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Better Dietary Patterns Among U.S. Adults Could Save Billions
 

(HealthDay News) Increased adherence to healthy dietary patterns could result in health care savings from improved health outcomes, research presented during Nutrition 2018, the annual meeting of the Am...
Mon, 11 Jun 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Compression + Early Ablation Tied to Faster Leg Ulcer Healing
 

(HealthDay News) Early endovenous ablation of superficial venous reflux results in faster healing of venous leg ulcers, compared with deferring endovenous ablation until after ulcer healing, research in...
Fri, 08 Jun 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Mifepristone Pre-Tx Improves Management of Early Miscarriage
 

(HealthDay News) Mifepristone pretreatment improves medical management of early pregnancy loss, according to the results of a randomized trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine. “Pr...
Thu, 07 Jun 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

DDW: Bowel Sounds May Identify Irritable Bowel Syndrome
 

(HealthDay News) A noninvasive method for diagnosing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), based on use of bowel sounds, has high sensitivity and specificity, according to a study presented at the 2018 Digest...
Tue, 05 Jun 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Immunotherapy Promising for Slowing Progression of ALS
 

(HealthDay News) A new immunotherapy appears to be well tolerated and possibly of benefit in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), according to a phase 1, first-in-human study published in ...
Mon, 04 Jun 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Associative Memory Test Aids Prediction of Dementia Risk
 

(HealthDay News) Among older adults with a minor decline on a screening test for cognitive ability, an additional three-minute test of associative memory can improve identification of patients at increa...
Wed, 30 May 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Prediction Tool Helps Tailor Lung Cancer Screening to Patients
 

(HealthDay News) Personalizing the harm-benefit assessment of low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening for lung cancer can inform patient-centered screening decisions, according to a study in the A...
Tue, 29 May 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

One in Six Women Regret Freezing Their Eggs
 

(HealthDay News) Certain identifiable factors are associated with decision regret following elective oocyte cryopreservation (EOC), research in Fertility and Sterility finds. The researchers found that ...
Tue, 29 May 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE