Pediatrics

Drop in proportion of neonates with long IV therapy for UTI

(HealthDay)—From 2005 to 2015 there was a decrease in the proportion of infants aged ≤60 days with a urinary tract infection (UTI) who received four or more days of intravenous (IV) antibiotics, according to a study published ...

Health

Certain factors predict repeat ER visits for ureteral stones

(HealthDay)—Among patients with ureteral stones, those who are younger, have proximal stones, and require intravenous narcotics for pain control are more likely to return to the emergency department within 30 days, according ...

Oncology & Cancer

Exercise cuts cardiac events in non-metastatic breast cancer

(HealthDay)—For patients with non-metastatic breast cancer, exercise is associated with reductions in the incidence of cardiovascular events, according to a study published online May 23 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Cardiology

Younger adults receiving excess anticoagulant dosing in PCI

(HealthDay)—Many younger adults with acute myocardial infarction undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) receive excess dosing of anticoagulants, with evidence of a trend toward an association between excess ...

Diabetes

Serum marker predicts cardiovascular events in diabetes

(HealthDay)—Elevated levels of polyclonal serum immunoglobulin combined free light chains (cFLCs) may indicate adverse cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to research published ...

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