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Gender Bias in Medicine Has Far-Reaching Consequences
 

Overlooking women in medicine can have far-reaching consequences, according to a perspective piece in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers examined potential consequences of gender bias and ...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 PRACTICE NEWS

Higher Vitamin D Levels May Lower Breast Cancer Risk
 

Higher levels of vitamin D may be protective against breast cancer, a study in PLOS ONE suggests. Researchers examined the relationship between 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D concentration and breast canc...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Blacks Have Elevated HTN Risk Through Age 55 Years
 

Blacks have considerably increased risk for hypertension than whites through age 55 years, regardless of blood pressure levels through young adulthood, research in the Journal of the American Heart Asso...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 BREAKING NEWS

11.2% of U.S. Adults Aged ≥45 Report Subjective Mental Decline
 

(HealthDay News) More than 11% of adults aged ≥45 years in the U.S. report subjective cognitive decline, according to the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. “Adults should discus...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Basal Insulin Analogs Don’t Cut Hypoglycemia-Linked ER Visits
 

Initiation of a basal insulin analog versus human neutral protamine Hagedorn (NPH) insulin isn't associated with reduction in risk of hypoglycemia-related emergency department (ED) visits or hospital ad...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Peer-Led Education Helps Physicians Save Time With EHRs
 

A peer-based education program called Kaiser Permanente HealthConnect Essentials (KP HCE), which was designed to maximize the effectiveness of physicians’ use of electronic health records (EHRs), ...
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 PRACTICE NEWS

Polio-Rhinovirus Promising for Malignant Glioma Patients
 

(HealthDay News) Intratumoral infusion of recombinant nonpathogenic polio-rhinovirus chimera (PVSRIPO) can be delivered safely and is tied to higher survival rates than those of historical controls, acc...
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Advanced Prostate Cancer Variant More Common Than Thought
 

The incidence of treatment-emergent small-cell neuroendocrine prostate cancer (t-SCNC) is 17% among patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), and many t-SCNC biopsy specimen...
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY