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Diabetes Treatment Failure May Actually Be Nonadherence

Second-line treatment often initiated without evidence of recommended use of first-line treatment

Air Pollution May Damage Kidneys

Study finds link between particulate matter and renal function

Diabetes Insipidus Can Occur After Stopping Vasopressin

Incidence may be underestimated due to a paucity of published reports, authors say

Laser Tx Aids Genitourinary Symptoms of Menopause

Women report decreased vaginal dryness, increased frequency of intercourse

Concussion May Increase Multiple Sclerosis Risk

Findings based upon sustaining at least one concussion during adolescence

Fasting Blood Glucose Trajectory May Predict Future MI

Increased risk for elevated-stable pattern; decreased risk for elevated-decreasing pattern

Percutaneous Sclerotherapy With Bleomycin Effective, Tolerable

Significant improvement seen with injection treatment of vascular malformations

Serum Cystatin C Predicts Mortality With Cirrhotic Ascites

Creatinine levels not tied to mortality or type 1 hepatorenal syndrome

Few Older Patients Aware of Deprescribing

Although the majority surveyed are aware of medication harms

Pulse Ox + Auscultation Reliable for Congenital Heart Screening

The method significantly improves detection rate of major CHD in newborns

Nonadherence to Statins + ACEIs/ARBs Risky Post MI

Adherence to beta-blockers may not be as beneficial to patients after myocardial infarction

Opioid Rx, Dosing Often Excessive in Dialysis Patients

High-risk dialysis population also subject to the risks of long-term opioid use

Bicycling ‘Overloads’ Movement Networks With Parkinson’s

Cycling tied to movement-related suppression of pathological beta oscillations

APOE Allele Type Tied to Mortality Risk

No racial difference in the association between these alleles and mortality

Effect of Osteoporotic Fractures Similar to Diabetes Burden

Findings for quality of life with hip fractures, vertebral compression vs. vision loss, amputation

Oral Beats Topical Isotretinoin for Treatment of Warts

Oral treatment shows better, earlier response than topical isotretinoin

Alcohol Aids Cerebellar Deficit From Movement Disorder

Cerebellar networks may play key role in symptom generation in these patients

Montelukast Associated With Nightmares, Depression

Odds of depression, aggressive behavior, suicide ideation, nightmares, headaches all increased

UV Exposure May Contribute to Impaired Fat Homeostasis

UV exposure induces specific adipochemokines in SC fat, including C-X-C chemokines, C-C chemokines

Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy Cost-Effective

Findings based on comparison to femoral ring allograft for discogenic low back pain

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