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Extended INR Test Intervals Safe for Warfarin-Treated Patients
 

(HealthDay News) For stable warfarin-treated patients, extended international normalized ratio (INR) testing can be successfully and safely implemented, according to a study in the Journal of Thrombosis...
Fri, 25 May 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Non-Nutritive Sweeteners Don’t Up Blood Glucose Levels
 

Consumption of non-nutritive sweeteners (NNSs) does not increase blood glucose levels, a review in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition finds. Researchers analyzed 29 randomized controlled trials ...
Fri, 25 May 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Higher Seafood Intake May Shorten Time to Pregnancy
 

(HealthDay News) Higher seafood intake is tied to a shorter time to pregnancy, research in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism finds. “Our study suggests seafood can have many ...
Fri, 25 May 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Congress Approves Bill Expanding Private Care for VA Patients
 

Patients served by the beleaguered Veterans Affairs health system may have wider access to private care, thanks to a bill approved by the Senate. President Donald Trump is known to support the bill, whi...
Fri, 25 May 2018 BREAKING NEWS

12 County-Level Factors Affect Individual Well-Being in U.S.
 

Twelve county-level factors, including social and economic, clinical care, and physical environment, explain variation in resident well-being in the U.S., according to research in PLOS ONE. These 12 fac...
Fri, 25 May 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Social Isolation Tied to Worse Heart Failure Outcomes
 

(HealthDay News) Greater perceived social isolation is associated with an increased risk of death and health care use among patients with heart failure, research in the Journal of the American Heart Ass...
Thu, 24 May 2018 CARDIOLOGY

Financial Incentives May Up Rates of Smoker Abstinence
 

Financial incentives added to free cessation aids can improve the rate of sustained abstinence among smokers, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers randomize...
Thu, 24 May 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Lung Cancer Incidence Higher for Young Women Than Young Men
 

(HealthDay News) Lung cancer incidence is higher among young women than young men, a study in the New England Journal of Medicine finds. Researchers examined the nationwide population-based incidence of...
Thu, 24 May 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY