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Depression rate high in patients with mild cognitive impairment

Depression rate high in patients with mild cognitive impairment

About one-third of patients with MCI are also diagnosed with depression.

Ledipasvir-sofosbuvir treatment safe for kidney recipients with hepatitis C

Ledipasvir-sofosbuvir treatment safe for kidney recipients with hepatitis C

Treatment for 12 or 24 weeks is safe and efficacious for kidney transplant recipients with hepatitis C virus.

Primary care providers order more food allergen panels than allergists

Primary care providers order more food allergen panels than allergists

Primary care providers also order more tests for uncommon causes of food allergy and generate higher costs.

Testosterone treatment may increase risk of venous thromboembolism

Testosterone treatment may increase risk of venous thromboembolism

Researchers sought to determine the risk of venous thromboembolism associated with use of testosterone treatment.

New clinical trial underway to study efficacy of HIV vaccine

New clinical trial underway to study efficacy of HIV vaccine

The study will be the largest HIV vaccine clinical trial to take place in South Africa.

Smartphone questionnaire effective for monitoring mood instability

Smartphone questionnaire effective for monitoring mood instability

The Mood Zoom questionnaire rates anxiety, elation, sadness, anger, irritability, and energy on a 7-point scale.

Quality improvement intervention helps pain management for seniors in the ER

Quality improvement intervention helps pain management for seniors in the ER

Researchers conducted an examination in patients over 65 years with moderate-to-severe pain in an academic emergency department.

Mortality rate from infectious diseases remains unchanged in the United States

Mortality rate from infectious diseases remains unchanged in the United States

The number of patients dying from infections has remained stable, but some disease threats have changed.

AAP recommendations for behavioral and emotional problems in young children

AAP recommendations for behavioral and emotional problems in young children

Most young children with an emotional, behavioral, or relationship problem receive no interventions for their disorder.

Pain from IUD insertion is not reduced from naproxen sodium

Pain from IUD insertion is not reduced from naproxen sodium

Oral naproxen sodium does not reduce pain with IUD insertion but does reduce pain after insertion.

2016 Upcoming Meetings

MAY 15-19, 2017 
AAPA 2017
Las Vegas, NV

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