(Reuters Health) – Being married, or ever having been married, comes with a much lower risk of developing dementia compared to being a lifelong bachelor or bachelorette, a new analysis of previous studies suggests.
Women will need the test for the human papillomavirus (HPV) every five years rather than a pap smear every two yearsWomen are being urged to take part in an updated national screening program that promises to protect millions from cervical cancer.Women…
He poses in a pair of oversized pants with a woman â€” and each one is standing in a pant leg. But itâ€™s the caption thatâ€™s really blowing people away.
The finding, which applies to so-called “moderate” coffee drinking, stems from a review of more than 200 previous studies.
The approval of KardiaBand shows that the company wants to do for the Apple Watch what it did for the iPhone: turn it into a single-channel ECG monitor. FDA Approvals
CHICAGO (Reuters) – A test from Foundation Medicine Inc that can detect cancer-causing mutations in 324 genes has won simultaneous approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the agencies said …
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. government is considering setting new payment methods aimed at curbing costs for Medicare and Medicaid coverage of breakthrough medical treatments with very high prices, particularly novel gene-based therapies for cancer a…
(Reuters Health) – Removing allied healthcare services from hospitals on weekends may not affect patient outcomes, suggests a new Australian study.
CHICAGO (Reuters) – Abortion opponents in Illinois filed a lawsuit on Thursday to block a recently approved law expanding state-funded coverage of abortions for low-income Medicaid recipients and state workers.
Levels of physician assistant burnout in US oncology practices are relatively high, even though most PAs report that they are satisfied with their career and choice of specialty. Medscape Medical News
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(Reuters Health) â€“ Most neurosurgery patients are no more likely to die or suffer serious complications when their surgeon is involved in more than one operation at the same time, a recent U.S. study suggests.
Monoclonal antibodies that block the CGRP pathway could be the first mechanism-specific preventive treatments for migraine. Medscape Medical News
With a few exceptions, a dermatologist was just as accurate in diagnosing children’s skin conditions from smartphone photos taken by parents as the doctors who saw the kids in person, a small U.S. study found. Reuters Health Information
Privately insured patients who take newly prescribed proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are no more likely than their peers on prescription histamine-2 receptor antagonists (H2RAs) to have a myocardial infarction (MI) over the next three years, according to…
Women who get epidural pain relief that includes the opioid fentanyl are no less likely to breastfeed their babies than mothers who get epidurals without this drug, a small study suggests. Reuters Health Information
Tamsulosin facilitates the passage of larger distal ureteral stones and relieves renal colic, researchers from China report. Reuters Health Information
The largest genetic study of mosquitoes has found their ability to resist insecticides is evolving rapidly and spreading across Africa, putting millions of people at higher risk of contracting malaria. Reuters Health Information
Many bodybuilding products sold online are mislabeled and contain unapproved drugs and other ingredients that may not be safe, a new study suggests. Reuters Health Information
Antiretroviral therapy (ART)-naive children with HIV infection and suspected tuberculosis (TB) have an “extremely high” early mortality risk, new findings show. Reuters Health Information