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Repeat BP Reading Needed in Children With Initial High Result

January 19, 2018. 7:00 PM CST. Based on initial reading, more than half of children would have incorrect classification Read article


Risk of Psychotic Experiences Up With Teen Cannabis Use

January 19, 2018 Risk also increased with early-onset cigarette-only use, but correlation attenuated after adjustment

Reminder, Recall Systems Improve Immunization Uptake

January 19, 2018 Based on high certainty evidence, postcards, text messages, auto-dialer improve receipt of vaccines

Blood Test Found to Detect Eight Common Cancer Types

January 19, 2018 Sensitivities of 69 to 98 percent for detecting ovary, liver, stomach, pancreas, esophagus cancers

LDL-C Still High in Autosomal Recessive Hypercholesterolemia

January 19, 2018 Increase in use of high-intensity statin, ezetimibe; only 23.1 percent reach LDL-C of <100mg/dL

Increase in Employment Among Patients Starting Dialysis

January 19, 2018 Employment low overall at 23 to 24 percent but increased 4.7 percent from 1996-2001 to 2008-2013

Interactive Simulation Can Affect Activity Intentions in T2DM

January 19, 2018 Increased participant intentions to exercise with walking a week after completing intervention

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Cost-Effective in Depressed Teens

January 19, 2018 CBT associated with lower costs in adolescents who declined or quit taking antidepressants

Almost One in Four Stillbirths Potentially Preventable

January 19, 2018 Placental insufficiency was cause of most cases of potentially preventable stillbirth

Breast Cancer Genetic Test Less Cost-Effective in Actual Practice

January 19, 2018 Oncotype DX less cost-effective in real-world practice than under ideal conditions

Proinflammatory Diet Linked to Increased Colorectal Cancer Risk

January 18, 2018 Higher empirical dietary inflammatory pattern score linked to increased risk of CRC for men and women

Longer Duration of Post-Op Opioid Use Associated With Misuse

January 18, 2018 Higher dose, shorter duration Rx may minimize risk of longer term misuse, authors say

Alcohol Induced DNA Repair Genes Prognostic in Gastric Cancer

January 18, 2018 BRF1, BRCA1/2, MPO induced by alcohol have prognostic value for patients with gastric cancer

Telemedicine Tied to Faster ER Care in Rural Areas

January 18, 2018 Emergency department door-to-provider time was six minutes faster in telemedicine patients

Falls More Common in Elderly With Cognitive Impairment

January 18, 2018 Cognitive training, dual-task training, virtual reality modalities appear promising for helping reduce falls

Onabotulinum Toxin-A Can Safely Improve Sleep Bruxism

January 18, 2018 Improved clinical global impression and change in visual analog scale, pain at 4 to 8 weeks post therapy