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Loneliness, Depression Hinder Home-Based Secondary Prevention

Different psychosocial factors were at play for women and men in the study based in Australia. "We advocate for more innovative approaches to b. . . read more Tue, 3 May 2016 07:16:08 EDT

CMS Launches Contest for MIPS Educational App

The goal is to help physicians and other clinicians learn how to report to the new Medicare pay-for-performance program. Medscape Medical News. . . read more Tue, 3 May 2016 05:55:53 EDT

From Brintellix to Trintellix: Drug's Name Changes for Safety

The FDA has approved a brand name change for the antidepressant Brintellix to decrease the risk of prescribing and dispensing errors due to name confu. . . read more Mon, 2 May 2016 19:31:24 EDT

ACP Recommends CBT to Treat Chronic Insomnia

Cognitive behavioral therapy should be the first-line treatment for chronic insomnia in adults, according to new guidelines from the American College. . . read more Mon, 2 May 2016 18:02:45 EDT

HeartMate 3 Trial at 1 Year: 80% Survival, No Pump Thrombosis

"I am very encouraged with the hemocompatibility part of these results because this pump was designed for that purpose," said one expert. B. . . read more Mon, 2 May 2016 16:50:41 EDT

FDA Campaign Aims to Help Young LGBT Adults Stop Smoking

A $35.7 million campaign, initiated by the FDA, aims to help young adult lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered persons stop smoking. Medscape Me. . . read more Mon, 2 May 2016 15:56:31 EDT

Routine Nursing Screen Eradicates Pneumonia in Oncology Unit

By screening all patients for hospital-acquired pneumonia risk on admission to an oncology unit, nurses were able to introduce prevention measures to. . . read more Mon, 2 May 2016 13:07:27 EDT

Ixazomib in First All-Oral Triplet for Multiple Myeloma

The trial showing efficacy for ixazomib in the first oral triplet regimen for the treatment of relapsed, refractory multiple myeloma has now published. . . read more Mon, 2 May 2016 12:47:46 EDT

Older Lung Donors Raise Mortality Risk Only Slightly

Pushing the maximum recommended donor age for lung transplants from 55 to 64 years greatly expands the donor pool, with only a slight increase in reci. . . read more Mon, 2 May 2016 12:42:44 EDT

FDA Okays Oral Formulation of Perampanel (Fycompa)

Perampanel (Fycompa) will now be available in oral suspension formulation for partial-onset seizures with or without secondary generalized seizures, a. . . read more Mon, 2 May 2016 12:08:12 EDT

Hospital Discharge: One of the Most Dangerous Times for Patients

Within two weeks of Joyce Oyler's discharge from the hospital, sores developed in her mouth and throat, and blood began seeping from her nose and bowe. . . read more Mon, 2 May 2016 11:45:14 EDT

MoM Hip Implant Failure Linked to Manufacturing Variation

Bilateral prosthesis, smaller liners, female sex, and production after 2006 were associated with increased risk for revision surgery in patients with. . . read more Mon, 2 May 2016 11:18:24 EDT

EP by the Bay: San Francisco Hosts HRS 2016

Only one city, but all of cardiac electrophysiology starting May 4, including an invited speaker the Heart Rhythm Society wants as a muse in confront. . . read more Mon, 2 May 2016 10:14:11 EDT

Office Workers Sit Less With Intervention, Up Muscle Mass

A multicomponent intervention reduced sitting in offices by 71 minutes per working day and body fat by 0.61% at 3 months. Participants stood and move. . . read more Mon, 2 May 2016 08:07:05 EDT

Meta-Analysis: Age, Sex No Barrier to Beta-Blockade in HF

The benefit of beta-blockers is retained in heart-failure patients with reduced EF regardless of sex or age, calling into question the practice of. . . read more Sat, 30 Apr 2016 08:19:57 EDT

More Evidence That Smoking Worsens Semen Quality

A new review using updated World Health Organization criteria for laboratory examination of semen confirms that smoking has bad effects on sperm. Re. . . read more Mon, 2 May 2016 14:15:22 EDT

AIs Not Tied to Cardiac Ischemia, Stroke in Breast CA Patients

Breast cancer patients on aromatase inhibitors (AIs) do not seem to be at greater risk for cardiac ischemia or stroke compared with those taking tamox. . . read more Mon, 2 May 2016 14:12:48 EDT

