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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
A brief mindfulness-based intervention has a positive short-term effect on psychological and behavioral measures as well as proinflammatory signal markers in younger breast cancer survivors

Mindfulness Intervention De-Stresses Cancer Survivors

Positive short-term effects seen in younger breast cancer survivors
The Tacaribe virus

Florida Researchers Discover New Virus in Ticks

Tacaribe virus, not known to cause human infections, is in arenavirus family
Screening white men with a family history of prostate cancer appears to be associated with a decrease in prostate cancer-specific mortality

Prostate Cancer Mortality Benefit Seen for Family Hx-Based Screens

However, on multivariate analysis, finding did not reach statistical significance
A nutritional supplement with specific omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids and antioxidants can improve hair density and reduce the telogen percentage

Nutritional Supplement Reduces Hair Loss in Females

Most participants report reduction in hair loss, improvement in hair diameter and hair density
Physicians work long hours

Most Docs Work 40 to 60 Hours Per Week

Considerable proportion work 61 to 80 or more hours; half of docs would prefer to work fewer hours
For patients with Raynaud's phenomenon

Cold Effects on Skin in Raynaud’s Impacted by Age, BMI

Cold-induced decrease in skin temperature inversely linked to age, BMI in patients not controls
An experimental test which checks sputum for three microRNA biomarkers of lung cancer was able to distinguish early-stage lung cancer from noncancerous nodules the majority of the time

Sputum Biomarkers May Help ID Malignant Lung Nodules

More than 80 percent correct in ID of cancerous nodules, but accuracy still needs improving