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Physical activity important for adults with CVD

Physical activity important for adults with CVD

In older adults, the consequences of functional impairment include increased morbidity and mortality, and reduced ability to perform activities of daily living.

Annual rate of perinatal HIV infection decreased in United States

Annual rate of perinatal HIV infection decreased in United States

However, missed opportunities for prevention were common among infected infants and their mothers in recent years.

ICU may be overused for some patients with heart or lung disease

ICU may be overused for some patients with heart or lung disease

Researchers also observed no difference in 30-day mortality rates between patients in the ICU and those who received regular inpatient care in another hospital unit.

Obstructive sleep apnea in adults: a new clinical practice guideline

Obstructive sleep apnea in adults: a new clinical practice guideline

Six guidelines establish updated clinical practice recommendations for the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in adults.

Dabigatran linked to fewer bleeding complications in patients with atrial fibrillation

Dabigatran linked to fewer bleeding complications in patients with atrial fibrillation

Anticoagulation with dabigatran was associated with fewer bleeding complications compared with warfarin among patients undergoing ablation for atrial fibrillation.

Early feeding, skin-to-skin contact improves hospital admission rates for infants at risk of hypoglycemia

Early feeding, skin-to-skin contact improves hospital admission rates for infants at risk of hypoglycemia

A hypoglycemia bundle was created in order to reduce hospital admission rates for infants at risk of hypoglycemia.

High BMI in late adolescence associated with increased risk of severe liver disease in men

High BMI in late adolescence associated with increased risk of severe liver disease in men

A high BMI is associated with an increased risk for severe liver disease, and the risk is higher in those who also have type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Opioid and benzodiazepine combination use significantly increases overdose risk

Opioid and benzodiazepine combination use significantly increases overdose risk

The drug combination significantly contributes to the overall population risk of opioid overdose.

Colorectal cancer characteristics different, outcomes worse among octogenarians

Colorectal cancer characteristics different, outcomes worse among octogenarians

Octogenarians with colorectal cancer have several differences in clinical and tumor characteristics, compared with younger patients with the disease.

Budesonide oral suspension may be effective for eosinophilic esophagitis

Budesonide oral suspension may be effective for eosinophilic esophagitis

Budesonide oral suspension treatment improved symptomatic, endoscopic, and histologic parameters in eosinophilic esophagitis.

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