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Exposure to Pollution May Up Risk for Psychiatric Disorders
USPSTF Recommends Genetic Counseling for High BRCA Risk
MRI Shows Vaping Has Transient Impact on Vascular Function
AI Program May Aid in Pathologic Evaluation of Breast Biopsies
Recommendations Developed for Management of Lyme Disease
Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research
Renal Anomaly on Fetal Scan May Up Risk for Admission for Child
TSH Elevated in 6 Percent of Psychiatrically Hospitalized Youth
Gluten Intake, Celiac Disease Linked in Genetically Predisposed
Internet Self-Referrals Aid in Diagnosis of Rare Inherited Kidney Disease
Doctors Say New Drugs 'Cured' Two Ebola Patients
CVD Mortality Declines Are Slowing in High-Income Countries
Methylphenidate Tx Tied to Brain Changes in Boys With ADHD
One-Third of Physicians Will Take 10+ Years to Pay Off Debt
Adherence to Surgical Guidelines Low for Salpingo-Oophorectomy
EPA Will Not Approve Warning Labels for Glyphosate
New Ebola Drugs Highly Effective, Might Shorten Outbreak in Africa
Method to Calculate Central Line Infections Flawed
Giant Cell Arteritis Occurs at Similar Rate in Blacks, Whites
Medicare to Cover CAR-T Therapy for Leukemia, Lymphoma
Younger CRC Patients More Likely to Present With Abdominal Pain
Hematological Malignancy Risk Up for First-Degree Relatives
Some Cancer Trends Differ for Oldest Old in the United States
USPSTF Reaffirms Recs Against Screening for Pancreatic Cancer
Children With ADHD Have Differences in Part of Brain Controlling Movement
DNA Methylation Classifier Predicts Progression in CIN2
Neuropathology Tied to Dementia ID'd in Football Players Who Had CTE
Plasma Assay Promising for Diagnosis of Early Alzheimer Disease
Streamlined Test Approach Cleared for Diagnosis of Lyme Disease
First Ebola Transmission in Congo City of Goma Reported
Dietary Vitamin A Intake Tied to Reduced Risk for Squamous Cell Carcinoma
One Dose of HPV Vaccine May Be Sufficient in Certain Situations
Trial Tests CRISPR Gene-Editing to Treat Sickle Cell Disease
Burnout Symptoms May Up Racial Bias Among Resident Physicians
National Norms Developed for Assessing Medical School Empathy
Previous Silent MI Often Found at Autopsy in Sudden Cardiac Death
AI Model Can Predict Long-Term Mortality From Chest Radiographs
First U.S. Trial Using CRISPR Within the Body Set to Begin
Adiposity in Early Old Age Tied to MRI Signs of Brain Aging Later
Cuts in Fine Particulate Matter Pollution Have Spared U.S. Lives
CDC: Mortality Rates Continue to Decrease for Hispanic Adults
USPSTF Reaffirms Benefit of Hep B Screening in Pregnant Women
MGUS Can Progress to Multiple Myeloma Within Five Years
Smoking Has Long-Term Impact on Peripheral Artery Disease Risk
Rates of Anal Cancer Precursors High in Women Living With HIV
EPA Will Not Ban Pesticide Linked to Brain Harm in Children
Current Antibiotic Stewardship Program Practices Characterized
Air Pollution Found to Accelerate Aging of the Lungs
Novel PET Staging System May Help Monitor Alzheimer Disease
Novel Test Accurately Identifies Precancerous Pancreatic Cysts
About One in 20 Patients Exposed to Preventable Harm
Physical Activity Linked to Slower Aβ-Related Cognitive Decline
Man's Award in Roundup Cancer Case Slashed by Judge
WHO Declares Congo Ebola Outbreak Global Health Emergency
Prevalence of Malignancy High in Takotsubo Syndrome Patients
HIV-Infected Cells Persist in CSF in Individuals on Long-Term ART
Congo Officials: First Ebola Case Confirmed in City of Goma
Etanercept Tx for Autoimmune Disease May Up Risk for IBD
Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Capping Work Hours in Residency Does Not Impact Outcomes Later
Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
Lab Tests Show Experimental Ebola Treatments Effective
Guidance Updated for Managing Infants at Risk for Group B Strep
Two Algorithms Can ID Patients at Risk for HIV, PrEP Candidates
EHR System-Generated In-Basket Messages Linked to Burnout
CDC Updates Data on Cases Meeting Criterion for Acute Flaccid Myelitis
Adults With Cerebral Palsy at Higher Risk for Osteoporosis
IL-6 Level May Predict Symptom Duration in Concussed Athletes
Urine Biomarker Helps Classify Risk Level in Prostate Cancer
Neurofilament Light Chain Levels Predict Stroke Risk in Diabetes
Flesh-Eating Bacteria Claims Life of Florida Woman
Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
Disparities Identified in Access to Infertility Care for U.S. Women
Calculated Tumor Area Has Prognostic Value for Melanoma
Model Can Predict Lung Cancer in Patient With Visible Nodule on CT
Romosozumab Increases Bone Formation, Cuts Bone Resorption
USPSTF Lung Cancer Screening Too Conservative for Blacks
High BMI, Weight Gain Linked to Lasting Decrease in ALS Risk
MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
Physicians Unaware of Breast Density Laws, Cancer Risk
Combination Biopsy Strategy May Identify More Prostate Cancers
Nonchromosomal Birth Defects May Up Childhood Cancer Risk
Seniors Who Develop Cancer Have Better Memory, Slower Decline
Poor Oral Health Not Linked to Gastrointestinal Cancer Risk
New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic
Rheumatoid Arthritis Remission Cuts Risk for CV Complications
Coronary Artery Calcium Levels in Middle Age Tied to LV Function
WHO: Congo Ebola Outbreak Still Not Global Emergency
Nilvadipine Increases Cerebral Blood Flow in the Hippocampus
Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Varies by Birthplace for Black Women
Maine Legalizes Assisted Suicide
FDA Warns of Infections From Fecal Transplants After One Death
CDC Opens Emergency Operations Center for Congo Ebola Outbreak
HPV16 Antibodies Can Develop Long Before Throat Cancer Diagnosis
FIGO 2018 Staging Ups Discrimination of Stage 1B Cervical Cancer
Next-Gen Sequencing of CSF Improves Diagnosis of CNS Infections
CDC: Wildlife Rabies, Especially in Bats, Poses Risk in U.S.
Microbes Tied to Pedicle Screw Loosening, Spinal Implant Failure
Virtual Reality IDs Navigation Issues in Early Alzheimer Disease
Nitrate Pollution of Tap Water May Cause Thousands of Cancer Cases
USPSTF Issues Recommendations on HIV Screening, Prevention
Diagnostic Yield of Lynch Syndrome Screening Drops With Age
Polygenic Risk Score Reliably Predicts Coronary Artery Disease
Mouth Rinse for HPV DNA May Be Biomarker in Head, Neck Cancer
Access to Health Care Has Little Impact on Longevity
Half an Hour of Sun Exposure Daily May Lower Risk for Pediatric IBD
Location of Body Fat Linked to Advanced, Fatal Prostate Cancer
Cell-Free DNA Testing IDs Trisomy 21 in Twin Pregnancies
Exposure to Air Pollution May Affect Pulmonary Circulation
Rapid Cycling Work Roster Improves Resident Sleep Practices
Overdose-Death Donor Hearts Suitable for Transplant
Midlife Type 2 Diabetes May Up Later Risk for Cerebral Infarction
Survey Indicates Physician Misconduct Is Underreported
Fragmentation Profiles of Cell-Free DNA Can Detect Cancer
Lowering Cholesterol Levels May Worsen Nerve Damage in T2DM
Staphylococcus aureus Linked to Food Sensitization in Eczema
Allo-HCT With Unrelated Donor Tied to Better Outcomes in AML
ACP Issues Position on Response to Physician Impairment
2007 to 2017 Saw Decline in Number of U.S. Pathologists
Nonfasting Lipid Levels Adequate for Assessing Cardiovascular Risk
Higher LDL-C Levels Linked to Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease
Excess Cause-Specific Mortality Tied to Chronic Proton Pump Inhibitor Use
Experts Develop Standardized Tool for Describing Cell Therapies
Many Immunosuppressed Persons Join in Hurricane Cleanup
FDA Approves First Test for Zika in Human Blood
High Costs Associated With Physician Burnout in U.S.
