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Threshold for Breast Cancer Recurrence Score Differs by Sex

November 21, 2019. 7:00 PM CST. Increased mortality seen at lower ranges of Oncotype DX Breast Recurrence Score for men versus women Read article


Incidence of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Anus Increasing

November 20, 2019 Greater increase seen for distant-stage and regional-stage SCCA than for localized-stage SSCA

Infection Likely Cause of One in Eight Stillbirths

November 20, 2019 E. coli, group B streptococcus, and enterococcus species most common bacterial pathogens

Cancer Yield Similar for Dense Breast Ultrasound After DM, DBT

November 20, 2019 Detection rates for additional cancers similar after digital mammography, digital breast tomosynthesis

Prenatal Antidepressant Use May Up Risk for Gestational Diabetes

November 20, 2019 Venlafaxine, amitriptyline use during pregnancy associated with increased risk for gestational diabetes

Umbilical Cord Milking May Harm Extremely Preterm Infants

November 19, 2019 Study terminated early due to higher rate of severe intraventricular hemorrhage for umbilical cord milking

CDC: ~20 Percent of U.S. Adults Currently Use Tobacco Products

November 19, 2019 Prevalence of use higher for men, adults aged ≤65 years, uninsured, those with disability or limitation

AAP: Emergency Contraception Should be Given to Sexually Active Teens

November 19, 2019 Pediatricians should provide education, prescription, and/or supply of emergency contraceptive pills for future use

Cervical Cancer Screening Remains Low in Women Ages 45 to 65 Years

November 19, 2019 Screening rates are insufficient to reduce cervical cancer incidence

Studies Confirm Safety of 9-Valent HPV Vaccination

November 18, 2019 Studies based on searching Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System, six Vaccine Safety Datalink sites

Less Sleep Tied to Lower Bone Mineral Density in Women

November 18, 2019 Higher risk for osteoporosis also seen with less than five hours of sleep per night

Revision, Removal Risks Low for Synthetic Midurethral Slings

November 18, 2019 Long-term risks for reoperation, recurrence low in women treated for stress urinary incontinence

1999 to 2016 Saw Increase in U.S. Adults Trying to Lose Weight

November 14, 2019 Parallel trends seen for increasing current measured body mass index and weight among adults

Higher Skeletal Muscle Mass May Lower Long-Term Risk for CVD

November 14, 2019 Compared with the lowest tertile, those in highest SMM tertile had 81 percent lower risk for CVD event

Secondary Surgical Cytoreduction Not Superior in Ovarian Cancer

November 14, 2019 Addition of surgery prior to chemotherapy does not prolong overall survival in recurrent ovarian cancer

Few Women With Chronic Health Issues Use Reliable Birth Control

November 14, 2019 Nearly a third of women of reproductive age found to have one or more chronic health conditions