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Earlier Menopause Independently Tied to Higher Risk of T2DM
 

The earlier a woman begins menopause, the greater her risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to research in Diabetologia. The researchers found that women who experienced premature menopause (bef...
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 BREAKING NEWS

‘Life’s Simple 7’ Adherence in 20s Tied to Better Brain Health Later
 

People with heart-healthy habits in their 20s tend to have larger, healthier brains in their 40s, research in Neurology suggests. The Life’s Simple 7 guidelines are: Maintain a healthy blood press...
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Improved Survival With Enhanced Prophylaxis Plus ART in HIV
 

(HealthDay News) For patients with advanced HIV initiating antiretroviral therapy (ART), enhanced antimicrobial prophylaxis is associated with reduced rates of death at 24 and 48 weeks, research in the ...
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 INFECTIOUS DISEASE

ASCO Addresses Cancer Drug Pricing
 

Noting that new cancer drugs routinely cost over $100,000 per year, and prices on many existing treatments continue to rise, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has issued a position statem...
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Single-Dose PCV13 Immunogenic, Safe in Pediatric Oncology
 

(HealthDay News) For pediatric and adolescent oncology patients, a single-dose 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) is safe and immunogenic, according to a study published in Cancer. “...
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

Capsaicin Nasal Spray Effective for Mixed Rhinitis Patients
 

(HealthDay News) Capsaicin nasal spray is effective for mixed rhinitis (MR) patients, who have more than one major etiologic factor involved in the mucosal pathology, according to a study published in A...
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 ALLERGY

Distress Screening Tied to Fewer ER Visits for Cancer Patients
 

Adherence to distress screening protocols by cancer programs is associated with lower rates of medical service utilization, according to a review of 8,409 EHRs, published in the Journal of the National ...
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Reduction of Opioid Dose May Improve Pain, Quality of Life
 

Reductions in opioid dosing might improve pain and function, as well as boost quality of life, according to a report published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The review included 67 studies on reduc...
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 ANESTHESIOLOGY