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Seven Strategies Can Help Practices Manage Staff Time Off
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- Several strategies can be implemented to help address management of staff time off, allowing mutual respect for the employee and employer requests, according to an article published in Medical Economics. Noting that when...
Australian Researchers Develop First Blood Test for Melanoma
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- The first blood test to detect melanoma skin cancer in its early stages has been created, according to a study published in the July 17 issue of Oncotarget. Pauline Zaenke, of Edith Cowan University in Perth, Australia,...
Mental Health No Different for Offspring of Lesbian Parents
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- Mental health does not differ significantly between offspring with sexual minority parents from the community-based National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study (NLLFS) and a matched normative population-based sample,...
Overall Cancer Mortality Rates Decreasing for Men and Women
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- Cancer incidence rates have decreased among men but remained stable among women, while cancer death rates are decreasing for both men and women, according to a report published in the July 1 issue of Cancer. Kathleen A....
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- A Salmonella outbreak that's sickened 21 people in five states has been linked to Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad. Five people have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
CDC: 'Tips' Campaign Has Helped a Number of Smokers Quit
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- The ongoing Tips from Former Smokers (Tips) campaign, which features stories of former smokers living with smoking-related diseases and disabilities, has had a considerable impact, according to a report from the U.S....
No Outcome Differences Based on Anesthesia Team Make-Up
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- Anesthesia care team composition is not associated with surgical outcomes, according to a study recently published in Anesthesiology. Eric C. Sun, M.D., Ph.D., from Stanford University in California, and colleagues...
Prenatal Depression More Common in Young Moms Today
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- High depressive symptom scores were found to be more common among young pregnant women today than in their mothers' generation, according to a study published online July 13 in JAMA Network Open. Rebecca M. Pearson,...
Five-Year Stroke Rates Lower After PCI Versus CABG
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- Stroke rates are lower at 30 days and five years after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) than after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), according to a study published in the July 24 issue of the Journal of the...
Risk of Sensory Deficits Drops With Rising Gestational Age
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- Compared to full-term children, there is an increased incidence of hearing loss and visual impairment among moderately- and late-preterm infants, according to a study published online July 17 in Pediatrics. Mikko...
Testosterone Prescribing Down Since 2013
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- The percentage of U.S. men receiving testosterone prescriptions decreased from 2013 through 2016, according to a research letter published in the July 10 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. In an...
Risk of Cochlear Disorders Up With History of Migraine
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- The risk of cochlear disorders, especially tinnitus, is increased among patients with a history of migraine, according to a study published online July 12 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Juen-Haur Hwang,...
Risk of CRC, Non-CRC Death Up With Positive Fecal Hb Test
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- Individuals with a positive fecal hemoglobin (f-Hb) test result have an increased risk of dying from colorectal cancer (CRC) and non-CRC causes, according to a study published online July 16 in Gut. Gillian Libby, from...
Basal Insulin Analogues Similar for Glucose Lowering
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- Basal insulin analogues for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) do not substantially differ in their glucose-lowering effect, according to a review published online July 10 in the Annals of Internal...
Mobility Plan Can Neutralize the Harms of Bedrest in the Hospital
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- Having a mobility plan can prevent the functional decline associated with lack of mobility among hospitalized patients, according to a study published online July 17 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Noting that bedrest...
Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined
TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 -- Pivotal trials supporting U.S. Food and Drug Administration approvals granted Breakthrough Therapy designation often lack randomization, double-blinding, and control groups, according to a research letter published in the...
High Frequency of Digital Media Use Linked to ADHD Symptoms
TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 -- There is a modest, but statistically significant, association between higher frequency of digital media use and subsequent symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among adolescents, according to a study...
Problem Solving Helps Prevent Depression in Low-Income Moms
TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 -- Problem-solving education (PSE) is effective at preventing depressive symptoms among low-income mothers, according to a study published online June 29 in JAMA Network Open. Michael Silverstein, M.D., from the Boston Medical...
Alternative Payment Models Should Include Precision Medicine
TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 -- The American Medical Association has committed to working to integrate precision medicine into alternative payment models (APMs), according to an article published in the association's AMA Wire. Implementation of the...
FDA: Some Rx Drugs May Become Available Without Seeing a Doctor
TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 -- A new draft guideline from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration suggests Americans could get widely used prescription medicines for cholesterol, high blood pressure, asthma, and migraine headaches without having to see a...
Cataract Surgery May Cut Risk of Serious Car Accidents
TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 -- Cataract surgery is associated with a modest decrease in the risk of the patient being in a serious traffic crash as the driver, according to a study published online June 28 in JAMA Ophthalmology. Matthew B. Schlenker,...
Shared Decision-Making Approach to Zika Best for Travelers
TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 -- An approach to shared decision-making that stratifies risk might be most appropriate for preventing Zika infection, according to an Ideas and Opinion piece published online July 17 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Noting...
FDA Establishes New Task Force on Drug Shortages
TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 -- In a recent statement, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., announced the formation of a new drug shortages task force to thoroughly explore the reasons why drug shortages remain a persistent...
Brief Safety Plan Intervention in ER Can Cut Suicidal Behavior
TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 -- Use of the Safety Planning Intervention (SPI) plus follow-up phone calls for suicidal patients presenting in the emergency department cuts suicidal behavior and increases the likelihood of outpatient mental health treatment...
Immediate Monitoring With ECG Patch Ups A-Fib Diagnosis Rate
TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 -- Immediate monitoring with a self-applied wearable electrocardiogram (ECG) patch results in a higher rate of atrial fibrillation (AF) diagnosis among individuals at high risk, according to a study published in the July 10...
Preoperative Opioids Used by 23.1 Percent of Surgical Patients
TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 -- Preoperative opioid use is reported in 23.1 percent of patients undergoing surgery, according to a study published online July 11 in JAMA Surgery. Paul E. Hilliard, M.D., from the University of Michigan Health System in Ann...
Evidence of Clinical Inertia in Management of T2DM
TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 -- Many patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) who have a hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) level expected to trigger treatment intensification often have treatment inappropriately delayed, according to a research letter published in the...
Most Adults Perceive Nicotine Exposure As Harmful for Children
TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 -- Most adults perceive nicotine exposure as harmful for children; however, there are differences in perceptions based on sex, racial and/or ethnic background, and tobacco use, according to a study published online July 16 in...
Higher Risk of In-Situ Breast CA, Ovarian Tumors With Fertility Tx
TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 -- For women undergoing assisted reproduction, there is no increased risk of corpus uteri or invasive breast cancer, but there is an increased risk of ovarian cancer and in situ breast cancer, according to a study published...
Multiple Factors to Consider When Selecting NSAID for Arthritis
TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 -- Factors to be considered when choosing the correct nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) for arthritis include effectiveness, concurrent health conditions, and frequency of use, according to a blog post published by...
FDA Approves First Drug to Treat Smallpox
MONDAY, July 16, 2018 -- TPOXX (tecovirimat) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat smallpox. Though the contagious and often-deadly viral disease was considered eradicated by the World Health Organization in 1980,...
E. Coli Found in Water at Tennessee Ziplining Facility
MONDAY, July 16, 2018 -- Health officials say they found Escherichia coli in water at a ziplining facility in Tennessee that has been linked to an outbreak affecting at least 500 people. One visitor to the CLIMB Works Zipline Canopy Tour in...
FDA: Illnesses Tied to Fresh Crab Meat Imported From Venezuela
MONDAY, July 16, 2018 -- There have been 12 reported cases of people in the United States becoming sick after eating fresh crab meat from Venezuela, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. The agency said the illnesses were caused by Vibrio...
Adoption of EHR Linked to Reduction in Mortality Rates
MONDAY, July 16, 2018 -- Adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) is associated with a reduction in mortality rates in U.S. hospitals, according to a study published in the July issue of Health Affairs. Sunny C. Lin, from the University of...
Harms Reporting Limited in Trials of Prebiotics, Probiotics, Synbiotics
MONDAY, July 16, 2018 -- A considerable number of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of probiotics, prebiotics, or synbiotics do not report harms-related data and/or safety results, according to a review published online July 17 in the Annals of...
PM2.5 Contributes to Burden of Diabetes Mellitus Globally
MONDAY, July 16, 2018 -- Particulate matter (PM) with a diameter of less than 2.5 micrograms per cubic meter of air (PM2.5) makes a substantial contribution to the burden of diabetes, according to a study published in the July issue of The Lancet...
Declines in Vision Tied to Age-Related Cognitive Decline
MONDAY, July 16, 2018 -- Older adults' worsening vision may drive declines in cognitive function, according to a study published online July 10 in JAMA Ophthalmology. D. Diane Zheng, from the University of Miami, and colleagues evaluated the...
Compassion Training May Up Resilience to Others' Suffering
MONDAY, July 16, 2018 -- Compassion meditation can increase the visual preference for suffering while attenuating neural responses in regions of the brain associated with valence and empathic distress, according to a study published recently in...
Quadrivalent HPV Vaccine Not Tied to Spontaneous Abortion
MONDAY, July 16, 2018 -- The quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine (4vHPV) is not associated with an increased risk of spontaneous abortion when inadvertently given before or during pregnancy, according to a study published in the July issue of...
Inappropriate Prescribing of Abx High in Urgent Care Centers
MONDAY, July 16, 2018 -- There is considerable variability in the proportion of visits at which antibiotics are prescribed among traditional medical and retail clinic settings, according to a research letter published online July 16 in JAMA Internal...

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