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Children with asthma and anxiety, depression, or both have increased rates of asthma-linked ED use
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When target is higher versus lower dosage, uptitration stops further from recommended dosage
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Odds of food insecurity up with reporting four or more chronic conditions, depression, anxiety
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Updated meta-analysis shows lower risks for MI, CHD death, total CHD, CVD death, total CVD
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Decrease in stroke rates for 1987 to 2011 extended to 2017; decrease seen across decades, sex, race
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Rates of both acute and chronic complications significantly increase with increasing HbA1c
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News comes as Nebraska sees first vaping-related death; U.S. total now 15
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Cyberattackers could take control of a medical device and cause it not to work properly or at all
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Nutrient supplements had good safety profiles, no known contraindications with psychiatric medications
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Evidence insufficient to recommend primary care interventions to prevent, cut drug use in youth
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No differences seen versus placebo in organ dysfunction scores, biomarkers of inflammation or vascular injury
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Weak recommendations with low-certainty evidence based on five systematic reviews
Nintedanib linked to lower rate of decline in forced vital capacity versus placebo in phase 3 trial
Overall survival at five years longer with nivolumab + ipilimumab, nivolumab alone versus ipilimumab
Presentation without alarm symptoms linked to long duration to referral in multivariable analysis
Each pack/day increase in parental smoking ups offspring risk by 18 percent
However, women with planned VBAC more likely to breastfeed at birth, discharge, and six to eight weeks
Findings seen in both male and female veterans with psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia
Risk for hospital admission increased for allopurinol-associated severe cutaneous adverse reactions
Recommendations include screening for comorbid conditions, understanding ADHD is chronic condition
Patients on rivaroxaban also have lower health care resource utilization than those on warfarin
Incidence highest in older adults (≥65 years); higher for men than women, blacks versus nonblacks
Sale of all flavored e-cigarettes will stop for 120 days; ban can be extended after 120 days
Anyone working closely with animals that might carry the infection should be screened for tuberculosis
Tests have found low levels of the nitrosamine impurity NDMA in some ranitidine products
These factors identify more than half of opioid overdose decedents and may represent prevention opportunities
Significant increases in prevalence of any developmental disability and in ADHD, ASD, intellectual disability
Volume of vigorous activity is a strong predictor of injuries for both boys and girls
Less bleeding with ticagrelor alone versus ticagrelor plus aspirin for patients after PCI
Incidence of secondary hip procedure within 24 months of follow-up did not differ between groups
Most adults agree e-cigarettes cause cancer while more Millennials, Gen Z believe them to be harmless
Findings based on comparison to sulfonylureas, thiazolidinediones
Deliberate self-harm presentations to an ED increased fivefold after bariatric surgery
However, disparities persist, with recipients more likely to be white, female, have private insurance
Ultra-hypofractionated stereotactic body radiotherapy cuts treatment from two months to two weeks
Meat, fish intake patterns among psoriasis patients in Japan opposite of those in Western countries
AGA recommends fecal calprotectin, lactoferrin for screening for inflammatory bowel disease
Mortality at 90 days lower in patients with candida bloodstream infection who receive an ID consult
Health authorities are looking at airborne droplets from water rides as a possible source of the outbreak
However, nicotine-containing vaping products without THC cannot be ruled out as potential cause of harm
Average annual premium increased to $7,188 for single coverage, $20,576 for family coverage
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also reports 12 confirmed deaths in 10 states
Low BMD, high bone metabolism, low vitamin D also seen in postmenopausal rheumatoid arthritis patients
Among SLE patients, likelihood of prescription opioids up for those using emergency department
Findings seen in a large study of community-dwelling Chinese American older adults
Current allocation policy has increased congenital heart disease status 1A representation
Risk up for severe, sometimes fatal, events, including supraventricular arrhythmias, CNS events
Mortality risk significantly higher for patients with 20 to 29 percent versus less than 20 percent blasts
Survival modestly improved compared with traditional surgery with wide margin excision
More primary care for patients with mental health, substance use disorders may affect diabetes severity
For younger adults who have had stroke, a threshold of 0.93 m/s can identify those who return to work
In meta-analysis, sensitivity, specificity comparable for deep learning models and health care professionals
Adherence to guidelines high for patients with medical contraindications to oral contraceptives
