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Lack of Peds Preventive Care Ups Unplanned Hospital Admissions

Lack of Peds Preventive Care Ups Unplanned Hospital Admissions

Infants and children lacking vaccinations, development checks more likely to be admitted.

Smartphone App Uses Fingernail Bed Images to Detect Anemia

Smartphone App Uses Fingernail Bed Images to Detect Anemia

App uses color and metadata from fingernails to detect hemoglobin levels in the blood.

GI Bleed Hospitalization Risk Linked to Oral Anticoagulant Choice, PPI Cotherapy

GI Bleed Hospitalization Risk Linked to Oral Anticoagulant Choice, PPI Cotherapy

To compare the incidence of hospitalization for upper GI tract bleeding, researchers used US Medicare beneficiary files to identify a cohort of patients that were ≥30 years old who initiated oral anticoagulation therapy with apixaban, dabigatran, rivaroxaban, or warfarin, with or without PPI cotherapy.

Does Gestational Age at Birth Impact Seizure Risk Following Receipt of Measles Vaccine?

Does Gestational Age at Birth Impact Seizure Risk Following Receipt of Measles Vaccine?

The study utilized the Vaccine Safety Datalink and included children who received the first dose of a measles-containing vaccine between 12 and 23 months old during the study period of January 1, 2003 to September 20, 2015.

Menopausal Hormone Therapy May Reduce Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Risk

Menopausal Hormone Therapy May Reduce Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Risk

To investigate the association between hormone therapy and carpal tunnel syndrome risk, researchers conducted a secondary analysis of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) hormone therapy trials.

Functional Nasal Surgery Can Improve Headache Symptoms

Functional Nasal Surgery Can Improve Headache Symptoms

Eighty-five percent of patients report partial or complete resolution of headaches postoperatively.

COPD Tied to Obesity in Male, Female Never-Smokers

COPD Tied to Obesity in Male, Female Never-Smokers

Strong dose-response relationship seen in never-smokers aged 50 and older.

New Guidance Addresses Early Diagnosis of Dysmenorrhea in Adolescents

New Guidance Addresses Early Diagnosis of Dysmenorrhea in Adolescents

Endometriosis is most common cause of secondary dysmenorrhea, looks different in teens than adults.

Infections Linked to Increased Later Risk for Mental Disorders

Infections Linked to Increased Later Risk for Mental Disorders

Subsequent risk increased with infections requiring hospitalization, treatment with anti-infective agents.

Sleep Quality in Women With Surgical vs Natural Menopause

Sleep Quality in Women With Surgical vs Natural Menopause

Women who undergo surgical menopause have significantly worse sleep quality than those who experience natural menopause.

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