Acupuncture does not improve the rate of live births among women undergoing in vitro...

1. In this randomized controlled trial, administration of acupuncture at the time of ovarian stimulation and embryo transfer did not improve the rate of...

Children’s hospital visits for suicide ideation and attempts are increasing

1. The percentage of patients seen at children’s hospital for suicidal ideation (SI) and suicide attempts (SA) more than doubled between 2008 and 2015. 2....

Surgical repair improves survival and pain control in patients with dementia who suffer hip...

1. In this retrospective study, nursing home patients with dementia who had a hip fracture had improved survival if they underwent surgical repair compared...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind May 14, 2018

Association of Clinical Outcomes With Surgical Repair of Hip Fracture vs Nonsurgical Management in Nursing Home Residents With Advanced Dementia The decision to undergo surgical...

Parental cannabis use increasing, cigarette use decreasing

1. Current cannabis use among parents with children at home increased from 4.9% to 6.8% while current cigarette use declined from 27.6% to 20.2%...

Postresection intravesical instillation of gemcitabine decreases non-muscle-invasive urothelial cancer recurrence

1. In this randomized controlled trial, time to recurrence was lower in patient with non-muscle-invasive urothelial cancer when treated with intravesical gemcitabine as compared...

Emotional regulation intervention linked to decreased high risk sexual behavior

1. Adolescents with no baseline sexual activity who underwent an emotional regulation (ER) sexual health intervention were less likely to report first-time vaginal or...

Coaching to improve water intake does not improve kidney function in adults with chronic...

1. In this randomized controlled trial, coaching to improve daily fluid intake did not improve kidney function in patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. 2. Increasing...

Vasopressin plus catecholamines lowers risk of atrial fibrillation in distributive shock

1. In this meta-analysis, addition of vasopressin to catecholamine vasopressors was associated with a lower risk of atrial fibrillation when compared to catecholamine monotherapy. 2....

Improved glycemic control in type 1 diabetics on very low-carbohydrate diets

1. A survey of individuals with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) consuming a very low-carbohydrate diet (VLCD) indicated that many study participants were able to...
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