Our healthcare system needs to integrate certain aspects that will better address the needs of patients, according to 4 presenters at this year's Quality Talks conference in Washington, DC.
Authors of an editorial suggest pregnancy serves as an early stress test on the body, and women who develop gestational diabetes should see it as a signal to adopt a healthy lifestyle.
With little research on the effects of omega-6 polyunsaturated acids in the prevention of type 2 diabetes (T2D), the study focused on the link between linoleic acid and arachidonic acid biomarkers with incident T2D.
The study found that young patients with leukemia who have been vaccinated against the influenza virus are as susceptible to develop flu as their unvaccinated peers.
A study that the American Medical Association commissioned last year found that time spent with electronic health records was taking away from time with patients and contributing to clinician burnout.
The study showed that using tumor mutation burden (TMB) can be beneficial for predicting patient response to the combination of 2 immuno-oncology therapies.
Although there is no scientific evidence that a specific diet reduces risk of infection in patients experiencing neutropenia, it is a common strategy in cancer care. Research presented at the 42nd Annual Congress of the Oncology Nursing Society determined that the popular neutropenic diet can be eliminated from practice.
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