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Over One-Third of U.S. Adults Have Metabolic Syndrome

Over One-Third of U.S. Adults Have Metabolic Syndrome

Age a strong influencer; almost 50 percent 60 and older have the condition

Motorcycle Deaths Down in U.S. for Second Straight Year

Motorcycle Deaths Down in U.S. for Second Straight Year

But U.S. death toll still higher than a decade ago, researchers say

Support Groups for At-Home Walking Benefit PAD Patients

Support Groups for At-Home Walking Benefit PAD Patients

Patients with peripheral artery disease benefit from organized exercise program

Avoiding Improper Antibiotic Use Means Relying on More Than Intuition

Avoiding Improper Antibiotic Use Means Relying on More Than Intuition

Identifying illness correctly is key to drugs' effectiveness, researcher says

Complication Rate Relatively Low for Anterior Lumbar Surgery

Complication Rate Relatively Low for Anterior Lumbar Surgery

Review shows overall complication rate of 14.1, with most complications at rate of 1 to 3

Novel Algorithm Can Classify Chronic Rhinosinusitis

Novel Algorithm Can Classify Chronic Rhinosinusitis

Scoring system has sensitivity of 83 percent and specificity of 66 percent for eosinophilic CRS

Gender Differences in Receipt of End-of-Life Care

Gender Differences in Receipt of End-of-Life Care

Male patients more likely to receive ICU care; males with EoL discussion less likely to have ICU stay

Cardiovascular Autonomic Neuropathy Predicts Urological Issues

Cardiovascular Autonomic Neuropathy Predicts Urological Issues

Increased odds of erectile dysfunction and/or lower urinary tract symptoms in men with T1DM

Optimal Mechanical Ventilation Strategy Identified for Obese

Optimal Mechanical Ventilation Strategy Identified for Obese

In meta-analysis, VCV higher PEEP single RM linked to highest PaO2/FiO2 ratio

Family History Alone Doesn't Appear to Affect Breast Cancer Outcomes

Family History Alone Doesn't Appear to Affect Breast Cancer Outcomes

No difference seen in distant disease-free intervals