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In more than half of recently studied cases

Physicians, Patient Families Often Disagree on Prognosis

But that's not because surrogates misunderstand what they're told
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has strengthened current warnings in the prescribing information about fluoroquinolone antibiotics causing significant decreases in blood glucose as well as mental health side effects.

FDA Requires Safety Label Changes for Fluoroquinolones

Changes will describe hypoglycemic coma and clarify and identify mental health side effects
Early-onset asthma and wheezing may contribute to an increased risk of developing obesity later in childhood

Asthma May Raise Obesity Risk Later in Childhood

3- to 4-year-olds with active asthma, wheezing have increased risk of obesity by age 8
For patients undergoing bariatric surgery

Post-Op Incentive Spirometry Not Beneficial After Bariatric Surgery

No effect on postoperative hypoxemia, arterial oxygen saturation level, or pulmonary complications
There is strong evidence to support intermittent inhaled corticosteroids for prevention of wheeze exacerbations in preschool children with intermittent asthma or viral-triggered wheezing

Intermittent Steroids Reduce Some Asthma Exacerbations

Findings for preschool children with intermittent asthma or viral-triggered wheezing
New interns' intense and changing schedules take a toll on sleep

Interns’ Schedule Takes Toll on Sleep, Physical Activity, Mood

Findings based on eight-month evaluation of new interns using Fitbit activity trackers
Chromosome instability within lung cancer tumors increases the risk of recurrence or death and may help forecast recurrence long before standard tests

Chromosome Instability Test Prognostic in NSCLC

Chromosome instability associated with higher risk of relapse, death within 2 years
Only about half of trials registered at ClinicalTrials.gov are listed in the largest data-sharing repository

Many Clinical Trials Are Not Listed in Data-Sharing Repository

Fifty-three percent of randomized clinical trials were listed at Clinical Study Data Request website
More than one in five patients report having experienced a medical error

21 Percent of Americans Report Experiencing a Medical Error

Survey results show patients and families feel some responsibility for patient safety
To help improve detection accuracy of lesions

NIH Releases Large-Scale Dataset of CT Images

Dataset may allow development of a universal lesion detector, which could be initial screening tool