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FDA and EPA release final recommendations for fish consumption in pregnant women

FDA and EPA release final recommendations for fish consumption in pregnant women

For adults, the recommended serving size of fish is 4 ounces, while servings for children should be smaller based on their age and calorie intake.

LASIK surgery: a mixed bag of results?

LASIK surgery: a mixed bag of results?

Data from the PROWL studies show that most patients are satisfied with LASIK surgery, although many patients experience new symptoms.

Increasing number of US adults with masked hypertension

Increasing number of US adults with masked hypertension

An estimated 12.3% of Americans over the age of 21 have masked hypertension.

Recommendations released for management of small renal masses

Recommendations released for management of small renal masses

Researchers used data from 83 studies to develop guideline for management of patients with small renal masses.

Glyburide and metformin have similar glucose control in gestational diabetes

Glyburide and metformin have similar glucose control in gestational diabetes

Researchers observed a high efficacy rate for both glyburide and metformin.

Caffeine may reduce age-related inflammation linked to cardiovascular disease

Caffeine may reduce age-related inflammation linked to cardiovascular disease

Researchers observed a connection between advancing age, systemic inflammation, cardiovascular disease, and caffeine.

Hypertension treatment in older adults: a new clinical practice guideline

Hypertension treatment in older adults: a new clinical practice guideline

The ACP and the AAFP has released a joint recommendation for the pharmacologic treatment of hypertension in adults aged 60 years and older.

Migraine increases stroke risk in surgical patients

Migraine increases stroke risk in surgical patients

Surgical patients with a history of migraine have an increased risk of perioperative ischemic stroke and a higher 30-day hospital readmission rate.

Lithium side effects and management strategies

Lithium side effects and management strategies

The declining rates for lithium use are linked to the burden of side effects and toxicity associated with the drug.

"Weekend warrior" activity reduces all-cause mortality risk

"Weekend warrior" activity reduces all-cause mortality risk

Individuals who perform their physical activity in 1 or 2 sessions during the week can still reduce their risk of mortality.

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