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ASA: Male Stroke Patients Twice As Likely to Get Timely tPA

February 24, 2017. 8:00 PM EST. Researchers not sure why the disparity exists Read article

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Experts Warn of Health Threats From Climate Change

February 17, 2017 Additional 250,000 deaths/year projected from heat stress, malnutrition, infectious diseases

Zika RNA Appears to Clear Semen After About Three Months

February 15, 2017 But scientists say recs urging abstinence, condoms for six months after infection should still be followed

Weekend Deliveries Have Slightly Higher Complication Risks

February 02, 2017 Slightly increased maternal mortality ratio for weekend deliveries, researchers say

New or Worsening T2DM Could Indicate Pancreatic Cancer

February 01, 2017 Type 2 diabetes could be the first sign of hidden pancreatic cancer, researchers say

Smartphone App Can Help Cut Length of Stay After C-Section

February 01, 2017 Introduction of app would yield 216 percent return on investment during first year of use

SMFM: No Benefit to Limiting Pregnancy Weight Gain in Obese

January 27, 2017 Research suggests obesity's effects on a pregnancy may begin before conception

CVD, Osteoporosis Risk Up for Young Thyroid Cancer Survivors

January 25, 2017 More people are living with other serious health conditions resulting from treatment, researchers say

Many Partners of Young Breast Cancer Patients Suffer Anxiety

January 24, 2017 Anxiety is common even several years later, researchers find

Decreased Physical Activity Common After Cancer Diagnosis

January 24, 2017 But researchers say physical activity can improve odds of recovery and survival

STS: Lung Cancer Screening Underused in the Community

January 24, 2017 All network providers were aware of the screening program; 15 percent never referred a patient

ECG Could Be Used As Password for E-Health Record Access

January 20, 2017 Researchers say heartbeat could serve as a secure 'password' for patient's electronic medical history

ASCO: Moderate Activity Tied to Longer Survival in Advanced CRC

January 18, 2017 Patients only appeared to derive benefit from moderate -- not vigorous -- activity

SABCS: Tamoxifen May Be Unfairly Blamed for Side Effects

December 09, 2016 Perceived side effects might lead some to stop taking the medication, researchers say

Yoga Helps Control BP in Patients With Prehypertension

December 09, 2016 Patients who added the practice to a healthy lifestyle saw their pressure levels drop

Measures Sought to ID Epilepsy Patients Who Are Safe to Drive

December 07, 2016 Those with longer seizures during driving tests more likely to have accidents