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Prevalence of Pica in Patients on Dialysis and Associated Nutritional Status Examined

Prevalence of Pica in Patients on Dialysis and Associated Nutritional Status Examined

Pica is defined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) as the “intake of a substance or object without calories or nutritional properties at least once a month.

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American Indians in California Show Higher Risk for Incident AFib

American Indians in California Show Higher Risk for Incident AFib

American Indians showed an elevated risk for incident atrial fibrillation (AFib) when compared to other races and ethnicities, according to a research letter published...
graphene

Origami Technique Improves Strength of Wearable Graphene Sensors

A research team from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) has recently used an origami-like technique to better shape wearable sensor materials to...
FDA approval

FDA Approves Ultomiri® for Rare Disease aHUS

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Ultomiris® (ravulizumab) for the treatment of atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) to inhibit complement-mediated thrombotic microangiopathy...
Mobilization with Movement Improves Knee OA, MWM

Mobilization with Movement Improves Knee OA

A randomized trial published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders observed significant benefits for patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee treated with mobilization with movement...
Prescribing Exercise Like Medicine for Cancer Patients

Prescribing Exercise Like Medicine for Cancer Patients

Researchers have outlined new exercise recommendations for cancer patients. The paper was published in A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. "With more than 43 million cancer...
Race, Sex, and Family Status Impact Surgical Board Passage Rates

Race, Sex, and Family Status Impact Surgical Board Passage Rates

The findings of a recent study published in JAMA Surgery suggest that sociodemographic factors such as race, ethnicity, sex, and family status have an...
Prevalence of Pica in Patients on Dialysis and Associated Nutritional Status Examined

Prevalence of Pica in Patients on Dialysis and Associated Nutritional Status Examined

Pica is defined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) as the “intake of a substance or object without calories or nutritional properties at least once a month.

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