Remote Ischemic Preconditioning May Have Neuroprotective Effects
Extragenital Tests to Detect Chlamydia, Gonorrhea Cleared for Marketing
AI Model Can Improve Accuracy of Lung Cancer Screening
T2DM Is Risk Factor for Liver Fibrosis Progression in NAFLD
Specialized Programs in Clinical Cardiovascular Genetics Needed
Decrease in PM2.5-Related U.S. Mortality From 2010 to 2017
Most At-Risk Opt Out of Genetic Testing for Huntington Disease
Blood Donor Screening Data IDs Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Early cART Leads to Enhanced T Cell Function in HIV Infection
Medication Nonadherence Common in Patients With T2DM
Favorable Trends Seen in Lipids, Apolipoprotein B in U.S. Youth
Four Clinical Phenotypes Identified for Sepsis
Non-Rx Fentanyl Up in Urine Tests Positive for Other Drugs
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
Cancer Screening Less Likely Among Current Smokers
Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
Computer-Based Training Studied in Children With Fragile X Syndrome
California Couple Awarded $2 Billion in Roundup Lawsuit
Light, Incremental Physical Activity Can Help Reduce Brain Aging
Late-Onset Type 1 Diabetes Often Misdiagnosed as Type 2
Some Cervical Cancer Screening Strategies More Cost-Effective
AAN: Oral BTK Inhibitor Superior to Placebo in Multiple Sclerosis
T2Bacteria Panel Accurately IDs Bloodstream Infections
DDW: Parkinson Disease Risk Up After Appendectomy
Higher Risk for Cancer, Mortality Seen With Pediatric-Onset IBD
Adverse Childhood Experiences Linked to Worse Lupus Outcomes
Rate of Ordering Cancer Screening Tests Decreases During Clinic Day
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Whole-Body MRI Accurate for Staging Colorectal Cancer, NSCLC
Model Predicts Counties at Risk for Measles Outbreak
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
Biomarker Test Predicts Mild, Serious IBD in Newly Diagnosed
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Test Predicts Benefit of Chemo in ER+, HER2− Breast Cancer
Patent Foramen Ovale Ups Ischemic Stroke in Those With PE
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
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
Arsenic Exposure Linked to Changes in Heart Structure
Maximal Use of Sunscreen Ups Absorption of Active Ingredients
FDA: French Soft Ripened Cheese Possibly Contaminated
Congo Ebola Outbreak Death Toll Surpasses 1,000
Guidelines Address Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Management
Microbial Toxins Found in Electronic Cigarette Products
CDC: Foodborne Infections Increased From 2015 to 2018
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
Serum Free Fatty Acid Level Verifies Fasting State in Children
FDA Approves Dengue Vaccine for Endemic Regions
Cervical Adenocarcinoma Rates Increased in Some Populations
Childhood Oral Infection Linked to Atherosclerosis in Adulthood
New Drugs May Influence Social Behaviors in Those With Autism
EPA Says Weed Killer in Roundup Is Safe
Diagnostic Criteria Proposed for Advanced-Age Proteinopathy
Rare Variants Identified in DENND1A Gene in PCOS
EHR Decision Support Can Reduce Inappropriate GI Testing
Ambiguous Genitalia in Newborns Not Uncommon
Minor Birth Defects Up in Progeny of Female Gulf War Veterans
Machine Learning Can Speed Diagnosis of Genetic Diseases in Children
Six Prognostic Factors ID'd for Invasive Disease After DCIS
AAP Updates Guidance for Care in Neurofibromatosis Type 1
Personalizing Breast Cancer Tx Could Cut Initial Costs of Care
Obesity May Impact the Form and Structure of the Brain
Financial Incentives Do Not Boost Use of At-Home CRC Screening Tests
Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
Conception by IVF May Increase Risk for Rare Childhood Cancer
Elevated Blood Lead Levels Prevalent Among Refugee Children
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Infections May Up Risk for Developing Sjögren Syndrome
Machine Learning IDs Risk for Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Microbial Features ID'd for Pediatric Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Low Scam Awareness May Indicate Alzheimer Risk in Seniors
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
Prevalence of Extragenital STDs High in Men Who Have Sex With Men
CDC: Superbug Fungus Has Sickened 600 Americans
Very Low LDL-C, Triglycerides Tied to Hemorrhagic Stroke Risk in Women
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
Recurrence Score May Cut Costs for High-Risk Breast Cancer Care
Haptoglobin Expression Tied to Outcomes in Preterm Newborns
Same Services More Expensive in Outpatient Than Office Settings
Genetic Testing Underused in Breast, Ovarian Cancer
New, Revised Topics Released in ACR Appropriateness Criteria
Proximity to Major Roadways Impacts Child Development
Alcohol, Drug Misuse Tied to Long-Term Health Problems
Genetic Research Results May Warrant Updates to Participants
Female Infertility Specialists Make Less Than Male Specialists
Histologic Clearance of CIN2/3 Seen With HPV Therapeutic Vaccine
Adherence to Prenatal Screening Recommendations Varies by Lab
Amyloid PET Linked to Changes in Management for MCI, Dementia
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
Guidelines for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Updated
Sex Hormone Levels May Impact Development of Asthma
AACR: Longer Survival With Gilteritinib in FLT3mut+ AML
Nasopharyngeal Microbiota Could Help Diagnose Pediatric LRTIs
Simple Rapid Urine Test Can Help Diagnose Preeclampsia
Recommendations Presented on Genetic Testing in Psychiatry
Starting Colorectal Cancer Screening at Age 45 Years Is Cost-Effective
CDC: 2017 to 2018 Saw Increase in Enterovirus D68 Detection
Guidance Lists New First-Line Treatment for Severe Malaria in the U.S.
California Man Awarded $80 Million in Roundup Lawsuit
Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine
Tooth Loss May Up Pancreatic Cancer Risk in Black Women
ENDO: Sex Hormone Levels Tied to Telomere Length in Older Men
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
Radiomic Features May Predict Response to Chemo in NSCLC
Smoking Seems Not to Be Linked to Increased Dementia Risk
ENDO: Levothyroxine Does Not Up Fertility in Women With TPO Ab
Avocados Recalled by California Company
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
Ocular Protein Levels May Be Useful for Alzheimer Testing
More Vascular Risk Factors Tied to Worse Brain Health
Prenatal Pesticide Exposure Linked to Increased Risk for Autism
Prevalence of Severe Maternal Morbidity Increased Across Groups
Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Can Reduce Benign Biopsy Rate
Jury Finds Roundup a Major Contributor to Man's Cancer
Breast Density Categorization Varies With Screening Modality
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
Recommendations Issued for HSCT in Multiple Myeloma
Favorable Outcomes Seen in Long Term for ALLR3 Trial
In Utero Ultrafine Particle Exposure Tied to Asthma in Offspring
Adenocarcinoma, High-Grade Dysplasia Up With Barrett Esophagus
Cancer Risk Modestly Elevated With Chronic Kidney Disease
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Reported Cases of Spotted Fever Rickettsioses Rarely Confirmed
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
Risk Profiles ID'd for Patients With Transplant Glomerulopathy
ASCO: Guidelines Released for Early Detection, Treatment of CRC
'Brain Vital Signs' Detect Concussion-Related Changes
Having Affected Relatives Linked to Increased Alzheimer Risk
Troponin Assay Confusion May Cause Misdiagnosis of Acute MI
New AI Model May Predict Cancerous Lung Nodules
Adding Bempedoic Acid to Statin Therapy Reduces LDL Cholesterol
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
Noncontrast Brain MRI Effective for Monitoring Multiple Sclerosis
Active Bathing in Non-ICU Setting Does Not Cut Infections
Parity, Risk for Breast Cancer Studied for BRCA1/2 Carriers
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Model Can Predict Survival in Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer
Total Thyroidectomy Improves HRQoL in Hashimoto Thyroiditis
Patterns of Joint Behavior Useful for Juvenile Arthritis Classification
Retinal Microvascular Changes Identified in Alzheimer Disease
Distinct Etiology Found for Colorectal Cancer With Early Onset
Genetic Testing Recommended for All Patients With Breast Cancer
Probiotic Sanitation Cuts Antimicrobial Resistance in Hospitals
Endogenous Testosterone Linked to Cardiovascular Disease
Conversion From Sleep Disorder to Neurodegeneration Studied
Blood Test Offers Early Warning for Kidney Transplant Rejection
Hospital-Onset MRSA Decreased From 2002 to 2015
Second Man HIV-Free After Stem Cell Transplant
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Methanol Toxicity Can Result From Occupational Exposure
Recommendations Developed for Ulcerative Colitis Management
AAN: Sleep Apnea Tied to Higher Cortical Tau Levels in Seniors
AAAAI: Egg Oral Immunotherapy Shows Sustained Benefit in Children
Autoimmune Disorders May Up Risk for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Liquid Biopsy-Based Test IDs Biomarkers in Metastatic NSCLC
Performance Improvement Sustained After DBT Adoption
Adjuvant Tx for Early Testicular Cancer Does Not Harm Sperm
Decline Observed in HPV Type 16/18 Cervical Precancers in U.S.
