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Ultrasound Echo Intensity Is Potential Frailty Biomarker
 

Higher levels of echo intensity (EI) on ultrasound are associated with lower levels of muscle strength (MS) and greater frailty in the elderly, according to a study in the Journal of the American Geriat...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Type 2 Myocardial Infarction Definition Impacts Prognosis
 

Definition of type 2 myocardial infarction (T2MI) using a method that doesn't require the presence of coronary artery disease (CAD) is associated with a lower event-related mortality rate, research in t...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 BREAKING NEWS

General, Central Obesity Linked to Specific Breast Cancer Risk
 

(HealthDay News) General and central obesity are associated with breast cancer risk, with different effects on specific subtypes, research in The Oncologist suggests. Researchers conducted a case-contro...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Histamine May Play Role in Colorectal Tumorigenesis
 

Administration of histamine-producing gut microbes to histidine decarboxylase (HDC)-deficient mice reduces inflammation and tumor formation, suggesting an innovative approach to colorectal cancer (CRC) ...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Proton Pump Inhibitors Overused Worldwide
 

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are overused worldwide, with wide variation seen in the extent of inappropriate use, according to research published in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics. R...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 BREAKING NEWS

One-Quarter of Lupus Patients Have Metabolic Syndrome
 

(HealthDay News) More than one-quarter of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have metabolic syndrome (MetS), according to a review in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. ̶...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 RESEARCH NEWS

Extended Thromboprophylaxis Safe, Effective After Liver Surgery
 

(HealthDay News) For patients undergoing liver surgery, extended pharmacologic thromboprophylaxis appears effective and safe, research in the Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis suggests. A total of 1...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

CPAP Telemonitoring Improves 90-Day Adherence
 

(HealthDay News) The use of continuous positive airway pressure therapy (CPAP) telemonitoring with automated feedback messaging improves 90-day adherence in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), ...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 FAMILY PRACTICE