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TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The incidence rates of breast cancer have increased slowly and breast cancer mortality rates have declined in recent years, with a persistent racial disparity in breast cancer mortality, according to a report published online Oct. 3 in CA: A Cancer J…

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TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Even in individuals without psychiatric comorbidities, specific behavioral and psychological factors are associated with migraine, according to a study published online Aug. 26 in The Journal of Headache and Pain.

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TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Both electronic cigarette advertising and peer influence are significantly associated with e-cigarette initiation among U.S. teens, according to a study published online Sept. 29 in JAMA Network Open.

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TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Among ophthalmologic residents, there are no differences across performance metrics between residents taking parental leave versus their peers not taking leave, according to a study published online Sept. 29 in JAMA Ophthalmology.

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TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Medicare eligibility and enrollment at age 65 years is associated with improvements in some measures of health care access and affordability, according to a study published online Oct. 4 in PLOS Medicine.

TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Could key differences in the trillions of bacteria found in the human gut actually affect the risk of becoming infected with HIV? A small, new study suggests the answer may be yes.

TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- When men become parents, a lot changes in their lives -- less sleep and more time devoted to taking care of their children come to mind -- but new research now suggests that distinct changes also unfold in a new father's brain.

TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- While certain minority groups are more likely to be diagnosed with dementia than their white counterparts, they may also be less likely to be eligible for new disease-slowing treatments, a new study finds.

TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The global public health community should be on the alert for a family of viruses in African monkeys that have the potential to spill over to humans, researchers warn.

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TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Antidepressant use in pregnancy is not associated with an increased risk for neurodevelopmental disorders in children, according to a study published online Oct. 3 in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Specific subgroups of patients diagnosed with dementia may have an increased risk for suicide, including those diagnosed before age 65 years, according to a study published online Oct. 3 in JAMA Neurology.

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TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For children with acute infective conjunctivitis, topical antibiotics are associated with a shorter duration of conjunctival symptoms, according to a study published online Oct. 4 in JAMA Network Open.

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TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Most cases of monkeypox that occur after vaccination with the modified Vaccinia Ankara-Bavarian Nordic vaccine (MVA-BN) occur within 14 days of receipt of the first dose, according to a research letter published online Sept. 30 in the Journal of the …

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TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Pirfenidone may slow the rate of decline of forced vital capacity (FVC) among patients with rheumatoid arthritis-associated interstitial lung disease (RA-ILD), according to a study published online Sept. 5 in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine.

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TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis, apremilast appears to have a neutral association with aortic vascular inflammation, generally beneficial associations with certain cardiometabolic biomarkers, and associations with reductions in viscera…

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TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Utilization of living-donor liver transplantation (LDLT) is low in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, but long-term survival is high, according to a study published online Sept. 25 in the Journal of Hepatology.

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TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with a history of bariatric surgery may have an increased risk for developing epilepsy, according to a study published online Sept. 28 in Neurology.

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TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Ambient air pollution is associated with the progression of stroke, according to a study published online Sept. 28 in Neurology.

Disabled patients face discrimination from doctors. More than three decades after the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), some doctors still harbor biases toward people with disabilities, and even actively avoid accepting them as patients, a new study finds. Read more

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Intake of all types of coffee is associated with reduced incident cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality, according to a study published online Sept. 27 in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- There is considerable heterogeneity in the prevalence of obesity among different Asian American subgroups in the United States, according to a study published online Oct. 4 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have discovered another clue as to how some older people stay sharp as a tack into their 80s and beyond: Their brain cells are really big.

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGTL2) inhibitors and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP1) receptor agonists are effective as first-line therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes, but are not cost-effective, according to a study published online Oct. 4 in t…

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- More than 160,000 people around the world have cystic fibrosis, and supplementing with vitamins C and E could help reduce the damaging inflammation in their lungs, according to new research.

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Models have been developed and validated for predicting major complications of laparoscopic or abdominal hysterectomy for benign conditions, according to a study published online Oct. 3 in CMAJ, the journal of the Canadian Medical Association.

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For individuals with preeclampsia with severe features, extended-release nifedipine reduces the receipt of intrapartum acute hypertensive therapy, according to a study published online Oct. 3 in Hypertension.

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Folic acid seems to be beneficial for reducing the rate of suicide attempts, according to a study published online Sept. 28 in JAMA Psychiatry.

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For early-stage invasive breast cancer, involved or close pathological margins after breast-conserving surgery are associated with an increased risk for distant and local recurrence, according to a review published online Sept. 21 in The BMJ.

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In a clinical practice guideline issued by the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI) and published online Sept. 21 in Clinical & Experimental Allergy, recommendations are presented for clinicians not trained in allergy or imm…

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The antisense oligonucleotide tofersen reduces the concentrations of superoxide dismutase 1 (SOD1) in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) associated with mutations in SOD1, but it does not improve clinical end points, according to a stud…

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with type 2 diabetes receiving metformin, the addition of glargine and liraglutide is more effective than glimepiride and sitagliptin for achieving and maintaining target glycated hemoglobin levels, while the incidence of microvascular co…

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In a clinical report issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics and published online Sept. 19 in Pediatrics, recommendations are presented to help guide pediatricians and other clinicians in the assessment of bleeding disorders when child abuse is s…

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- An electronic alert-triggered, patient-centered education bundle intervention or a nurse feedback intervention can improve administration of venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis, according to a study published in the Sept. 20 issue of the Journal …

Alzheimer's meds are mostly tested in whites. That worries Black patients, caregivers. Evidence on how drugs like Aricept and Adulhelm work for Black and Hispanic patients is sorely lacking because so few were included in clinical trials of the medications. Read more

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SATURDAY, Oct. 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Allergy sufferers know that symptoms don’t just appear in spring or summer. Fall, too, can bring about sneezing and trouble breathing, as can volatile weather patterns.