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17 Million U.S. Adults May Have Masked Hypertension

Masked hypertension more common among males, those with diabetes, older adults

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Sepsis Guidelines Improve Patient Care in ER

Significant reduction in time to antibiotics after implementation of guidelines in emergency dept

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hispanic6153

Genital HPV Prevalence Rate High Among Men in the United States

Although vaccine is recommended, too few are getting it, researchers say

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kidneys4143

Biomarkers, Clinical Risk Improve Prediction of Renal Function

Findings in patients with type 2 diabetes, chronic kidney disease over wide range of baseline eGFR

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Filled syringe with a bottle of orange liquid isolated

Effectiveness of One-Dose MenACWY-D Drops Over Time

Effectiveness 79 percent at less than one year, drops to 61 percent at three to less than eight years

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obesity08262

Less Sitting Time Can Be Initial Step in Total Fitness Plan

Study supports physicians in advising male patients to reduce sitting time to help avoid obesity

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Survival Rates High for Older Patients With ICDs

Nearly 80 percent of patients were alive two years after reveiving device

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FDA, EPA Issue Guidance on Fish Consumption

Recommendations aimed at pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers, parents of young children

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Grilled, Smoked Meats May Up Mortality Risk After Breast Cancer

High prediagnosis grilled, smoked meat intake linked to 23 percent increased risk of all-cause mortality

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Sedentary Behavior May Lead to Shorter Telomeres in Women

Cells of elderly women who sit most of the day look much older than their actual age

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Breastfeeding Mothers Prefer to Supplement Their Own Vitamin D

Only 55 percent of mothers supplement infants with vitamin D; most prefer to supplement themselves

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newborn baby one month age

Delayed Clamping Reduces Anemia at 8, 12 Months of Age

Reduced risk of anemia at 8 and 12 months for infants at high risk of iron deficiency anemia

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4.1.1

Bariatric Surgery May Help Prevent Incident Diabetic Retinopathy

Among obese with T2DM, fewer incident cases of retinopathy with bariatric surgery than medical tx

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Hypertension Onset After Age 80 May Protect Against Dementia

Association independent of antihypertensive medication use

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Happy doctor caring about young pregnant woman in hospital

Number of Infants Born to Women Using Opioids Up Sharply

Few treatment programs deal with substance abuse in expectant moms, federal report says

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colon11251

ASCO: Moderate Activity Tied to Longer Survival in Advanced CRC

Patients only appeared to derive benefit from moderate — not vigorous — activity

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Dementia May Be Exacerbated by Hospital-Related Delirium

Researchers say efforts must be increased to diagnose, prevent, and treat delirium

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Brief Bouts of Exercise Can Reduce Inflammation

20 minutes on a treadmill linked to drop in immune cells tied to inflammation

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Neurodevelopment at Age 2 Not Worse After ART Conception

Cognitive, motor, language development similar for children born after ART versus natural conception

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Health, Economic Impact of CVD Preventive Services Varies

Highest health impact for hypertension screening and treatment, lowest for aspirin counseling

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