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Common also on pets.
Common also on pets.

Corticosteroids Linked to Worse Outcome in Facial Palsy

Worse facial function outcomes for patients with Lyme disease-associated facial palsy

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Patient in hospital on respirator

Similar Outcomes for Permissive Underfeeding, Standard Feeding

For critically ill patients, outcomes similar in those at high, low nutritional risk

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3d render medical illustration of the human digestive system - side view

Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity Up Risk of Mortality in CRC

Obese patients with metabolic syndrome have increased risk of all-cause, CRC-related death

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U-Shaped Link for Fish Consumption, Mortality

Women only have increased mortality risk at the highest level of fish consumption

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healthcost0708

New Anticancer Drugs Up Costs and Life Expectancy Considerably

Lifetime costs up $72,000, life expectancy up 13 months with new drug use in breast cancer

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kidney4141

Advanced Glycation End Products Tied to Renal Function Loss

AGEs improve RFL prediction in American-Indians with type 2 diabetes

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Too Few Diabetes Patients Receiving Statins

Two in five middle-aged patients don’t get the medications, despite recommendations to do so

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Close-up of acupuncture needles on belly - selective focus

Electroacupuncture Helps Ease Chronic Severe Constipation

Led to symptom relief from chronic severe functional constipation even 12 weeks after treatment

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MIC054ML

Discrepancies ID’d in Adult CVD Risk Assessment Guidelines

All recommendations but one advocate for screening, most include prediction models for follow-up

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Most Patients Taking Opioids Open to Receiving Naloxone Rx

More than a third of patients reported beneficial behavior changes

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59089

Statin Rx May Prevent Myocardial Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

In rat model, rosuvastatin induces phosphorylation of Akt, GSK-3β and prevents oxidative stress

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59014

Reports of Fatal Anaphylaxis With IV Iron Products

Seventy-nine cases of anaphylactic reactions linked to ferumoxytol, of which 18 were fatal

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Sleep Apnea Diagnoses Up Among Outpatients From 1993 to 2010

Majority of diagnoses reported by primary care providers, pulmonologists, and otolaryngologists

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Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution Ups Insulin Resistance

Effect estimates much larger and highly significant for individuals with prediabetes

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One in Four Older Adults Report Breathlessness

Breathlessness linked to lower ratings of well-being; higher rates of clinic, ER visits, hospitalization

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Platelet-Rich Plasma, Hyaluronic Acid Improves Aging Facial Skin

Clinically visible, significant improvement noted; number of injections linked to overall satisfaction

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