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Five-Day Nitrofurantoin Beats Single-Dose Fosfomycin for UTI

April 24, 2018. 7:00 PM CDT. Increased likelihood of clinical and microbiological resolution for uncomplicated UTI in women Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Evening Preference Linked to Higher BMI in Type 2 Diabetes

April 24, 2018 Breakfast time mediates the association between morning-evening preference and BMI

Alcohol Intake May Influence Oral Microbiome Composition

April 24, 2018 Heavy drinkers most at risk; microbial diversity, profile differ in wine drinkers versus non-drinkers

In Utero Caffeine Exposure Affects Early Childhood Weight

April 24, 2018 Maternal caffeine consumption tied to higher infant growth and childhood excess weight gain

Black Men More Likely to Die From Firearm Homicide

April 24, 2018 However, white men at higher risk for firearm suicide in all states

Preteens Metabolically Comparable to Trained Athletes

April 24, 2018 Prepubertal children have comparable metabolic, fatigue profiles to endurance athletes

E-Cigarette Use Tied to Subsequent Marijuana Use in Teens

April 24, 2018 Stronger correlation seen for younger adolescents, aged 12 to 14 years, than for older teens

Serlopitant Found to Be Safe, Effective for Chronic Pruritus

April 24, 2018 Findings show a dose-dependent response in decrease in itchiness

One in Four Adults Report Having Arthritis

April 24, 2018 Prevalence of osteoarthritis more than doubled, while rheumatoid arthritis declined, 1999 to 2014

Factors ID’d to Predict Fatty Liver in Obese Teens

April 23, 2018 African-American obese teens more susceptible to fatty liver effects on glucose metabolism

Patients Prefer Doctors Who Engage in Face-to-Face Visits

April 23, 2018 Patients perceive F2F physicians as more compassionate and better communicators

Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Cuts CRC Incidence, Mortality in Men

April 23, 2018 Absolute risks for colorectal cancer, CRC death not reduced for screening group vs. controls in women

Electric Cars Safe With Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices

April 23, 2018 No evidence of electromagnetic interference with CIEDs in patients testing electric cars

Controlling High Blood Pressure Could Prevent Dementia

April 23, 2018 Findings based on use of commonly available antihypertensive meds in older African-Americans

Belimumab Aids Anti-dsDNA+, Hypocomplementemic Lupus

April 23, 2018 More SLE Responder Index responders at week 52 in the belimumab group versus the placebo group

Too Few Adults Taking Epilepsy Meds Have Seizure Control

April 23, 2018 Ninety percent of those with active epilepsy take meds; 44 percent of those report seizure control