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BCG Vaccine Tied to Reduced Hyperglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes
 

(HealthDay News) The Bacillus Calmette Guérin (BCG) vaccine is associated with a reduction in hyperglycemia among patients with type 1 diabetes with long-term disease, research in npj Vaccines suggests...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 ENDOCRINOLOGY

Post-Endoscopic Infection More Common Than Previously Thought
 

The rates of post-endoscopic infection within seven days vary from 1.1 per 1,000 procedures for screening colonoscopy to 3 per 1,000 procedures for osophagogastroduodenoscopies (OGDs), according to a st...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 BREAKING NEWS

More Cash-Pay Patients Means Docs Need Billing Strategies
 

High-deductible health plans and lack of coverage certainty are driving more patients to pay for health care with cash. To prepare, your practice should have transparent prices that are easily available...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 PRACTICE NEWS

Greater Satisfaction With Autologous Breast Reconstruction
 

(HealthDay News) Patients undergoing autologous post-mastectomy breast reconstruction have greater satisfaction than those undergoing implant reconstruction, and the odds of developing complications are...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Few Receive All High-Priority Clinical Preventive Services
 

(HealthDay News) Only 8% of U.S. adults aged 35 years and older receive all high-priority clinical preventive services, according to a report in Health Affairs. There were no significant differences by ...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Parents Say Cancer Prevention Best Reason for HPV Vaccination
 

Parents view cancer prevention as the best reason for guideline-consistent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, according to a study in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Researchers ...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 BREAKING NEWS

New Recommendations Guide Arthritis Pain Management
 

The European League Against Rheumatism has released recommendations in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases for health professionals to use in approaching pain management in inflammatory arthritis (IA) ...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Parkinson’s Medications Tied to Impulse Control Disorders
 

For patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD), dopamine agonist (DA) use is associated with incidence of impulse control disorders (ICDs) in a dose-effect relationship, research in Neurology suggests...
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 BREAKING NEWS