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‘On the Move’ Group Exercise Program Aids Walking in Elderly

Greater mobility improvements seen, despite lower class attendance

Most Patients With Care Plan Die in Chosen Location

Females, those with poor performance status, and cancer diagnosis more likely to die in chosen location

Diverse Spectrum of Neurologic Syndromes Seen With Zika

Increase in admissions for Guillain-Barré syndrome, encephalitis compared with before outbreak

Lifestyle Intervention Only Offers Modest Benefit in Type 2 Diabetes

Change in glycemic control did not reach criterion for equivalence among adults diagnosed for <10 years

Studies Used for FDA Approval of Device Changes Often Low Quality

And, efficacy of drugs granted accelerated approval often confirmed only years after approval

Variation in Participation in Diabetes Self-Management Class

Nonparticipation varies by race/ethnicity, education, health care coverage, county, time since diagnosis

Cannabis Intoxication Admissions in Children Up in France

Increase in annual admissions for children from 2004 to 2014; 71 percent of patients were ≤18 months

Smoking During Pregnancy Up Among Women With Depression

Smoking rate four times higher in pregnant women experiencing an episode of major depression

All-Cause, CVD Mortality Down With Light, Moderate Drinking

Risk of mortality for all causes, cancer up for adults with heavy alcohol consumption, binge drinking

Digital Recording in Skills Lab Helps Nursing Students Learn

May aid in the transition from theory-based learning to practice

Marijuana Use May Up Risk of Hypertension-Related Mortality

Increased duration of marijuana use tied to increasing risk of death from hypertension

Increase in Alcohol Use, High-Risk Drinking in U.S. Adults

Increases were greatest among women; older adults; racial/ethnic minorities; less educated, lower income

Study Quantifies Condom Use in 15- to 44-Year-Olds in 2011-15

Overall, 18.2 and 23.9 percent of women, men used a condom 100 percent of the time in past month

Rotavirus Vaccine Cuts U.S. Peds Gastroenteritis Hospitalizations

Reduction in acute-gastroenteritis-related hospitalization rates among children <5 years

Team-Based Online Game May Improve Glycemic Control in T2D

Participation in diabetes self-management education game linked to sustained HbA1c reduction

Age, Tympanogram May ID When to Skip Abx for Acute Otitis Media

Among children age 6 to 35 months, older age and peaked tympanogram at entry linked to reduced risk

Live Attenuated Flu Vaccine Not Effective for Children in 2015-16

Overall, influenza vaccine was 48 percent effective against any influenza illness for 2015 to 2016 season

Births Outside Obstetric Institutions Up Mortality Risk

Rate of unplanned births rises with increasing travel time to obstetric institutions

Nursing Students Report That Bullying Is Common

Effects of bullying on this population include anxiety, distress, loss of confidence

Blood Pressure Variability Linked to Risk of Dementia in Elderly

Increased variability risk factor for dementia, vascular dementia, Alzheimer’s, independent of BP

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