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Nocturia May Be Reduced by Cutting Daily Intake of Salt

An easy way for patients to reduce nighttime urination and subsequent impact on sleep

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physician-doctor-patient-exam-blood-pressure-hypertension

Office BP Monitoring During 30 Minutes Cuts Overtreatment

OBP30 is associated with lower blood pressure readings than office BP in all patient groups

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PhysicalActivityHF-Prevention-Feature

Physical Function Should Be Goal of Care for Elderly CVD Patients

Older adults respond to exercise interventions, which should aim to increase functional capacity

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REACH II, VA Did Not Increase Spending in Dementia Care

Behavioral interventions program for Alzheimer’s patient caregivers did not increase health costs

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Treatment Seeking Low Among Teens With Eating Disorders

Those with counter-stereotypic presentation even less likely to seek treatment

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Mature woman worried about the future isolated on white background

Spouses Bereaved by Suicide Have Elevated Health Risks

Elevated risks of developing mental disorders and physical disorders relative to general population

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Perinatal HIV Infection Down in U.S. From 2002 to 2013

37.5% of mothers had HIV infection diagnosed pre-pregnancy in 2002-2005, vs 51.5% in 2010-2013

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30-Day Mortality Down During Joint Commission Survey Weeks

Patients admitted during survey weeks (versus non-survey weeks) have significantly lower mortality

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Heterogeneous Association for Alcohol, CVD Presentation

Non-drinking linked to increased risks of unstable angina, MI, heart failure, ischemic stroke, PAD, AAA

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Infant Mortality Down in United States From 2005 to 2014

Largest decreases seen for infants of Asian or Pacific Islander and non-Hispanic black women

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Doctor working on a notebook computer.

Telehealth Ups Access, Spending for Acute Respiratory Illness

Eighty-eight percent of telehealth visits for ARI were new utilization; increase in net spending per user

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Lack of Recent Health Care Tied to Unawareness of Diabetes

Family history of diabetes, those who have been hospitalized in past year are less likely to be unaware

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Maternal Hyperglycemia Ups Offspring Cardiometabolic Risk

Association independent of BMI pre-pregnancy, childhood obesity, or large for gestational age

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Impaired Orthostatic BP Recovery Linked to Falls in Older Adults

Delayed recovery OH and sustained OH linked to incident falls, unexplained falls, injurious falls

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Hospitalizations of Nursing Home Residents Can Be Reduced

Clinical and educational interventions can reduce hospitalizations among residents in nursing facilities

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Patients Have High Confidence in Self-Testing INR

Seventy-three percent of patients report being confident in adjusting their own warfarin level

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ACE Inhibitors, ARBs May Slow Percent Emphysema Progression

Independent correlation for higher doses of ACE, ARBs with slower change in percent emphysema

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patient helped during dialysis session in hospital

Initiation of Renal Replacement Therapy Impacts HRQoL

Total of 26.6 and 27 percent of patients experienced anxiety, depression with initiation of RRT

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Video Helps Patients Meet Radiotherapy Educational Needs

Ninety-eight percent of patients reported that video was useful for meeting at least one educational need

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Shorter Length of Stay Tied to Earlier Readmission for Seniors

Risk of early readmission from post-acute care facility down with longer LOS at index hospitalization

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