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Late pregnancy SSRI use linked to anxious, depressed behaviors in offspring

January 16, 2018
Although prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors did not increase the risk for externalizing, emotional and social problems in…
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New gene mutation likely behind diabetes, insulin-producing tumors

January 16, 2018
Researchers have identified a missense mutation in a gene responsible for the regulation of insulin secretion that is likely associated with two…
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HCV liver cancer resection outcomes similar in patients with diabetes

January 16, 2018
Results of a comparative study of patients with and without diabetes who underwent curative liver resection for hepatitis C-related hepatocellular…
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Physician visual assessment confers higher stenosis severity vs. quantitative coronary angiography

January 16, 2018
Physician visual assessment was associated with higher stenosis severity readings than quantitative coronary angiography for coronary lesions treated…
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Early menarche, other reproductive factors increase risk for CVD

January 16, 2018
Women who had a history of miscarriage, stillbirth or hysterectomy, early menarche, early menopause and early age at first birth had an increased…

FDA accepts application for new Humira biosimilar

January 16, 2018
Sandoz announced that the FDA has accepted a biologics license application for a proposed biosimilar of the anti-inflammatory drug adalimumab, known…
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NASH, HCV cirrhosis predict coronary artery disease in liver transplantation

January 16, 2018
Patients who underwent liver transplantation evaluation had a high prevalence of coronary artery disease, especially those with nonalcoholic…

CreakyJoints publishes first patient-centered OA guidelines

January 16, 2018
CreakyJoints — an online, non-profit community for patients with rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis and related conditions…
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Bariatric surgery linked to lower death risk

January 16, 2018
Patients with obesity who underwent bariatric surgical procedures were less likely to die within a median period of about 4 years than those who…
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Nearly 25% of patients maintain diabetes control 5 years after obesity surgery

January 16, 2018
Among adults prescribed intensive lifestyle and medical management for obesity, those who also underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery were more…
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Lactation duration tied to diabetes risk

January 16, 2018
Women who breast-feed may have a lower risk for diabetes compared with those who never breast-fed, with the lowest risk among those with a lactation…
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USPSTF: Insufficient evidence exists showing benefits of ankle-brachial index for PAD

January 16, 2018
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has given a class I indication for the use of ankle-brachial index to screen adults for peripheral artery…
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Despite benefits, risks remain after bariatric surgery

January 16, 2018
Patients with obesity who underwent bariatric surgery had increased risks for depression, anxiety, sleep disorders and treatment with opioid drugs…
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USPSTF: Nontraditional risk factors inadequate to assess CVD risk

January 16, 2018
Evidence has not sufficiently shown the benefits and harms of adding high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, ankle-brachial index and coronary artery…
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Low diastolic BP raises CVD risk, does not affect benefit of reduced systolic BP

January 16, 2018
Among patients with high systolic BP, low diastolic BP conferred elevated risk for CVD events but did not affect the benefit of intensive vs…

Passenger with measles may have exposed others at O’Hare airport

January 16, 2018
A passenger with an active case of measles may have exposed others to the highly contagious disease at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago…
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Depression assessment crucial in care of patients with IBD

January 16, 2018
Accurately assessing depression is critical to the care of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases, according to a study published in The American
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Small risk for suicide, nonfatal self-harm follows bariatric surgery

January 16, 2018
Patients with obesity who undergo bariatric surgery have a small but significantly increased risk for attempting or committing suicide in the years…
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Black parents underreport autism concerns in their children

January 16, 2018
Black parents mentioned significantly fewer autism concerns as well as fewer repetitive, restricted and social behavior concerns in their children…
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Routine HIV screening at age 25 improves clinical outcomes

January 16, 2018
A one-time routine HIV screening at 25 years of age was cost-effective and led to better clinical outcomes among teenagers and young adults without…
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