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Annoyed young teen with folded arms

Excess BMI Ups Risk of T1DM in Autoantibody-Positive Relatives

Increased diabetes progression risk occurred at lower cumulative excess BMI index in children <12

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59264

Glucagon Receptor Antagonist Ups Blood Pressure in T2DM

LY2409021 linked to drop in HbA1c, increases in SBP, DBP, mean arterial pressure

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prostate_cancer35

Targeting of Tracked Tumor Foci Ups Gleason Score Upgrading

Men with Gleason score 3 + 4 more likely to have upgrading than men with Gleason score 3 + 3

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Cholesterol plaque in artery

Stratification Tool IDs Who Will Benefit From Adding Ezetimibe

Tool identifies who will derive additional benefit from addition of ezetimibe to statin therapy after ACS

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SS36021

Drug Combo May Help Combat Hearing Loss

Lgr5-expressing cells differentiate into hair cells in high yield; >11,500 hair cells from single cochlea

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4.1.1

Supplemental MRI Improves Detection of Breast Cancer

MR imaging screening has high specificity and positive predictive value in average risk women

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Lanadelumab Active in Angioedema With C1 Inhibitor Deficiency

Reduced cleavage of high-molecular-weight kininogen and reduction in attacks of angioedema

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pregnancy784

Gestational Weight Gain Linked to Psychosis Risk in Children

Insufficient weight gain linked to increased risk for schizophrenia in offspring later in life

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ASA: Headache Precedes Stroke More Often in Kids Than Adults

However, ischemic strokes still very rare in children

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ASA: Exercise Boosts Cognitive Function After Stroke

Most effective programs offer exercises aimed at strength, balance, stretching, and aerobic fitness

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MIC092ML

MRI Can Be Safe for Patients With Older Pacemakers, ICDs

However, strict procedures need to be followed

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Maintenance Intervention Improves Long-Term Weight Loss

Coaching sessions seem to help patients keep from regaining the weight

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Close-up of male fingers typing a business document on the black laptop

Cyberattacks Remain Serious Threat to Health Providers

Processes, technology should be boosted against cyberthreats, which are becoming more sophisticated

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Ultrasound Does Not Appear to Speed Up Fracture Healing

Detailed review shows LIPUS does not improve outcomes important to patients

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Seitenansicht einer dicken Frau

Cytomegalovirus May Up Risk of Diabetes, CVD in Some Women

Conversely, for women with extreme obesity, CMV may offer protection against CVD, DM

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ASA: Not Enough Stroke Patients Being Treated With tPA

Minorities, women, seniors on Medicare, rural residents less likely to be diagnosed in time for tPA

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ASA: Class-Specific Link Between Periodontal Disease and Stroke

Link strongest for thrombotic strokes, cardioembolic strokes

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ebola414

HIV Coinfection May Play Role in Survival of Ebola RNA in Semen

Case report of EVD survivor with preexisting HIV whose semen was positive 565 days after recovery

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Oral Ciprofloxacin Effective for Treatment of Human Plague

Successful treatment in 5 cases of culture-confirmed human plague, including 1 case of pneumonic plague

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Anaortic Off-Pump CABG Tied to Reduced Risk of Post-Op Stroke

AnOPCABG linked to reduced risk of mortality, renal failure, bleeding complications, atrial fibrillation

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