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Support to practice independently allows NPs to provide ongoing primary care

September 13, 2017
Nurse practitioners who were supported by their health care organization as independent primary care providers were more likely to have their own…

Gluten-free diets: In celiac disease absence, a source of confusion, uncertainty

September 12, 2017
The phrase “gluten-free” has become ubiquitous in American diet culture, and is a fixture in grocery store aisles, cookbooks and…
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Excessive sedentary time increases risk for all-cause mortality

September 11, 2017
Regardless of physical activity level, high total volume of sedentary time accumulated throughout the day and its accrual in prolonged, uninterrupted…
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Sickle cell disease and the heart: Awareness increases in cardiology community

Cardiology Today, September 2017
Sickle cell disease once carried a life span that ended in the teenage years. As more research is conducted and new treatments become available…
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Reasons for avoiding gluten vary regionally, nationally

September 6, 2017
Relative proportions of celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity among individuals who avoid dietary gluten vary significantly across the…
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VALIDATE-SWEDEHEART: Bivalirudin not superior to heparin in PCI for MI

August 29, 2017
Patients with MI undergoing PCI had similar outcomes regardless of whether they were anticoagulated with bivalirudin or heparin, according to new…
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Electronic sensor device linked with reduced rate of manipulation under anesthesia after TKA

August 24, 2017
Recently published results showed a statistically significant reduction in the rate of manipulation under anesthesia when an electronic ligament…

Clinical trial stirs controversy over power morcellator bags

August 16, 2017
A clinical trial scheduled to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a bag designed to catch cancerous tissue from power morcellation in women…
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Use of bone marrow aspirate concentrate linked with reduced time to union for atypical femur fractures

August 11, 2017
Use of bone marrow aspirate concentrate in intramedullary nail fixation of atypical femur fractures significantly reduced time to fracture union and…
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More traffic fatalities linked to opioids

August 3, 2017
The percentage of fatally injured drivers who tested positive for prescription opioids rose sevenfold in 20 years, according to research that…
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VIDEO: Genomic risk system may help treat prostate cancer

July 19, 2017
CHICAGO — The use of a genomic classifier in combination with clinicopathologic variables may provide a valuable prognostic system for distant…
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Deeper understanding of disease biology may expand sarcoma treatment options

HemOnc Today, July 10, 2017
Sarcomas are the most common tumors in young adults, and they account for 15% of all pediatric cancers. Approximately 12,390 cases are expected to be…
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Low-cost, yeast-based assay reliably detects fungal pathogens

June 28, 2017
Researchers at Columbia University have developed a tool that uses baker’s yeast to detect fungal pathogens responsible for human disease…
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Antibiotic Stewardship Key, but Multifaceted Strategies Needed to Combat C. difficile Epidemic

Healio Gastroenterology, June 2017
Clostridium difficile infection is the most common cause of hospital-acquired diarrhea in the world, affecting North America and Europe for decades…
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VIDEO: Precision medicine, immunotherapy show promise in neuro-oncology research

June 8, 2017
CHICAGO — Andrew B. Lassman, MD, discusses advances made within two major themes — precision medicine and immunotherapy — for the…

New clinical guide to help manage pediatric celiac disease

May 31, 2017
The Celiac Disease Foundation and North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition have collaborated to develop the…
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Study links nonoperative treatment of Achilles tendon ruptures with soleus muscle atrophy

May 25, 2017
Greater soleus muscle atrophy was seen among patients with Achilles tendon ruptures treated with nonoperative care and a functional rehabilitation…

Task force recommends against thyroid cancer screening in asymptomatic adults

May 9, 2017
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force today issued a final recommendation against screening for
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27% of nursing home residents colonized with MDR bacteria

May 6, 2017
The first systematic review and meta-analysis of its kind to estimate the prevalence of multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria colonization in…
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Gluten-free diet could increase cardiovascular risk in people without celiac disease

May 2, 2017
Researchers found that long-term consumption of gluten was not associated with coronary heart disease risk, and recommended against a gluten-free…