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Rates of Psychiatric Symptoms Up During Pregnancy With Epilepsy

Aug 18, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Women with epilepsy have increased rates of depressive and anxiety symptoms during pregnancy and postpartum, according to a study published online Aug. 17 ...

Scotland Becomes First Country to Provide Free Period Products

Aug 16, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- On Monday, Scotland became the world's first country to help its residents with what activists supporting the move call "period poverty." The country now of...

Monkeypox May Get New Name to Curb Stigma

Aug 16, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Monkeypox could soon get a new name. The World Health Organization announced Friday that it plans to rename the condition to eliminate any derogatory or rac...

Diet High in n-3-PUFAs Linked to Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Aug 16, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A diet high in n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) is associated with a reduced risk for breast cancer among women in China, according to a study publish...

Pregnancy Does Not Affect Survival in Women With Melanoma

Aug 16, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnancy status does not affect survival after melanoma, according to a study published online July 23 in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology...

Gout More Prevalent Among Black Versus White U.S. Adults

Aug 16, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Gout is more prevalent in adults self-reporting Black versus White race, but these differences are attenuated after full adjustment for all risk factors, acc...

USPSTF Continues to Recommend Against Genital Herpes Screening

Aug 16, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) did not find new evidence that could result in a change to the 2016 recommendation on screening for genita...

Vegetarian Women Have Increased Risk for Hip Fracture

Aug 13, 2022

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Compared with regular meat eaters, vegetarians, but not occasional meat eaters or pescatarians, have an increased risk for hip fracture, according to a st...

Frequent Aspirin Use Tied to Lower Ovarian Cancer Risk

Aug 13, 2022

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Frequent aspirin use is associated with lower ovarian cancer risk regardless of the presence of most other ovarian cancer risk factors, according to a meta-...

Most Women With Lung Cancer Report Sexual Dysfunction

Aug 13, 2022

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Sexual dysfunction is common in women with lung cancer, according to a study presented at the annual International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer ...

FDA Stretches Monkeypox Vaccine Supply by Authorizing Smaller Doses

Aug 11, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2022 (HealthDay) -- As at-risk Americans stand in long lines across the country, trying to get the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine, U.S. officials on Tuesday announced they will modify d...

Few Insured Individuals Receive Timely DAA Treatment for Hep C

Aug 11, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Few insured individuals with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection receive timely direct-acting antiviral (DAA) treatment, according to research published i...

Women Face Lower Odds of Diagnosis, Appropriate Management of CKD

Aug 10, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- There are sex-related differences in the detection, recognition, monitoring, referrals, and management of chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study...

Medical Cannabis Use Not Uncommon for Menopause Symptoms

Aug 10, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Medical cannabis use may be common in midlife individuals experiencing menopause-related symptoms, according to a study published online Aug. 2 in Menopause.M...

Endometrial HLA-F Expression: Genotypes & Immune cell infiltration

Aug 10, 2022

Extravillous trophoblast cells express the immunomodulatory HLA class Ib molecules HLA-G and HLA-F, interacting with receptors on maternal immune cells. These molecules were found on extravillous trop...

Poll: Inflation Has Many Americans Cutting Back on Health Care

Aug 09, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Inflation is putting Americans' health at risk, with nearly two in five struggling to pay for the care they need, according to a new West Health-Gallup poll....

FDA Approves First Targeted Therapy for HER2-Low Breast Cancer

Aug 09, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Enhertu (am-trastuzumab-deruxtecan-nxki), an intravenous infusion treatment for patients with unresectable o...

Time-Restricted Eating Early in Day More Effective for Weight Loss

Aug 09, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Time-restricted eating (TRE) by eating early in the day (eTRE) is more effective for weight loss at 14 weeks than eating over a period of 12 or more hours da...

Links Between Parental Exposure to Pesticides, Childhood Cancer Explored

Aug 09, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Maternal or paternal exposure to pesticides does not appear to be associated with increased risks for childhood cancer, according to a study published onlin...

Burden of Disease Attributed to PFAS Exposure High in the U.S.

Aug 08, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The economic burden associated with exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the United States is at least $5.52 billion annually, according...