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Lymphoma Risk Up With Thiopurine, Anti-TNF Tx in IBD
 

For patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the risk of lymphoma is increased with use of thiopurine monotherapy, anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) monotherapy, and combination therapy, research ...
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Leisure Time Exercise Linked to Reduced Mortality in T1DM
 

(HealthDay News) For patients with type 1 diabetes, including those with chronic kidney disease (CKD), leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) is associated with reduced risk of all-cause mortality, resea...
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 ENDOCRINOLOGY

Eating More Nuts Associated With Lower Heart Disease Risk
 

Nut consumption is tied to decreased risk of cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease (CHD), research in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology finds. Researchers analyzed data from ...
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Inhaled Corticosteroids Not Linked to Fracture in Children
 

Inhaled corticosteroids are not associated with increased odds of fracture in the pediatric asthma population, according to research in JAMA Pediatrics. Using health administrative data to identify chil...
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 ALLERGY

Outbreaks Linked to Drinking Water Mainly Due to Legionella
 

Most drinking water-associated waterborne disease outbreaks and waterborne disease outbreaks associated with environmental or undetermined exposure to water are due to Legionella, according to research ...
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 BREAKING NEWS

AAO: Higher Exercise Intensity Tied to Reduced Risk of Glaucoma
 

(HealthDay News) Increasing exercise intensity is associated with a reduced risk of glaucoma, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, in New Orlean...
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 FAMILY PRACTICE

About 20% of U.S. Adults Currently Use Tobacco Products
 

About one in five U.S. adults currently uses any tobacco product, according to a study in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Researchers from the CDC used data from the 2015 National Health Intervie...
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 BREAKING NEWS

AHA/ACA Present New Blood Pressure Guidelines
 

New guidelines lower the diagnostic threshold for stage 1 hypertension to 130/80, down from the previous level of 140/90, according to a joint statement from the American Heart Association (AHA) and the...
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 BREAKING NEWS