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Adherence to ACS Guidelines Linked to Survival in Colon Cancer
 

Adherence to the American Cancer Society Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines for Cancer Survivors (ACS guidelines) is associated with improved survival for patients with stage III colon cancer, r...
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Review: Lowest Mortality Risk Seen With ≤100 g Alcohol/Week
 

For current alcohol drinkers, the threshold for the lowest risk of all-cause mortality is about 100 g/week, according to a review in The Lancet. Researchers conducted a combined analysis of individual-p...
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Quality of Life Predicts Mortality in Older Breast Cancer Patients
 

For older women with early-stage breast cancer, measures of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) predict 10-year mortality independently of traditional breast cancer prognostic variables, according to...
Fri, 13 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Higher Mortality Risk Seen for ‘Night Owls’
 

Higher prevalence of mortality, CV and metabolic dysfunction for definite evening type individuals Individuals with a later chronotype have increased mortality risk, according to a study published onlin...
Fri, 13 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

FDA Warning Ups Hysterectomy Complications for Uterine Fibroids
 

For women undergoing hysterectomy for uterine fibroids, there was a significant increase in major (1.9 to 2.4%) and minor (2.7 to 3.3%) 30-day complication rates after the FDA issued a black box warning...
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

CVD Burden Decreased From 1990 to 2016 Across U.S.
 

From 1990 to 2016 there were decreases in cardiovascular disease (CVD) disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) in all states across the U.S., according to research in JAMA Cardiology. Researchers quantif...
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Metabolic Syndrome Common in Patients With Lupus
 

(HealthDay News) As with the general population, metabolic syndrome (MetS) is common among patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), research in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases s...
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Suggestions Offered to Reduce Physician Frustration With EHRs
 

Changes can be implemented to help reduce physician frustration with electronic health records (EHRs), according to an article in Medical Economics. To help physicians be more efficient and to reduce fr...
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 PRACTICE MANAGEMENT