Chronic Disease

Reports of high-impact chronic disease studies by medical professionals

Comprehensive care programs reduce costs in children with medical complexity

1. Enrollment in comprehensive care management programs for children with medical complexity (CMC) was associated with decreased inpatient, emergency department (ED), and overall healthcare...

Workplace focused programs may aid in hypertension control

1. Workplace wellness programs and health promotion may be an effective addition to standardized management of hypertension to improve health outcomes of employees. Evidence Rating:...

Fish oil supplementation likely reduces cardiovascular morbidity and mortality

1. Regular consumption of fish oil is likely associated with decreased all-cause and cardiovascular disease risk. 2. Consumption of fish oil was associated with decreased...

Testosterone replacement in male cancer survivors helps improve body composition

1. Young male cancer survivors with low-normal serum morning total testosterone benefited from testosterone treatment as a therapeutic option to improve body composition. Evidence Rating:...

Smoking cessation and weight change in relation to cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality in...

1. Smoking cessation without weight gain in patients with type 2 diabetes was associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause and...

Antenatal vitamin D supplementation does not prevent development of asthma

1. This 6-year follow up of the Vitamin D Antenatal Asthma Reduction Trial found no significant difference in the incidence of asthma or recurrent...

Comparison of Cardiovascular and Safety Outcomes of Chlorthalidone vs Hydrochlorothiazide to Treat Hypertension

1. While chlorthalidone is the recommended thiazide diuretic treatment for hypertension, it has no added benefits compared to hydrochlorothiazide and has significantly worse safety...

Associations Between Life-Course-Persistent Antisocial Behaviour and Brain Structure In a Population-Representative Longitudinal Birth Cohort

1. Individuals exhibiting life-course-persistent antisocial behavior were found to have decreased mean neocortex surface area and lower mean cortical thickness than those without antisocial...

Long-Term Outcomes Associated With Total Arterial Revascularization vs Non-Total Arterial Revascularization

1. Total arterial vascularization (TAR) resulted in reduced likelihood of myocardial infarction, major cardio- and cerebrovascular events, and death compared to non-TAR in those...

A Comparison of Psoriasis Severity in Pediatric Patients Treated With Methotrexate vs Biologic Agents

1. Treatment with biologics in pediatric patients with moderate to severe psoriasis was significantly associated with greater reduction in psoriasis severity than methotrexate, though...
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