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Parental monitoring can positively affect adolescent weight status

January 7, 2019
Maintaining communication and awareness between parents and adolescents, otherwise known as parental general monitoring, has a direct association…
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Suicide risk significantly higher within 1 year of cancer diagnosis

January 7, 2019
The risk for suicide among patients with cancer rises significantly in the first year after diagnosis compared with the general population, according…
In the Journals

Income volatility increases risks for CVD, all-cause mortality

January 7, 2019
Young adults who experienced income volatility had increased risks for CVD and all-cause mortality, according to a study published in…
In the Journals

Comprehensive dementia care may reduce need for long-term care facilities

January 4, 2019
Patients enrolled in a comprehensive dementia care program were less likely to be admitted to a long-term care facility, according to findings…
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Change in resting heart rate accelerates 'vicious circle' of diabetes development

January 3, 2019
Larger increases in resting heart rate can lead to greater risk for developing type 2 diabetes, whereas reductions can have the opposite effect…
In the Journals

Metal, pesticide exposure increases CVD risk in Hispanic adults

January 3, 2019
Hispanic and Latino individuals who worked with metals and pesticides had increased risk for CVD, according to a study published in Heart. …

Almost 1 in 5 Tibetan schoolchildren have TB infection

January 2, 2019
Nearly 20% of Tibetan schoolchildren have latent tuberculosis, according to results of a study that included all Tibetan refugee schoolchildren…
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SLE linked to increased risk for 16 cancers, decreased risk for melanoma

January 2, 2019
Systemic lupus erythematosus is associated with an increased risk for 16 cancers, including Hodgkin’s and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma…
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Socioeconomic inequalities linked to infectious diseases

December 31, 2018
Socioeconomic factors such as employment status, educational level and income influence the type of infections that occur in patients in Sweden…
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Q&A: Addressing vaccine hesitancy in the 'post-truth' era

December 28, 2018
In the “post-truth era” — a time in which objective facts are less influential in forming public opinion compared with emotion and…

Parenting with holiday hangover is common, poll shows

December 27, 2018
Nearly 25% of parents who drink alcohol during special occasions do not limit their consumption or consider how their drinking affects the care of…
In the Journals

Risk for MI increases during Christmas holiday

December 23, 2018
Christmas and the Midsummer holiday in Sweden were linked to an increased risk for MI, specifically in patients who were older and sicker, according…
In the Journals

Benzodiazepine use among US adults higher than previously reported

December 21, 2018
The prevalence of benzodiazepine use among adults in the United States was higher than previously reported, according to a study analyzing data from…
In the Journals

Global lifetime stroke risk in 2016 similar by sex, varied by country

December 19, 2018
The global lifetime risk for stroke for men and women older than 25 years was 25% in 2016, according to a study published in The New England Journal
Perspective

New flu guidelines emphasize testing, treatment of high-risk patients

December 19, 2018
New clinical practice guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America emphasize the need to test and promptly treat patients at high risk…

USPSTF to make first-ever recommendations regarding preventing opioid use disorder

December 19, 2018
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently announced it will, for the first time, review the evidence on

US Surgeon General releases advisory on e-cigarette use among youth

December 18, 2018
The U.S. Surgeon General issued an advisory today on the dangers of youth e-cigarette use. “The purpose of this advisory is to talk about the…
In the Journals

Anxiety, depression as predictive of poor future health as obesity, smoking

December 18, 2018
Study findings published in Health Psychology indicated that anxiety and depression symptoms predicted greater incidence of nearly all medical…
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Mindfulness-based eating strategies may increase 6-month weight loss

December 18, 2018
Adults with obesity who attended group sessions teaching mindfulness-based eating techniques lost an average of 2.85 kg more than similar adults who…
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Patients with cancer have 40% higher risk for shingles

December 18, 2018
Patients diagnosed with cancer of any kind have an approximately 40% higher risk for developing shingles than patients without cancer, researchers…
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