Friday, May 29, 2015

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Women who followed it most closely saw significant reduction in risk, study suggests
California study found that patients at highest risk for fractures often miss out on tests
Survey finds many think it is less common than it is, don't understand it is usually unavoidable
Women who take newer types of birth control pills face a higher risk of developing blood clots than women who take older types, researchers said Tuesday, providing what some called "clarifying" evidence that more modern contraceptives designed as safer options may in fact pose more risk than earlier formulations.
First-time surgeries also lower chances of vaginal delivery for subsequent births, researchers find
Many raped when incapacitated by drugs or alcohol, researchers find
Shrinking the tumor beforehand seems to raise quality of life without shortening survival, study finds
Since the discovery more than 30 years ago of a protein shed by tumor cells in the ovaries, researchers have tried unsuccessfully to use it for an ovarian-cancer screening test.
Cesarean sections have long been the stepchildren of the labor and delivery world. But now, the procedure is getting a makeover.
Researchers say yes, but potential consequences are unclear
Better access to mental health care is needed, expert says
Throat, lung cancers were leading cause of deaths, study finds
Rashes, itching, infections and swelling found in 6 percent of those 'inked'
Women who followed it most closely saw significant reduction in risk, study suggests
Women who followed it most closely saw significant reduction in risk, study suggests
Study finds effect with brands such as Yaz, Yasmin and Desogen, but risk to any one user remains very low
Study finds effect with brands such as Yaz, Yasmin and Desogen, but risk to any one user remains very low
Withdrawal, changes in daily habits can signal trouble
Research seems to question current recommendations regarding alcohol consumption
Researchers find early sperm more likely to achieve a pregnancy
Fine-motor and social skills slightly improved in boys, but no difference in IQ, researchers say
Study suggests improved coping for those whose loved ones had end-of-life care
But CDC survey finds one-third continue the practice, which can undermine breast-feeding efforts
Don't let kids play nearby while mowing