Meeting News

Lifestyle changes necessary for mitigating cardiometabolic risk

July 15, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Lifestyle modifications, such as adherence to a healthy diet, smoking cessation and adequate exercise, are a must to help reduce…
In the Journals

Depression screening rates low in US

July 12, 2018
Although the national screening rate for depression rose significantly after 2009, screening remains low among adults without a depression diagnosis…
In the Journals

Atlanta hospitals reveal limitations in preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission

July 11, 2018
Researchers have identified several limitations in preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV in major delivery units in the Atlanta metropolitan…
Meeting News

Poor health literacy increases depression risk in IBD fourfold

July 11, 2018
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease who struggle with health literacy experience worse patient-reported outcomes and symptoms of depression…
In the Journals Plus

American Cancer Society creates blueprint to reduce cancer mortality by 2035

July 10, 2018
Researchers from the American Cancer Society identified trends in disparities and outcomes for cancer over the last few decades in an effort to…
Features

Q&A: Gaming addiction, the newest mental health disorder

July 10, 2018
In the eleventh revision of the International Classification of Diseases, WHO included “gaming disorder,” or video game addiction, as a…
In the Journals Plus

Online interactive program leads to lower STD rates among young MSM

July 10, 2018
An online intervention program for young HIV-negative men who have sex with men resulted in significantly lower STD incidences and a decrease in…
In the Journals

Long-term survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest varies by race

July 9, 2018
Black patients who survived in-hospital cardiac arrest were less likely to survive long-term compared with white patients, and about half of the…
In the Journals PlusPerspective

Surgeons may influence genetic testing for breast cancer

July 3, 2018
Women with early-stage breast cancer appeared more likely to undergo genetic testing if their attending surgeon made frequent genetic testing and…
In the Journals

Psychiatric disorders share common genetic risk

July 2, 2018
Study findings published in Science indicate many common psychiatric disorders are connected on a genetic level. Common genetic risk for…
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Women who undergo screening mammograms take other preventive measures

July 2, 2018
Women on Medicare who had a screening mammogram were more likely to abide by other preventive guidelines, according to findings recently published in…
In the JournalsPerspective

Social hookah smoking prevalent among adolescents

July 2, 2018
Although cigarette use has been on a steady decline, hookah smoking has increased in certain populations specifically young adults or…
Feature

Part-time diet: Passing fad or for real?

July 2, 2018
A survey conducted by the International Food Information Council revealed that more than a third of Americans follow a specific diet plan, and about…
Meeting News

Experts separate dietary myth from science

June 29, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Eating patterns, such as the Mediterranean diet and the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, or DASH, diet, are the most…
In the Journals

New, more reliable way of detecting high BP reported

June 28, 2018
A program that combined automated office BP/home BP measurement detected ‘white-coat’ BP elevation and reduced unnecessary…
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Parents support HPV vaccination to prevent cancer, not STDs, in their teens

June 27, 2018
“Although our study focused on starting the HPV vaccine series vs. continuing it or completing it, completion is a concern. An MMWR found that…

National HIV Testing Day: High-risk patients not screened frequently enough

June 27, 2018
Today is National HIV Testing Day, which the CDC recognizes each year on June 27 to promote the importance of detecting, testing and preventing HIV…
In the Journals

Midlife fitness helps prevent later depression, CVD mortality

June 27, 2018
Being fit at midlife was associated with lower risk for depression diagnosis after age 65 years, and for cardiovascular disease mortality, even after…
In the Journals Plus

USPSTF backs osteoporosis screening in women, not men

June 26, 2018
In an update to its 2011 recommendations, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening with bone measurement testing to prevent…
In the Journals

Standard definition of ‘overdiagnosis’ could improve cancer screening decisions

June 25, 2018
Authors of a paper published in Annals of Internal Medicine proposed a standard definition of “overdiagnosis” regarding cancer screening…
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