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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
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
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
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