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Experimental oral diabetes drug appears safe, effective in Japanese adults

September 23, 2017
Imeglimin, part of a new class of oral agents for type 2 diabetes that target mitochondrial bioenergetics, was found to be safe and effective in…

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Fall prevention: What you need to know

September 22, 2017
Today marks Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Organized by the National Council on Aging, observance of the day on the first day of fall has grown…
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Novel oxycodone abuse-deterrent formula effective for chronic pain

September 22, 2017
Oxycodone DETERx ER, an extended-release, abuse-deterrent drug, safely and effectively managed chronic pain in patients with poorly managed pain…

Hepatitis A increase in NYC linked to travel among MSM

September 22, 2017
According to the CDC, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reported an increase in hepatitis A infection among men who have sex…

Top research in PTSD among Vietnam War veterans

September 22, 2017
PBS is currently airing a ten-part documentary on the Vietnam War, titled “The Vietnam War,” produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. It…
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Routine rapid HCV testing cost-effective in younger generations

September 22, 2017
Routine rapid testing for hepatitis C virus infection among adolescents and young adults was cost-effective when implemented in communities with a…

Gurman says, ‘Our voice is their voice’ in explaining the importance of physician advocacy

September 22, 2017
At a time when the state of health care is in flux, it is critical that physicians engage in the national debate by telling their stories and those…
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CPR use, survival rates low after cardiac arrest in black neighborhoods

September 22, 2017
Adults with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest were less likely to receive bystander treatment and had lower survival if the event occurred in a…
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VIDEO: Addressing the unmet needs of adult ADHD

September 22, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — In this video, Alexandra Khachatryan, MPH, associate director of global health economics & outcomes research at Shire
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Moderate physical activity could prevent one in 12 deaths globally

September 22, 2017
Physical activity of any form — whether a gym workout, walking to work or doing household chores — for 150 minutes per week reduces the…
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Strategies needed to engage younger women with National Diabetes Prevention Program

September 22, 2017
Women aged 39 years or younger with prediabetes or past gestational diabetes are half as likely to enroll in a National Diabetes Prevention Program…
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Carbohydrate consumption timing affects glucose, insulin excursions

September 22, 2017
Adults with type 2 diabetes who consumed carbohydrates last during their meals had lower glucose peaks and insulin excursions and higher GLP-1…
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Kidney disease ‘virtually universal’ at long durations of type 1 diabetes

September 22, 2017
Patients with type 1 diabetes duration of 50 years are more likely than not to experience some form of kidney disease, and although incidence of…
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Several factors important when recommending moisturizers

September 22, 2017
Dermatologists should consider price, preference and allergy-related factors when recommending moisturizer to their patients, according to recent…
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Smoking increases risk for frailty in elderly patients

September 22, 2017
Compared with nonsmokers, smokers were significantly more likely to develop frailty, according to 4-year data recently published in Age and
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Children with asthma often prescribed unnecessary antibiotics

September 22, 2017
Health care providers in at least two European countries are often prescribing unnecessary antibiotics for children with asthma, according to…
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LAIV ineffective for children during 2015-2016 season

September 22, 2017
Although vaccination against influenza lessened the chances of illness, the live-attenuated vaccine demonstrated inefficacy and the inactivated

Graham-Cassidy proposal: What you need to know

September 21, 2017
The latest Republican legislation attempting to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act drafted by Senators Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.)…
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Case: A 16-year-old male complains of a rash on both hands and feet

September 21, 2017
You’ll find here a case of a 16-year-old boywhose condition was initially diagnosed as hives due to exposure to cats. Read the case and choose…
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