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Abnormal Menstrual Cycle Linked to Elevated Mortality

October 16, 2019. 12:00 PM CDT. Women reporting irregular menstrual cycle at 14 to 17, 18 to 22 more likely to die from any causes Read article

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Leading Causes of Adult Mortality Vary by Country Income Levels

September 04, 2019 Modifiable risk factors account for about 70 percent of cardiovascular disease cases, deaths

Changes in Radial Pulse During Menopause May Reflect CV Risk

July 30, 2019 Age and body mass index, but not menopause, have significant, independent effects on systolic BP

Delay in Time to Chemo Impacts Survival in Breast Cancer

July 29, 2019 Time interval from diagnosis to surgery has largest impact on time from diagnosis to chemo initiation

Neural-Tube Defects Up for Offspring of Women on Dolutegravir

July 23, 2019 Prevalence of neural-tube defects with dolutegravir higher than with other antiretroviral tx

ADA: Combo Injectable Controls Blood Glucose Longer in T2DM

June 14, 2019 Findings seen for initial injectable therapy with insulin degludec plus liraglutide versus insulin glargine

Inadequate Fruit, Veggies Explain Many Cardiovascular Deaths

June 11, 2019 Globally, suboptimal fruit, vegetable intake causes millions of CHD, stroke deaths per year

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