Men who undergo assisted reproduction have higher risk for prostate cancer, early-onset disease
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Adjusted uninsured rates down 17 percent for people with undiagnosed diabetes after ACA
Vaping products maker also said it will not fight a proposed nationwide ban on flavored e-cigarettes
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Poorly controlled asthma in black children may respond to increased dose of inhaled glucocorticoid
But not for corticosteroid-free clinical remission; also, ustekinumab superior to placebo
Over-the-counter hormonal contraception access recommended with no age restrictions
Since the transplant in February 2013, patient has had repeated rejection episodes
1999 to 2016 saw drop in percent of energy intake from low-quality carbs, increase from high-quality carbs
Increase in disparities in child mortality due to increased mortality in blacks
95 percent of teens with nicotine use disorder and Medicaid coverage get no counseling or pharmaceutical treatment
Reduction seen in incidence of chronic kidney disease, albuminuria; no significant link found for drop in GFR
Incidence of IPF significantly higher in patients with Crohn disease than in controls
Correlation still significant after adjustment for other cardiovascular disease risk factors
Infants born in the Delta more likely to be born preterm, have low birth weight, die in first year of life
Linear trend found toward increasing Hodgkin lymphoma incidence with decreasing deprivation
Findings seen for increased consumption of total nuts as well as walnuts, other tree nuts, peanuts
Scan:rescan precision similar when measured by an expert, trained junior clinician, automated CNN
Some lots of losartan contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical N-methylnitrosobutyric acid
In all, 530 people have possible or confirmed lung injuries from the vaping-linked lung illness
Examination of 26 Canadian diplomats found traces of cholinesterase-inhibiting insecticides
No net benefit seen for screening, treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria for nonpregnant adults
Frequent baseline VMS linked to higher risk for later CVD events; more visits also linked to CVD events
Association strongest in younger and middle-aged groups and for diabetes-related deaths
Insomnia Severity Index scores improved for many cancer survivors with single sleep education session
Sex difference in concussion recovery may be explained by delay in seeking specialty care
46.2 percent increase seen in current e-cigarette use among young adults from 2017 to 2018
But percentage of women entering nine subspecialty fields decreased; lowest increase seen in cardiology
Individuals with poor and intermediate versus good health more likely to continue insulin use
In the first month after Katrina and Rita, all-cause mortality spiked 40 percent among seniors with diabetes
Palliative care at 31 to 365 days after diagnosis of advanced lung cancer linked to improved survival
Polysomnographic resolution accounted for small proportion of change in symptoms, quality of life
In eighth, 10th, 12th grade, there were increases in students who had ever vaped, daily vaping
Cases have also been reported in Massachusetts, Michigan, and Rhode Island
Women making gains in pediatric cardiology, but number of minorities remain low in adult, pediatric practice
Most hospital data breaches include demographic or financial information that could be used for identity theft
Model shows high-intensity surveillance could provide modest, clinically relevant benefits at acceptable cost
32 key recommendations focus on prevention, diagnosis, treatment, management of hepatitis C virus
Findings seen among patients with heart failure, reduced ejection fraction, irrespective of diabetes
Benefit not significant for aspirin use in patients with non-small cell lung cancer undergoing SBRT
Clinical characteristics, undertreatment correlated with 63.3 percent excess mortality rate for men
Findings did not differ between aerobic exercise and stretching and toning
However, increasing lean body mass does not appear to have a protective effect
Just under half of HIV-positive patients in South African emergency departments virally suppressed
Even with care in specialty clinics, LDL cholesterol levels remain above targets for most patients
Asthma education and asthma action plans provided in 21.4 and 9.9 percent of asthma visits, respectively
Odds for filling opioid prescriptions highest for surgery in 2014, 2015, 2016 versus 2000-2001
Prevalence of marijuana use decreases with increasing age
Black and Hispanic men who have sex with men less likely to be aware, have discussed PrEP than whites
Improvements seen in anxiety symptoms, mental health-related QoL, not depressive symptoms
Patients with ED-mediated diagnoses more likely to be unmarried, Hispanic or black, in lowest income quartile
Racial disparities in 25 of 30 cities examined; highest disparity in Washington, D.C., lowest in Philadelphia
Unauthorized immigrant status linked to similar risks for graft failure, death versus U.S. citizens/residents
Policy recommendations include approaches to increase drink price, reduction of marketing to children
Patient first suffered from shortness of breath, which rapidly progressed to acute respiratory distress syndrome
Risk lower for HF, but not major CV events, compared with new users of DPP4 inhibitors
Findings based on intervention designed to help older persons recovering from hip fracture
Severe mental illness should be included in cardiovascular assessment tools, authors say
Mean eGFR increased for Caucasian and African-American kidney donors, plateaued after incident HTN
No significantly lower composite prolapse outcome found for vaginal hysteropexy versus vaginal hysterectomy
