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More Evidence Supports Higher Fiber Intake to Lower DM Risk
Effect might be largely due to weight loss linked to eating more grains and vegetables, experts say
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Higher Risk of VTE With Newer Forms of Oral Contraceptives
Includes brands such as Yaz, Yasmin, Desogen; risk to any one user remains very low
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Pre-Op β-Blockers May Work Against Heart-Healthy Patients
But those with three or four heart risk factors may benefit from getting β-blockers
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Fat, Protein, Glycemic Index All Modify Postprandial Glycemia
High-fat/protein meals need more insulin than lower-fat/protein meals with same carbohydrate content
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Hospice May Help Surviving Spouse Cope With Death
Study suggests improved coping for those whose loved ones had end-of-life care
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Fewer U.S. Hospitals Sending New Moms Home With Formula
But CDC survey finds one-third continue the practice, which can undermine breastfeeding efforts
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Soy Supplements Deemed Ineffective in Asthma Care
Clinical trial refutes prior notion that the nutrient might boost lung function
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Moderate Alcohol Intake May Harm Elderly Hearts
Research seems to question current recommendations regarding alcohol consumption
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Umbilical Cord Clamping Delay Found Beneficial in Boys
Fine-motor and social skills slightly improved in boys, but no difference in IQ, researchers say
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Caution Urged When Using EHR Shortcut Features
Information should be checked and updated to avoid cloning and up-coding
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Return to Sports Starts at Three Months Post Scoliosis Surgery
Return to running, noncontact/contact sports, and collision sports by three, six, 12 months, respectively
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

CDC: U.S. Traveler Returning From Liberia Dies of Lassa Fever
Only sixth known case in United States since 1969, but virus is much less deadly than Ebola
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Gender-Based Differences in Glycemic Control in T2DM
Women have smaller improvement in HbA1c and more hypoglycemia and nocturnal hypoglycemia
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Self-Hypnosis Training Doesn't Cut Epidural Use
However, self-hypnosis may reduce women's fear and anxiety regarding childbirth
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Costs of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome on the Rise
Researchers encourage physicians to be proactive in screening for drug use
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Diet and Exercise May Not Be Enough to Ward Off Sarcopenia
Review finds current research is inconclusive
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Higher Altitude Linked With Higher SIDS Risk
Odds found to be doubled, though still very rare even at greater altitudes
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

DXA Screening Found to Be Underused and Overused
Researchers find patients at highest risk for fractures often miss out on tests
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Front Desk Staff Has Key Role in Managing Practice Cash Flow
Tips to implement include verification of insurance status, collection at time of service, ease of payment
Friday, May 22, 2015

Physical Resistance Training Ups Sexual Function in PCOS
Significant improvements in total FSFI score and in desire, excitement, lubrication domains
Friday, May 22, 2015

Large Practices Focused on Small Selection of EHR Products
Sixty percent of responses from clinicians in large practices were from users of 10 EHR products
Friday, May 22, 2015

ACOG Urges Expedited Partner Therapy for Some STIs
Supports its use when patient's partners are unwilling or unable to seek medical care
Friday, May 22, 2015

CDC: Raw Tuna Suspected As Salmonella Source in Outbreak
At least 53 people in nine states have fallen ill, while 10 have been hospitalized, agency reports
Friday, May 22, 2015

Lean Six Sigma Approach Ups Quality of Hip Replacement Sx
Forty-four percent reduction in length of stay after implementation of improvement actions
Friday, May 22, 2015

Beloranib Safe, Efficacious for Weight Loss in Obesity
Tolerable at doses of 0.6 and 1.2 mg; more adverse events with dose of 2.4 mg
Friday, May 22, 2015

Personalized Assessments During Eye Visits Don't Lower HbA1c
No benefit for personalized education, risk assessment performed during ophthalmologic visits
Friday, May 22, 2015

Sexual Assault at 'Epidemic Levels' Among College Women
Many raped when incapacitated by drugs or alcohol, researchers find
Friday, May 22, 2015

CDC: Smoking Rates on Decline in Many States
But some people are using alternative tobacco products in addition to cigarettes
Friday, May 22, 2015

Mental Health Services Up for U.S. Children
But most of that increase has been among patients who have less serious illness
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Not Enough Younger, High-Risk Americans Getting Colonoscopies
Only a third of young people with family history of disease getting screened
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Anxiety Reported by More Than 4 Million Working Americans
Data from SAMHSA's annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health 2008 to 2012
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Caffeine Intake Linked to Lower Risk of Erectile Dysfunction
Study suggests caffeine may help maintain healthy blood flow and sexual function
Thursday, May 21, 2015

CDC Warns Against 'Dangerous Breath Holding' in Water
Even seasoned athletes are drowning because of dangerous underwater behaviors, agency says
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Gender Differences in Receipt of End-of-Life Care
Male patients more likely to receive ICU care; males with EoL discussion less likely to have ICU stay
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Proper Analysis Over Intuition for Avoiding Improper Antibiotic Use
Identifying illness correctly is key to drugs' effectiveness, researcher says
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Support Groups for At-Home Walking Benefit PAD Patients
Patients with peripheral artery disease benefit from organized exercise program
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Motorcycle Deaths Down in U.S. for Second Straight Year
But U.S. death toll still higher than a decade ago, researchers say
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Over One-Third of Americans Have Metabolic Syndrome
Age a strong influencer; almost 50 percent 60 and older have the condition
Thursday, May 21, 2015


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