Older Patients with Rosacea are Likely to be Diagnosed with Dementia
May 5, 2016
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older patients with the inflammatory skin disorder rosacea appear significantly more likely to be diagnosed with dementia, according to Danish researchers. As Dr.
Women with AF have a Higher Risk of Death and CVD
February 12, 2016
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with atrial fibrillation (AF) are at somewhat higher risk of death and cardiovascular disease (CVD) than men with the condition, a new systematic review and meta-analysis confirms. "Physicians should be aware of this and they should also make sure they treat wome
Methylphenidate Linked to Sleep and Appetite Loss
December 14, 2015
LONDON - Researchers voiced concern on Nov.
Outpatient Care Costly for Hospitals
November 12, 2015
NEW YORK - Outpatient care may cost more when hospitals own the medical practices or employ the physicians, a U.S.
Heart Disease Linked to Loud Noise
October 30, 2015
NEW YORK - People with long-term exposure to loud noise at work or in leisure activities may be at increased risk of heart disease, a U.S.
High Self-Contamination among Healthcare Workers
October 29, 2015
Florescent lotion and black light revealed that health care workers often contaminate their skin and clothing while removing their protective gear, researchers say. "It was surprising for the participants in the study to see that they frequently contaminated themselves during [personal protective
New Warfarin Measure Aids in Anticoagulation Ranking
October 26, 2015
NEW YORK - A novel warfarin composite measure (WCM) that combines percent time in therapeutic range (TTR) and international normalized ratio (INR) variability might be useful in comparing anticoagulation clinic performance rankings, researchers report. TTR reflects the intensity of anticoagulati
Online Refill Reduces Time Without Statins in Diabetes Patients
September 29, 2015
NEW YORK - Diabetes patients in the Kaiser Health System spent more days with their prescribed statins on hand if they used Kaiser's online refill tool, a study shows. The researchers looked specifically at racial and ethnic minorities and found that while these groups had poorer medication adher