired driving

CMS Launches Initiative to Examine Impact of Regulations

November 01, 2017 Officials set to travel country gathering information on impact of their regulations on physicians

Football Career Length, Position Affect White Matter Structure

October 31, 2017 Career duration, playing position may modify the effects of concussion history in ex-football players

Depressive Symptoms Increase During Internship Year

October 31, 2017 Significantly greater increase seen among women; sex disparity partly due to work-family conflict

Bone Strength + Bone Mineral Density Screening Cost-Effective

October 27, 2017 Model shows this combo starting at age 55 in postmenopausal women prevents fractures

Gifts From Pharma Companies Influence Prescribing Behavior

October 26, 2017 Clinicians who receive gifts write more prescriptions per patient, more costly and branded prescriptions

Vitamin D Supplements Improve Markers of Bone Turnover in CKD

October 25, 2017 Cholecalciferol can also correct vitamin D deficiency in patients with chronic kidney disease

High Dietary Fiber Protects Against Femoral Neck Bone Loss

October 24, 2017 Higher dietary total fiber and fruit fiber is protective in men, but not in women