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AAO: Higher Exercise Intensity Tied to Reduced Risk of Glaucoma
 

(HealthDay News) Increasing exercise intensity is associated with a reduced risk of glaucoma, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, in New Orlean...
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 FAMILY PRACTICE

CPAP May Be Superior to Gastric Banding for Severe Sleep Apnea
 

(HealthDay News) Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) may be a more effective treatment than laparoscopic gastric banding (LGB) for control of severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), research finds ...
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 FAMILY PRACTICE

Gene Replacement Tx Beneficial in Spinal Muscular Atrophy
 

(HealthDay News) Gene replacement therapy is beneficial in spinal muscular atrophy type 1 (SMA1), and nusinersen is beneficial for infants with spinal muscular atrophy, two studies in the New England Jo...
Thu, 02 Nov 2017 FAMILY PRACTICE

Children of Immigrants Less Likely to be Up-to-Date on Shots
 

(HealthDay News) Children up to age 36 months with at least one foreign-born parent are less likely to be up-to-date on recommended vaccinations, research in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report shows....
Wed, 01 Nov 2017 FAMILY PRACTICE

CDC Updates Zika Guidance for Infant Care
 

(HealthDay News) CDC interim guidance for U.S. health care providers caring for infants with possible congenital Zika virus infection is updated in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. “Heal...
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 FAMILY PRACTICE

New Online Tool Aids Search for Alcohol Treatment
 

(HealthDay News) The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) has released a new online resource to help people recognize and find high-quality care for alcohol use disorder. The Alcoh...
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 FAMILY PRACTICE

Sizable Number of HIV-Infected Children Not Receiving Care
 

(HealthDay News) A substantial proportion of children with HIV might not be receiving the recommended frequency of medical care, research in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report finds. The st...
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 FAMILY PRACTICE