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Gender, Stress, & AMI | Feature

Research suggests that patients with acute myocardial infarction, or AMI, who experience mental stress—particularly women—appear to be at higher risk for poor short-term outcomes when compared with

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Older Adults with Arthritis Need Just 45 Minutes of Activity Per Week | Feature

Aging population can do far less activity per week than recommended. Older adults who suffer from arthritis need to keep moving to be functionally independent. But in

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Researchers Identify Factors Associated with Stopping Treatment for Opioid Dependence | News Brief

Components of race, ethnicity, employment play a role in opioid use disorders. Individuals with opioid use disorder who are treated with buprenorphine, a commonly prescribed drug to

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Antidepressants Prescribed During Pregnancy Show Heightened Risk of Birth Defects | News Brief

A new study in the British Medical Journal warns of possible birth defects from the use of antidepressants. The risk — 6 to 10 %, versus 3

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Sepsis Guidelines Improve Patient Care in ER | News Brief

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

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17 Million U.S. Adults May Have Masked Hypertension | News Brief

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

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Opioid Treatment Programs & Older Adults | Feature

Few studies have examined substance use among older adults, especially among those who need substance abuse treatment. This is a vulnerable patient population that may put increasing

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Dangerous Superbug Spreading in US Hospitals | Feature

Bacteria may be spreading more stealthily than existing surveillance can detect. Researchers from Harvard and the Broad Institute of MIT found that the class of bacteria, CREs

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Community-Acquired Pneumonia Can Spread Year-Round | Feature

New research indicates that community-acquired pneumonia should not be regarded as a seasonal disease, as it occurs throughout all seasons; however, the pathogens that cause the condition

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Antimicrobial Sutures Can Prevent Surgical Site Infections and Save Money | Feature

New analyses of the published clinical studies indicate that antimicrobial sutures are effective for preventing surgical site infections (SSIs), and they can result in significant cost savings.

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CME/CE: Recent Trends in Triglycerides | Feature

Triglyceride levels among Americans appear to have dropped significantly in the past decade. Despite positive trends, continued efforts are needed to improve the adoption of several treatments and lifestyle modifications to further reduce triglyceride levels.

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Soft Robotic Sleeve Helps the Heart Beat | Feature

The device attaches directly around the heart. Harvard University and Boston Children’s Hospital researchers have developed a customizable soft robot that fits around a heart and helps

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Biomarkers, Clinical Risk Improve Prediction of Renal Function | Feature

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 | Feature

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

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Less Sitting Time Can Be Initial Step in Total Fitness Plan | Feature

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 | Feature

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

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FDA, EPA Issue Guidance on Fish Consumption | Feature

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 | Feature

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 | Feature

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

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Genital HPV Prevalence Rate High Among Men in the United States | Feature

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

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