Create Account | Sign In: Author or Forum

Search Symptoms


Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions

April 17, 2019. 12:00 PM CDT. Hand hygiene compliance was 50.8 percent when health care workers moved from dirtier to cleaner tasks Read article


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

Brachytherapy Boost Ups Survival in Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer

March 25, 2019 Findings observed regardless of treatment duration; disparities for brachytherapy use seen in vulnerable populations

Niraparib Extends Time Without Symptoms in Ovarian Cancer

March 22, 2019 Findings based on phase 3 study of maintenance therapy with PARP inhibitor following treatment

Younger Age at Menopause Tied to Higher Risk for Bladder Cancer

March 22, 2019 Women with menopause onset by age 45 at higher risk than those with onset at age 50 or older

Long-Acting Regimen Noninferior to Daily ART for HIV-1

March 11, 2019 Monthly long-acting cabotegravir and rilpivirine noninferior in two randomized controlled trials

ACC: Photoplethysmography Signal Can Detect Diabetes

March 08, 2019 AUC 0.722 for predicting prevalent diabetes in test dataset; negative predictive value 97 percent

AAN: No Increased MS Relapse Risk in Postpartum Period

March 08, 2019 Annual relapse rate 0.39 before pregnancy, dropped during pregnancy, rebounded by four to six months

History of Cycling Weight May Up Risk for Heart Disease in Women

March 08, 2019 Yo-yo dieting associations with cardiovascular disease stronger in women with no pregnancy history

High-Quality, Plant-Based Diet Tied to Lower Risk for CVD Mortality

March 07, 2019 No association seen for quality of plant-based diet and cancer-related deaths

Reproductive Health Counseling Inadequate in IBD

February 11, 2019 Only 30 percent of patients reported prior counseling; most interested in receiving more information

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

December 06, 2018 Black race was associated with worse clinical outcomes among entire population

SABCS: Low-Dose Tamoxifen Cuts Risk for Breast Dz

December 06, 2018 More second primary cancers and more frequent menopausal symptoms seen in tamoxifen vs. placebo arm

SABCS: Delaying Chemo Lowers Survival in Triple-Neg Breast CA

December 05, 2018 Findings show delaying chemo over 30 days postsurgery lowers triple-negative breast cancer survival

SABCS: T-DM1 Cuts Recurrent Invasive HER2+ Breast CA Risk

December 05, 2018 Risk reduced with trastuzumab emtansine in those with residual invasive dz at sx after neoadjuvant chemo