Diet changes can improve quality of life for patients with IBD, other top stories in gastroenterology

October 11, 2019
Researchers recently found that changes in diet can improve the quality of life of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
In the Journals

Parental alcohol exposure tied to congenital heart disease risk in children

October 11, 2019
Alcohol consumption of would-be parents may be a significant risk factor for the development of congenital heart disease in their subsequent…
Feature

Q&A: Removing barriers that hinder PCPs from diagnosing, treating, CKD

October 11, 2019
Primary care physicians who were interviewed by researchers identified several barriers at the patient, physician and systems level that impede…
In the Journals

One in six American children has a developmental disability

October 11, 2019
Between 2009 and 2017, approximately one in six children aged 3 to 17 years in the United States had a diagnosed developmental disability, according…
Feature

High and dry: Awaiting relief in blocked Sjögren's syndrome pipeline

October 11, 2019
In June 2019, attendees who made the trek to the EULAR’s Annual Congress in Madrid to hear an update on possible treatments for Sjögren’s…
Meeting News

‘Digiceuticals,’ new CGM devices, HbA1c alternatives transform diabetes management

October 10, 2019
CHICAGO — The growing abundance of technology options for better diabetes management and the trend away from HbA1c as the only evaluation…
Meeting News

Health technology offers new opportunities for physician-patient engagement

October 10, 2019
CHICAGO — New health technologies that focus on self-management of patients may be a unique way for cardiologists to engage with their…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Updates on direct-to-consumer genetic testing for CVD

October 10, 2019
CHICAGO — In this video exclusive, Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD, cardiologist and director of the Center for Genetic Medicine at Northwestern…
Meeting News

Real-world evidence can better inform diabetes, cardiometabolic care

October 10, 2019
CHICAGO — The use of real-world evidence together with randomized controlled trial data can provide further insight into the effectiveness and…
In the Journals

Maternal weight gain tied to poor birth outcomes in twin pregnancies

October 10, 2019
In twin pregnancies, very high and very low maternal weight gain were both associated with poor birth outcomes, according to findings published in…
Meeting News

Earlier, aggressive therapy prompts 'good news' for RA outcomes

October 10, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Early recognition and targeted, aggressive treatment have led to improved outcomes and fewer hospitalizations in rheumatoid…
Breaking News

CDC provides update on vaping-related injuries

October 10, 2019
As of Oct. 8, 1,299 confirmed and probable cases of lung injury associated with electronic cigarette use, or vaping, have been reported by 49 states…
In the Journals

Diet high in vegetables and fruit may help prevent CKD

October 10, 2019
In a published study, researchers suggested a diet high in vegetables and fruit could serve as a modifiable factor to help reduce the risk of chronic…

Top stories in oncology: Coping with a child’s cancer diagnosis, meeting highlights and more

October 10, 2019
The most popular story in oncology last week was about an intervention that assisted parents in coping with their child’s cancer diagnosis.
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Q&A: SAVE discusses the clinician's role in suicide prevention

October 10, 2019
Oct. 10 is World Mental Health Day, and WHO has declared suicide prevention as the focus for 2019. According to WHO, someone dies by suicide every 40…
In the JournalsPerspective

Person-centered approach, infrastructural changes to health system needed for patients who forgo dialysis

October 10, 2019
In a published study, nephrologists identified two primary requirements for providing successful conservative care to patients with advanced chronic…
In the JournalsPerspective

‘Unexpected’: Physician burnout rate lower in rural areas

October 10, 2019
Family medicine doctors who practiced in rural areas were less likely to experience burnout than those who practiced in medium-sized and metropolitan…
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Q&A: AFSP discusses the clinician's role in suicide prevention

October 10, 2019
Oct. 10 is World Mental Health Day, and WHO has declared suicide prevention as the focus for 2019. According to WHO, someone dies by suicide every…
In the Journals

Pediatric suicide attempts often involve OTC medications

October 10, 2019
Poison control center calls for suspected suicide-related pediatric self-poisonings often involve over-the-counter, or OTC, medications, including…
In the Journals

Checkpoint inhibitor induced inflammatory arthritis persists after discontinuation

October 10, 2019
Inflammatory arthritis caused by immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy can develop into a long-term condition even after treatment cessation, requiring…