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Rising BMI Has Slowed Improvement in U.S. Mortality
 

The rate of improvement in mortality in the U.S. has been slowed by rising body mass index (BMI), research in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences finds. Relative to international mortali...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Tamper-Resistant Oxycodone Misused Less Often in Australia
 

The tamper-resistant formulation of controlled-release oxycodone in Australia reduced tampering among high-risk populations, research in The Lancet Psychiatry suggests. Researchers assessed multiple dat...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Increased Risk of Thrombosis in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
 

(HealthDay News) Patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) have increased risk of arterial thrombosis and venous thrombosis, research in the Annals of Internal Medicine finds. Compared with cont...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Sauna Exposure Improves Cardiovascular Function
 

(HealthDay News) Sauna exposure is associated with improvements in cardiovascular function and arterial compliance, research in the Journal of Human Hypertension suggests. “This study demonstrates...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 CARDIOLOGY

Color-Coded Drug Storage Trays May Cut Medication Errors
 

Update your medication storage with rainbow-colored single-compartment trays. The colored bins can reduce the likelihood of harmful medication errors, such as syringe swaps, during preparation or in sto...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

BRCA1 Promoter Methylation Tied to High-Grade Serous Ovarian CA
 

Elevation in white blood cell BRCA1 promoter methylation is associated with high-grade serous ovarian cancer (HGSOC), according to research in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Researchers examined the c...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Cycling Has Little Effect on Men’s Sexual or Urinary Functions
 

Compared with swimmers/runners, cyclists have no worse sexual or urinary functions, research in The Journal of Urology finds. Researchers queried cyclists and a comparison group of swimmers and runners ...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

BRCA May Not Impact Survival in Young-Onset Breast Cancer
 

(HealthDay News) Survival appears to be similar for patients with young-onset breast cancer who carry a BRCA mutation and noncarriers, according to a study published in The Lancet Oncology. “Decis...
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 GENETICS