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MONTHLY BRIEFINGS - Oct 2017


Geriatrics News (3018)

Wed, Nov 22, 2017 - Individuals born between 1947 and 1964 have a significantly increased risk of prescription opioid overdose death and heroin overdose death, and those born from 1979 to 1992 also have an increased risk of heroin overdose death, according to a study publish Read More >
Baby Boomers Have Increased Risk of Rx Opioid Overdose Death
Wed, Nov 22, 2017 - Physicians who are experiencing burnout are more than twice as likely to leave their organization within two years, and this is associated with significant economic costs, according to a report from the American Medical Association. Read More >
High Costs Associated With Physician Burnout, Attrition
Tue, Nov 21, 2017 - For patients with atrial fibrillation, non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants are associated with lower risks of adverse renal outcomes than warfarin, according to a study published in the Nov. 28 issue of the Journal of the American College of C Read More >
NOACs Show Lower Risk of Adverse Renal Outcomes in A-Fib
Tue, Nov 21, 2017 - Across all 50 states and the District of Columbia, few adults consume the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables, according to research published in the Nov. 17 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Read More >
Few U.S. Adults Meet Fruit, Veg Intake Recommendations
Tue, Nov 21, 2017 - Combinations of four proteins from stool samples can detect colorectal cancer and advanced adenomas with higher sensitivity than hemoglobin alone, according to a study published online Nov. 21 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Read More >
Stool-Based Protein Combos Can Improve CRC Screening
Tue, Nov 21, 2017 - Survivors of sudden cardiac death with structurally normal hearts have increased dispersion of repolarization after exertion, and this is detectable on non-invasive electrocardiographic imaging, according to a study published online Nov. 1 in the Journ Read More >
Increased Repolarization Dispersion Seen in SCD Survivors
Tue, Nov 21, 2017 - An increased β-blocker dose is associated with a greater prognostic advantage in patients with chronic heart failure and diabetes than in those with chronic heart failure but no diabetes, according to a study published online Oct. 25 in Diabetes C Read More >
Higher β-Blocker Dose Linked to Lower Mortality Risk
Tue, Nov 21, 2017 - High salt intake affects the gut microbiome; however, certain intestinal bacteria may help prevent high-salt diets contributing to hypertension, according to research published online Nov. 15 in Nature. Read More >
High Salt Intake Impacts Gut Microbiome