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Worse Long-term Adverse Outcomes in Patients with Heart Failure and Hyponatremia
Hyponatremia is associated with increased mortality and rehospitalization in patients hospitalized for heart failure.
Blood Test May Have Power to Predict Alzheimer
A blood test has been developed that can predict with 90 percent certainty whether a senior will suffer from dementia such as Alzheimer's disease within the next few years, according to a study published online March 9 in Nature Medicine. The test relies on levels of 10 lipids in the bloodstream to estimate the chances of either mild cognitive impairment or the beginnings of Alzheimer's disease.
About One-Quarter of Patients With Mild Cognitive Impairment Progress to Dementia
About 22 percent of patients with mild cognitive impairment progress to dementia within three years, and depression symptoms modify the prognosis, according to a study published in the March/April issue of the Annals of Family Medicine.
More Than Four Million Have Signed Up for ACA
More than four million Americans have signed up for health coverage through state and federal insurance marketplaces established by the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration announced Tuesday.
Medicare Drug Plan Changes Withdrawn by White House
Proposed changes to the Medicare prescription drug program have been withdrawn by the Obama administration after strong opposition from patient groups.
Discrepancies Identified in Studies on ClinicalTrials.gov, Journals
Nearly all clinical trials reported on ClinicalTrials.gov and published in high-impact journals report at least one discrepancy in cohort, intervention, or results, according to a research letter published in the March 12 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Consultant Offers Tips for Evaluating Staff Pay
Setting salaries and dealing with raises for a practice's staff can be tricky, according to an article published Feb. 24 in Medical Economics.
Study Explores Depression and Unemployment in Multiple Sclerosis Patients
Researchers have discovered an association between depression and employment status in people with multiple sclerosis, according to a study published in Functional Neurology.
Evidence-Based Education Favorable to Stress Management for Multiple Sclerosis Patients
For multiple sclerosis patients, enrollment in an evidence-based education program resulted in more informed choices involving their condition, according to research published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry.
Keeping Salaries Secret Harms Worker Performance
Keeping salaries secret hurts worker performance and increases turnover of top talent, according to a study published online Jan. 13 in the Academy of Management Journal.
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