Chronic Disease

Reports of high-impact chronic disease studies by medical professionals

Disparities in adolescent physical activity between sex, race, and income

1. In this study of the patterns of physical activity in adolescents and young adults, young age, white race, and higher income were all...

Failures in using personal protective equipment are commonly observed

1. In this qualitative study, active failures in infectious agent transmission precaution practices were observed frequently. 2. Common failures include: failure to enter room with...

Lack of superiority of rivaroxaban for secondary prevention of embolic stroke of undetermined source

1. At a median follow-up of eleven months, rivaroxaban was not superior to aspirin for prevention of secondary stroke after an initial primary embolic...

Medications with depression as a possible adverse effect associated with increased depression risk

1. In this cross-sectional study, the use of medications with depression as an adverse effect was associated with a higher prevalence of depression while...

Lower and higher oxygen saturation targets result in equal but contrasting outcomes for extremely...

1. In this meta-analysis, there was no significant difference between lower and higher oxygen saturation targets on a primary composite of mortality or major...

No benefit of negative pressure wound therapy for lower extremity open fractures

1. In this randomized controlled trial, there was no difference in the self-reported disability 12 months after injury between patients treated with negative pressure...

ABIM research suggests that doctors who maintain board certification provide better patient care

1. Physicians who maintained Board Certification were associated with improved Health Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) score. 2. The majority of physicians in the...

Exercise linked to reduced mortality in survivors of childhood cancer

1. In this retrospective cohort analysis, adult survivors of childhood cancer demonstrated reduced mortality with increasing levels of vigorous exercise in a week. 2. Increasing...

Increased attending supervision may not reduce medical errors and may decrease educational outcomes

1. In this randomized controlled trial, increasing direct attending physician supervision did not reduce the rate of medical errors. 2. The increased direct attending supervision...

Recombinant human pentraxin 2 slows the decline in lung function for patients with idiopathic...

1. The use of recombinant human pentraxin 2 vs placebo resulted in a slower decline in lung function over 28 weeks for patients with...
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