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Longer Duration of Post-Op Opioid Use Associated with Misuse
 

Each refill and week of opioid prescription following surgery is associated with an increasing risk of opioid misuse among opioid naive patients, according to a study in The BMJ. Researchers found more...
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Proinflammatory Diet Linked to Increased Colorectal Cancer Risk
 

(HealthDay News) Researchers examined correlations between an empirical dietary inflammatory pattern (EDIP) score and colorectal cancer risk in a cohort study of 46,804 men and 74,246 women followed for...
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Onabotulinum Toxin-A Can Safely Improve Sleep Bruxism
 

(HealthDay News) Onabotulinum toxin-A (BoNT-A) injections can improve sleep bruxism, according to a study in Neurology. Researchers found that clinical global impression and visual analog scale of chang...
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Screening Mammography Up After Cost Sharing Eliminated
 

The elimination of cost sharing for screening mammography is associated with increased rates of use of the service, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers fou...
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Value of Doxylamine-Pyridoxine Questioned in Early Pregnancy
 

Doxylamine-pyridoxine may be beneficial for nausea and vomiting symptoms in early pregnancy, but the magnitude of the difference is very small and may indicate no clinically important benefit, according...
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Alzheimer’s Disease Variants Linked to Brain Amyloidosis
 

Certain Alzheimer’s disease (AD) risk variants are associated with brain amyloidosis, according to research in JAMA Neurology. After apolipoprotein E ε4, the strongest correlation with amyloid de...
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Mediterranean Diet May Lower Risk of Aggressive Prostate CA
 

(HealthDay News) High adherence to the Mediterranean diet is associated with a lower risk of aggressive prostate cancer, research in The Journal of Urology finds. High adherence to a Mediterranean dieta...
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Overall Incidence of Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injury 4.9 Percent
 

(HealthDay News) The incidence of obstetric anal sphincter injury is 4.9 percent, and risk factors include vacuum-assisted vaginal delivery and prolonged duration of second stage of labor, according to ...
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY