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Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Smartphone, Television Use in Children
Increased screen time observed to be associated with adiposity.
MR-perfusion guided management for stable angina patients is non-inferior compared with invasive angiography and fractional flow reserve.
Overweight individuals with high activity levels not observed to have increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
Study targets wasteful spending in health care.
Drug and psychological therapy may not offer an adequate solution to alcohol use disorder.
Patients with depression were 2.16 times more likely to refuse pharmacotherapy.
Receiving preventive dental care before age 2 is associated with tooth decay and high costs.
Leading cardiologists say it is difficult to get their patients access to evolocumab.
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Having the right evidence, using high-value care, and developing strong incentives to improve payment and delivery systems are among the ways we can improve healthcare.
This analytic model assessed the per-woman cost differences between the use of 2 levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine devices, from a US payer perspective.
The characteristics of patients who require increases in their basal insulin dose were compared with those requiring no increase following conversion between basal insulin analogues.
Existing levodopa therapies for Parkinson’s disease often provide inadequate symptom control after prolonged treatment. This study assessed the cost-effectiveness of an extended-release carbidopa-levodopa formulation (IPX066).
In our quest to identify the areas and activities that show the greatest positive impact and value in care and outcomes, we must aim to not let good science and evidence get away from us, particularly when considering vaccination.
A new ophthalmic formulation of bimatoprost was found to improve adherence and persistence compared with the original formulation of bimatoprost.
Although naloxone delivery devices are proven to reduce opioid overdoses, challenges persist in increasing the use of these devices in the community setting.
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