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Peri-Op RBC Transfusions Linked to Postoperative VTE
 

(HealthDay News) Perioperative red blood cell (RBC) transfusions are associated with the development of new or progressive postoperative venous thromboembolism (VTE), research in JAMA Surgery suggests. ...
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

60 Sickened So Far in Salmonella-Tainted Melon Outbreak
 

(HealthDay News) Federal, state, and local health officials are investigating a salmonella outbreak linked to fruit salad mixes that has sickened 60 people in five U.S. states. The fruit salad mixes inc...
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 PUBLIC HEALTH

Older Adults Increasingly Have HPV+ Oropharyngeal Cancers
 

Human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive oropharyngeal cancers are increasing among older adults, research in Cancer finds. Researchers retrospectively studied 239 cases of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcin...
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Strong Link Identified Between T2DM and Parkinson’s Disease
 

There is an increased rate of subsequent Parkinson’s disease among individuals diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to research in Neurology. “Our study examined data on...
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Work Stress May Increase Risk of Developing Atrial Fibrillation
 

Job strain is associated with an increased risk of incident atrial fibrillation, according to a study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. The researchers found that job strain wa...
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 BREAKING NEWS

USPSTF: No to ECG Screening to Prevent CVD in Low-Risk Adults
 

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against screening with resting or exercise electrocardiography (ECG) to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD) events in low-risk asymptomatic a...
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 BREAKING NEWS

How Do Business Partner Data Breaches Affect Your Practice?
 

Data breaches affecting health care systems or their partners need to be addressed quickly, according to Medical Economics. “The most essential protective measures against ransomware and other data br...
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Exercise May Lower Mortality in Adult Survivors of Childhood CA
 

(HealthDay News) For adult survivors of childhood cancer, vigorous exercise in early adulthood is associated with reduced risk of mortality, research in JAMA Oncology finds. Researchers assessed the cor...
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY