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Polypharmacy More Likely for Cancer Survivors
 

(HealthDay News) Compared to controls, cancer survivors are more likely (64 versus 51.5%) to be prescribed five or more unique medications, including drugs with abuse potential, a study in Cancer finds....
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Young Adults With T1DM Show Muscle Metabolic Deficiencies
 

(HealthDay News) Physically active young adults with type 1 diabetes have alterations in mitochondrial ultrastructure and bioenergetics within skeletal muscle, according to a study in Diabetologia. R...
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 ENDOCRINOLOGY

Calcium Channel Blockers May Up Pancreatic Cancer Risk in Women
 

Use of short-acting calcium channel blockers (CCBs) is associated with increased risk of pancreatic cancer in postmenopausal women, according to a prospective study of 145,553 postmenopausal women prese...
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Caffeine Does Not Appear to Be Linked to Risk of Arrhythmia
 

Regular intake of coffee and tea doesn't appear to be associated with the risk of arrhythmia, a review in JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology suggests. Researchers found that clinical studies haven't shown...
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

TFs Operate Across Gene Loci Within Disease Phenotypes
 

(HealthDay News) Transcription factors (TFs) seem to operate across gene loci, research in Nature Genetic suggests. Researchers used new computational methods to examine the loci that TFs occupy in indi...
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

One-Hour Plasma Glucose Useful Predictor of Diabetic Retinopathy
 

(HealthDay News) One- and two-hour plasma glucose concentrations (1h-PG and 2h-PG, respectively) are similarly effective at predicting diabetic retinopathy (DR), according to a study published in Diabet...
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Volumetric Laser Endomicroscopy Helps ID Barrett’s Regions
 

Volumetric laser endomicroscopy (VLE) users can identify regions of interest for potential Barrett’s esophagus dysplasia with a high degree of agreement, research in the Journal of Gastroenterolog...
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Opioid Packaging Often Lacks Info on Safe Storage, Disposal
 

Messages relating to safe storage and disposal of prescription opioids are inconsistent and are often not included on package insert information, according to a research letter in the Annals of Internal...
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 BREAKING NEWS