Transvaginal cervical measurement and fetal fibronectin testing, used separately or together, do not adequately predict preterm birth and should not be used in routine care of nulliparous women, according to a study in JAMA. Read more . . .
Providing feedback on performance, problem solving, and action planning are helpful behavioral change techniques for individuals with poor glycemic control, according to a meta-analysis in Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing. Read more . . .
Healthy people aged 65-77 who drink concentrated blueberry juice concentrate every day show improvements in brain perfusion and activation in brain areas associated with cognitive function, according to a study in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Wellness. Read more and access the abstract . . .
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has released a clinical practice guideline for the pharmacologic treatment of chronic insomnia in adults. Read more . . .
A clinical tool can be used to reduce unnecessary stress tests in patients with stable chest pain. Read more and read the study abstract . . .
The American Heart Association (AHA) has released a scientific statement on reversing the effects of non–vitamin K oral anticoagulants. Read more . . .
Nursing home-residents with urinary incontinence are at higher risk for mortality, according to a study in the Journal of Advanced Nursing. Read more . . .
Regular exercise in elderly adults may result in a lower level of severe mobility problems, according to a study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Access the study . . .