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Increased risk for arrhythmia in psoriasis patients

Patients with psoriasis, especially those with psoriatic arthritis, have an increased risk of arrhythmia.

After breast cancer, acupuncture more effectively treats hot flashes

For breast cancer survivors, acupuncture was more effective than gabapentin for treating hot flashes.

Regular aspirin, NSAID regimen may reduce colorectal cancer risk

Regular, long-term use of low-dose aspirin or other NSAIDs reduced the risk of developing colorectal cancer.

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Diabetes is poorly controlled in a majority of elderly people

Diabetes is poorly controlled in a majority of elderly people

The majority of older adults with diabetes do not meet the ADA's criteria for good management of their condition.

Newer cholesterol guidelines better at identifying increased risk of CVD events

Newer cholesterol guidelines better at identifying increased risk of CVD events

The 2013 ACC/AHA cholesterol management guidelines better identify the risk of CVD and presence of coronary artery disease.

Trans fats are linked to death and heart disease

Trans fats are linked to death and heart disease

Compared with saturated fats, consuming trans fats results in high mortality rates from all causes and from heart disease.

Increased risk for arrhythmia in psoriasis patients

Increased risk for arrhythmia in psoriasis patients

Patients with psoriasis, especially those with psoriatic arthritis, have an increased risk of arrhythmia.

After breast cancer, acupuncture more effectively treats hot flashes

After breast cancer, acupuncture more effectively treats hot flashes

For breast cancer survivors, acupuncture was more effective than gabapentin for treating hot flashes.

Regular aspirin, NSAID regimen may reduce colorectal cancer risk

Regular aspirin, NSAID regimen may reduce colorectal cancer risk

Regular, long-term use of low-dose aspirin or other NSAIDs reduced the risk of developing colorectal cancer.

Clinicians' helpfulness can improve weight loss

Clinicians' helpfulness can improve weight loss

Obese patients who rated their clinicians as very helpful lost more weight than those who gave them low ratings.

Preterm birth, poor fetal growth increase ADHD risk

Preterm birth, poor fetal growth increase ADHD risk

The earlier in a pregnancy a child is born, the greater their risk for developing ADHD.

Patient, family advisors can improve patient-centered care

Patient, family advisors can improve patient-centered care

Patient and family advisors can help ensure that practice focus on what each patient needs.

Laser technique accurately identifies melanoma

Laser technique accurately identifies melanoma

A non-invasive laser test can accurately identify melanoma with 100% accuracy.

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