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AMA President Calls Physicians to Lead in Addressing Gun Violence
 

The issue of gun violence must be addressed by the physician leadership scientifically, in an evidence-based manner, according to remarks issued by the president of the American Medical Association (AMA...
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 PATIENT CARE REMINDERS

African-Americans Less Likely to Get Recommended Statin Therapy
 

African-Americans are less likely than whites to be treated with statins or to receive a statin at guideline-recommended intensity, according to a study in JAMA Cardiology. Researchers examined differen...
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Higher Vitamin D Levels Tied to Lower Risk of Colorectal Cancer
 

Higher circulating levels of vitamin D are tied to significantly lower colorectal cancer risk, particularly in women, according to a study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Researchers fo...
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 BREAKING NEWS

White Matter Hyperintensities in RCVS Vary Over Time
 

(HealthDay News) White matter hyperintense lesions (WMHs) in patients with reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome (RCVS) change over time in a manner that parallels disease severity, according to...
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 NEUROLOGY

Personalized Goals, Cash Motivate Heart Patients to Exercise
 

(HealthDay News) Personalized goals combined with financial incentives motivate heart patients to increase their exercise, research in the Journal of the American Heart Association shows. In a 24-week r...
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 CARDIOLOGY

Little Evidence Nicotine Preloading Helps Smokers Quit
 

Nicotine preloading doesn't significantly increase subsequent smoking abstinence in adult daily smokers with tobacco dependence, research in The BMJ shows. Researchers conducted a randomized open label ...
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Sun Defenses Up in Transplant Patients After Skin Cancer Study
 

(HealthDay News) For organ transplant recipients, participation in a skin cancer research study is associated with increased use of multiple sun protection behaviors, according to a research letter in J...
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 DERMATOLOGY

APA: Suicide Prevention Should Be a Public Health Priority
 

Suicide prevention needs to be a public health priority, according to the American Psychological Association (APA). “The science and practice of psychology play an essential role in both understan...
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 BREAKING NEWS