Meeting News

Chronic pain, depression link presents 'chicken or the egg' puzzle

October 17, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Although chronic pain impacts more than 100 million patients in the United States, contributing significantly to national medical…
In the Journals

Diet changes in young adults may quickly reduce depression symptoms

October 17, 2019
Short-term diet changes for young adults may significantly reduce depression symptoms, according to results from an Australian randomized controlled…

Study lays groundwork for understanding RA-ILD/RA-IPF overlap

October 17, 2019
Comparative serum protein biomarker profiling may allow researchers to identify patients with rheumatoid arthritis-associated interstitial lung…
Guidelines

Pediatric migraine prevention guideline focuses on lifestyle choices

October 17, 2019
Pharmacologic treatments to prevent migraine in children and teens are effective, but so is placebo, complicating the issue for clinicians and…
In the Journals

Eating more nuts each day tied to less weight gain

October 17, 2019
Eating an additional half serving of nuts each day was associated with less weight gain and a reduced risk for obesity, according to findings…
In the Journals

Personality traits during high school may predict later dementia risk

October 17, 2019
Personality traits exhibited during high school may be associated with dementia risk more than 5 decades later, according to findings of a…
Perspective

Vaccine exemption rate rises among US kindergarteners

October 17, 2019
The rate of vaccine exemptions rose slightly among children entering kindergarten in the 2018-2019 school year, with 2.5% having an exemption from at…

Nobel Prize awarded for discoveries that could improve cancer treatment, other top stories in oncology

October 17, 2019
The announcement that William G. Kaelin Jr., MD, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe, MD, and Gregg L
In the JournalsPerspective

Young adults with PTSD at elevated risk for stroke by middle age

October 17, 2019
Young adults who develop PTSD have a greater risk for transient ischemic attack and ischemic stroke, independent of established risk factors…
In the Journals

Study: Syphilis is three times more common in patients with ESKD

October 17, 2019
Compared with the general population, researchers found that the incidence of syphilis was more than 3 times greater in patients with ESKD…
In the Journals

Artificial pancreas improves time in range vs. insulin pump therapy

October 17, 2019
Children and adults with type 1 diabetes assigned to an artificial pancreas for 6 months spent an average of 2.6 fewer hours per day in hyperglycemia…
In the JournalsPerspective

Hydroxychloroquine blood levels predict retinopathy in SLE

October 17, 2019
Increased hydroxychloroquine blood levels can be used to predict later hydroxychloroquine retinopathy, according to findings published in Arthritis
In the Journals

Interventions push NICU vaccination coverage beyond 90%

October 17, 2019
A set of interventions aimed at increasing provider knowledge of routine newborn immunizations and addressing parental vaccine hesitancy improved…
In the Journals

Brain injury from concussion can last a year after returning to play

October 16, 2019
Athletes may not be fully recovered from a concussion 1 year after being cleared to return to play, according to a study published in Neurology

Few patients truly have PPI-refractory heartburn caused by GERD, researchers learn

October 16, 2019
Researchers recently conducted a randomized trial of treatments for patients with heartburn who were not responsive to proton pump inhibitors, or…
FDA News

FDA approves asenapine transdermal patch for schizophrenia

October 16, 2019
The FDA has approved the first asenapine transdermal system for the treatment of adults with schizophrenia, according to a press release from the…
Feature

How common is pneumococcal urinary antigen testing?

October 16, 2019
Despite guidelines recommending its use, pneumococcal urinary antigen testing, or UAT, is not performed often in the United States, even though it…
In the Journals

Bulimia nervosa associated with increased risk for cardiovascular diseases among women

October 16, 2019
Findings of a 12-year study from Canada suggest a link between bulimia nervosa and the risk for any cardiovascular disease, as well as death, among…
Meeting News

Despite new guidelines, CVD prevention barriers remain for some patients

October 16, 2019
CHICAGO — Updated guidelines provide clear CVD prevention strategies for most patients, but barriers to optimal treatment in some patients…
In the Journals

Charlson Comorbidity Index score may help predict hospital readmission for patients on dialysis

October 16, 2019
Among patients who received maintenance dialysis, those who had higher Charlson Comorbidity Index scores were more likely to have unplanned 30-day…