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Onabotulinum Toxin-A Can Safely Improve Sleep Bruxism
 

(HealthDay News) Onabotulinum toxin-A (BoNT-A) injections can improve sleep bruxism, according to a study in Neurology. Researchers found that clinical global impression and visual analog scale of chang...
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Core Muscle Weakness Increases Spinal Loading, Back Injuries
 

(HealthDay News) In the presence of complete deep core muscle weakness, there is an increase in peak anterior shear loading on all lumbar vertebrae during running, according to a study published in the ...
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Hepatic Fat Accumulation May Have Causal Role in Liver Disease
 

(HealthDay News) Hepatic fat accumulation may play a causal role in chronic liver disease, research in the Journal of Internal Medicine suggests. The researchers found that there was an epidemiologic co...
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Physical Activity Doesn’t Seem to Reduce Risk of Frailty in Elderly
 

(HealthDay News) A long-term physical activity program isn't associated with reduced frailty risk among older adults, a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggests. In a multicenter tria...
Tue, 09 Jan 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Long-Term Night Shift Work Linked to Cancer Risk in Women
 

(HealthDay News) There is a positive association between long-term night shift work and the risk of several common cancers for women, with evidence of a dose-response correlation, research in Cancer Epi...
Tue, 09 Jan 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Charting Intervention Improves Geriatric Assessment Notes
 

(HealthDay News) A quality improvement intervention using geriatric-specific note templates, house staff training, and reminders increased documentation of function, cognition, and advance care planning...
Tue, 09 Jan 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Increased Long-Term Mortality for All Weight Categories in T2DM
 

(HealthDay News) For patients with type 2 diabetes, all weight categories show increased long-term mortality, with a nadir at a body mass index (BMI) of 25 to <30 kg/m², according to a study published ...
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE

Adjuvanted Shingles Subunit Vaccine Likely More Cost-Effective
 

(HealthDay News) The new adjuvanted herpes zoster subunit vaccine (HZ/su) is cost-effective compared with the currently recommended live attenuated herpes zoster vaccine (ZVL), a study in JAMA Internal ...
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 FAMILY PRACTICE