Mucosal Healing With Infliximab Biosimilar in Ulcerative Colitis

About two-thirds of patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) had mucosal healing by the end of induction treatment with the infliximab biosimilar CT-P13,. . . read more Mon, 2 May 2016 14:09:23 EDT

Study of Liberia Ebola Flare-up Shows Need for Longer Vigilance

A study of a cluster of Ebola cases that appeared in Liberia last year, months after the country was declared Ebola-free, has found that the virus re-. . . read more Mon, 2 May 2016 14:06:47 EDT

Overcoming Barriers Against Split-Dose Bowel Preparation

Several interventions are needed to improve patient compliance with split-dose bowel preparation regimens for colonoscopy, researchers from Italy repo. . . read more Mon, 2 May 2016 13:59:43 EDT

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Smog May Boost Risk for Several Cancers

Title: Smog May Boost Risk for Several CancersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/2/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Tue, 3 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

E-Cigarettes 'In' at Some Schools

Title: E-Cigarettes 'In' at Some SchoolsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/2/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Tue, 3 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Zika Virus Was in Haiti Long Before Brazil Outbreak: Study

Title: Zika Virus Was in Haiti Long Before Brazil Outbreak: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/2/2016 12. . . read more Tue, 3 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

To Avoid Food Poisoning, There's an App for That

Title: To Avoid Food Poisoning, There's an App for ThatCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/2/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Tue, 3 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Today's Hair Style Could Cause Tomorrow's Hair Loss

Title: Today's Hair Style Could Cause Tomorrow's Hair LossCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/2/2016 12:00:00. . . read more Tue, 3 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Link Between Money Woes, Domestic Abuse Tough to Untangle

Title: Link Between Money Woes, Domestic Abuse Tough to UntangleCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/2/2016 12:. . . read more Tue, 3 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Bullying Can Turn Victims Into Bullies

Title: Bullying Can Turn Victims Into BulliesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/30/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/2/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Tue, 3 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Playground-Related Brain Injuries on Rise in U.S.

Title: Playground-Related Brain Injuries on Rise in U.S.Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/2/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/2/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Tue, 3 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Health Tip: Donating Blood

Title: Health Tip: Donating BloodCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/2/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/2/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Tue, 3 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Health Tip: Planning Makes Healthy Eating Simpler

Title: Health Tip: Planning Makes Healthy Eating SimplerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/2/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/2/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Tue, 3 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Obamacare Buyers Could Have Fewer Choices in 2017

Title: Obamacare Buyers Could Have Fewer Choices in 2017Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/2/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/2/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Tue, 3 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

More Kids Burned, Hospitalized as Fireworks Sales Rules Ease

Title: More Kids Burned, Hospitalized as Fireworks Sales Rules EaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/2/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/2/2016 1. . . read more Tue, 3 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Officials Report First Zika Death in Puerto Rico

Title: Officials Report First Zika Death in Puerto RicoCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/2/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Tue, 3 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Jello Shots While Underage, Bigger Booze Problems Later?

Title: Jello Shots While Underage, Bigger Booze Problems Later?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/2/2016 12:0. . . read more Tue, 3 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

If You're Craving Cookies, You Might Just Be Bored

Title: If You're Craving Cookies, You Might Just Be BoredCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/2/2016 12:00:00 A. . . read more Tue, 3 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Seniors' Worsening Depression May Sometimes Predict Dementia

Title: Seniors' Worsening Depression May Sometimes Predict DementiaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/2/2016. . . read more Tue, 3 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Study Suggests Aerial Pesticide Spraying Tied to Higher Autism Rates

Title: Study Suggests Aerial Pesticide Spraying Tied to Higher Autism RatesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/30/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5. . . read more Tue, 3 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

More U.S. Kids Have Chronic Health Problems: Study

Title: More U.S. Kids Have Chronic Health Problems: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/30/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/2/2016 12:00:00 A. . . read more Tue, 3 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

'Wandering' a Hazard for More Than a Third of Kids With Autism

Title: 'Wandering' a Hazard for More Than a Third of Kids With AutismCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/30/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/2/201. . . read more Tue, 3 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Autism Diagnosed at Younger Ages

Title: Autism Diagnosed at Younger AgesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/30/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/2/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Tue, 3 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

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