Internal Medicine News

Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
CDC: Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Backyard Poultry
Quitting Smoking Lowers Risk for Bladder Cancer Postmenopause
Global Burden of Musculoskeletal Diseases on the Rise
Sleep Duration Tied to Adverse Measures of Glycemia
More U.S. Adults Show Signs of Despair As They Enter Middle Age
Americans Increasingly Open About Mental Health
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
North Carolina Sues Electronic Cigarette Maker JUUL
Dabigatran Does Not Beat Aspirin for Preventing Recurrent Stroke
ASCO: Low-Fat Dietary Pattern Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths
Cannabis Legalization Not Tied to Higher Health Care Utilization
Poll: Many Adults Worried About Developing Dementia
Habitual Glucosamine Use Linked to Reduced Risk for CVD Events
Healthy Lifestyle Recommended for Reducing Dementia Risk
FDA: Tattoo Inks Recalled Due to Bacterial Contamination
Two-Thirds of Sunscreens Fail Safety Tests
Use of Rehab After Ischemic Stroke Varies in Acute Care
Worldwide Prevalence of Eating Disorders Increased Since 2000
CDC: Racial Disparity Seen With Lupus-Related Deaths
Thyroid Hormones Not Endorsed for Subclinical Hypothyroidism
Taxing Sweetened Beverages Reduces Volume Sold
Light, Incremental Physical Activity Can Help Reduce Brain Aging
Late-Onset Type 1 Diabetes Often Misdiagnosed as Type 2
U.S. Prevalence of Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Stable at 4.7 Percent
Home-Based Cardiac Rehab May Be Option for Some Heart Patients
Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus Cases Increased in 2004 to 2012
Some Cervical Cancer Screening Strategies More Cost-Effective
Prevalence of Low Back Pain About 26.4 Percent in U.S. Workers
Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
CDC: U.S. Measles Cases in 2019 Reach 839
Heart Patients at Risk When Pharmacies Close
Fournier Gangrene Is Safety Concern With SGLT2 Inhibitors
Adverse Childhood Experiences Linked to Worse Lupus Outcomes
Infection Risk Lower With Certain Psoriasis Treatments
Prior Training Increases Internists' Knowledge of PrEP for HIV
Rate of Ordering Cancer Screening Tests Decreases During Clinic Day
CDC: Hepatitis A Virus Reports Increased in 2016 to 2018
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
DDW: Lasting Weight Loss Seen With Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty
Registry Can Reduce CRE Carriers, CRE Prevalence
New Recommendations Developed for Breast Cancer Screening
Model Predicts Counties at Risk for Measles Outbreak
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
CDC: HIV Racial Disparity Measure Decreased From 2010 to 2016
Generic Version of Truvada Available in U.S. by Sept. 2020
Higher Risk for Mental Disorders Seen in Patients With Psoriasis
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Fifteen Million Patients Will Need First-Course Chemo in 2040
Lupus Affects Emotional, Mental Well-Being of Patients
Risk for Cancer Increased in Men, Women With T2DM
Scientology Cruise Ship Passengers, Crew Still Under Quarantine
Prices Will Soon Be Included in TV Drug Ads
CDC: Prevalence of Arthritis 22.8 Percent in U.S. Adults in 2017
Low Glucose Levels at Hospital Discharge Tied to Poor Outcomes
Patent Foramen Ovale Ups Ischemic Stroke in Those With PE
Alcohol Consumption Per Capita Increasing Among Adults
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
Oral Aspirin Does Not Up FIT Test Sensitivity for ID'ing CRC
Plant-Based Diets Tied to Lower Risk for Heart Failure
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
Recommendations Issued for Treating Tourette Syndrome
Gentamicin Appropriate Second-Line Therapy to Ceftriaxone for Gonorrhea
CDC: Number of Measles Cases in the United States Reaches 764
FDA: French Soft Ripened Cheese Possibly Contaminated
Congo Ebola Outbreak Death Toll Surpasses 1,000
AUA: Marijuana Tied to Increased Risk for LUTS Medications in BPH
Clinicians Believe Link Between Breast Pain, Cancer Is Weak
U.S. Energy Drink Consumption Rose From 2003 to 2016
Cardiorespiratory Fitness Tied to Lower Risk for Lung Cancer, CRC
Primary Care Constitutes Minority of Research Funded by PCORI
Microbial Toxins Found in Electronic Cigarette Products
CDC: Foodborne Infections Increased From 2015 to 2018
Prolonged Exposure to Low-Dose Radiation May Increase HTN Risk
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
Impact of Azithromycin Studied in Acute Exacerbation of COPD
ART Stops HIV Transmission in Serodifferent Gay Couples
FDA Approves Dengue Vaccine for Endemic Regions
Measles Case Leads to Quarantine of Cruise Ship in St. Lucia
Cervical Adenocarcinoma Rates Increased in Some Populations
Childhood Oral Infection Linked to Atherosclerosis in Adulthood
Few U.S. Adults Use USB-Shaped Electronic Vapor Products
Preterm Birth Tied to Elevated Risk for Chronic Kidney Disease
'Vampire Facials' at New Mexico Spa Linked to HIV Infections
EPA Says Weed Killer in Roundup Is Safe
FDA Puts Tough Warning Label on Ambien, Lunesta, Other Sleep Aids
Patient Hand Contamination With Drug-Resistant Organisms Common
Thiazide Use May Lower Fracture Risk in Patients With Alzheimer Disease
FDA Approves Mavyret for Children, Adolescents With Hep C
Coronary Vessel Wall Thickness Surrogate for CAD in Women
Poll: Americans Among Most Stressed People in the World
CDC: 704 Measles Cases Reported in U.S. Through April 26, 2019
Work Stress, Impaired Sleep Tied to CVD Risk in Workers With HTN
Patients Find Video Primary Care Visits Convenient
Combo Nicotine Replacement Tx Ups Success in Quitting Smoking
Prevalence of Workplace Health Promotion Programs Low
Poor Olfaction Tied to Elevated Long-Term Mortality in Seniors
Healthy Diet Tied to Lower Odds of Physical Impairment in Men
Events for Living Kidney Donors Mainly Occur After Two Years
Transition Support Program May Aid Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes
Intensive Blood Pressure Therapy Aids Patients With T2DM
Longer Duration of Antibiotic Use Tied to Risk for CVD in Women
Hundreds Quarantined for Measles at Two Los Angeles Universities
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
Swapping Red Meat for Plant-Based Proteins May Cut CVD Risk
Dapagliflozin Improves Glucose Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetes
Many With Chronic Pain Achieve Remission From Suicidality
CKD Risk Lower for Those Following Healthy Plant-Based Diet
Peanut Oral Immunotherapy May Up Allergic Reaction Risk
Improvement Needed in Doctor-Patient Lung Cancer Screening Discussions
Interdisciplinary Care Pathway Helps Manage Frail, Elderly Trauma Patients
Eating Breakfast Tied to Lower Risk for Death From CVD
CDC: Number of U.S. Measles Cases Reaches New High
Many Seniors Will Be Unable to Afford Care They Need by 2029
CDC Provides Clarification of Opioid Prescribing Guideline
New York City Measles Cases Increase to 390
Risk-Based Screening Improves Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Sleeping Pill Use Tied to Greater Need for BP Meds in Older Adults
Risk Factors ID'd for Rheumatoid Arthritis Complications
Low Socioeconomic Position Linked to Poor End-of-Life Care
Prevalence of TV, Video Watching High, Stable 2001 to 2016 in U.S.
USPSTF Urges Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Screen in Pregnancy
Los Angeles County Measles Outbreak Under Investigation
Risks, Benefits of Long-Term Drug Therapy for Osteoporosis Reviewed
Individualized Medical-Nutrition Therapy Important in Diabetes
Risk Model Developed for Readmission After AMI in Seniors
Moderate/Vigorous Exercise Attenuates Risks of Sitting
Metformin May Help Obese With Prediabetes Maintain Weight Loss
Diminished HRQOL More Likely Among Transgender Adults
CDC: United States Set to Break Measles Cases Record
Financial Incentives Do Not Boost Use of At-Home CRC Screening Tests
Measures May Predict Metabolic Syndrome in Older Adults
High Resting Heart Rate Linked to Increased Cardiac Risk in Men
Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
Short Hospital Stays After Lung Surgery Do Not Up Readmissions
Acetaminophen Safe as First-Line Analgesic for Most Older Adults
Risk for T2DM Increased With Use of 5α-Reductase Inhibitors
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
Interns Spend Most of Their Time in Indirect Patient Care
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Infections May Up Risk for Developing Sjögren Syndrome
UB-421 Monotherapy Maintains HIV Viral Suppression
Machine Learning IDs Risk for Familial Hypercholesterolemia
More Than Half of Internal Medicine Graduates Choosing Primary Care
Most Diabetes Phone Apps Lack Education, Support Functions
CDC: Raw Tuna Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in Seven States
Stroke Hospitalizations Down in Black, White Medicare Enrollees
iADL Dependency May Up Mortality in Hematologic Cancers
About One-Quarter of Seniors Store Firearms Unlocked, Loaded
One in Three U.S. Adults Aged 35 to 44 May Have Drinking Problem
Sleep Myths Are Commonly Circulated
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Intensive BP Lowering May Up Cognitive Decline in Elderly
Mixed Effects Observed for Workplace Wellness Program
USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Elevated Lead Level Screening
Barriers to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Should Be Addressed
Replacing 30 Minutes of Sitting With Activity May Cut Mortality
Low Scam Awareness May Indicate Alzheimer Risk in Seniors
ACP: Half of Practices Implement Telehealth Technology
Low-Carb Breakfast May Improve All-Day Glucose Control in T2DM
Over Half of Patients Have Suboptimal Response to Statins
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
WHO: Congo Ebola Outbreak Still Not a Global Emergency
Terminally Ill People in New Jersey Given Right to End Lives
CDC: 555 Confirmed Measles Cases in U.S. Since Jan. 1
Normalizing BP in Elderly With Hypertension May Up Mortality
Telehealth Video Visits Risk Fragmenting Care
AEDs Tied to Higher Pneumonia Risk in Alzheimer Patients
Added Sugar Labeling Could Reduce CVD, Diabetes Cases
Colorectal Neoplasia Risk Up for Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors
ACR Issues Position Statements on Drug Pricing, Step Therapy
Daily Dose of Nature Cuts Stress Hormone Levels
Colchicine May Improve Obesity-Induced Inflammation
Fibrosis, Steatosis of the Liver Observed in Some Young Adults
Pruritus Prevalent and Disruptive in Nondialysis Chronic Kidney Disease
Prevalence of Extragenital STDs High in Men Who Have Sex With Men
Mindfulness Yoga Aids Patients With Parkinson Disease
Older Adults With Hearing Loss Have Lower Patient Activation
CDC: Superbug Fungus Has Sickened 600 Americans
Inflammatory Arthritis Linked to Sexual Dysfunction
Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Burden Up Among HIV-Infected
Very Low LDL-C, Triglycerides Tied to Hemorrhagic Stroke Risk in Women
Stress-Related Disorders Associated With Increased CVD Risk
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
Caregiving for Older Cancer Patients Takes Emotional Toll
CDC: Still No Source As E. Coli Outbreak Grows to 96 Cases
FDA: Patients Should Not Abruptly Stop Taking a Prescribed Opioid
FDA Warns of Consumer Devices That Claim to Diagnose Concussion
Same Services More Expensive in Outpatient Than Office Settings
STI Incidence Up After Receipt of HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis
People With Obesity Are Blatantly Dehumanized
Many NPs Unable to Prescribe Meds to Treat Opioid Addiction
CDC: Measles Cases Reach 465 This Year in the United States
FDA Approves Osteoporosis Tx for High-Risk Postmenopausal Women
Cardiovascular Mortality Lower With Medicaid Expansion
High Response Seen for All Hep C Tx Models in Injection Drug Users
Dietary Supplement Use Not Linked to Mortality Benefits
New, Revised Topics Released in ACR Appropriateness Criteria
Functional Impairment in Middle Age Linked to Adverse Outcomes
Guidance Statements Issued for Breast Cancer Screening
FDA Warns Against Use of Preowned or Unauthorized Test Strips
Preventive Drugs Often Used in Last Year of a Cancer Patient's Life
Alcohol, Drug Misuse Tied to Long-Term Health Problems
Early T2DM Diagnosis Linked to Increased Cardiovascular Risk
Draft Recommendation Promotes Screening Women for Anxiety
October May Be Best Time for Older Adults to Receive Flu Shot
Pregnancy History Not Likely Tied to Later Cognitive Function
Depressive Symptoms May Up Risk for Death in HIV+ Veterans
Topical Corticosteroids Associated With Higher Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
CDC: Prevalence of COPD High Among Some Nonsmokers
FDA: High Levels of Heavy Metals Found in Kratom Products
FDA Issues Warning on E-Cigarette Liquids Resembling Cough Syrup
Patient-Report Instrument Helps Identify ADEs in Older Adults
11 Million Deaths Attributable to Poor Diet in 2017
Most Osteoporosis Guidelines Do Not Discuss Patient Choices
Short Sleep Duration, Not OSA, Linked to Daytime Sleepiness
Odds of Hay Fever Up With Very Early, Late Spring Onset
Early Hospital Intervention for Diabetes Improves Outcomes
Readmission Risk Up With Shorter Stay at Nursing Facility
Minerals Not Linked to Multiple Sclerosis Risk in Women
Many ICU Workers Contaminated With Drug-Resistant Bacteria
AACR: HPV Vax Low for Adults at High Risk for HIV Infection
New Plan Limits Out-of-Pocket Costs for Insulin
U.S. Measles Cases Already Top Last Year's Total
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
Best Practices Developed for Diagnosing, Managing MINOCA
Guidelines for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Updated
Dolutegravir Feasible for HIV Tx in Women of Childbearing Age
One Hour of Activity/Week Helps Maintain Disability-Free Status
Sex Hormone Levels May Impact Development of Asthma
Doctors Unclear on Legal Obligations in Caring for Patients With Disability
Discharge, Interhospital Transfer Varies With Insurance Status
Vitamins, Carotenoids Associated With Lower Risk for Cataract
AACR: High BMI Before 50 Raising Pancreatic Cancer Mortality
Liquid Meal Replacements Cut Cardiometabolic Risk Factors
Patients With Worse RA Symptoms More Likely to Cut Alcohol Intake
Perception of E-Cigarettes as More Harmful Than Cigarettes Increased
Starting Colorectal Cancer Screening at Age 45 Years Is Cost-Effective
Long-Term Phentermine Use Safe, Effective for Weight Loss
CDC: 2017 to 2018 Saw Increase in Enterovirus D68 Detection
Lifetime HTN Risk High for Black Men and Women, White Men
Cimzia Injection Approved for New Inflammatory Arthritis Indication
Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine
Frailty May Up Fracture Risk in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
FDA Grants Approval for Hypogonadism Treatment
User Data From Medicine-Related Apps Routinely Shared
Tx Adherence for Inflammatory Bowel Dz Lower in the Educated
Hearing Loss Before Age 50 Tied to Higher Substance Use
Adding Transition Services Does Not Aid Heart Failure Outcomes
Maltreatment in Childhood May Affect Course of Adult Depression
Many Eligible Patients Report Not Being Offered Statins
ENDO: Recommendations Issued for Treating Osteoporosis
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
$775 Million Settlement Reached in Xarelto Lawsuits
U.S. Measles Cases Hit 314 This Year
Statins Cut Risk for Major Vascular Events in Older Patients
Mild Congenital Heart Defects Tied to CVD Events
Smoking Seems Not to Be Linked to Increased Dementia Risk
Risk for Miscarriage Increased With Night Work During Pregnancy
ENDO: Guidance Provided for Managing Diabetes in Seniors
ENDO: Diabetes Underestimated With HbA1c Criteria
Avocados Recalled by California Company
Mumps Outbreak at Temple University Reaches 74 Cases
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
ENDO: Older T1DM Patients Often Unaware of Hypoglycemic Status
Tyson Recalls 69,000 Pounds of Chicken Strip Products
More Vascular Risk Factors Tied to Worse Brain Health
Younger Age at Menopause Tied to Higher Risk for Bladder Cancer
Low, High Levels of Physical Activity Tied to Reduced Mortality
Many Patients Still Employ Strategies to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs
ACC: New Guidelines Issued for Primary Prevention of CVD
Certain Dietary Patterns Linked to Cognitive Performance
Cannabidiol Products Now Available at Hundreds of CVS Stores
Younger Female Blood Donors Vulnerable to Iron Deficiency
Three Factors Predict Psych Events With Drugs for Smoking Cessation
Statins Tied to Insulin Resistance, Higher Serum Fasting Insulin
ACC: Robust Evidence Lacking for Many Cardiovascular Guidelines
In Youth With ADHD, New-Onset Psychosis Up With Amphetamines
Practices for Reducing COPD Hospital Readmissions Explored
Patients With Diabetes at Increased Risk for Sleep Apnea
Healthy Food Rx Could Be Cost-Effective for Medicare, Medicaid
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
Sugary Drinks Tied to Cardiovascular Disease Mortality
CDC: New HIV Transmission Often From Those Unaware of Infection
Light Physical Activity Tied to Lower CHD, CVD Risk in Women
Bluetooth Technology Enables Insulin Adherence Monitoring
Novel Checklist Can Distinguish Anthrax Exposure From Other Illnesses
ACC: Icosapent Ethyl Beneficial for Statin-Treated Patients
ACC: Adherence to Statins Low Among Patients With ASCVD
Active Interventions Generally Helpful for Urinary Incontinence
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
ACC: Dietary Cholesterol Ups Cardiovascular Disease Risk
ACC: Antibacterial Envelope Can Reduce CIED Infections
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
Influences on New NIH Policy for Age Limits in Research Explored
Opioid Prescriptions Dropped for New Users From 2012 to 2017
Mental Health Issues Have Risen in Teens, Young Adults
Guidelines Developed for Polymyxin Antibiotic Use
Testosterone Therapy in Hypogonadism Can Prevent Progression to T2DM
ASCO: Guidelines Released for Early Detection, Treatment of CRC
E-Cigarettes May Threaten Goal of Achieving Tobacco Endgame
Having Affected Relatives Linked to Increased Alzheimer Risk
Knee Pain Not Tied to Activity Levels in Knee Osteoarthritis
CDC: 2000 to 2017 Saw Increase in Mortality Due to Dementia
Troponin Assay Confusion May Cause Misdiagnosis of Acute MI
One-Month Regimen Noninferior for Preventing HIV-Related TB
Adding Bempedoic Acid to Statin Therapy Reduces LDL Cholesterol
Short Regimen Noninferior for Rifampin-Resistant Tuberculosis
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
Mumps Causes Quarantine of Over 2,200 Immigrant Detainees
FDA Approves New Generic Valsartan to Ease Shortage
Homes With High Ventilation Rates Tied to Respiratory Issues
Active Bathing in Non-ICU Setting Does Not Cut Infections
Elderly Men Undertreated for Osteoporosis
Resistance Training May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Progression
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Tramadol May Up Mortality Risk in Osteoarthritis Patients
Diet Quality in Midlife Not Linked to Later Risk for Dementia
CDC: 228 Measles Cases Already in 2019
Four-to-Seven-Day Opioid Rx Likely Sufficient for Acute Pain Treatment
Stress Test-Based Physiological Age May Be Superior Mortality Predictor
Waiting Room Tool Aids Patient-Physician Communication
Dual Receipt of Opioids Tied to Increased Risk for OD Death
Moderate Muscle Strength Linked to Lower Risk for T2DM
CDC: Flu Season May Have Peaked
Long-Acting Regimen Noninferior to Daily ART for HIV-1
Cardiorespiratory Fitness Tied to Coronary Heart Disease Risk
Anxiety, Depression More Likely for Adults With Atopic Dermatitis
Becoming Active in Middle Age Still Offers Health Benefits
Mumps Outbreak Reported at Temple University
Home Health Clinicians Frequently Lack Access to Hospital Records
History of Cycling Weight May Up Risk for Heart Disease in Women
Water Pipe Tobacco Smoking Addictive, Harmful to the Heart
ACC: Photoplethysmography Signal Can Detect Diabetes
ACC: Long-Term Outcomes for MI Similar at ≤40, 40 to 50
Raspberries May Aid Glucose Control With Prediabetes
High-Quality, Plant-Based Diet Tied to Lower Risk for CVD Mortality
Endogenous Testosterone Linked to Cardiovascular Disease
Flexible Schedules for Residents Do Not Affect Patient Mortality
Preoperative Frailty Linked to Surgical Outcomes, Costs
Mental Health Symptoms Common After Mild Brain Injury
Electronic Order Set May Reduce Inappropriate ECG Monitoring
Behavioral Intervention Ups Physical Activity in T2DM
Few Seniors Receive Regular Brief Cognitive Assessments
Studies Look at Ways to Reduce Depressive Episodes in Obese
Second Man HIV-Free After Stem Cell Transplant
Heat Alerts May Come Too Late in Northern States
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Methanol Toxicity Can Result From Occupational Exposure
Recommendations Developed for Ulcerative Colitis Management
Problems Identified With Gaps in EHR Functionality in Morning Rounds
Breast Cancer Diagnosis Delays Seen With High-Deductible Health Plans
Eli Lilly to Sell Cheaper Version of Insulin Drug
Multidimensional Approach Cuts Unneeded Drug-Drug Interaction Alerts
Readmission for Patients With Sepsis Common and Costly
Poll: Many Older Adults Report Feeling Lonely, Isolated
Oscillometric Devices Offer More Accurate Way to Measure BP
Pneumococcal Vaccination at Age 50 Prevents the Most Disease
Electronic Decision Support Tool Can Aid Asthma Care
New York City Measles Outbreak Cases Reach 121
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Drivers' Opioid Use Associated With Fatal Car Crashes
HPV Infection Unlikely to Spread From Hand Contact
Heavy Smoking Linked to Damaged Spatial, Color Vision
Antibiotic Delay Leads to Increased Risks in Seniors With UTI
AAD: Isotretinoin Exposure for Acne Not Linked to Depression Risk
Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer May Often Be Misdiagnosed
Dietary Monitoring Key to Successful Weight Loss
AAAAI: Small Amounts of Dietary Peanuts Beneficial After Immunotherapy
Lowering BP, Lipids in Healthy Elderly Has No Cognitive Effect
CDC: Progress in HIV Prevention Has Stalled in the United States
Kidney Disease Affects Revascularization Outcomes
Stewardship Programs Decrease Inpatient Fluoroquinolone Rx
Sustained Smoking Cessation May Delay, Prevent Seropositive RA
Achievement of Targets in T2DM Varies by Season
Contributors to Delay of Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis ID'd
Sufficient Investment Could Reduce HIV Epidemic by 2030
Poor Food Intake Common in Hospitalized Patients
MRI Cardiac Stress Test Predicts Death From Heart Disease
Sertraline Tops CBT for Reducing Depression in Dialysis Patients
Program Aids Weight Loss in Patients With Mental Illness
Ultrasound of Calcaneus Efficient for Screening Bone Health
Knowledge of Transgender Health Care Not Linked to Education
Prognostic Bleeding Risk Models Developed for Aspirin Use
Single-Application FIT Moderately Sensitive, Specific for CRC
FDA: Thermography No Substitute for Mammograms
Preoperative Phone Visits for Cataract Patients Safe, Efficient
Incidence of Acute Myocardial Infarctions Up Among Young Women
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Opioid-Related Mortality Up From 1999 to 2016 in Eastern U.S.
Higher Triglycerides May Be Protective in the Very Elderly
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
Since Early 2000s, Overdose Death Rates Are Highest in U.S.
FDA: Gout Drug Uloric Increases Risk of Death
Higher Salt Intake in DASH Diet Tied to More Lightheadedness
One-Third of PCPs Discuss Breast Cancer Treatments With Patients
Guideline Covers Extracutaneous Manifestations of Psoriasis
Hospital Program Does Not Cut Mortality for Acute Kidney Injury
Odds of Receiving Tx for CAD Up With Medicare Advantage
Intervention Can Reduce Orders for Inpatient Urine Cultures
2005 to 2015 Saw Drop in Primary Care Physician Supply
U.S. Agencies Probing Johnson & Johnson Over Asbestos in Talc
FDA Advances Regulation to Ensure Sunscreen Safety, Efficacy
8 More U.S. Communities to Be Assessed for PFAS Toxin Exposure
Leg Amputation in ESRD Patients Should Prompt Palliative Care Discussion
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
Acupuncture Alleviates Moderate-to-Severe Menopause Symptoms
Midlife Cognitive, Physical Activity May Cut Dementia Risk
Many Experience Improvement in Sex Life After Bariatric Surgery
Morning Exercise Linked to BP Reduction in Sedentary Seniors
Plazomicin Noninferior to Meropenem for Complicated UTI
Experimental Test May Quickly Diagnose Sepsis
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Black-White Cancer Mortality Gap Decreasing in Some Age Groups
Eating Nuts Tied to Reduced CVD Incidence, Death in T2DM Patients
Deep Learning-Enhanced Device Detects Diabetic Retinopathy
USPSTF Says Screen Women With Higher Risk for BRCA Mutations
Inappropriate Use of Fentanyl Preps Seen Despite Awareness
Chronic Wasting Disease Found in Deer in 24 States
CDC: Salmonella Cases Tied to Raw Turkey Products Now at 279
FDA Warns About 'Miracle' Young Blood Infusion Treatments
Late-Onset Migraine With Aura Linked to Increased Stroke Risk
Low Vitamin D Tied to High Blood Glucose Levels in Women
Clinical Apps Up Quality of Care for Stable Ischemic Heart Disease
Higher Push-Up Capacity Linked to Lower Incidence of CVD Events
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Nurse Navigators Aid Outcomes After Heart Attack Discharge
Fewer Older Men Assessed, Treated for Osteoporosis
FDA Approves First Customizable Insulin Pump
Primary Care Providers Can Improve Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
Discharge Opioid Rx for Heart Dz Patients May Impact Follow-Up
Artificially Sweetened Drinks Linked to Stroke After Menopause
Most A-Fib Patients Have at Least One Identifiable Trigger
CDC: Heterosexual Syphilis Transmission Up for Drug Users
Burnout Predicts Clinician Turnover in Primary Care
CDC: Severity of Influenza Season Low Through Feb. 2, 2019
Physical Activity Down Across Chronic Disease Subgroups
CVD Does Not Modify Depression-Mortality Link in Elderly
Risk for MRSA Reduced With Postdischarge Decolonization
Child Enterovirus Infection May Up Risk for Developing Celiac Disease
Rates of Osteonecrosis of the Jaw Low for Denosumab-Treated Women
High Rates of MenB Vaccination Advised in University Outbreaks
Lower Birth Weight May Up Risk for Psychiatric Disorders
Yoga May Help With Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms, Severity
Progress Made in Developing New Antibacterial Agents
Coexisting Medical Conditions, Smoking Explain PTSD-CVD Link
Larger Physician Bonus May Improve Care in Chronic Disease
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
Fractures Have Long-Term Impact on Quality of Life for Older Adults
Aspirin Underused for Advanced Colorectal Polyps
Use of Watchful Waiting Up for Low-Risk Localized Prostate Cancer
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Acne Relapses Linked to Lower Quality of Life, Productivity
Low Fitness, Obesity Linked to Later Disability Pension
Racial/Ethnic, Income Variation ID'd in the Opioid Epidemic
Congo Ebola Outbreak Claims Nearly 100 Children's Lives
FDA Warns 17 Companies About Illegal Alzheimer Disease Products
Higher Optimism Tied to Lower Odds of Pain After Deployment
More Than a Half Million Deaths From Breast Cancer Averted
Functional Decline Seen for Many Frail Patients After TAVR, SAVR
Rates of Diabetes Screening High Among Adults Age ≥45
Walgreens Worst Violator in Tobacco Sales to Minors, FDA Says
Measles Outbreak Triggers Sharp Rise in Demand for Vaccine
Johnson & Johnson to Provide Drug Prices in TV Ads
High-Risk HPV Infection Linked to Increased Risk for CVD in Women
Certain Opioids Less Effective With SSRI Antidepressants
Slower Gait Speed, Shorter Step Length Tied to Later Depression
Misuse of Rx Opioids Linked to Other High-Risk Behaviors
CDC: Heart Attack Awareness Improved Since 2008
Diagnostic Delays Common in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Chronic Rhinosinusitis Linked to Depression, Anxiety
FDA: Number of U.S. Women With Breast Implant-Caused Cancer Has Increased
Trazodone Not Associated With Reduced Risk for Dementia
Most Americans Concerned About Weight, Link to Heart Health
T2DM Initially Remits in Majority Who Undergo Gastric Bypass
Discord Found in Clinician-, Criteria-Based Fibromyalgia Diagnosis
Patient Tested for Ebola at Philadelphia Hospital
Hepatitis C Infection Rates Up After OxyContin Reformulation
Antidepressant Overprescribing Appears Common in Elderly
Psoriasis Tx Linked to Drop in Noncalcified Coronary Plaque
Hypertensive Crisis Prevalent in Urban African-Americans
USPSTF Still Recommends Against Pancreatic Cancer Screening
Radiologists Can Help ID Intimate Partner Violence
8 Questions Helpful for Assessing IBD in Primary Care
Ethnic Differences Seen at Time of Dementia Diagnosis in U.K.
Long-Term Opioid Use With OA Varies Across States
Compounded Topical Pain Creams No Better Than Placebo
Evidence of Therapeutic Efficacy Substantial for Cannabis Use
Burden of Sudden Cardiac Death Higher in Black Men, Women
Updated ACIP Immunization Schedule Released for Adults
Expanded Recall of Warfarin Level Monitoring Test Strips
Washington State Measles Cases Now at 48 Since Jan. 1
High Physical Activity Levels Tied to Coronary Artery Calcification
CDC Examines Safety of Recombinant Zoster Vaccine
Some Obesity-Related Cancers Increasing in Younger Adults
Direct-to-Doctor Payments May Increase Opioid Prescribing
Physician Burnout Tied to Ability to Address Social Needs
Minimal Benefit for Decision Aid About Prolonged Ventilation
Hearing Loss Linked to Subjective Cognitive Function Decline
Pharmacist-Led Phone Follow-Up May Cut Readmission Rates
CDC: Most Black HIV Patients Interviewed for Partner Services
AHA: Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Have Cardiovascular Disease
FDA Approves First Generic Version of Advair for Asthma, COPD
More High-Value Care Associated With Receipt of Primary Care
Symptom Combos Suggesting Laryngeal Cancer Identified
Meta-Analysis: Small Weight Increase Seen for Breakfast Eaters
Methotrexate Well Tolerated, Effective for Psoriasis in Chinese
E-Cigarettes More Effective for Smoking Cessation
Small Increase in HbA1c Seen With Switch to Human Insulin in T2DM
FDA Receives an 'F' in Tobacco Prevention Report Card
Aerobic Exercise Tied to Better Cognition at All Ages
No Asthma Benefit Seen With n3PUFA in Overweight Teens
Avoiding Full-Blown Diabetes Cuts Cardiovascular Risk
ASA: Increased Odds of Stroke, MI With E-Cigarette Use
ASA: Flu-Like Illness Linked to Increased Risk for Stroke
Large Insulin Price Hike to Be Investigated by U.S. Congress
MEESSI-Acute Heart Failure Risk Score Validated
Depressive Symptoms Higher During Internal Medicine Internship
Older Adults With Comorbidities Identified as Frequent ED Users
Intensive BP Treatment Does Not Reduce Dementia Risk
NOACs Recommended as First-Line Prevention of Stroke in A-Fib
Public Health Interventions Could Cut Global Burden of Hepatitis C
Few Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Meeting HbA1c Goals
Financial Stress, Coronary Heart Disease Linked in African-Americans
Washington State Declares Health Emergency as Measles Spreads
Bone Health in Older Adults Not Improved by High-Dose Vitamin D
Gender Gap Seen in Accessing Alcohol Treatment With Cirrhosis
Machine Learning Methods Can Detect UTI in Dementia Patients
Evidence Lacking for Benefit of Surgery for Vertebral Fractures
Virtual Video Visits Liked by Patients, Providers
Assessment Tools Aid Risk Planning at Nursing Homes
Home-Based Program Achieves Hypertension Control
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
2003 to 2015 Saw Increase in Outpatient Benzodiazepine Use
Gun Injury Hospitalization Cost Over $911 Million 2010 to 2015
Fried Chicken, Fish Linked to All-Cause, Cardiovascular Death
Flu-Like Illness Tied to Increased Relative Mortality in ESRD
Measles Outbreak Prompts Public Emergency in Washington State
Smoking Tied to Peripheral Artery Disease in African-Americans
Short Duration Between Dinner, Bed Has No Effect on HbA1c
Body Size, Physical Activity Could Impact Odds of Reaching 90
BP >120/80 mm Hg Linked to Lower Gray Matter Volume
Doctors Should Encourage Exercise in Patients With Diabetes, CV Disease
Insulin Price More Than Doubled in the United States
Most Stroke Survivors ≥50 Years Report Complete Mental Health
Marketing of Opioids Linked to Increased OD Mortality
Herd Protection Seen With 4-Valent HPV Vaccination
Benzodiazepine, Opioid Co-Usage Up in the United States
Meta-Analysis: Aspirin Linked to Lower Risk for CV Events in Primary Prevention
Medical Cannabis Decisions Being Made by Users, Not Doctors
Canadian Syncope Risk Score IDs ED Monitoring Time Postsyncope
Poor Glycemic Control in Type 1 Diabetes Tied to Fracture Risk
Guidelines Developed for Managing Severe Atopic Dermatitis
CDC: Opioid Prescribing Higher in Rural Versus Urban Areas
Medication Treatment for Substance Abuse Up in Facilities
Wait Times Have Improved in VA Health Care System
Radiographic Knee Osteoarthritis Tied to Increased Risk for Death
Inappropriate Antibiotic Rx Common in Privately Insured
Trained Alert Dogs Can Detect Impending T1DM-Related Events
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Prevalence of Knee OA Lower With Menopausal Hormone Therapy
High Symptom Burden in Elderly Linked to Adverse Outcomes
Hemochromatosis Mutation Linked to Other Morbidity
Achieving Healthy Diet From Sustainable Food Feasible
Risk for Uninsurance in AMI Patients Reduced With Medicaid Expansion
Asthma Undiagnosed in One in Five Urban Adolescents
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
High Levels of Activity, Motor Ability Linked to Better Cognition
Coronary Artery Calcium May Help Predict CVD in South Asians
Accidental IV Dislodgement Reported to Be Very Common
Review Shares Best Practices for Evaluating Penicillin Allergy
Intermittent Fasts Plus Energy Restriction Best for Weight Loss
Replacing Sitting Time With Activity Lowers Mortality Risk
Complications Higher Than Expected for Invasive Lung Tests
Components of Ideal Cardio Health Cut Diabetes Risk
USPSTF Recommends Risk-Reducing Meds for Breast Cancer
FDA to Resume Inspections of Riskier Foods
Congo Ebola Outbreak Now Second Worst in History
Young-Onset Type 2 Diabetes Tied to Increased Hospitalization Risk
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease
Guideline Issued for Treatment of Mild/Moderate Ulcerative Colitis
Opioids Now More Deadly for Americans Than Traffic Accidents
Breast Cancer Incidence Up With Persistent Vasomotor Symptoms
Short Sleep Duration Linked to Higher Atherosclerotic Burden
800-662-HELP Underappreciated in Media, General Population
U.S. Doctor Released From Omaha Hospital After Ebola Monitoring
Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood Donations
Moderate Drinking Linked to Electroanatomic Changes in A-Fib
Menopausal Hormone Tx Use Down Post-WHI Recommendations
One in Five Back Pain Patients Experience Persistent Pain
Expanding Pharmacist Practice Scope Could Reduce ED Overcrowding
Number of Colorectal CA Deaths Projected to Rise Worldwide
Drug Overdose Death Rate Increasing Among Middle-Aged Women
CDC: Flu Cases Hit 7 Million in the United States
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Chronic Fatigue Patients May Not Receive Proper ED Care
Use of Diabetes Monitoring Tests in Primary Care Suboptimal
High Fiber Intake Tied to Lower Risk for Noncommunicable Disease
Statin Therapy Reduces Risk for Diabetic Retinopathy in T2DM
CDC: E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Is Over
U.S. Food Supply May Be at Risk Due to Government Shutdown
FDA: Chocolates, Candies May Be Contaminated With Hepatitis A
E-Cigarette Aerosol Exposure Tied to Asthma Symptoms
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Transdermal HRT Not Linked to Increased Risk for VTE
Obesity Linked to Lower Gray Matter Brain Volume
Smartphone App Can Detect Early Signs of Opioid Overdose
Measles Outbreak in New York State Largest in Recent History
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Nursing Intervention Promotes Better Sleep for Inpatients
Nine Cases of Wound Botulism ID'd in Injection Drug Users
No Increased Fall Risk With HTN Treatment in Older Women
Long Work Hours Tied to Poor Glycemic Control in T2DM
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
Costs Higher for Those With Comorbid Noncommunicable Diseases
AI Technology IDs Genetic Diseases by Analyzing Facial Photos
Women With CVD Have Worse Self-Reported Outcomes
Cancer Death Rate in U.S. Decreased Continuously From 1991 to 2016
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Feeling Life Is Worthwhile Linked to Healthier Aging
Rx Opioids Up Pneumonia Risk in Patients With, Without HIV
Exercise Can Consistently Lower Blood Pressure
Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors at Risk for Later Cancers
About 11 Percent of U.S. Adults Have Food Allergy
Employment, Earning Losses Noted After Cardiovascular Events
Gabapentin Improves Sexual Function in Provoked Vulvodynia
Income Volatility Linked to CVD, All-Cause Mortality
More Comorbidities, Lower Mortality for Holocaust Survivors
Health Benefits of Nonsugar Sweeteners Uncertain
Applying Population Health Data IDs Patients at Risk for CVD
Hypertension With Psoriasis Tied to More Cardiac Interventions
In-Hospital Morbidity, Mortality Up With Flu in Heart Failure
Classification of Psoriasis Severity Depends on Definition
Clinical Tool Rapidly Assesses Post-Intensive Care Syndrome
Many Adults in 50s, Early 60s Worried About Health Insurance
Moderate Drinking Not Harmful for Seniors With Heart Failure
Study Reveals High Rate of Phlebitis Caused by IV Cannulas
Patients With Sleep Apnea Have Increased Gout Risk
Antidepressant Use in Seniors Linked to Risk for Hip Fracture
Partner-Delivered HIV Self-Testing Can Up Linkage to Care
U.S. Doctor Monitored for Ebola Exposure in Nebraska Hospital
Impaired Cognitive Status Impacts Rehab Potential in SNFs
Proportion of Cancers Due to Excess Body Weight Varies by State
Price of Alirocumab Would Have to Be Cut to Be Cost-Effective
Limited Examination Detects Scabies With High Sensitivity
Long-Term Reduction in CRC Risk After Negative Colonoscopy
Catheter Ablation Tops Drug Therapy for A-Fib in Heart Failure
Incidence of End-Stage Kidney Disease Up in Australia
Nurse-Led Program in Primary Care Can Up Detection of Liver Dz
High Sodium Intake Associated With New Atrial Fibrillation
Second-Line Antidiabetic Meds May Impact Cardiovascular Risk
Effect Sizes Uncertain for Meds Versus Placebo in Knee OA
Toll on Health From Depression, Anxiety Akin to Smoking, Obesity
Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Linked to Chronic Kidney Disease Risk
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
Dancing Tied to Lower Odds of Disability in Activities of Daily Living
30-Day Postdischarge Mortality Up With HRRP Implementation
More Than Two-Thirds of Drug OD Deaths in 2017 Involved Opioids
ASH Develops Practice Guidelines for Venous Thromboembolism
New BP Treatment Cutoffs May Not Yield Survival Benefit
Low Vitamin D Tied to Risk for Renal Hyperfiltration in Healthy Adults
More Americans Reporting Less Than Six Hours Sleep Per Night
Health Care Screening Practices Impact Skin Cancer Diagnosis
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
Updated Guidelines Developed for Diagnosing, Treating Influenza
Drug Use-Associated Infective Endocarditis Up 2007 to 2017
Fecal Occult Blood Test May Improve CRC Outcomes in Some
ACOG: Interpregnancy Period Should Maximize Women's Health
Risk of Arterial Thromboembolic Events Up Prior to Cancer Diagnosis
Most Nurses Unsatisfied With Hospitals' End-of-Life Care
Appalachia, Western States Have Highest Hep C Prevalence
FDA Announces Safety Monitoring Measures for the Essure Device
FDA Warns Companies on Unsafe, Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments
FDA: Fluoroquinolones Tied to Heart Vessel Ruptures, Tears
A-Fib Risk Up for Antidepressant Users, but Higher Before Tx
Endurance Exercise Tied to Anti-Aging at Cellular Level
Number of People With Dementia Rose Twofold From 1990 to 2016
CDC: Weight, Waist Size, BMI Increased for Many U.S. Adults
Growth in Use of Telemedicine Seen From 2005 to 2017
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Restrictive, Obstructive Lung Disease Linked to Dementia Risk
Hospitalization for Upper GI Bleed Highest With Rivaroxaban
Global Lifetime Risk for Stroke About 25 Percent in 2016
ADA 2019 Standards of Care Emphasize Patient-Centered Care
Residential Greenness Linked to Cardiovascular Disease Risk
Exercise Promotes Executive Functioning in Sedentary Adults
FDA Advisory Panels: Prescribe Naloxone With Opioid Painkillers
Edentulism Tied to Greater Risk for High BP After Menopause
High Sodium May Contribute to CVD Deaths in Shandong, China
Opioids Offer Small Improvement in Pain, Physical Function
Hospitalizations Up for Homeless From 2007 to 2013
EHR Data ID Differences in HTN Control Across Health Systems
Routine Supplements to Prevent Chronic Disease Not Advised
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Palliative Care in MS Inpatients Rises From 2005 to 2014
Follow-Up Within Seven Days of Heart Failure Discharge Beneficial
2010 to 2014 Saw Increase in Anemia After Hospitalization
Buprenorphine-Naloxone Cost-Effective for Opioid Use Disorder
Type 2 Diabetes Risk Lower in Women With Active Migraine
Prevalence of Metabolically Healthy Adults in U.S. Very Low
Solriamfetol Feasible for Sleep Apnea-Related Tiredness
Some With Type 2 Diabetes Inappropriately Monitoring Blood Glucose
Adherence and Intensity of Lipid-Lowering Tx Influence CV Risk
Barbershop Intervention Leads to Reduced BP in Black Men
Emotional Stress of Holidays Can Trigger Heart Attacks
Early PT Linked to Less Opioid Use in Musculoskeletal Pain
Phone-Based Intervention Aids Rheumatoid Arthritis Care
Dementia Often Misclassified With Brief Cognitive Assessments
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
BMI May Mediate Inverse Link Between Fiber Intake, Knee OA
T2DM Linked to Decline in Verbal Memory, Fluency in Older Adults
CDC: More Cases in Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Recalled Beef
Pregnancy Losses Linked to Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Influenza Hospitalization More Likely in Underweight, Obese
Risk for Hospitalization for Heart Failure Greater With Diabetes
Negative Attitudes Reported Toward Weight-Loss Surgery
Patient-Reported Outcome Measures May Aid Communication
Sleep Length, Quality Linked to Risk for Falls, Fractures
FDA: Some E-Cigarette Liquids Contain Erectile Dysfunction Meds
Recalled Kotex Tampons Can Unravel Inside Body
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
Fasting-Evoked Hypoglycemia in Diabetes Is Prevalent
Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Prostate Cancer Linked
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
CDC Identifies Drugs Frequently Involved in Drug Overdose Deaths
U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents
Mail-Based HPV Testing May Increase Access
Consensus Decision Pathway Developed for Tobacco Cessation
Reference Infliximab, Biosimilar Equivalent for Crohn's Disease
Flu Vaccine Linked to Reduced Risk for Death in Heart Failure
Veterans Health Administration Hospitals Outperform Non-VHAs
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Tap Water in Neti Pot Linked to Death From Brain-Eating Amoeba
Less Than One Hour of Resistance Training Weekly Tied to Lower CVD Risk
PM2.5 Exposure Linked to Asthma Rescue Medication Use
Women Face Less Kidney Disease Morbidity and Mortality Than Men
AHA Scientific Statement: Low Risk of Side Effects for Statins
Fear Impacts Quality of Life for Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Patient Education Can Improve Chronic Disease Management
Chronic Kidney Disease Burden Increasing in the United States
Secondhand Smoke Exposure Saw Big Drop From 1988 to 2014
Meds Taken Do Not Vary With ADL Impairment in Heart Failure
Smartphone App Uses Fingernail Bed Images to Detect Anemia
Projected Distribution of Common Ragweed Modeled in U.S.
