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Adverse Liver Outcomes Up With Diagnosis of NAFLD/NASH

May 22, 2019. 12:00 PM CDT. Baseline diagnosis of diabetes independent predictor of advanced liver disease diagnosis Read article

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Vitamin D Deficiency Tied to Gestational Diabetes Risk

May 22, 2019 Association even stronger for women persistently deficient through the second trimester

Some Women With HIV Struggling to Achieve Viral Suppression

May 22, 2019 Overall, 71.2 percent have viral suppression, including 35.2 percent of those with high probability of viremia

Treatment Rates Low for Parents With Opioid Use Disorder

May 22, 2019 Many parents with opioid, substance use disorder are living with children; treatment rates are low

Weight Gain, Loss in Seniors May Increase Risk for Dementia

May 21, 2019 Significant correlation observed between late-life BMI changes and dementia risk in both sexes

Regular Puzzle Use May Improve Cognition in Older Adults

May 21, 2019 Performance on 14 measures of cognitive function better for those doing word or number puzzles

Octogenarians With Acute Myeloid Leukemia Have Poor Survival

May 21, 2019 Overall survival 1.5 months; survival improved for those receiving chemotherapy

Higher Consumption of Sugary Drinks May Up Mortality in Adults

May 21, 2019 Findings include both sugar-sweetened beverages and 100 percent fruit juices

Gender Gap in U.S. Youth Suicide Narrowed From 1975 to 2016

May 21, 2019 Suicide prevention efforts should take both sex and developmental level into consideration

Fracture Risk Tool Useful for Women on Aromatase Inhibitors

May 21, 2019 Findings question considering aromatase inhibitors a 'secondary cause of osteoporosis'

Rates of Depression Up in U.S. Women at Hospital to Give Birth

May 21, 2019 U.S. rate of depressive disorders recorded during delivery hospitalization increased from 2000 to 2015

Non-Rx Fentanyl Up in Urine Tests Positive for Other Drugs

May 21, 2019 Significant increases seen in urine drug tests positive for cocaine and methamphetamine

Guidance Issued for Systems of Care for Stroke Patients

May 20, 2019 Recommendations support educational initiatives to increase awareness, need to seek emergency care

Access to Care Worse for Sexual-Minority Cancer Survivors

May 20, 2019 Sexual-minority women with access deficits have increased odds of poor physical, mental quality of life

3 Percent of Infant Sleep-Related Deaths Occur in Sitting Devices

May 20, 2019 Less than 10 percent of deaths occur in properly used car seats during travel

Cancer Screening Less Likely Among Current Smokers

May 20, 2019 Findings based on guideline-based screening for breast, prostate, colorectal cancer