AHA EPI/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions

The latest news from the AHA EPI/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions, with physician perspective, researcher insights and more.

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Higher doses of antifungal agents needed to effectively treat children

October 19, 2012
SAN DIEGO — Children generally require higher doses of antifungal agents than adults to provide clearance of infection, according to a…
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Wheezing in children associated with delayed pertussis diagnosis

Infectious Diseases in Children, November 2012
SAN DIEGO —Wheezing occurs in only a minority of pertussis infections and is associated with delayed diagnosis, according to a retrospective…
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Clinician education reduced inappropriate antibiotic prescribing

October 18, 2012
SAN DIEGO — Data from a recent study presented at ID Week 2012 showed that quarterly monitoring and feedback of pediatricians’…
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UV light killed drug-resistant bacteria in hospital rooms

October 18, 2012
SAN DIEGO — Short-wave ultraviolet radiation killed many bacteria present in hospital rooms, according to data presented at ID Week 2012…
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Repurposed drugs fight antimicrobial resistance crisis

Infectious Diseases in Children, November 2012
SAN DIEGO —Physicians have been forced to resurrect older drug classes with known toxicities due to a lack of new agents in the pipeline…
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Sleep deprivation may increase caloric intake

Cardiology Today, April 2012
Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism 2012 Results of a recent study demonstrate that lack of sleep is associated…
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Moderate exercise lowered genetic predisposition to obesity

March 14, 2012
Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism 2012 Women who walked briskly for at least 1 hour per day attenuated…
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REGARDS: Dietary patterns based on demographics identified in US adults

Cardiology Today, April 2012
Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism 2012 Researchers have identified five dietary patterns for US adults that…