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Core Muscle Weakness Increases Spinal Loading, Back Injuries
 

(HealthDay News) In the presence of complete deep core muscle weakness, there is an increase in peak anterior shear loading on all lumbar vertebrae during running, according to a study published in the ...
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Hazard Score Can Estimate Age of Prostate Cancer Diagnosis
 

A hazard score calculated from 54 single nucleotide polymorphisms can predict age at diagnosis of aggressive prostate cancer (PCa), research in The BMJ suggests. The researchers found that the hazard sc...
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

More Sought Mental Health Specialty Care in 2008 to 2015
 

Between 2008 and 2015 there was an increase in the number of U.S. adults who received outpatient mental health care in the specialty sector, according to a study published in Health Affairs. The researc...
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Race, Education Level Predict CRT in Very Elderly With NSCLC
 

(HealthDay News) In patients aged 80 and older with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), overall survival is improved with concurrent chemoradiation therapy (CRT), but black race and lower-educa...
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Hepatic Fat Accumulation May Have Causal Role in Liver Disease
 

(HealthDay News) Hepatic fat accumulation may play a causal role in chronic liver disease, research in the Journal of Internal Medicine suggests. The researchers found that there was an epidemiologic co...
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Adherence to Healthy Diet May Cut Effects of Genetics on Obesity
 

Improving adherence to healthy dietary patterns may help reduce the genetic association with weight gain, a study in The BMJ suggests. The researchers found that the genetic association with change in b...
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Active Surveillance Feasible for Small, Low-Grade Bladder Cancer
 

For patients who present with small, low-grade pTa/pT1a recurrent papillary bladder tumors, active surveillance appears to be a reasonable strategy, according to a study in The Journal of Urology. Resea...
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Economic Impact of Physicians Quantified for 2015
 

A report by the American Medical Association details the 2015 economic activity of all physicians providing patient care (nearly 750,000 physicians). The state-level measure of direct and indirect reven...
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 PRACTICE NEWS