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Medication Improves Measure of Kidney Disease in Patients with Diabetes

Among patients with diabetes and kidney disease, most receiving an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or an angiotensin receptor blocker, the addition of the medication finerenone compared with placebo resulted in improvement in albuminuria...
27-Aug-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Newer Genetic Testing Methods May Provide Benefit For Children With Suspected Autism

The use of two newer genetic testing technologies (chromosomal microarray analysis and whole-exome sequencing) among children with autism spectrum disorder may help identify genetic mutations potentially linked to the disorder, according to a study...
27-Aug-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Inadequate BP Control Linked With Increased Risk of Recurrence of Intracerebral Hemorrhage

Survivors of an intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH; a type of hemorrhagic stroke in which bleeding occurs directly into the brain) who had inadequate blood pressure (BP) control during follow-up had a higher risk of ICH recurrence, with this association...
27-Aug-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Incorporating Genomic Sequencing, Counseling into Pediatric Cancer Treatment Shows Benefit

In a study that included children and young adults with relapsed or refractory cancer, incorporation of integrative clinical genomic sequencing data into clinical management was feasible, revealed potentially actionable findings in nearly half of...
27-Aug-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Increase Seen in Bicycle-Related Injuries, Hospital Admissions

Between 1998 and 2013, there was a large increase in bicycle-related injuries and hospital admissions of adults in the United States, with the increase in injuries driven by more injuries among adults older than 45 years of age, according to a study...
27-Aug-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Teens Who Use E-Cigarettes May Be More Likely to Begin Smoking

Among high school students in Los Angeles, those who had ever used electronic cigarettes were more likely to report initiation of smokable (“combustible”) tobacco (such as cigarettes, cigars, and hookah) use over the next year compared with...
14-Aug-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Compares Heparin to Warfarin for Treatment of Blood Clots in Patients with Cancer

Among patients with active cancer and acute symptomatic venous thromboembolism (VTE; blood clots in the deep veins), the use of the low molecular-weight heparin tinzaparin daily for 6 months compared with warfarin did not significantly reduce...
14-Aug-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Therapy Decreases PTSD Symptom Severity Among Veterans

In a randomized trial that included veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), those who received mindfulness-based stress reduction therapy showed greater improvement in self-reported PTSD symptom severity, although the average improvement...
30-Jul-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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