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Mindfulness, Stress Linked to Menopausal Symptoms

January 18, 2019. 7:00 PM CST. Link between mindfulness and symptoms more robust in women experiencing higher stress Read article


Breast Cancer Patients Do Not Overreact to Genetic Testing

January 17, 2019 No increased cancer worry for multigene panel testing versus BRCA1/2-only test after cancer diagnosis

Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent

January 16, 2019 Degree of EHR standardization strongest predictor of health information technology adoption

Low-Income Women Lack Menstrual Hygiene Supplies

January 16, 2019 One in five low-income women in St. Louis cannot afford products on a monthly basis

Components of Ideal Cardio Health Cut Diabetes Risk

January 16, 2019 Lower risk for diabetes seen for those with normal fasting glucose, not impaired fasting glucose

Replacing Sitting Time With Activity Lowers Mortality Risk

January 16, 2019 No risk reduction seen when replacing prolonged sedentary bouts with shorter sedentary bouts

Intermittent Fasts Plus Energy Restriction Best for Weight Loss

January 16, 2019 IF with 70 percent energy intake has better outcomes versus continuous diet restriction in obese women

Review Shares Best Practices for Evaluating Penicillin Allergy

January 16, 2019 Verifying reported allergies necessary to improve outcomes, prevent antibiotic resistance

Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease

January 15, 2019 Genetic component for 40 percent of phenotypes studied; 25 percent have environmental risk factors

American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual

January 15, 2019 Manual focuses on patient-physician relationship in different scenarios, including telemedicine

Comorbidities Adversely Linked to Cancer Trial Participation

January 15, 2019 Reduction in trial discussions, trial offers, trial participation seen with one or more comorbidities

Delayed Contraception Leads to Early Unwanted Pregnancy

January 15, 2019 More African-American, Hispanic, low-income respondents report delayed contraceptive initiation

Breast Cancer Incidence Up With Persistent Vasomotor Symptoms

January 14, 2019 But persistent vasomotor symptoms not associated with decreased breast cancer survival

Menopausal Hormone Tx Use Down Post-WHI Recommendations

January 14, 2019 But large declines seen in subgroups for whom MHT is recommended, including younger women

Postpartum New-Onset Mental Illness Risk Up With IBD

January 14, 2019 Increased risk for new-onset, postpartum mental illness observed in patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Drug Overdose Death Rate Increasing Among Middle-Aged Women

January 11, 2019 1999 to 2017 saw increases in deaths involving antidepressants, cocaine, heroin, synthetic opioids