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Google Glass technology for remote electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation is significantly less reliable than paper ECG

Google Glass Technology Less Reliable Than Paper ECG

Most physicians report being dissatisfied with ECG viewing on prism display of Google Glass
On any given day in the United States in 2009 to 2010

Researchers Weigh in on Youth Pizza Consumption

More calories, fat, salt consumed on 'pizza days;' experts suggest pizza as target for intervention
Parents who refuse to have their children vaccinated appear to be clustered in certain areas

Missed, Refused Vaccines Appear in ‘Clusters’

Clusters may deserve special outreach efforts, researchers say
A substantial number of Americans who drink also take medications that should not be mixed with alcohol

Many Americans Taking Meds Not to Be Mixed With Alcohol

Researchers couldn't determine if people surveyed were using both simultaneously
For patients with low back pain

Epidural Steroid Injections Tied to Small Surgery-Sparing Effect

Moderate/low evidence that patients receiving ESI versus control less likely to undergo surgery
Annual health care expenses are substantially higher for smokers and the obese

Obesity More Expensive to Treat Than Smoking

Health care costs associated with obesity, smoking increased noticeably during 1998 to 2011
The age of introduction of gluten is not associated with risk of celiac disease in genetically predisposed children

Age at Gluten Introduction Not Linked to Risk of Celiac Disease

Risk of tissue transglutaminase autoantibodies, celiac disease up in Swedish versus U.S. children
For patients with preexisting hypertriglyceridemia

Supplements Curb Isotretinoin-Associated Triglyceride Increase

ω-3 supplementation stabilizes expected increase in patients with preexisting hypertriglyceridemia
Factors associated with adherence to medications for treatment of diabetes include experience with diabetes therapy and related costs

Rx Adherence Lower for Patients New to Diabetes Therapy

Adherence also linked to other factors, including use of mail order pharmacies, lower out-of-pocket costs
Body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference are frequently discordant

BMI and Waist Circumference Are Frequently Discordant

WC linked to VAT, liver fat, adverse cardiometabolic risk profile within each BMI category