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Non-Nutritive Sweeteners Don’t Up Blood Glucose Levels
 

Consumption of non-nutritive sweeteners (NNSs) does not increase blood glucose levels, a review in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition finds. Researchers analyzed 29 randomized controlled trials ...
Fri, 25 May 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Congress Approves Bill Expanding Private Care for VA Patients
 

Patients served by the beleaguered Veterans Affairs health system may have wider access to private care, thanks to a bill approved by the Senate. President Donald Trump is known to support the bill, whi...
Fri, 25 May 2018 BREAKING NEWS

12 County-Level Factors Affect Individual Well-Being in U.S.
 

Twelve county-level factors, including social and economic, clinical care, and physical environment, explain variation in resident well-being in the U.S., according to research in PLOS ONE. These 12 fac...
Fri, 25 May 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Financial Incentives May Up Rates of Smoker Abstinence
 

Financial incentives added to free cessation aids can improve the rate of sustained abstinence among smokers, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers randomize...
Thu, 24 May 2018 BREAKING NEWS

PSA Level Three Months After Radiation Tx May Predict Outcome
 

Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels three months after radiotherapy (RT) are strong markers of prostate cancer outcomes for patients with intermediate- and high-risk disease, according to a study in ...
Thu, 24 May 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Dupilumab Reduces Rate of Severe Asthma Exacerbations
 

Add-on dupilumab reduces the rate of severe asthma exacerbations in uncontrolled asthma; it also reduces the glucocorticoid dose for glucocorticoid-treated asthma, according to two studies published in ...
Thu, 24 May 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Daily Egg Consumption Linked to Reduced CVD Risk
 

A moderate level of egg consumption is associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a study in Heart. The researchers found that compared with non-consumers, those who co...
Wed, 23 May 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Procalcitonin Assay Doesn’t Cut Antibiotic Use in Lower RTI
 

For patients with suspected lower respiratory tract infection, the provision of procalcitonin assay results doesn't result in less use of antibiotics than usual care, research published in the New Engla...
Wed, 23 May 2018 BREAKING NEWS