Achievement of Targets in T2DM Varies by Season
Single-Application FIT Moderately Sensitive, Specific for CRC
Incidence of Acute Myocardial Infarctions Up Among Young Women
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Genetic Variant Tied to Leukemia Risk in Hispanic Children
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
44.4 Million Estimated to Be Diagnosed With Cervical Cancer by 2069
Study Looks at Pathology of CTE in American Football Players
U.S. Agencies Probing Johnson & Johnson Over Asbestos in Talc
8 More U.S. Communities to Be Assessed for PFAS Toxin Exposure
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
Experimental Test May Quickly Diagnose Sepsis
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Glottic Carcinoma Can Be HPV-Related Disease in Young Adults
Altered Gut Microbiome Seen in Patients With Active Lupus
USPSTF Says Screen Women With Higher Risk for BRCA Mutations
Oncotype DX Not Cost-Effective for Low-Risk Breast Cancer
Low Vitamin D Tied to High Blood Glucose Levels in Women
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Artificial Intelligence Predicts Survival in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
Child Enterovirus Infection May Up Risk for Developing Celiac Disease
p, p'-DDT Exposure Linked to Breast Cancer Through Age 54
Midlife Systemic Inflammation Linked to Later Cognitive Decline
Autologous Stem Cell Transplant May Aid Some With Nodal PTCL
Progress Made in Developing New Antibacterial Agents
Neoadjuvant PD-1 Blockade Seems Effective in Glioblastoma
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
CDC: Screening Policies for Critical Congenital Heart Dz Widespread
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Congo Ebola Outbreak Claims Nearly 100 Children's Lives
Smaller Germinal Centers Identified in Recurrent Tonsillitis
Rates of Diabetes Screening High Among Adults Age ≥45
Education Not Tied to Rate of Cognitive Change in Seniors
High-Risk HPV Infection Linked to Increased Risk for CVD in Women
FDA: Number of U.S. Women With Breast Implant-Caused Cancer Has Increased
Discord Found in Clinician-, Criteria-Based Fibromyalgia Diagnosis
Patient Tested for Ebola at Philadelphia Hospital
USPSTF Still Recommends Against Pancreatic Cancer Screening
Early Tau Deposition Elevated for Women Versus Men
Expanded Recall of Warfarin Level Monitoring Test Strips
Sponge Cytology-Sampling Device Promising for Barrett Esophagus Dx
Some Obesity-Related Cancers Increasing in Younger Adults
Use of Image Analysis to ID HER2 Status in Breast Cancer Outlined
Maternal Glucose in Pregnancy Tied to Child's Glucose Outcomes
Longitudinal TNF Levels Mainly Stable With Adalimumab in RA
Symptom Combos Suggesting Laryngeal Cancer Identified
Lean Body Mass in Childhood Linked to Lung Function at 15
Psychopathology in Adulthood Up With Child Lead Exposure
Improved Genetic Risk Score Aids Type 1 Diabetes Classification
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
Smoking Tied to Peripheral Artery Disease in African-Americans
Plasma Marker Predicts Allograft Failure in Lung Transplant
BP >120/80 mm Hg Linked to Lower Gray Matter Volume
Exome Sequencing Beneficial for Pediatric Kidney Recipients
Many New Cancer Patients Unaware of Their Hepatitis Status
Frailty Could Increase Susceptibility for Dementia
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Breast Cancer Patients Do Not Overreact to Genetic Testing
Nerve Transfer Promising for Acute Flaccid Myelitis Patients
Hemochromatosis Mutation Linked to Other Morbidity
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
Complications Higher Than Expected for Invasive Lung Tests
Stem Cell Transplant Slows Progression of Multiple Sclerosis
Breakdown of Blood-Brain Barrier May Drive Dementia
Congo Ebola Outbreak Now Second Worst in History
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Cardiometabolic Risk Up With Tourette, Chronic Tic Disorder
Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease
U.S. Doctor Released From Omaha Hospital After Ebola Monitoring
Median Survival for Stage 4 ALK-Positive NSCLC Nearly 7 Years
Moderate Drinking Linked to Electroanatomic Changes in A-Fib
Terrorist Attack Victims With PTSD Have Higher Cancer Risk
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Artificial Intelligence Can Use Routine ECGs to ID Heart Disease
High Fiber Intake Tied to Lower Risk for Noncommunicable Disease
Algorithm Evaluates Cervical Images to ID Precancer, Cancer
Less Deep Sleep in Elderly Tied to Alzheimer Disease Markers
Obesity Linked to Lower Gray Matter Brain Volume
IC Nicardipine Promising for Tx of Spontaneous Coronary Slow-Flow
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
USPSTF Affirms Guidance for Hep B Screening at First Prenatal Visit
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Cervical Cancer Screening Rates 'Unacceptably Low'
Racial Differences ID'd in Some Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease
Screening Donated Blood for Zika Not Cost-Effective
Rx Opioids Up Pneumonia Risk in Patients With, Without HIV
Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors at Risk for Later Cancers
Sex Differences ID'd in Response to Glioblastoma Treatment
Newborn Genomic Sequencing Can Identify Disease Risk
Anemia Criteria Assist Decision on Type of Colorectal Cancer Screen
U.S. Doctor Monitored for Ebola Exposure in Nebraska Hospital
Proportion of Cancers Due to Excess Body Weight Varies by State
Three Novel Loci Associated With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome ID'd
Long-Term Reduction in CRC Risk After Negative Colonoscopy
Risk for Breast Cancer Increased With False-Positive Screening Result
Pediatric Asthma Risk Score Has Good Sensitivity, Specificity
Low Vitamin D Tied to Risk for Renal Hyperfiltration in Healthy Adults
Elevated Risk for Lung CA in Lung Transplant Recipients Explored
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
Exome Sequencing Provides Genetic Diagnosis for Some With CKD
Fecal Occult Blood Test May Improve CRC Outcomes in Some
Risk of Arterial Thromboembolic Events Up Prior to Cancer Diagnosis
HPV Ups Cervical Cancer Risk, Even With No Cellular Signs
FDA Warns Companies on Unsafe, Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments
Endurance Exercise Tied to Anti-Aging at Cellular Level
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Restrictive, Obstructive Lung Disease Linked to Dementia Risk
Modifying Criteria for Amnestic MCI Dx Increases Prognostic Accuracy
Food Allergy Linked to Increased Multiple Sclerosis Activity
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Type 2 Diabetes Risk Lower in Women With Active Migraine
Post-Inflammatory Polyps Not Linked to Colorectal Neoplasia
Subfertility Linked to Increased Asthma Risk in Offspring
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
Certain Sites of Brain Lesions in MS Tied to Bowel Incontinence
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Novel Breast Imaging Technique Might Cut Unnecessary Biopsies
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
Fasting-Evoked Hypoglycemia in Diabetes Is Prevalent
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents
Mail-Based HPV Testing May Increase Access
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Breast Screening Linked to Lower Risk for Breast Cancer Death
Colonoscopy Receipt Varies After Advanced Adenoma Diagnosis
Smartphone App Uses Fingernail Bed Images to Detect Anemia
Many Americans Unaware of Promise of Personalized Medicine
High Sensitivity, Specificity for Chlamydia Point-of-Care Test
Skin Autofluorescence Predicts T2DM, Heart Disease, Mortality
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Marathon Runners Show Markers of Cardiac Strain
Exposure to Phthalates May Impact Timing of Puberty in Girls
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
At-Home Self-Collected Samples Valid for Detecting High-Risk HPV
Urate Elevation in Potential Tx for Parkinson's Not Tied to HTN
Noninvasive Diagnostic Imaging Accurately IDs Bladder Cancer
Rare Variants Associated With Interval Breast Cancers
Presence of Antiphospholipid Antibodies Tied to First-Time MI
Case Description Can Reliably Define Acute Flaccid Myelitis
Results of Pediatric Genomic Epilepsy Tests Often Reclassified
Genetic Analysis Shows Higher BMI May Up Risk for Depression
Climate Change Ups Heat Deaths, Especially Among Elderly
Liquid Biopsy Can Assess Tx Response of Peds Brain Tumors
Deep Learning Algorithm Detects Thoracic Pathologies on CXRs
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
Newborns Infected With Ebola in Congo Outbreak
Lung Cancer Screening Implementation Guide Developed
FDA Approves Drug to Treat Rare Immune Disease
Arterial Stiffness May Predict Dementia Risk
RSNA: Mammography Has Value in Women Age 75 or Older
Increased Risk for Oral Cancer With Exposure to High PM2.5
Performance of AI Dx Tools May Suffer Across Health Systems
Prenatal Nitric Oxide Exposure Linked to Higher Risk for Autism
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
Calcified Nodules in Drusen May Signal Progression of AMD
No Age-Related Increase in BP for Yanomami Community
CDC: Many Americans May Have Prediabetes and Not Know It
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
