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Obesity in adults continues to rise

FROM JAMA Obesity and severe obesity rose significantly in adults but not in children ...

Major message: Most heart failure is preventable

EXPERT ANALYSIS FROM THE ANNUAL CARDIOVASCULAR CONFERENCE AT SNOWMASS SNOWMASS, COLO. (FRONTLINE MEDICAL NEWS) ...

CBC data can predict immunotherapy responses in NSCLC

REPORTING FROM THE NCCN ANNUAL CONFERENCE ORLANDO (FRONTLINE MEDICAL NEWS) – Information readily available ...

Office-based screen predicts dementia in Parkinson’s disease

FROM JAMA NEUROLOGY A simple, office-based screening tool was at least as effective as ...

In utero exposure to valproate and other AEDs linked to low test scores

FROM THE JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY, NEUROSURGERY & PSYCHIATRY In utero exposure to some antiepileptic ...

Drug coated balloons may match stents for small coronary lesions

REPORTING FROM CRT 2018 WASHINGTON (FRONTLINE MEDICAL NEWS) – For treating de novo coronary ...

Debris left after TAVR varies by device

AT CRT 2018 WASHINGTON (FRONTLINE MEDICAL NEWS) – All transcatheter aortic valve replacement devices ...

Statin use is uniformly low in adults with dyslipidemia disorders

FROM CIRCULATION Only half of adults with familial hypercholesterolemia are currently on statin therapy, ...

Psoriasis patients often have history of childhood trauma

FROM THE JOURNAL OF PSYCHOSOMATIC RESEARCH Psoriasis patients showed a greater prevalence of childhood ...

Efavirenz-based ART may hamper vaginal ring contraception

REPORTING FROM CROI 2018 BOSTON (FRONTLINE MEDICAL NEWS) – Efavirenz-based antiretroviral therapy may significantly ...