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  • American Diabetes Association, June 7-11
    The American Diabetes Association 79th Scientific Sessions The annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association was held from June 7 to 11 in San Francisco and attracted approximately 14,000 participants from around the world, including...
  • WHO: Congo Ebola Outbreak Still Not Global Emergency
    MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- Even though the Ebola outbreak in Congo recently caused deaths in neighboring Uganda, it is still not a global emergency, the World Health Organization says. The outbreak has resulted in more than 1,400 deaths since it was...
  • CDC: U.S. Measles Cases Reach 1,044
    MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- The number of measles cases in the United States so far this year has reached 1,044 in 28 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. That number is the highest number of cases since 1992 and since the...
  • Cognitive Decline Faster After Incident Coronary Heart Disease Event
    MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- Incident coronary heart disease (CHD) is associated with accelerated cognitive decline after, but not before, the event, according to a study published in the June 25 issue of the Journal of the American College of...
  • Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads
    MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- Three large drug makers have launched a legal challenge against the Trump administration's rule requiring the prices of drugs to be included in television ads. A lawsuit against the rule, set to take effect July 9, was filed...
  • High Soy Intake May Cut Fracture Risk in Younger Breast Cancer Survivors
    MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- Higher soy consumption is linked to fewer osteoporotic fractures in younger breast cancer survivors, according to a study published online May 21 in JNCI Cancer Spectrum. Neil Zheng, from Yale University in New Haven,...
  • Study Examines Use of Electronic Consults for Allergy/Immunology
    MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- Implementation of an electronic consult (e-consult) program at an academic allergy/immunology practice showed increasing use of e-consults for new consults, according to a study published online June 3 in the Journal of...
  • Glucocorticoid Tapering Feasible for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- For patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) achieving low disease activity or remission with tocilizumab (TCZ), glucocorticoid (GC) tapering (GCtaper) is associated with a small but significant increase in disease activity...
  • U.S. Travelers Should Be Aware of Measles Risk in Europe
    MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- U.S. travelers need to be aware of measles in Europe and should ensure children are adequately vaccinated, according to a study published online June 17 in Pediatrics. Kristina M. Angelo, D.O., from the U.S. Centers for...
  • Review Suggests More Sleep May Lower Cardiometabolic Risk
    MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- Increasing the length of nightly sleep may help reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease and metabolic disorders, according to a review published online June 5 in the Journal of Sleep Research. Rob H.P. Henst, from the...
  • Recommendations Developed to Prepare Children for Camp
    MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- In a policy statement issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics and published online June 17 in Pediatrics, recommendations are presented for the preparation of children for summer camps. Michael J. Ambrose, M.D., from...
  • Nilvadipine Increases Cerebral Blood Flow in the Hippocampus
    MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- For patients with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer disease, treatment with nilvadipine lowers systolic blood pressure and increases cerebral blood flow (CBF) in the hippocampus, according to a study published online June 17 in...
  • Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Varies by Birthplace for Black Women
    MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- Among black women in the United States, the prevalence of triple-negative breast cancer varies by birthplace, according to a study published online June 13 in Cancer. Hyuna Sung, Ph.D., from the American Cancer Society in...
  • Feelings of Powerlessness Tied to Delays in Seeking Care for Acute MI
    MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- Patients' perceived inability to act is associated with a delay in seeking medical care for acute myocardial infarction, according to a study published online May 27 in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. Carolin...
  • PPI Use for Up to Three Years Safe During Anticoagulant Tx
    MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- Use of pantoprazole for up to three years to prevent upper gastrointestinal events in patients receiving anticoagulant therapy with aspirin and/or rivaroxaban has a similar safety profile to placebo except for an increased...
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