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Regional Variation in Treatment of Ischemic Stroke

Regional Variation in Treatment of Ischemic Stroke

Region accounted for 7 to 8 percent of variation in thrombolysis treatment

Afamelanotide Beneficial in Erythropoietic Protoporphyria

Afamelanotide Beneficial in Erythropoietic Protoporphyria

Improvement in number of hours of direct exposure to sunlight without pain, quality of life

Study Shows Saxenda Tied to Reduction in Body Weight

Study Shows Saxenda Tied to Reduction in Body Weight

Beneficial effect for once-daily subcutaneous injection, together with lifestyle counseling

Athletes: Only Drink When Thirsty, Experts Say

Athletes: Only Drink When Thirsty, Experts Say

Consuming excess fluids can lead to dangerous drop in sodium levels

Weight Loss  Vitamin D3 Cuts IL-6 in Postmenopausal Women

Weight Loss + Vitamin D3 Cuts IL-6 in Postmenopausal Women

Reduction in inflammatory biomarkers among women with BMI 25 kg/m, low serum 25(OH)D

CVD Risk Factor Levels Too High, Even in Best-Performing States

CVD Risk Factor Levels Too High, Even in Best-Performing States

About half of cardiovascular deaths could be prevented with elimination of five major risk factors

Additional Years of Secondary Schooling Can Cut HIV Risk

Additional Years of Secondary Schooling Can Cut HIV Risk

Secondary school represents cost-effective intervention for HIV prevention in Botswana

IOM: Make CPR Mandatory High School Requirement

IOM: Make CPR Mandatory High School Requirement

Far too few Americans are surviving cardiac arrest, and a new report issued by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) offers strategies to boost survival rates.

Bariatric Surgery Beats Lifestyle Change for T2DM Remission

Bariatric Surgery Beats Lifestyle Change for T2DM Remission

Three-year outcomes indicate that bariatric surgery is superior to lifestyle intervention alone for inducing remission of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in obese patients.

ACP Supports More Behavioral Health in Primary Care

ACP Supports More Behavioral Health in Primary Care

Behavioral health should be further integrated into the primary care setting, which will necessitate changes to the health care delivery system, payment model, and education and training, according to a position paper published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.