LATEST NEWS
Opiate Use Linked to Early Mortality in IBD Patients
 

(HealthDay News) Heavy use of opiates among patients with inflammatory bowel diseases is tied to increased risk of premature all-cause death, according to research in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepat...
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

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

Sedentary Habits Tied to Medial Temporal Lobe Thinning
 

(HealthDay News) For non-demented middle-aged and older adults, there is an inverse correlation between medial temporal lobe (MTL) thickness and sedentary behavior, research in PLOS ONE finds. In the st...
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

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

Tai Chi Helps Improve Respiratory Function in COPD
 

(HealthDay News) Tai chi is as effective as pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study in CHEST. Researchers evaluated patients ra...
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Recombinant Influenza Vaccine Found to Be Safe in Children
 

(HealthDay News) The recombinant influenza vaccine (RIV4) is well tolerated in children aged 6 to 17 years, and it provides immunogenicity comparable to that of the inactivated vaccine, according to a s...
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Relapse in Major Depression Linked to Brain Cortical Changes
 

(HealthDay News) For patients with major depressive disorder (MDD), relapse is associated with brain cortical changes over two years, according to a study in JAMA Psychiatry. The researchers found that ...
Thu, 29 Mar 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Cryoablation of Posterior Vagal Trunk Feasible in Obesity
 

Technical success rate 100 percent in 10 subjects; no procedure-related complications, adverse events (HealthDay News) Percutaneous computed tomography (CT)-guided cryoablation of the posterior vagal tr...
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE