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Healthcare workers in poor nations often do not have enough protective gear to keep them safe from being infected with blood-borne viruses such as Ebola and HIV, according to a study published online Aug. 8 in Tropical Medicine & International Health.
By Rachel Lutz
Men who are socially well-integrated show more than a 2-fold reduced risk of suicide, according to a longitudinal study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
A prognostic model has been developed and validated which has adequate discrimination for major outcomes in type 1 diabetes, according to a study published online Aug. 28 in Diabetologia.
High sodium intake is associated with increased disease activity in multiple sclerosis, according to research published online Aug. 28 in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry.
From 2000 to 2009 there was an increase in surgical treatment for spinal metastasis in the United States, which was accompanied by increased complication rates and costs, according to a study published in the Sept. 1 issue of The Spine Journal.
For patients with cancer, factors associated with late admission to hospice have been identified, according to a study published online Aug. 25 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Among women with diabetes, long-term use of sulfonylureas is associated with a significantly higher risk of incident coronary heart disease, according to a study published online Aug. 22 in Diabetes Care.
A group-based weight management intervention can reduce gestational weight gain for obese women, according to a study published in the September issue of Obesity.
Children with newly diagnosed leukemia with an index admission on the weekend have an increased length of stay and risk for respiratory failure, according to a study published online Aug. 25 in JAMA Pediatrics.
High school athletes who return to the field with medical clearance within 60 days experience a significant regression in their abilities to simultaneously walk and do simple mental tasks, according to a study published online Aug. 5 in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
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