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Medical Masks, N95 Respirators Provide Similar Protection

5 september, 2019 - 22:02
Ordinary medical masks protected outpatient healthcare personnel against lab-confirmed influenza as much as more expensive N95 respirators, a study found.
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Medical Groups, NEJM Editors Urge Abortion Rights Protection

5 september, 2019 - 00:12
The editors of the New England Journal of Medicine and five obstetrics and gynecology medical groups published a joint editorial today emphatically supporting the protection of abortion rights.
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Ablation, Surgery Edge Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins

5 september, 2019 - 00:12
In a multicenter randomized trial, outcomes with laser ablation and surgery were better at 5 years post treatment than with foam sclerotherapy; laser treatment was most cost-effective.
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US Physicians Increasingly Support the ACA

4 september, 2019 - 02:04
Physicians' support for the Affordable Care Act has markedly risen since its implementation in 2012, new data show.
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Cesarean Delivery Tied to Increased Risk for Autism, ADHD

3 september, 2019 - 17:32
Although cesarean deliveries have been linked previously with a higher risk for several disorders in offspring, new research also suggests an association with risk for autism and ADHD.
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Global Guidelines: Try Testosterone for Older Women's Sex Drive

2 september, 2019 - 15:42
Evidence indicates benefits for postmenopausal sexual dysfunction but not for menopausal symptoms, including hot flushes, night sweats, anxiety, low mood, or sleep disruptions.
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Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Breast Cancer Link Confirmed

30 august, 2019 - 01:40
A large meta-analysis confirms the connection but also finds that the association with breast cancer varies according to the type of therapy used and the duration of use.
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Surgeon General Warns of Marijuana Risk in Pregnancy, Youth

30 august, 2019 - 01:24
The top US physician said there's increased public acceptance of the drug at a time when it's being sold in more potent forms than in the past. "This ain't your mother's marijuana," Jerome Adams said.
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High-Dose Drug Combo Excels in Osteoporosis, but Cost a Barrier

29 august, 2019 - 17:09
The combination of high-dose teriparatide with denosumab could represent an ideal intervention for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at very high risk of fracture; cost is a concern, however.
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Seeking Trial Enrollment, Oncologist Alienates Patient

29 august, 2019 - 08:23
An oncologist tries to enroll a patient in a clinical trial with a seemingly tricky informed consent — and the patient's daughter explains how that touched an old hurt.
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Hormone Therapy Doesn't Prevent Age-Related Muscle Loss in Women

28 august, 2019 - 21:27
Postmenopausal women taking hormone therapy to compensate for estrogen decline did not lose less muscle than women not taking hormone supplements, a systematic review and meta-analysis found.
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Guidelines May Speed Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome Diagnosis

28 august, 2019 - 17:12
With the condition considered "vastly undiagnosed," recommendations include simplified screening, optimal treatment options.
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Alternate-Day Fasting in Short Term Safe, Has Metabolic Benefits

27 august, 2019 - 18:15
Alternate-day fasting was safe in the short term and led to positive changes in metabolic and cardiovascular biomarkers.
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FDA Wants Men in Breast Cancer Trials: Draft Guidance Issued

26 august, 2019 - 20:24
Men are often excluded from clinical trials of breast cancer drugs on the basis of sex. The US Food and Drug Administration wants to change that.
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Flu Vaccine Recommendations Updated by CDC

23 august, 2019 - 00:57
New ACIP recommendations include an expanded age indication for one vaccine and a changed dose volume for another vaccine.
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Stage Set for Big Measles Outbreaks in Texas, Other States

21 august, 2019 - 21:00
The high — and rising — rate of nonmedical vaccine exemptions has left major metropolitan areas vulnerable to measles outbreaks; other states have similar pockets of undervaccinated schoolchildren.
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Screening Transplant Recipients for Genital Tract Dysplasia

20 august, 2019 - 23:11
In women with solid organ transplants, the risk for HPV, and thus genital tract dysplasia, is increased.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

USPSTF Recommendations on BRCA Mutation Testing

20 august, 2019 - 21:35
Women at increased risk for cancers associated with BRCA gene mutations should be assessed, and then counseled and tested if indicated.
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Thyroid Function Test Abnormalities Linked to Preterm Birth

20 august, 2019 - 18:07
Risk of very preterm birth is notably higher with isolated hypothyroxinemia and thyroid peroxidase-antibody positivity, a new analysis shows, but evidence is lacking on possible benefits of treatment.
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Gadolinium Exposure Risk Highest in Early Pregnancy

20 august, 2019 - 17:19
Pregnancy screening is key in preventing inadvertent exposure to gadolinium among women who undergo contrast-enhanced imaging procedures, a study found.
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