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ACP Does Not Support Legalization of Assisted Suicide
 

The American College of Physicians (ACP) doesn't support the legalization of physician-assisted suicide, a practice that raises ethical, clinical, and other concerns, according to a position paper in th...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 BREAKING NEWS

AAP: Few Doctors Provide Firearm Injury Prevention Info in ER
 

Many physicians don't provide firearm injury prevention information in the emergency department, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The researche...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 BREAKING NEWS

AHA: Home BP Monitoring Down for Those Without Partners
 

Having no partner is associated with a lower frequency of home blood pressure monitoring (HBPM), according to a study presented at the American Heart Association’s Council on Hypertension 2017 Sci...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Greater Benefit for Pioglitazone in High-Risk Patients Post Stroke
 

(HealthDay News) For patients after an ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack, pioglitazone is associated with greater benefit for those at higher risk for stroke or myocardial infarction (MI), re...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 NEUROLOGY

AHA: Multifaceted Intervention Improves BP Control
 

A multifaceted quality improvement program improves blood pressure (BP) control over a six-month period, according to research presented at the AHA’s Council on Hypertension 2017 Scientific Sessio...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Expected Burden of Lung Cancer High for People Living With HIV
 

For people living with HIV (PLWH), the expected burden of lung cancer is high, if smoking habits don't change, research in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests. Researchers projected cumulative lung cancer m...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 BREAKING NEWS

PD-L1 Mainly Expressed in Metastatic CRC Lesions
 

Overall, 81.8 percent of metastatic CRCs and 40.9 percent of primary lesions had PD-L1 expression (HealthDay News) Programmed death-ligand 1 (PD-L1) is primarily expressed in metastatic colorectal cance...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 GASTROENTEROLOGY

Lower Mortality Risk Seen With Statin Use in Older Men
 

Statin use is associated with a significantly lower risk of mortality in older male physicians, and a non-significant lower risk of CVD events, research in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 BREAKING NEWS