Molecular Subtypes Linked to Outcomes in Acute Kidney Injury
18F-FDG PET Algorithm Allows Early Prediction of Alzheimer's
Ebola Outbreak Worst in Congo's History
Quick New Ebola Test Approved by FDA
Showerhead Mycobacteria Abundant in Regional 'Hot Spots'
Genetic Test Helps ID Benign Versus Malignant Thyroid Nodules
hs-cTnI Can Rule Out Inducible Myocardial Ischemia in CAD
Concussion-Related Biomarkers Vary Based on Sex, Race
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
Colectomy Appears to Increase Later Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Polygenic Risk Score Predicts Tx Response in Schizophrenia
CDC Director Says Congo Ebola Outbreak May Be Uncontainable
Fluorescence Can ID High-Grade Glioma During Sx for Brain Tumor
Removing Appendix May Lower Risk for Parkinson's Disease
Abnormalities in Genes Linked to IRSP in Alzheimer's Disease
Age to Stop Cervical Cancer Screening Depends on Test Used
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
Higher Serum Cortisol Level Linked to Lower Brain Volumes
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
AAD Releases New Guidelines for the Tx of Cutaneous Melanoma
Barriers to Prostate Cancer Research in Black Men Identified
Genetic Risk Score IDs Breast CA Risk in Female Child CA Survivors
Antibiotics, Acid Suppressants in Infancy May Up Obesity Risk
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
Guidelines Presented for Lumbar Puncture in Alzheimer's Dx
Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations
Hypofractionated Radiation OK for Localized Prostate CA
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
ASN: Procurement Bx of Deceased Donor Kidneys Poorly Reproduced
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
Arthritis in Adulthood Linked to Childhood Maltreatment
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
Intensive SBP Tx Cuts Kidney Damage Biomarkers in Incident CKD
CDC: First U.S. Case of Rat-Borne Andes Virus Diagnosed
Bioinformatics Tool Can ID Source of Bloodstream Pathogens
Triple Combo Regimens May Address Cause of Cystic Fibrosis
WHO: Congo Ebola Outbreak Not a Global Emergency
Limited Evidence for OTC Preps to Treat Nasal Symptoms of Colds
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
Plasma-Based Genotyping Aids Targeted Tx of Metastatic NSCLC
Clostridium difficile Spores Survive Laundering of Sheets
Positive HPV Status Tied to Better Cervical Cancer Prognosis
Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care
FDA Approves New DNA-Based Test to Verify Blood Compatibility
Zoledronate Lowers Fracture Risk in Women With Osteopenia
High Circulating Prolactin Level Inversely Linked to T2DM Risk
Wall Thickness Measured by MRI More Consistently Linked to CVD
Diet Less Important Than Genes for High Serum Urate Levels
Aetna-CVS Merger Approved
Mechanical Ventilation May Alter Diaphragm Muscle Fibers
Integrated Classifier Identifies Benign Lung Nodules
Minority Residents Experience Burdens Linked to Race/Ethnicity
Industry-Funded Trials Often Involve Employees in Studies
Tips Provided for Budgeting in Medical Residency
Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year
Genomic Screening Can ID Undetected BRCA1/2 Cancer Risk
Uninsured Rate at 8.8 Percent in First Quarter of 2018
For Employer-Based Plans, Spending Across Services Steady
Interviews Can Help Ensure Physician Candidates Fit Culture
Number of Health-Related Data Breaches Increasing
Negligible Drop in Neoplastic Lesion Dx After First Round of FIT
Second Opinion at NCI Center Valuable for Breast CA Patients
First Human Case of Rat Strain of Hepatitis E Seen in Hong Kong
WHO: 'Very High Risk' That Ebola Will Spread From Congo
Genetics May Identify Type 2 Diabetes Subtypes
More Non-Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 Versus 2016
Risk of Relapse Up for Teens, Young Adults With Leukemia
Hospital Privacy Curtains Become Increasingly Contaminated
Handheld Device Inspired by Star Trek May Allow Rapid Diagnosis
Physicians Often Don't Address Their Burnout
Business Degree Increasingly Useful for Doctors
Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use
Single Agent Treats Two Cancers With Same Genetic Cause
Heading a Soccer Ball Found to Be Riskier for Female Players
Machine Learning Can Improve Chemical Toxicity Prediction
Burnout, Career Choice Regret Prevalent in U.S. Residents
Lack of CHD4 Leads to Abnormal Myofibrils, Heart Defects
Cancer-Related Gene Variations Frequently Reclassified
Physician-Group ACOs Generate Medicare Savings
In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
New Risk Factors Identified for Varicose Vein Disease
