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Fat belly. Man with overweight abdomen. Weight loss concept.

Central Obesity Ups Mortality Across BMI Range

Increased mortality with central obesity for normal-weight, overweight, obese individuals

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67161

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction May Ease Back Pain

Mindfulness-based stress reduction tied to short-term benefit for pain intensity, physical functioning

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67069

Gut Bacteria May Convert Choline Into Clot-Enhancing Compound

Significant increase in plasma TMAO levels at one and two months; increase attenuated by aspirin

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Boy showing a bilateral cleft lip repaired

Primary Care Pediatrician Vital for Cleft Lip/Palate Care

Role of pediatrician includes diagnosis and referral, ongoing care, acting as liaison to specialist team

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Exercise Improves Cognitive Function in Those Over 50

Aerobic exercise, resistance training, and tai chi are all associated with benefits

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Male liver anatomy

HBV Reactivation Is Concern With DAA Tx in HBV-HCV Coinfection

29 cases of HBV reactivation reported in patients with coinfection receiving direct-acting antivirals

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Use of HEART Score Has Limited Impact for Chest Pain in ER

Using score during assessment of patients with chest pain in emergency department deemed safe

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AAN: SUDEP Incidence 1 in 4,500 Children, 1 in 1,000 Adults/Year

Major risk factor for sudden unexpected death in epilepsy is generalized tonic-clonic seizures

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AANS: Women Rising in Numbers of U.S. Neurosurgeons

Number of female neurosurgeons in academic leadership positions remains low

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Model Predicts Which Pediatric ER Patients Likely to Be Admitted

Data available in the first 30 minutes of the visit can be used to make accurate predictions

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Post-Op hsTnT Linked to 30-Day Mortality After Noncardiac Sx

Increased risk of 30-day mortality for absolute high-sensitivity troponin T change of 5ng/L or higher

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Waiting 10 Months for Colonoscopy May Raise CRC Risk

After positive FIT result, colonoscopy at 10 months also tied to more advanced disease

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4.1.1

Evidence Suggests Sodium Guidelines Are Misguided

Dietary sodium intake inversely associated with systolic, diastolic blood pressure in long term

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USPSTF Urges BP Screening for Pre-eclampsia During Pregnancy

Grade B recommendation suggests substantial net benefit for screening for pre-eclampsia

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MIC030ML

T2DM Risk Cut by Variant in Sulfonylurea Receptor Encoder

Missense variant in ABCC8 gene also linked to reduced risk of coronary heart disease

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Women getting thyroid gland control. Health care and medical concept.

Only Select Incidental Thyroid Nodules Need Further Evaluation

Indiscriminate workup of incidental thyroid nodules with ultrasonography is potentially harmful

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teen_driver6231

Doctors Encouraged to Assess Driving Risks for T1DM Patients

Researchers say new checklist can help determine when hypoglycemia should keep patients off the road

Businessman riding bicycle to work on urban street in morning
Businessman riding bicycle to work on urban street in morning

Cycling To and From Work Linked Lower CVD, Mortality Risk

In five-year study, cyclists saw risk for heart disease, cancer, early death cut by almost half

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Cherokee Nation Sues Retailers, Distributors Over Opioid Crisis

Suit alleges companies violated sovereign Cherokee laws by failing to prevent black market sales

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SEN097MH

ERs Administering More Medications Intranasally

Many benefits to nasal administration, including reduction in spread of infection

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