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Fri, Sep 21, 2018 - The prevalence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes is 0.5 and 8.5 percent, respectively, among U.S. adults, according to a study published online Sept. 4 in The BMJ. Read More >
Study Provides Estimates of U.S. Prevalence of Type 1, 2 Diabetes
Fri, Sep 21, 2018 - Physician burnout is associated with increased risk of patient safety incidents, poorer quality of care due to low professionalism, and reduced patient satisfaction, according to a review published online Sept. 4 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Read More >
Research Links Doctor Burnout to Patient Safety Incidents
Thu, Sep 20, 2018 - Untreated gestational diabetes is associated with development of subsequent glucose metabolism disorders in mothers, but is not significantly associated with the composite outcome of childhood overweight/obesity in long-term follow-up of offspring, accord Read More >
Gestational Diabetes Tied to Subsequent Glucose Disorders
Thu, Sep 20, 2018 - On average, hospitals mark up drugs by 479 percent of their cost, according to a report from The Moran Company, commissioned by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America. Read More >
Hospitals Charge 479 Percent of Cost of Drugs on Average
Thu, Sep 20, 2018 - Risk of cardiotoxicity is higher for patients receiving trastuzumab and/or anthracyclines for the treatment of breast cancer, according to a study published in the Aug. 1 issue of JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. Read More >
Cardiac Monitoring Needed for High-Risk Breast Cancer Patients
Thu, Sep 20, 2018 - Although there are many demands on residents, taking advantage of paid vacation time is one of the perks and should be maximized, according to an article published in the American Medical Association's AMA Wire. Read More >
Residents Should Take Advantage of Paid Time Off
Thu, Sep 20, 2018 - A lawsuit filed Tuesday in California claims that pharmaceutical company AbbVie used cash, gifts, and services to induce doctors to overprescribe the widely used drug Humira (adalimumab), ignoring the medicine's potentially lethal side effects. Read More >
California Lawsuit Claims AbbVie Paid Doctors to Prescribe Humira
Thu, Sep 20, 2018 - Compared with intramuscular pethidine, use of intravenous remifentanil patient-controlled analgesia in labor reduces the proportion of epidural conversions, according to a study published in the Aug. 25 issue of The Lancet. Read More >
Patient-Directed IV Remifentanil Cuts Epidural Conversions