Today's Health News

Infliximab Introduction Has Not Cut IBD-Related Hospitalizations

Introduction of infliximab did not lead to drop in hospitalization, intestinal resection, colectomy

Rotavirus Vaccination Tied to Lower Risk for T1DM in Children

No association seen for partial vaccination and incidence of type 1 diabetes

ADA: Combo Injectable Controls Blood Glucose Longer in T2DM

Findings seen for initial injectable therapy with insulin degludec plus liraglutide versus insulin glargine

More Aggressive Statin Tx Needed After Heart Attack in Young Patients

Majority of patients with heart attack <50 years still have high cholesterol one year later

Black Race Not Tied to Worse Prostate Cancer Mortality

Findings seen in cohorts of men with nonmetastatic disease after adjusting for nonbiological differences

Opioid-Sparing Strategy Still Provides Good Pain Control

Patients surveyed following surgery and only a small 'rescue' opioid Rx postop

Prenatal Antiepileptic Rx Exposure Ups Risk for Behavioral Issues

Findings seen among Dutch children exposed to one of four common antiepileptic drugs in utero

Drug- and Alcohol-Related Deaths Higher After Bariatric Surgery

Standardized mortality rates from substance use higher after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

Cardiac Radiation Dose in NSCLC Predicts Mortality, Cardiac AEs

In coronary heart disease-negative patients, mean heart dose associated with all-cause mortality

Undetected Dysglycemia Linked to MI, Periodontal Disease

Severe periodontal disease most common in those with undetected diabetes and vice versa