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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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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

Corticosteroids Linked to Worse Outcome in Facial Palsy

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

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Collaborative Care Helps Ease Persistent Concussion Symptoms

Adolescents with lingering effects may need cognitive behavioral therapy, too

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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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Supervised Exercise Program Doesn’t Cut GDM Recurrence

However, program improves maternal fitness and is linked to reduction in psychological distress

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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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Objective Criteria ID Those With No Chance of Survival in OHCA

Three objective criteria identify patients with no chance of survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

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visit mother and child to the doctor pediatrician

Positive FCal Not Likely to Indicate IBD in Peds Primary Care

Negative FCal result likely to be a true negative; high sensitivity in children referred to specialist care

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Parents Often Make Dosing Errors With Liquid Medications

Parents make fewer mistakes using oral syringes compared to cups

Reports of Fatal Anaphylaxis With IV Iron Products

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

Sleep Apnea Diagnoses Up Among Outpatients From 1993 to 2010

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

Levonorgestrel IUD Potentially Cost-Effective in Obese Women

Intrauterine device is potentially cost-effective for prevention of deaths from endometrial cancer

Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution Ups Insulin Resistance

Effect estimates much larger and highly significant for individuals with prediabetes

One in Four Older Adults Report Breathlessness

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

Pregnancy Screens Lacking for Teens With Leukemia

Low rates for teens with acute leukemia and ER visits before teratogenic exposures

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