Workplace Bullying, Violence Tied to T2D Risk

Related depression and anxiety might contribute to diabetes risk by Jeff Minerd Jeff Minerd, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today November 13, 2017 Action Points Bullying and violence in the workplace were linked with an increased risk for type 2 diabetes. The study [...]

2018-02-26T15:45:50-05:00November 16th, 2017|Health News|

AHA: 130/80 mm Hg Is New National BP Target

Multisociety guidelines released accounting for SPRINT data by Crystal Phend Crystal Phend, Senior Associate Editor, MedPage Today November 13, 2017 This article is a collaboration between MedPage Today® and: American College of Cardiology ANAHEIM -- After years of contention among professional [...]

2017-11-16T15:04:07-05:00November 16th, 2017|Health News|

Do Acne Treatments Promote Antibiotic Resistance?

Few studies to confirm risk, but guidelines discourage monotherapy with antimicrobials by John Jesitus, Dermatology Times November 12, 2017 The most striking finding from a recent review of the impact of acne-related antibiotic use on microbial resistance is a lack of [...]

2017-11-13T16:04:06-05:00November 13th, 2017|Health News|

Breathing Bad Air May Boost Bone Fracture Risk

Two large studies link air pollution exposure to osteoporosis by Salynn Boyles, Contributing Writer November 11, 2017 Action Points • Poor air quality may be a modifiable risk factor for osteoporosis and bone fractures, especially among people living in low-income communities. • Note [...]

2017-11-13T15:56:24-05:00November 13th, 2017|Health News|

Gout Worsens Its Comorbidities

New study evaluates how disease and its treatments affect other common conditions by Gregory M. Weiss MD, Rheumatology Network November 11, 2017 Gout and the medications used for its treatment worsen the comorbidities as well as patients' perceptions of their quality [...]

2017-11-13T15:54:02-05:00November 13th, 2017|Health News|

Technology Helps Keep Arthritis Patients on Track

Juvenile and adult patients benefit from digital tools by John Gever, Managing Editor, MedPage Today  November 10, 2017 SAN DIEGO -- Two studies presented here at the American College of Rheumatology's annual meeting showed that online technologies were able to improve [...]

2017-11-13T15:39:52-05:00November 13th, 2017|Health News, IT|