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Changes in Radial Pulse During Menopause May Reflect CV Risk

July 30, 2019. 12:00 PM CDT. Age and body mass index, but not menopause, have significant, independent effects on systolic BP Read article

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Fewer New T2DM Cases Seen in Adults on Plant-Based Diet

June 10, 2019 Intake of vitamins B2, B6 linked to reduced risk for T2DM; B12 intake from food linked to higher risk

ADA: Vitamin D Supplementation Does Not Lower T2DM Risk

June 07, 2019 No significant difference in risk for type 2 diabetes seen for those receiving vitamin D, placebo

ASCO: Low-Fat Dietary Pattern Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths

May 16, 2019 Significant reduction in deaths from breast cancer after cumulative follow-up of 19.6 years

Bioimpedance Spectroscopy May Identify Lymphedema Earlier

May 13, 2019 Surveillance with the technology may allow earlier detection, more effective treatment for lymphedema

Less Invasive Mastectomy an Option for More Patients

May 08, 2019 Higher-risk patients may now be eligible for nipple-sparing mastectomy

New Lesions ID’d on Breast MRI During Treatment Likely Benign

May 07, 2019 New suspicious lesions detected on breast MRI during neoadjuvant therapy are more likely benign

Clinicians Believe Link Between Breast Pain, Cancer Is Weak

May 06, 2019 But many order imaging to exclude malignancy or for reassurance only

Radiotherapy Tied to Lower Recurrence of Early, Hormone-Driven Breast Cancer

May 01, 2019 Antihormone treatment also recommended in conjunction with radiotherapy

Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions

April 17, 2019 Hand hygiene compliance was 50.8 percent when health care workers moved from dirtier to cleaner tasks

AACR: HPV Vax Low for Adults at High Risk for HIV Infection

April 03, 2019 Age, sex, sexual orientation differences in HPV vaccination rates were statistically significant

AACR: Surgery Tied to Improved Survival in HER2+ Breast Cancer

April 02, 2019 In addition to targeted medication, adjuvant therapy, surgery improves survival in stage IV disease

Fewer Complications Seen With Uterine Fibroid Embolization

March 27, 2019 Both UFE and myomectomy are useful for treating symptomatic uterine fibroids

ENDO: Recommendations Issued for Treating Osteoporosis

March 26, 2019 Pharmacological management recommended for postmenopausal women at high risk for fracture

ENDO: Levothyroxine Does Not Up Fertility in Women With TPO Ab

March 26, 2019 Live-birth rate did not increase for euthyroid women with thyroid peroxidase antibodies before conception

ENDO: Diabetes Underestimated With HbA1c Criteria

March 25, 2019 A1c misclassified 73.07 percent of diabetes mellitus cases defined by oral glucose tolerance test