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Hospitals Vary Widely in Moving Stroke Patients to Comfort Care

Doctors more apt to suggest it sooner for older, white, female, and uninsured patients

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Induction With Concurrent Oxytocin, Foley Speeds Delivery

Concurrent oxytocin added to Foley increases rate of delivery in 24 hours in nulliparous, multiparous

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Path to Empathy Deemed As Vital As Being Empathetic

Conclusion could be especially useful in context of medical professions, researcher says

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Calls, SMS Can Increase Adherence to FIT CRC Screening

Increased rate of fecal immunochemical test pick-up and return with telephone call, SMS reminder

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Mapping IDs Geographic Access Barriers for Diabetic Retinopathy

And, telescreening ups diabetes retinopathy screening rate in primary care setting in N. Carolina

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Orthostatic Hypotension in T2DM Linked to Riser Type Circadian BP

OH group had increased incidence rates of mortality, major adverse cardiac, cerebrovascular events

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Knee Pain Relief Seen With Fiber, Chondroitin in Osteoarthritis

Lower risk for osteoarthritis knee pain with chondroitin supplementation, higher intake of fiber

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ATS: Mortality Down for Patients Hospitalized With COPD in U.S.

Annual number of patients who died from COPD while in the hospital decreased 62 percent from 2005-2014

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Two-Dose HPV Vaccine Effective Against Genital Warts

Findings in keeping with new recommendations from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention

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Blood Test for Earlier Detection of Pancreatic Cancer Feasible

Test uses chip technology that analyzes circulating tumor-derived extracellular vesicles

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Cannabidiol Promising for Seizures in Dravet Syndrome

Greater reduction in convulsive-seizure frequency, higher rates of adverse events than placebo

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Remission Up for Mepolizumab in Eosinophilic Granulomatosis

Significantly more weeks of accrued remission for mepolizumab treatment versus placebo

Team Of Expert Doctors Examining Medical Reports at Hospital
Team Of Expert Doctors Examining Medical Reports at Hospital

New Interactive Module Aims to Clarify Professional Boundaries

Module focuses on potential boundary violations relating to treating family, colleagues, receiving gifts

American Thoracic Society, May 19-24

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Location of Body Fat Can Indicate Obesity-Related Cancer Risk

Where fat is carried is as strong a predictor as BMI, researchers suggest

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Peri-Op IV Acetaminophen May Reduce Post-Op Pain in Sinus Sx

Reduction in immediate postoperative pain after endoscopic sinus surgery, but results inconclusive

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Comparison of Antibiotic Treatments for Cellulitis | News Brief

Among patients with uncomplicated cellulitis, the use of an antibiotic regimen with activity against MRSA did not result in higher rates of clinical resolution compared to an

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FDA Approves Keytruda for All Cancers With Genetic Biomarker | News Brief

First medication sanctioned for any cancer, regardless of origin

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Sleep Apnea Reporting Low Among Individuals Aged ≥65 | News Brief

SA reported in 0.3 percent of all office visits; increase from 0.07 to 0.74 percent from 1993 to 2011

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Double-Edged Health Care Experience for Endometriosis | News Brief

Destructive side linked to ignorance, exposure, disbelief; constructive side to feeling acknowledged

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