Most adult, pediatric centers do not have assessment, educational protocols
U.K. study reveals that more than 5 percent of patients skip their urgent referral appointment
In countries with higher case counts, 66 percent of case-patients were unvaccinated, 63 percent <15
Screening for all five social needs reported for 24.4 percent of hospitals, 15.6 percent of practices
Findings consistent regardless of country of training, year of medical education
FDA currently analyzing more than 150 vaping product samples tied to these cases
Preliminary tests revealed low levels of the nitrosamine impurity NDMA in some ranitidine products
Plan would allow Medicare to negotiate prices for high-cost drugs
Mean IBS Symptom Severity Score reduced for telephone-, web-CBT versus treatment as usual
At normal body weight, rates for diabetes three times higher in Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders
Most cases reported from Arizona and California; in 2017, incidence in Arizona was 101 per 100,000
Linagliptin compared with glimepiride for risk for major cardiovascular events in T2DM with elevated CV risk
Risk for major adverse cardiovascular events reduced with metformin compared with a sulfonylurea
Evidence reviewed for radiation therapy in adjuvant, neoadjuvant, definitive, and palliative settings
Frailty assessment may help identify patients at higher risk for death on the wait-list
Time to 4F-PCC shorter for patients who have life-threatening bleeding, need urgent procedures
Findings particularly strong with hysterectomy at younger age, even with ovarian conservation
No active treatment more likely with older age, lower household income, unmarried status, comorbidities
Risk significantly increased for current use and recent use, but not past use within 61 to 365 days
Radiography and fluoroscopy were most common NPP-billed imaging services over all years
Patients were younger, more often white men, poorer, and had fewer comorbidities
Initial breath analysis predicts individual treatment response to anti-PD-1 therapy at three months
Stores have two weeks to clear their shelves of the products
Greater reductions in systolic blood pressure, LDL cholesterol levels with polypill in minority population
After MCI diagnosis, patients should be counseled on treatment options; support needed for partners
Revised NHANES-based estimate for prevalence of latent TB infection excludes those who report prior tx
However, reduction in symptoms from addition of physical therapy may not be clinically important
Odds for ASD, ADHD, intellectual disability increased with anemia diagnosed during first 30 weeks
Findings based on survey of university-affiliated students, staff with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes
Public health efforts to promote healthy diet and prevent obesity might cut gout cases, authors say
However, no link seen between migraines and vascular dementia
Greatest risk seen in first year of treatment, but benefits of combo therapy continue after one year
Over time, off-label orders have increased for antihistamines, several psychotropics
Risk higher for older age, Ashkenazi descent, genetic mutations, and personal, first-degree family hx
12 percent difference seen in proportion of positive blood cultures before and after antimicrobial therapy
Presumed postdural puncture headache tied to greater risk for intracranial subdural hematoma
High-risk antibiotic use independently predicts hospital-related Clostridioides difficile infection
Primary care doctors have limited knowledge about screening, management for prediabetes
Most men and women did not know anal, penile, and oral cancers are caused by HPV
According to CDC, 380 people in 36 states have come down with the vaping-related sickness
Stepwise screening starts with single question on subjective memory loss
However, evidence is limited on efficacy, safety of medications for opioid use disorder in teens
Exposure levels higher than those found in combustible menthol cigarettes
Access issues include getting specialty appointments and affording treatment
Chemical, environmental, meteorological factors may impact systolic, diastolic BP
Model of physical, psychological, and social elements predicts three- and seven-year dementia risk
ED closures can negatively affect heart attack care at bystander hospitals at near or full capacity
Excellent agreement seen between iCAMS tablet application and paper version of the cognitive assessment
Study demonstrates high compliance, retention, and patient satisfaction with the program
Lack of knowledge, time, clinical support tools are barriers cited by primary care providers
Findings show that survival declines, recurrence increases with delays of more than 60 days
Donepezil linked to increased risk for admission with rhabdomyolysis versus rivastigmine, galantamine
Physicians not strongly recommending vaccine, not using presumptive style linked to refusal or deferral
12 variables, mainly features of hyperactive or attentive behavior, tied to acetaminophen use
Governor says flavored e-cigarettes account for 68 percent of those sold in New York
Currently, there are more than 2,600 pending federal and state lawsuits lodged against Purdue
Measles outbreaks are usually said to be over after 42 days without a new infection
Better access to automated external defibrillators could up coverage for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
Subgroups with net benefit had higher baseline CVD risk, higher levels of most established CVD risk factors
Few report using opioids for reason other than pain three months after receiving opioid Rx
Increases in Medicaid-covered preemptive kidney transplants greater in Medicaid expansion states