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Longer Duration of Post-Op Opioid Use Associated with Misuse
 

Each refill and week of opioid prescription following surgery is associated with an increasing risk of opioid misuse among opioid naive patients, according to a study in The BMJ. Researchers found more...
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Screening Mammography Up After Cost Sharing Eliminated
 

The elimination of cost sharing for screening mammography is associated with increased rates of use of the service, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers fou...
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Value of Doxylamine-Pyridoxine Questioned in Early Pregnancy
 

Doxylamine-pyridoxine may be beneficial for nausea and vomiting symptoms in early pregnancy, but the magnitude of the difference is very small and may indicate no clinically important benefit, according...
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Alzheimer’s Disease Variants Linked to Brain Amyloidosis
 

Certain Alzheimer’s disease (AD) risk variants are associated with brain amyloidosis, according to research in JAMA Neurology. After apolipoprotein E ε4, the strongest correlation with amyloid de...
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Adding HIPEC to Cytoreductive Surgery Beneficial in Ovarian CA
 

The addition of hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) to interval cytoreductive surgery is associated with improved outcomes in patients with stage III epithelial ovarian cancer, according t...
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Brain Is Susceptible to Acute MI, Chronic Heart Failure
 

Acute myocardial infarction (MI) and chronic heart failure have effects on the brain, research in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology finds. Researchers examined the influence of MI on car...
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Lactation Duration Linked to Reduced Incidence of Diabetes
 

Lactation duration is associated with reduced incidence of diabetes, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers examined the correlation between lactation and progression to d...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS

Nearly 30 Percent of Veterans Report Current Tobacco Use
 

Overall, 29.2% of veterans report current use of one of five tobacco products, according to research published in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The most commonly used tobacco pr...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 BREAKING NEWS