Recent studies assessed the safety and efficacy of bariatric surgery and a medication to treat obesity, while the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force updated its 2012 recommendations on behavioral interventions for adults with obesity.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices released new recommendations, a CDC-funded study examined vaccination rates among patients who have HIV infection, and the FDA approved a new vaccine.
Studies published in July found no unfavorable association between proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) use and cognitive function.
Patient-specific reminders for clinicians performed best for increasing colorectal cancer screening in a French study, while an EHR alert appeared to successfully increase hepatitis C virus screening rates for baby boomers in a U.S. health care
Myocardial infarction risk appeared no greater with proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) than with histamine H2 receptor antagonists in one recent study, while another study looked at the effect of a trainee-led program on inappropriate PPI infusions in
Studies this month looked at colorectal cancer screening, risk associated with dietary patterns, and estimated U.S. incidence.