Multiple Pathways Explain Age-Linked Increase in Dementia Risk
Brain Iron on MRI Linked to Disability in Multiple Sclerosis
Promising New Way to Identify Breast Cancer Tumors
Age, Sex, APOE Genotype Identify Alzheimer's, Dementia Risk
Sensitivity for CRC Detection Up With Decreasing FIT Threshold
Dozens of Medical Groups Join Forces to Improve Diagnoses
Research Links Doctor Burnout to Patient Safety Incidents
Residents Should Take Advantage of Paid Time Off
Opioid Deaths 1999 to 2015 May Be Dramatically Underestimated
Patient Health Information Often Shared Electronically
Second HPV-Related Primary Cancers Common in Survivors
Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent
Compliance With Requirement to Report Results on EUCTR Is Poor
Drug Prices Increase More Than Expected After Shortages
Review: Treatments for Primary Basal Cell Carcinoma Compared
Scribes Improve Physician Workflow, Patient Interaction
Incident Contrast Sensitivity Common in Middle-Aged Adults
Association Health Plans Can Help Small Businesses Offer Coverage
Mercury in Traditional Tibetan Medicine Could Be Harmful
Many RA Patients' Pain Related to Central Nervous System
Situation Framing, Language Can Influence Decision-Making
Extreme Flooding Can Up Exposure to Pathogens
Experts Advise Against Universal DNA Sequencing of Newborns
Gains in Insurance Coverage Seen for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Adults
Worse Health Status With Shorter Telomere Length in COPD
Risks Posed by Spreading Oil and Gas Wastewater on Roads
At Least 15 Men Near Ground Zero Have Breast Cancer
Six-Step Analysis Can Help Improve Practice Logistics
Residents Working Long Hours Can Increase Alertness
High-Touch Surfaces at Airports Often Covered in Pathogens
Better Classification of Dry Eye Disease Will Aid Diagnosis, Tx
Chest Radiograph Effective for Excluding Pediatric Pneumonia
Total of 43,371 New Cases of HPV-Associated Cancers in 2015
Data Age in Clinical Trials Is About Three Years at Publication
Medicaid Work Requirements Don't Impact Many Enrollees
Many Opportunities for Doctors Using Twitter
Docs, Consumers Agree on Benefits of Virtual Care
Physician Burnout Rates Vary by Medical Specialty
Exposure to Toxic Metals May Up Cardiovascular Disease Risk
Increased Corticomotor Excitability ID'd in Restless Legs
Personalized Weighting Could Enhance Hospital Rating Tools
Metabolite Analysis IDs Pathways Associated With WTC-Lung Injury
Bigger Cut in Smoke Exposure for Immediate Nicotine Reduction
Greater CAD Incidence, Heart Mass in Firefighter Cardiac Arrests
Better Training Needed to Boost LGBTQ Patient Health Care
Hospital Groups Launch Own Generic Drug Company
Chronic Vaping Exerts Biological Effects on Lung
Widespread Statin Use Not Recommended in Old, Very Old
Immune Cells' Gene Expression May Predict Flu Susceptibility
~3,000 Excess Deaths Estimated Due to Hurricane Maria
Fostamatinib Seems Effective for Immune Thrombocytopenia
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Has Uncertain Future
Enrollment in High-Deductible Health Plans Up From '07 to '17
An Allergy to Red Meat May Be Tied to Heart Disease
Medical Bills in Collections Decrease With Patient Age
Ibudilast Appears to Slow Brain Atrophy Progression in MS
China Withholding H7N9 Bird Flu Virus Samples From U.S.
No Meaningful Increase in Physician Compensation Last Year
Marketplace Premiums Increase More With Monopolist Insurers
Chronic Vaping Exerts Biological Effects on Lungs
Medical Practices Should Address Negative Online Reviews
Artificial Intelligence Holds Promise in Medicine
Cardiovascular Health Tied to Brain Function in Younger Adults
Experts Address Loss of the National Guideline Clearinghouse
Retinal Abnormalities May Indicate Preclinical Alzheimer's
Alcohol Is Leading Risk Factor for Global Disease Burden
Two Ebola Patients Who Received Experimental Tx Have Recovered
Most Research Participants Not Concerned About Data Sharing
Sensor Array May Detect De Novo Parkinson's Disease in Breath
AMA Adopts Policy Promoting Health Equity As a Goal
FDA: Illnesses Linked to McDonald's Salads Reach 507
Small Practices Also at Risk for Data Breaches
4 Experimental Ebola Therapies Approved for Use in Congo
National Provider Identifiers Are Vulnerable to Theft
Strategy Outlined for Shooter Incident in Health Care Facility
Advantages for HDHP Enrollees in Large Versus Small Firms
Doctors Often Not Discussing Risk Factors With Patients
USPSTF Updates Guidance for Cervical Cancer Screening
Plan to Relax Coal-Fired Power Plant Rules Could Up Mortality
Large Number of Presumed Sudden Cardiac Deaths Are Not
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