According to the USPSTF, evidence is lacking to investigate nontraditional risk factors for CVD risk evaluation.
Use of long-acting bronchodilators is linked to cardiovascular risks in patients with COPD.
Both patients with and without BRCA mutations have comparable survival rates.
Apathy and depressive symptoms are independently associated with incident dementia in community-dwelling older people.
Between 2008 and 2015 there was an increase in the number of US adults who received outpatient mental health care in the specialty sector.
Researchers recommend 7 online tools and mobile apps to help healthcare professionals reduce stress, burnout, depression, and suicidal behaviors.
Unsafe sleep practices, including placing infants in a non-supine sleep position, are still prevalent in the United States.
For women who work night shifts, breast cancer risks increase by 3.3% for every 5 years of work.
For young adults without known risk factors, a one-time routine HIV screen at 25 years would optimize clinical outcomes and be cost-effective.
Children who receive a non-kidney solid organ transplant have an increased risk for AKI in the first year after surgery and is associated with an increased risk of CKD.
Use of folic acid or multivitamins during pregnancy is associated with a significantly reduced risk of ASD in offspring.
Increased ibuprofen administration elevates LH and decreases testosterone to LH and inhibin B to FSH ratios in young adult men.
About 16% of infants under 4 months were fed foods other than breast milk or formula.
The FDA has approved the Dermapace System for treatment of chronic, full-thickness diabetic foot ulcers.
Intensive care and death were greatly prevented in patients who were annually vaccinated.
The infant mortality rate varied by state, from 4.28 to 9.08 per 1,000 live births in Massachusetts and Mississippi, respectively, in 2013 through 2015.
MEV aortic valve replacement is noninferior to SEV aortic valve replacement in high-risk patients with aortic stenosis.
More than 40 diet plans across 9 categories have been ranked to help those dieting achieve healthier lifestyles in U.S News & World Report.
An outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 have been reported in 13 states in the US as well as Canada.
Addition of a new class of antihypertensive drugs to existing treatment greatly decreases SBP in previously medicated patients with HT.
Positive emotions and low levels of depression after a cardiovascular disease (CVD) event are associated with low risk for mortality during a 15-year period.
Practicing after childbirth, wage gaps, and additional work from home are some of the factors that cause burnout in female physicians.
Overweight/obese preschools have greater asthma symptoms than normal-weight children when untreated.
Exposure to surrounding air pollutants and warm season ozone are linked to increased risk of death.
Patients with atopic dermatitis may have a greater risk of developing squamous cell carcinoma.
The American Academy of Neurology has released updated guideline recommendations for mild cognitive impairment.
The USPSTF has found that the current evidence is inadequate to assess the benefits and harms of screening with ECG for atrial fibrillation and cardiovascular disease in older adults.
Pet ownership is not linked to decreased aging in the elderly.
Early treatment of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy can prevent complications.
Policy analysts at the CDC and another, as yet unnamed Department of Health and Human Services agency, have been informed to stop using certain terms in documents to be used in next year's budget.
Intake of primary nutrients and bioactives in green leafy vegetables is associated with slower cognitive decline.
Prenatal marijuana use increased from 2009 to 2016 for pregnant women of all ages.
Dermatologists across Europe tend to underestimate mood disorders in their patients.
The FDA is proposing a new, risk-based enforcement approach to homeopathic drug products that have the greatest potential to harm patients.
Findings do not support routine vitamin D and calcium supplementation in community-dwelling older adults for lowering the incidence of osteoporosis-related fractures.
New evidence regarding safety is spurring the US FDA to remove a Boxed Warning from certain inhaled medications used to treat asthma and COPD.
Attaining higher education may aid in the prevention of Alzheimer's disease.
Taking minoxidil and spironolactone once a day proves to be safe and effective against female PHL.
Individuals who consume hot tea daily may have a lower risk of developing glaucoma.
Ginkgo biloba extract, along with aspiring, may help cognition in acute ischemic stroke patients.
Accuracy was 95.8% for DVT diagnosis for general practitioners using compression ultrasonography.
Men may experience a lower immune response than women, adding insight to the man flu debate.
The new FDA approved short-acting insulin drug can be used to treat T1 and T2 diabetes.
Adolescent marijuana prevalence today would be at or near record highs if cigarette use had not declined since 2005.
Inactivated and live attenuated flu vaccines can be safely administered to people with egg allergies.
The AAFP continues to use the 2014 JNC8 guideline instead of the 2017 AHA/ACC update.
Breast cancer diagnosis is higher among women who currently use or recently used contemporary hormonal contraceptives than among women who have never used hormonal contraceptives.
Average birth weights among infants born in Flint, Michigan, have decreased after the city's shift from using the Detroit Water Authority to the Flint River for its tap water source.
Body mass index BMI at a cut-point of 30 kg/m2 may not be an appropriate indicator of obesity in postmenopausal women.
