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Recommendations for Management of Recurrent UTI in Older Men

Recommendations for Management of Recurrent UTI in Older Men

Case presented of patient with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase E. coli infection

Impacts of Low/High Glycemic Foods to Postprandial Blood Glucose in Type 1 Diabetes

Impacts of Low/High Glycemic Foods to Postprandial Blood Glucose in Type 1 Diabetes

For patients with type 1 diabetes, fat quality influences postprandial blood glucose (PPG) response in the context of meals with high-glycemic index (HGI), according to a study published online in Diabetes Care.

Does Dexamethasone Reduce Mortality in HIV-Linked Cryptococcal Meningitis?

Does Dexamethasone Reduce Mortality in HIV-Linked Cryptococcal Meningitis?

Dexamethasone doesn't reduce mortality; linked to higher percentage of patients with disability

Study Shows Only 1 in 5 HFrEF Patients Get Digoxin Rx at Discharge

Study Shows Only 1 in 5 HFrEF Patients Get Digoxin Rx at Discharge

Only one-in-five with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction receive digoxin at discharge

Study Assesses Functional Imaging as an Aid in Analgesic Decisions

Study Assesses Functional Imaging as an Aid in Analgesic Decisions

Functional magnetic resonance imaging with central sensitization can be used in early human drug development, according to a study published in the January issue of Anesthesiology.

High-Dose IV Sedatives Appear Safe in Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome

High-Dose IV Sedatives Appear Safe in Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome

High-dose intravenous sedatives not associated with excess morbidity or mortality

Are Colonoscopic Evaluations Adequate for Patients at Different BBPS Rates?

Are Colonoscopic Evaluations Adequate for Patients at Different BBPS Rates?

The rate of missed adenomas larger than 5 mm is similarly low for men with Boston Bowel Prep Scale (BBPS) scores of 2 or 3, according to a study published in the February issue of Gastroenterology.

CDC Reveals Smoking Rates Amongst Pregnant Women in U.S.

CDC Reveals Smoking Rates Amongst Pregnant Women in U.S.

The rate of smoking during pregnancy is about 8.4%, with greater prevalence among women aged 20 to 24 years, according to a report published by the National Center for Health Statistics.

How is BRCA Testing Effecting Breast Cancer Tx Decisions?

How is BRCA Testing Effecting Breast Cancer Tx Decisions?

Among young women with breast cancer, the rates of BRCA mutation testing are increasing, according to research published online February 11 in JAMA Oncology.

Promising Results in Caplacizumab Treated TTP Study

Promising Results in Caplacizumab Treated TTP Study

Caplacizumab, an anti-von Willebrand factor humanized single-variable-domain immunoglobulin (Nanobody), shows potential in the treatment of acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), according to research published in the issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.