In the Journals

More than 50% of health care trainees work despite flu symptoms

March 27, 2019
A high percentage of trainees and program leaders — 54% and 26%, respectively — reported that they showed up to work with influenza-like…
In the Journals

Youth exposed to highest levels of air pollution report psychotic experiences

March 27, 2019
Exposure to air pollution was associated with psychotic experiences during adolescence, according to findings from a cohort study of children born in…
Meeting News

Birth control pill for men shows promise

March 27, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Healthy men who received either a 200-mg or 400-mg modified testosterone pill daily experienced an effect that mirrored effective…
In the JournalsPerspective

Nearly 60% of eligible patients never offered statin therapy

March 27, 2019
Statin therapy was not offered to more than half of patients who were eligible for the therapy, which may potentially be associated with the concern…
In the Journals

Cannabis-related ED visits increase 3-fold after legalization in Colorado

March 25, 2019
Cannabis-related ED visits were most often linked to inhaled cannabis, but edible cannabis was associated with acute psychiatric visits and ED visits…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Seven alcoholic drinks per week enough to increase odds of hypertension

March 25, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Moderate and heavy alcohol drinkers appear to have an increased prevalence of both stage 1 and stage 2 hypertension, according to…
Advanced Practice

Remote partnerships with APPs reduce access gaps

HemOnc Today, March 25, 2019
Mark Hyde, PhD, PA-C
Editor’s note: HemOnc Today’s columns for advanced practice providers (APPs) tackle common issues APPs face, discuss day-to-day practice
Meeting News

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals in household dust may promote development of fat cells

March 24, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — The presence of endocrine-disrupting chemicals in household dust promoted the development of fat cells in a cell model…
In the Journals

Children born to mothers with mental illness less likely to finish school

March 21, 2019
Children of mothers with mental disorders were more likely not to complete primary education than children of mothers without mental disorders, study…
In the Journals

Adverse childhood events lead to high out-of-pocket medical costs in adulthood

March 21, 2019
Greater exposure to adverse childhood experiences was associated with higher out-of-pocket medical expenses and financial burden in adulthood…
In the Journals

HbA1c point-of-care test reliably diagnoses diabetes

March 21, 2019
A point-of-care HbA1c test using either finger stick or venous blood sampling can be used to accurately diagnose diabetes in adults, according to…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Midday naps lower BP in patients with hypertension

March 20, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Among patients with arterial hypertension, those who napped in midday had lower BP compared with those who did not take a nap…

WHO launches global strategy against influenza

March 20, 2019
WHO recently announced a new global strategy for the years 2019 to 2030 that is aimed at protecting people in all countries from influenza. …
Meeting News

Aspirin no longer recommended for most adults

March 19, 2019
NEW ORLEANS —Aspirin is no longer recommended for primary prevention of CVD in most adults aged 70 and older, according to new American Heart…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Fitness increases survival rates regardless of CV burden in elderly

March 19, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Increased fitness in adults aged at least 70 years may lead to better survival rates despite CVD risk factor burden, according to…
In the Journals

Breast cancer screening linked to lower mortality risk, greater therapy benefit

March 16, 2019
Women who underwent routine mammography screening demonstrated a 60% lower risk for dying of breast cancer within a decade of diagnosis than women…
In the Journals

Vegetarian diet may lower risk for type 2 diabetes

March 15, 2019
Healthy British adults who reported consuming little or no red meat were 11% to 36% less likely to develop type 2 diabetes during nearly 2 decades of…
In the Journals

More teens, young adults report mental health issues vs. 10 years ago

March 14, 2019
Rates of serious psychological distress, major depression, suicidal thoughts, attempted suicide and completed suicide have increased between 2005 and…
Meeting News

Heart health awareness not strong in young women

March 14, 2019
Most adolescent and young women are unaware that heart disease is the leading cause of death in women in the United States, according to a survey…
Feature

Fighting an 'invisible epidemic' during Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month

March 13, 2019
Faced with an increasing incidence and prevalence of autoimmune disease in the United States —approximately 23.5 million Americans are affected…
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