Meeting News

Salt substitute reduced hypertension incidence by 55% in Peru

September 26, 2019
PARIS — A pragmatic population-wide salt substitute strategy implemented in Peru contributed to reductions in both systolic and diastolic BP…
Meeting News

Pediatric obesity guidelines may miss underlying causes

September 26, 2019
Current guidelines for assessing pediatric obesity would have missed 32% of cases with an underlying cause among a cohort of children who underwent…
Perspective

Arthritis Foundation issues first CBD guidance for adults with arthritis

September 25, 2019
Although cannabidiol — better known as CBD — may help patients with arthritis alleviate their pain, insomnia and anxiety, there have been…
In the Journals

Healthy dietary pattern may reduce CKD risk by 30%

September 24, 2019
A recently published study found adherence to a healthy dietary pattern was associated with a lower incidence of both chronic kidney disease and…
In the Journals

Study: Malaria eradication achievable by 2050

September 24, 2019
Malaria eradication, “a goal of epic proportions,” can be achieved by or before 2050 through a variety of strategies, according to a…
In the Journals

Nicotine vaping increasing among teens

September 23, 2019
Use of electronic cigarettes containing nicotine among adolescents more than doubled from 2017 to 2019, according to data published in The New
Feature

Q&A: ‘Keys to success’ for getting more men into the doctor’s office

September 23, 2019
Many preventable causes of death can be detected in primary care, according to researchers. However, many men are reluctant to visit their…
Feature

Blood test could predict risk for breast cancer recurrence

September 20, 2019
Cytokine signaling responsiveness measured through a novel blood test may be a key determinant of intratumoral immunosuppressive potential and…

Panel advises against giving young kids flavored or plant-based milks

September 19, 2019
Despite efforts in recent years to improve healthy beverage intake among young children, many kids still do not consume enough healthy drinks to…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Workers in manufacturing, driving, cleaning jobs at highest type 2 diabetes risk

September 19, 2019
Swedish adults working in manufacturing, driving and cleaning jobs are three times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes when compared with…
In the Journals

Polypill strategy effective in US socioeconomically disadvantaged population

September 18, 2019
Among a U.S. population of socioeconomically disadvantaged adults, a polypill-based strategy was associated with greater reductions in systolic BP…
In the Journals

Racism may affect asthma control in children

September 18, 2019
Young black children whose parents or guardians reported having experienced chronic stress associated with racism may have poorer asthma control…
In the Journals

Broad-spectrum antibiotics may weaken flu vaccine response

September 18, 2019
Healthy adults who take broad-spectrum antibiotics may impair their body’s immune response to influenza vaccination, according to findings from…

Paid family leave improves timely vaccination for low-income families

September 17, 2019
Infants were less likely to be late on vaccinations when their parents received 6 weeks of paid family leave, especially those born to families…
In the Journals

Adult support may mitigate violence-related behaviors in urban youth

September 17, 2019
Co-occurrence patterns indicated association clusters of sexual violence, youth violence and bullying perpetration among male youth in urban…
Meeting News

HF prevalence, disparities continue to widen in black communities

September 14, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Over time, the disparity gap in HF prevalence among black adults compared with white adults has widened and the odds of HF…
In the Journals

Many PCPs lack knowledge about prediabetes, survey finds

September 13, 2019
Many primary care physicians lack knowledge of the risk factors, diagnostic criteria and management and prevention of prediabetes, according to…
Breaking News

CDC updates number of confirmed, probable cases of lung disease linked to vaping

September 13, 2019
As of Wednesday, 380 confirmed and probable cases of respiratory illness associated with electronic cigarette use, including six deaths, have been…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Patients with lung cancer lack knowledge of clinical trials

September 12, 2019
BARCELONA — Half of patients with lung cancer surveyed across Europe had no concept of a cancer clinical trial, and 22% had never heard of one…
In the Journals

Too much time on social media affects internalizing problems in adolescence

September 11, 2019
Spending more than 3 hours each day on social media was associated with an increased risk for mental health problems – especially internalizing…
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