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Longer Estrogen Exposure May Protect Against Depression

July 21, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. Early menstruation, more frequent periods make depression less likely, researchers suggest Read article

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Educational Intervention Doesn’t Up Hand, Stethoscope Hygiene

July 21, 2017 No significant increase in hand hygiene; stethoscope hygiene remained at zero after intervention

Pollutant Exposure May Lead to Multi-Generational Asthma Risk

July 21, 2017 Elevated susceptibility to allergic asthma persists into F2, and with lesser magnitude, into F3 mice

NCI-Designated Care Often Excluded in Narrow Health Plans

July 20, 2017 Oncologists affiliated with NCI-Designated or NCCN Cancer Centers more likely excluded in narrow plans

Antidepressants in Pregnancy May Contribute to Autism in Child

July 20, 2017 But difference in risk is small, researchers say

More Patients Enrolled in Cancer Trials Under ACA

July 20, 2017 Insurer approval rates rose from ~85 percent before Affordable Care Act to ~95 percent after

C-Section, GDM Rates Down With Maternal Lifestyle Interventions

July 20, 2017 And no adverse effect of diet, exercise interventions on offspring outcomes

‘Life’s Simple 7’ Adherence in 20s Tied to Better Brain Health Later

July 20, 2017 Following lifestyle recommendations in young adulthood pays off later, researchers say

Heart Failure Risk Rises As Weight Increases

July 20, 2017 But losing some weight might help decrease the damage

Earlier Menopause Independently Tied to Higher Risk of T2DM

July 20, 2017 With menopause before 40, risk is 3.7 times greater compared to late menopause, researchers find

EHR-Based Prompt Ups Hepatitis C Screening for Baby Boomers

July 20, 2017 Prompt improves hepatitis C virus screening rates, and all patients are referred to specialty care

Aspirin Responsiveness Can Change After Bariatric Surgery

July 20, 2017 Correlation between extent of weight loss and improvement in on-aspirin platelet reactivity

Low Rate of Cancer Recurrence for Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy

July 19, 2017 Research suggests that the cosmetically superior procedure comes with no added risk of recurrence

Chronic Disease Risk Rises With Even Slow, Steady Weight Gain

July 19, 2017 As little as 11 pounds gained from early to middle adulthood tied to significantly elevated risk

Animal Study Reveals Potential of Fetal Alcohol Damage Reversal

July 19, 2017 Two common medications show promise in lab rats, researchers report

Reduction of Opioid Dose May Improve Pain, Quality of Life

July 19, 2017 Opioid tapering involved slowly decreasing dose over time, study author says