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RSNA: BMI Linked to Detection of Larger Breast Tumors

BMI linked to detection of tumor larger than 2 cm among screen-detected and interval cancers

Few U.S. Adults Meet Fruit, Veg Intake Recommendations

12.2 percent of adults meet fruit recommendation and 9.3 percent meet vegetable recommendation

No Treatment or Imaging Follow-Up Most Effective for Tiny UIAs

Highest health benefit for unruptured intracranial aneurysms with no treatment or preventive follow-up

NOACs Show Lower Risk of Adverse Renal Outcomes in A-Fib

Compared with warfarin, dabigatran and rivaroxaban linked to lower risk of adverse renal outcomes

Surgery of Limited Clinical Benefit for Subacromial Shoulder Pain

Surgical decompression offers no additional benefit over arthroscopy alone

Doubts Raised About Use of Products Containing Oxybenzone

Increased adverse reactions may be result of closed loop involving ingesting fish, washing ingredient off

Intranasal Omalizumab Does Not Increase Serum IgE Levels

No relevant change in allergen-specific/total IgE levels for subjects challenged with omalizumab

Workplace Sexual Harassment Ongoing in Women, Up for Men

Women report more adverse effects after SH than men, but SH can trigger depression, anxiety in men

Insulin Doesn’t Prevent Diabetes in Relatives of T1DM Patients

Oral insulin doesn’t delay onset in autoantibody-positive relatives of patients with type 1 diabetes

High Costs Associated With Physician Burnout, Attrition

Economic loss at Stanford over two years expected to range from $15.5 million to $55.5 million

Higher β-Blocker Dose Linked to Lower Mortality Risk

Effect is larger in chronic heart failure patients with diabetes than CHF patients without diabetes

5-Fluorouracil Promising for Vaginal Intraepithelial Neoplasia

High success rate seen for 5-fluorouracil as initial treatment modality; also promising for recurrences

Increased Repolarization Dispersion Seen in SCD Survivors

Detected by non-invasive electrocardiographic imaging, but not standard ECG, after exertion

Stool-Based Protein Combos Can Improve CRC Screening

Combo of four proteins can detect CRC, advanced adenomas, with higher sensitivity than hemoglobin

Best Practice Advice Issued for Hep B Vaccination, Screening

All unvaccinated adults at risk for infection should be vaccinated; screening recommended for at-risk

Key Changes to Biosimilar Reimbursement Policy | Feature

Smart changes to Medicare Reimbursement will mean a more competitive market and more options for patients.

SMS Reminders Moderately Effective for Flu Vaccination | Feature

One additional high-risk patient immunized for every 29 SMSs sent, costing $3.48

Attributes of High-Value Primary Care Identified | Feature

Significant attributes include decision support for evidence-based medicine, careful specialist selection

NAFLD Linked to Increased Cancer Incidence Rate | Feature

NAFLD strongly tied to development of hepatocellular carcinoma, CRC in males, breast cancer in females

Dating Violence Victimization, Nonmedical Rx Med Use Linked | Feature

Nonmedical use of prescription drugs linked to dating violence for male, female high school students

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