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Inadequate sleep increases risk for common cold

People who get six hours of sleep have a 4.2 times risk of catching a cold compared with people who get seven hours of sleep ...

DPP-4 inhibitors may cause severe joint pain in type 2 diabetes

The FDA released a warning that DPP-4 inhibitors may lead to severe joint pain in patients with T2DM.

Alternative medicine use common among geriatric oncology patients

Over 25% of geriatric oncology patients reported using complementary and alternative medications.

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Southern-style diet linked 
to risk for heart disease

Southern-style diet linked 
to risk for heart disease

A Southern diet included added fats, fried food, and processed meats raises the risk for acute coronary heart disease.

Inadequate sleep increases risk for common cold

Inadequate sleep increases risk for common cold

People who get six hours of sleep have a 4.2 times risk of catching a cold compared with people who get seven hours of sleep a night.

New mothers report lack of provider advice on infant care

New mothers report lack of provider advice on infant care

Clinicians should educate new mothers on various aspects of infant care.

Vitamin D in postmenopausal women

Vitamin D in postmenopausal women

Vitamin D did not improve bone and muscle outcomes in postmenopausal women.

DPP-4 inhibitors may cause severe joint pain in type 2 diabetes

DPP-4 inhibitors may cause severe joint pain in type 2 diabetes

The FDA released a warning that DPP-4 inhibitors may lead to severe joint pain in patients with T2DM.

Alternative medicine use common among geriatric oncology patients

Alternative medicine use common among geriatric oncology patients

Over 25% of geriatric oncology patients reported using complementary and alternative medications.

Vitamin D does not improve heart and 
diabetes factors in obese teens

Vitamin D does not improve heart and 
diabetes factors in obese teens

For obese adolescents, taking vitamin D does not reduce the risk for cardiovascular events or diabetes.

Benzodiazepines are contraindicated for PTSD

Benzodiazepines are contraindicated for PTSD

Benzodiazepines worsened outcomes for patients with PTSD following various types of trauma.

FDA approves second nonstatin drug to treat patients with high cholesterol

FDA approves second nonstatin drug to treat patients with high cholesterol

The drug is approved for patients who are unable to control their LDL cholesterol with current treatment options.

Court ruling eases insurers' ability to terminate clinicians from their network

Court ruling eases insurers' ability to terminate clinicians from their network

Court supports insurance company in termination of clinicians after dispute regarding necessity of services.

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