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Longer Estrogen Exposure May Protect Against Depression
 

(HealthDay News) Women exposed to estrogen for longer periods of time during reproductive years may have a lower risk of depression, research in Menopause suggests. Longer exposure to estrogen was signi...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 FAMILY PRACTICE

Bismuth-Based Quad Tx Doesn’t Top Levofloxacin Triple Tx
 

(HealthDay News) For patients with Helicobacter pylori infection, the addition of bismuth subcitrate to levofloxacin-based triple therapy is not associated with increased effectiveness, although there a...
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 FAMILY PRACTICE

Change to Cervical Screening Guidelines Impacted Chlamydia
 

(HealthDay News) Changes to cervical cancer screening guidelines in Canada in 2012 correlated with reductions in chlamydia testing and decreases in reported incidence of chlamydia in females, research i...
Fri, 14 Jul 2017 FAMILY PRACTICE

Clinical Decision Rules Accurately ID Rhinosinusitis
 

(HealthDay News) Clinical decision rules can be used to diagnose acute rhinosinusitis and acute bacterial rhinosinusitis, research in the Annals of Family Medicine suggests. Researchers developed clinic...
Wed, 12 Jul 2017 FAMILY PRACTICE

Radial Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy Aids RA With Arthralgia
 

(HealthDay News) Radial extracorporeal shock wave therapy (rESWT) is beneficial for patients with rheumatoid arthritis with arthralgia, research in PAIN Practice suggests. Patients who suffered from art...
Mon, 10 Jul 2017 FAMILY PRACTICE

Most Firearm Suicides Not Tied to Mental Illness, Substance Use
 

(HealthDay News) Few individuals with history of mental health or substance use conditions, or who have a previous suicide attempt, commit firearm suicide, research in the Annals of Internal Medicine su...
Mon, 10 Jul 2017 FAMILY PRACTICE

Concussion Can Increase Risk of Abnormal Menstrual Patterns
 

(HealthDay News) Adolescent and young women have significantly increased odds of multiple, abnormal menstrual patterns following concussion, according to research in JAMA Pediatrics. “Adolescent a...
Thu, 06 Jul 2017 FAMILY PRACTICE

No Evidence Probiotics Protect Infants Against Infections
 

(HealthDay News) Probiotic supplements don't appear to lower infants’ risk of infection in day care, research in Pediatrics finds. The study included infants attending child care who were randomly...
Thu, 06 Jul 2017 FAMILY PRACTICE