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Inflammation Could Up Risk of Hearing Loss With Antibiotic
Inflammation caused by the infection that's being treated may make ototoxicity more likely
Thursday, July 30, 2015

New Drug Effectively Lowers Levels of Triglycerides
But it's not yet ready for standard care
Thursday, July 30, 2015

Recalcitrant Back Pain Could Be Vertebral Osteomyelitis
New guidelines from ISDA alert doctors to this possibility
Thursday, July 30, 2015

Higher Risk for Depression With Psoriasis
Findings among women with psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis
Thursday, July 30, 2015

Docs Report Patient Safety Often at Risk in ER to Inpatient Handoff
Both ER, inpatient physicians say patient safety is at risk during handoff
Thursday, July 30, 2015

Home-Based Device Beneficial for Obese Patients With Knee OA
Biomechanical device tied to improvement in all gait parameters at three, 12 months
Thursday, July 30, 2015

Tamsulosin Could Help Passage of Larger Kidney Stones
Especially helpful with larger stones, while smaller ones may pass on their own
Thursday, July 30, 2015

U.S. Medical Groups Fighting Prescription Opioid Abuse
Special Task Force aims to curb 'epidemic' of addiction to opioids such as Oxycontin, Vicodin
Thursday, July 30, 2015

Similar Adverse Effects Seen for St. John's Wort, Fluoxetine
Majority reported concern females, 26 to 50 years of age
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Autism Spectrum Disorder Care Costs Could Top $500B by 2025
Researchers stress need for research to find better interventions, treatments, to lower future spending
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Probiotic Supplements May Help Prevent Infantile Eczema
No significant difference for prevention of asthma, wheezing, or rhinoconjunctivitis
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Routine Dyspnea Severity Assessment Could Aid Care
Regular appraisal in cardiopulmonary disease patients would aid hospitalists' decision making
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Low Incidence of Diabetic Ketoacidosis With Canagliflozin
Canagliflozin-treated patients with type 2 diabetes have low incidence of serious adverse DKA events
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

No Significant Pregnancy Risks for Topical Retinoid Exposure
No significantly increased risk of major congenital malformations, spontaneous abortion, prematurity
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Mortality, Hospital Stays, Costs All Down Among U.S. Seniors
Researchers find steady improvement among Medicare enrollees from 1999 through 2013
Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Patients Report Improved Care Access, Better Health With ACA
Gains seen in how many adults have insurance and a doctor, and say they are in better health
Tuesday, July 28, 2015

2008 Initiative Had Minimal Impact on Pressure Ulcer Charges
Hospital-Acquired Conditions Initiative cut payment in 0.003 percent of discharges
Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Not All Placebos Are Equal in Knee Osteoarthritis
Differential placebo effects can alter estimates of the relative efficacies of active treatments
Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Atorvastatin/Ezetimibe Beats Atorvastatin After PCI
Combination therapy linked to greater coronary plaque regression in Japanese patients
Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Components of Mediterranean Lifestyle Cut Postprandial Lipemia
Physical activity shown to reduce PPL, as well as legumes, fish, and herbs, but not wine
Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Nasal Balloon Can Treat Otitis Media With Effusion
Procedure may be an alternative to antibiotics, drainage tubes
Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Visit-to-Visit BP Variability May Impact Cardiovascular Outcomes
Wide fluctuations between doctor visits tied to raised odds of heart disease, early death
Tuesday, July 28, 2015

USPSTF: Screen All Adults for Depression in Primary Care
Form could be filled out during wait for visit, and patient could be referred for follow-up care
Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Cancer Patients Lack Awareness of Fertility Preservation Options
Almost one in three not told cancer treatment might affect future fertility
Monday, July 27, 2015

FDA Approves Praluent for Certain Cases of High Cholesterol
First in a new class of injectable cholesterol-lowering medications
Monday, July 27, 2015

Delays Noted in the Reporting of Serious Patient Harms to FDA
Analysis found roughly 10 percent of cases were filed after 15-day deadline passed
Monday, July 27, 2015

Neonatal Intensive Care May Be Overused
Newborns admitted to NICUs bigger, less premature than in prior years
Monday, July 27, 2015

35% of Colorectal Cancers in Patients Age ≤35 Are Genetic
Study authors recommend that people diagnosed before age 35 get tested
Monday, July 27, 2015

One-Third of Septic Shock Survivors Readmitted
Readmitted patients have higher chronic illness burden, prevalence of health care-linked sepsis
Monday, July 27, 2015

Self-Reported Eczema Valid for Detecting Atopic Dermatitis
High specificity and positive predictive value for self-, caregiver-reported ever history of eczema
Monday, July 27, 2015

Improved Care Transitions Needed Post Ambulatory Surgery
Age independently associated with hospital admission
Monday, July 27, 2015

Earlier Physical Therapy May Help Older Patients With Back Pain
Extent of improvement in symptoms may be greater among those referred for early PT
Monday, July 27, 2015

New Gene Test Speeds Diagnosis of Enterovirus D68
Virus sickened more than 1,000 U.S. children last year, 14 deaths reported
Monday, July 27, 2015

CDC Revisits Marijuana-Linked Death in Colorado
Young man leapt to his death after consuming marijuana-laced cookie
Friday, July 24, 2015

Human Breast Milk Effective for Atopic Dermatitis in Infants
No significant difference in outcomes for human breast milk, 1 percent hydrocortisone ointment
Friday, July 24, 2015

Expansion of High-Deductible Plans to Impact Physician Care
Physicians must be able to balance provision of good clinical care with ability to limit costs
Friday, July 24, 2015

Chemotherapy Use Doesn't Improve QOL Near Death
No improvement in quality of life, even for patients with good baseline performance status
Friday, July 24, 2015

'Driving Straight' May Be Suitable Road Test in Dementia
Dangerous actions most often occur while driving straight and making left turns
Friday, July 24, 2015

Progress Reported in Treatment of Marburg Virus
Researchers found infected monkeys were less likely to die with treatment
Friday, July 24, 2015

Oncologists Offer Strategies for Reducing Cost of Cancer Drugs
Suggest letting Medicare negotiate prices; back grassroots movement calling for change
Friday, July 24, 2015


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