Chronic Disease

Reports of high-impact chronic disease studies by medical professionals

Oral HPV infection linked to higher prevalence in males than females

1. Prevalence of both overall and high-risk oral HPV infection was markedly high in males than females. 2. Concurrent oral and genital HPV infection as...

Magnetic resonance enterography performs well in detecting active inflammation in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease

1. This systematic review and meta-analysis demonstrated the high diagnostic performance of magnetic resonance (MR) enterography in the diagnosis of active inflammation in pediatric...

Bioresorbable vascular scaffolds linked to increased risk of adverse events at mid- and long-term

1. In comparison to everolimus-eluting metallic stents (EESs), bioresorbable vascular scaffolds (BVSs) increased the chances for thrombotic events at both mid- and long-term follow-up. 2....

Childhood antibiotic use not linked to celiac or islet cell autoimmunity

1. In a prospective study of children at-risk for development of type-1 diabetes, antibiotic use was not associated with the development of islet or...

Role of maternal beliefs in seeking intervention for developmental delay

1. In-depth, semi-structured interviews of Hispanic and African American mothers about their beliefs surrounding developmental delay and utilization of Early Intervention services for their...

Cognitive dysfunction linked to extreme prematurity, severe growth restriction combination

1. Patients born both extremely premature and with severe growth restriction were found to have decreased level of functioning in multiple cognitive domains when...

Romosozumab followed by alendronate superior to alendronate alone in fracture prevention

1. In postmenopausal osteoporotic women at high risk for fracture, romosozumab followed by alendronate significantly reduced fracture risk compared to alendronate alone. 2. Although the...

Multistep medication review tool may be effective in discontinuing inappropriate prescription use in nursing...

1. In the nursing home setting, the Multidisciplinary Multistep Medication Review (3MR) was found to be nearly 10% more effective in discontinuing inappropriate prescription...

Evidence suggests that patient navigators and provider reminders may improve follow-up after positive fecal...

1. Interventions including patient navigators and provider reminders may be associated with improved follow-up for positive fecal blood tests. 2. There is low evidence to...

Low-dose alteplase did not show differential benefits across age, ethnicity or severity of stroke...

1. In this secondary analysis of the Enhanced Control of Hypertension and Thrombolysis Stroke Study (ENCHANTED), there were no significant difference in treatment effects...
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