COPD Tied to Obesity in Male, Female Never-Smokers
Pictorial Presentation of Silent Atherosclerosis Helps Cut CV Risk
Recommendations Developed for Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment
J-Shaped Association for Sleep Duration, CV Events and Death
FDA Warns of Rare Stroke Risk With Multiple Sclerosis Drug
History of Partner Violence Tied to Menopause Symptoms
Migraine With Aura Linked to Increase in Incident A-Fib
Machine Learning Models May Predict Emergency Admissions
Skin Autofluorescence Predicts T2DM, Heart Disease, Mortality
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Mean Cumulative Lifetime Prevalence of Eczema 9.9 Percent
Progress Made Toward Global Measles Milestones
Cost-Related Insulin Underuse May Affect One in Four Patients
Shifting Pattern Seen for Primary Care Office Visits
Impact of Fructose Varies With Energy Control, Food Source
New BP Goals Could Prevent 3 Million CVD Events Over 10 Years
Targeted Hep C Testing Misses High Number of Cases in Prisons
More People Worldwide Now Know Their HIV Status
Presence of Antiphospholipid Antibodies Tied to First-Time MI
Limiting Social Media May Improve Psychological Well-Being
Teva Recalls Two Blood Pressure Medications
Rotating Night Shift Work, Lifestyle Factors Linked to T2DM
Hypnotherapy Beats Education for Relief of IBS Symptoms
Genetic Analysis Shows Higher BMI May Up Risk for Depression
Climate Change Ups Heat Deaths, Especially Among Elderly
Persistent Back Pain Linked to Earlier Mortality in Older Women
Certain SGLT2 Inhibitors, GLP-1 RAs for T2DM Also Cut CV Risk
CDC: U.S. Life Expectancy Decreased From 2016 to 2017
Protein Intake Tied to Disability Trajectory in Very Old
Home-Based Intervention Helpful for Disadvantaged CKD Patients
Fruits, Veggies, Orange Juice May Protect Men's Memory
Lanadelumab Reduces Attack Rate in Hereditary Angioedema
Healthy Lifestyle Tied to Less Atherosclerosis for Women
FDA: Kratom Products Have High Levels of Heavy Metals
FDA: Safe to Eat Romaine Lettuce Again, but Check Labels
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
Vitamin D Levels Linked to Cardiorespiratory Fitness
Recommended Therapies for Polycythemia Vera Underused
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
Newborns Infected With Ebola in Congo Outbreak
USPSTF Suggests Universal HIV Screening, PrEP for High-Risk Patients
Lung Cancer Screening Implementation Guide Developed
Insulin Needed for T2DM Tx Set to Increase >20 Percent by 2030
FDA Approves Drug for Treatment of Travelers' Diarrhea
U of Maryland Student Dies of Adenovirus-Related Illness
RSNA: Mammography Has Value in Women Age 75 or Older
Smoke-Free Policies Linked to Lower Systolic Blood Pressure
FDA: Another E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce
Pain Management Telementoring May Cut Opioid Prescribing
Performance of AI Dx Tools May Suffer Across Health Systems
Cap'n Crunch Cereal Recalled Due to Salmonella Scare
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May 3 2019 - May 6 2019American Urological Association, May 3-6
April 11 2019 - April 13 2019American College of Physicians, April 11-13
March 23 2019 - March 26 2019Endocrine Society, March 23-26
March 16 2019 - March 18 2019American College of Cardiology, March 16-18
March 12 2019 - March 16 2019American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, March 12-16
March 1 2019 - March 5 2019American Academy of Dermatology, March 1-5
February 22 2019 - February 25 2019American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Feb. 22-25
February 6 2019 - February 8 2019American Stroke Association, Feb. 6-8
December 1 2018 - December 4 2018American Society of Hematology, Dec. 1-4
November 15 2018 - November 19 2018American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Nov. 15-19
November 10 2018 - November 12 2018American Heart Association, Nov. 10-12
October 27 2018 - October 30 2018American Academy of Ophthalmology, Oct. 27-30
October 23 2018 - October 28 2018American Society of Nephrology, Oct. 23-28
October 22 2018 - October 26 2018American College of Surgeons, Oct. 22-26
October 19 2018 - October 24 2018American College of Rheumatology, Oct. 19-24
October 7 2018 - October 10 2018American Academy of Otolaryngology, Oct. 7-10
October 5 2018 - October 10 2018American College of Gastroenterology, Oct. 5-10
October 3 2018 - October 7 2018Infectious Diseases Society of America, Oct. 3-7
August 25 2018 - August 27 2018National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Aug. 25-27
June 22 2018 - June 26 2018American Diabetes Association, June 22-26
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