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SABCS: Breast Cancer Outcomes Worse for Blacks Despite Similar Gene RS

December 06, 2018. 7:00 PM CST. Black race was associated with worse clinical outcomes among entire population Read article

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RSNA: Mammography Has Value in Women Age 75 or Older

November 21, 2018 Cancer detection rate is 8.4/1,000 exams in older women; 98 percent of cancers surgically excised

AHA: Cardiogenic Shock Ups Mortality in Takotsubo Syndrome

November 13, 2018 Patients with cardiogenic shock have increased mortality in hospital, at 60 days and five years

AHA: Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Updated

November 13, 2018 Guidelines provide information on types, amounts of exercise for different population groups

Chemoimmunotherapy Ups Survival in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

October 22, 2018 Atezolizumab plus nab-paclitaxel prolongs progression-free survival in metastatic disease

Lorcaserin Beneficial for Diabetes in Overweight, Obese

October 09, 2018 Lorcaserin reduces risk for diabetes for those with prediabetes, without diabetes; reduces HbA1c

Most Women Who Freeze Eggs Motivated by Lack of Partner

July 06, 2018 Planning a career was the least common pathway to elective egg freezing

ADA: T1D, T2D, GDM Before 26 Weeks Tied to Higher ASD Risk

June 26, 2018 Increased risks of autism spectrum disorder in association with types 1, 2, gestational diabetes

Poor Social Network Adds Health Risks Across Cardiac Diagnoses

June 11, 2018 Having no one to talk to linked to worse self-rated mental and physical health, anxiety, depression

Better Dietary Patterns Among U.S. Adults Could Save Billions

June 11, 2018 Cost savings of $25.7B and $38.1B based on 20 percent increase in adherence to MED, HEI-2015

ASCO: Undertreatment Seen for Women With Head & Neck Cancer

June 07, 2018 Female patients are less likely to receive intensive chemo, radiation; increased risk for death from HNC

ASCO: Ovarian Suppression + Tamoxifen Ups Breast CA Survival

June 05, 2018 Increased disease-free, overall survival for premenopausal women with breast cancer

ASCO: Endocrine Tx Noninferior for HR+, HER2− Breast Cancer

June 04, 2018 Similar efficacy for endocrine, chemoendocrine tx for women with midrange 21-gene recurrence score

AUA: Yoga Can Reduce Urinary Incontinence in Older Women

May 31, 2018 Greater decrease in total UI frequency with yoga intervention versus time-and-attention control group

AUA: Most Women Report Dysfunctional Toileting Behaviors

May 21, 2018 Large proportions of women report premature voiding, straining to void, and delayed voiding

At Low Temps, Air Pollution May Up Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death

May 09, 2018 Particulate matter less than 2.5 µm in diameter linked to higher sudden cardiac death risk in women