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Vaccine-preventable infections are common in children post solid organ transplants
eMediNexus, 17 January 2019
#Cardiology #Gastroenterology #Infectious Diseases #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pediatrics
In a multicenter cohort study of 6980 pediatric solid organ transplant recipients at a Pediatric Health Information System center 16 of individuals had at least 1 hospitalization for a v ...MORE
Study finds high burden of mental illness in young-onset type 2 diabetes
eMediNexus, 16 January 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Psychiatry
People who develop young-onset type 2 diabetes before 40 years of age are at increased risk for hospitalizations across their lifespan compared with persons with usual-onset type 2 diabe ...MORE
USPSTF recommends risk-reducing medications to women at increased risk for breast cancer
eMediNexus, 16 January 2019
#Oncology #Pathology and Lab Medicine
The US Preventive Services Task Force USPSTF has published draft Recommendation Statement on the use of medication to reduce risk for breast cancer The draft is open for public comment ...MORE
History of the allergic reaction is an important part of evaluation of penicillin allergy
eMediNexus, 16 January 2019
#Allergy and Immunology #Dermatology #Internal Medicine
A review article in the Jan 15 issue of JAMA on evaluation and management of penicillin allergy says that many patients report they are allergic to penicillin but few have clinically sign ...MORE
Oral antibiotics reduce intestinal necrosis in acute mesenteric ischemia
eMediNexus, 16 January 2019
#Gastroenterology #Internal Medicine #Pharmacist
By decreasing luminal bacterial load and translocation oral antibiotics in addition to early revascularization might reduce progression of acute mesenteric ischemia to irreversible transm ...MORE
Sleeping less than 6 hours a night may increase risk of heart disease
eMediNexus, 15 January 2019
#Cardiology #Neurology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health
People who sleep less than 6 hours a night may be at increased risk of cardiovascular disease compared with those who sleep for 7-8 hours suggests a new study published in the Journal of ...MORE