Day-care centers have more allergens from pets and mites than in homes.
Non-pharmaceutical treatments improved 4 cognitive and behavioral domains in children with epilepsy.
Cocoa, dark chocolate, and raw almonds may help improve lipid profiles in overweight individuals.
Blood pressure decreases more than a decade before death in patients older than 60 years.
Adult obesity by age of 35 is likely in about 57% of today's children.
Increased frequency of television viewing may be linked to an increased risk for venous thromboembolism.
The USPSTF has updated its recommendations on the use of menopausal hormone therapy for the primary prevention of chronic conditions.
Patients treated by PCPs vs hospitalists can have lengthier hospital stays and lower 30-day mortality rates.
Oral capsule FMT and colonoscopy delivery showed similar patient outcomes, low rate differences, and high success rates.
Post-seroconversion brain morphology can occur in HIV patients, but aviremia maintenance via cART can slow of prevent brain injuries.
The addition of pharmacomechanical thrombolysis does not reduce the risk of post-thrombotic syndrome among patients with acute proximal deep vein thrombosis.
A new report from the CDC finds that HIV is being diagnosed sooner after initial infection than in previous years.
Although awareness of physician burnout has increased, the problem continues to affect medical students, residents, and practicing physicians.
A study of an investigational digital medicine achieves its primary efficacy end point in pediatric ADHD.
Omega-3 supplementation in children with mood disorders is associated with decreased impairment in executive functioning.
Nivolumab treatment for non-small-cell lung cancer may induce successful depletion of HIV reservoir.
The decrease in HIV incidence in Uganda was facilitated by antiretroviral therapy, male circumcision, and adolescent abstinence.
Over 6 million Americans were diagnosed with Alzheimer's this year, which will increase to 15 million by 2060.
Higher BMI is associated with increased dementia risk when weight was measured more than 20 years before dementia diagnosis, but this association is reversed when BMI was assessed less than 10 years before dementia diagnosis.
Cerebral morphometric alterations can discriminate between children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and controls.
Researchers sought to determine how much has changed since the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology first reported on sexual harassment two decades ago.
Many direct acting oral anticoagulants may be more beneficial than warfarin.
The American Heart Association has released a statement detailing their concerns about the tax reform bill.
The FDA has approved semaglutide injection as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Medication-related adverse events occur more frequently with methotrexate in children with moderate to severe psoriasis.
Women with significant attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder do not need to stop treatment during pregnancy.
Oral insulin usage does not prevent the development of type 1 diabetes in relatives of patients.
Heart rate variability and specific inflammatory biomarkers can differentiate major depressive disorder from depression in bipolar disorder.
Venlafaxine was superior to lithium in reducing symptoms of both bipolar II, depression, and anxiety.
Physicians rate a high proportion of patients with atopic dermatitis as having inadequate disease control.
Patients with irritable bowel syndrome found FODMAP more beneficial than general dietary advice
Clinician suspicion has minimal accuracy for the diagnosis of Lyme disease.
Body mass index is linked to malignant melanoma in men.
Oxybenzone, found in sunscreens and other products, has harmful dermatological and environmental effects.
A Minnesota-based hospital chain fires about 50 employees for refusal to receive the influenza vaccine.
Meta-analyses suggest that drinking 3-4 cups of coffee a day has more associated health benefits than risks.
Low-dose aspirin does not decrease healing time for patients with venous leg ulcers.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Heplisav-B for the prevention of infection caused by all known subtypes of hepatitis B virus.
Treating patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms with endovascular strategy over open repair may increase survival and decrease cost.
New virus mutations make antibody binding difficult as mismatches in vaccines and viruses emerge.
Preliminary clinical trial results show more heart-related deaths occur in patients taking febuxostat compared to allopurinol.
More tests might be administered to transgender individuals who are female, black, or sex workers.
A combination of psychoeducation, cognitive-based therapy, visualization, and breathing exercises may represent a tolerable and readily accepted complementary therapeutic approach for adolescent patients with chronic pain.
A pneumonia vaccine under development provides the most comprehensive coverage to date and alleviates antimicrobial concerns.
Youths receiving dual therapy for depression had the highest incidence of attempted suicide compared with those receiving monotherapy.
New FDA-approved prophylactic treatment decreases bleeding episodes hemophilia A patients with factor VIII inhibitors.
According to a special report by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, alcohol consumption is a definite risk for cancer development.
A 6 variable model predicted advanced chronic kidney disease in patients with acute kidney injury.
Treatment with ADHD medication during pregnancy was associated with a higher risk for neonatal morbidity, especially central nervous system-related disorders such as seizures.
The FDA has published recommendations to prevent foodborne illnesses during the holiday season.
Lowest US consumption rates for fruits in vegetables found in males, young adults, and impoverished adults.