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Happy doctor caring about young pregnant woman in hospital

Study Questions Utility of Universal Cervical Length Screens

Fewer patients with short cervix delivering prematurely received steroids within 7 days of birth

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diabetes_06142

Glucose Peaks Linked to Cognitive Decline, Dementia in Diabetes

Glucose peaks tied to greater cognitive decline for those with diabetes and HbA1c ≥7.0 percent

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kidneys4143

Anthropometric Measures of Body Fat ID Kidney Function Decline

Anthropometric measures provide consistent estimates of KF decline risk in older adults

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4.1.1

CDC: Crypto Outbreaks Linked to Pools Have Doubled Since 2014

Second report warns of toxic chlorine gas inhalation at public aquatic venues

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Cholesterol plaque in artery

Eating More Fruits, Vegetables May Lower Risk of PAD

One-on-one dietary assessments and counseling needed in peripheral artery disease, researcher says

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59105

ASCO: Vaccination Tied to Substantial Reduction in Oral HPV

Vaccination may help prevent oral HPV infections linked to oral cancers, researcher says

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sperm2242

Hysterosalpingography With Oil Contrast Effective Infertility Tx

Rates of pregnancy, live births higher compared to women who underwent procedure with water

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Anticoagulation May Help Prevent Dementia in A-Fib Patients

Dementia rates up with delays in anticoagulation treatment for atrial fibrillation

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SS36015

High Vitamin K1 Intake Linked to Reduced Cataract Risk

Reduced risk of cataracts for Mediterranean elderly population in highest tertile of vitamin K1

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Researchers Say PDE5 Inhibitors Don’t Cause Melanoma

Any connection appears to be due to detection bias, investigators conclude

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One in Five Cancers in the United States Is Considered Rare

Little-known malignancies harder to diagnose and treat, researchers say

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Cute fat boy taking a selfie with smart phone on sunflowers background

Overweight in Childhood May Up Lifetime Risk of Depression

Risk four times greater if individuals are also overweight as adults, researchers say

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African American patient explaining issues to Asian doctor using tablet

ASCO: Early Detection of Cancers Up Since Affordable Care Act

The exception was diagnosis of early-stage prostate cancer, which declined

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breast_exam729

More U.S. Women Living With Metastatic Breast Cancer

Better treatments, aging population may explain trend, researchers say

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Most Routine Coagulation Tests Reliable Up to Eight Hours

PT/INR, aPTT, fibrinogen, FV, D-dimer can be reliably assessed in tubes stored for up to eight hours

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FDA Warns of Inaccurate Results From Certain Lead Tests

But the majority of tests are unaffected, U.S. officials say

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diabetes4112

Promising Start for National Diabetes Prevention Program

Overall, 35.5 percent of participants achieved weight loss goal; 41.7 percent met physical activity goal

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SS36007

Global Burden of Cardiovascular Disease Assessed

Estimated 422.7 million prevalent cases of CVD, 17.92 million CVD deaths in 2015

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Just Two Weeks of Inactivity Can Up Risk of Developing Disease

Consistent daily activity vital to optimal health, researchers say

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minority_bloodpressure1162

Blacks, Hispanics Less Likely to See Neurologist As Outpatient

They more often end up in the ER and face higher medical costs than white patients

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