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March 18, 2019

Iron Deficiency Among Pregnant Women: ‘A Problem of Epidemic Proportions’

By Michael Vlessides, /alert Contributor
Iron deficiency in rampant in pregnancy. That’s the conclusion of a Canadian research team, whose study found that more than three in four pregnant women are iron deficient, a problem they say is underappreciated at most centers...
Iron Deficiency Among Pregnant Women: ‘A Problem of Epidemic Proportions’
March 15, 2019

Breast Tomosynthesis May Best Digital Mammography for Detection, Prognosis

By Marilynn Larkin, Reuters Health
Three-D digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) is associated with a better ability to correctly identify breast cancer in women ages 40-74 than 2D digital mammography (DM), researchers say...
Breast Tomosynthesis May Best Digital Mammography for Detection, Prognosis
March 4, 2019

Migraine Days, Intensity Reduced by Aerobic Exercise Therapy

By David Quaile, /alert Contributor
Aerobic exercise therapy may reduce the number of migraine days among patients with frequent migraines...
Migraine Days, Intensity Reduced by Aerobic Exercise Therapy
March 3, 2019

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Linked to Prostate Cancer in Men

By David Quaile, /alert Contributor
Men with inflammatory bowel disease may be at a greater risk of prostate cancer when compared to men in the general population, according to data recently published in European Urology....
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Linked to Prostate Cancer in Men
February 22, 2019

Flu Shot Reminders Help Improve Vaccination Rates for Diabetics

By Nicole Wetsman, /alert Contributor
People with diabetes often have weakened immune systems, which increases their risk of infection, illnesses, and complications from illnesses—including influenza...
Flu Shot Reminders Help Improve Vaccination Rates for Diabetics
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Preop immune-modulating nutrition improves outcomes after GI-cancer surgery

By Will Boggs MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Preoperative immune-modulating nutrition (IMN) in patients undergoing surgery for gastrointestinal cancer reduces the risk of infectious complications and Read More »

Bayer, J&J settle thousands of U.S. Xarelto lawsuits for $775 mln

By Tina Bellon (Reuters) - Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson have agreed to settle more than 25,000 U.S. lawsuits alleging that their blockbuster blood thinner Xarelto (rivaroxaban) aused unstoppable and Read More »

Oklahoma top court clears way for Purdue, J&J, Teva to face opioid trial

By Nate Raymond (Reuters) - Oklahoma's top court on Monday declined to delay a landmark trial set for May in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit accusing OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and two other Read More »

Mozambique prepares for cholera after cyclone wreaks havoc

By Emma Rumney BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) - Rescue teams in Mozambique moved hundreds of people displaced by Cyclone Idai's massive and deadly flooding to safer shelters on Monday, while the Read More »

Duke University pays $112.5 mln in fake research case sparked by whistleblower

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - Duke University agreed to pay $112.5 million to settle claims by a whistleblower that a former research technician knowingly submitted fake data in applications for Read More »

Obamacare enrollments drop marginally for 2019

By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - Enrollments in healthcare plans for 2019 through the Federal Obamacare marketplace dropped marginally by 300,000 from last year, according to U.S. government figures Read More »

Springtime heralds moose collision season in New England

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health) - Drivers in northern New England have long known to watch out for moose on the road, but a new study finds potentially fatal collisions with these large animals Read More »

Tiniest U.S. preemies more likely to end up in lower-quality NICU if they're black

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) - In a large national study that included nearly 90% of all preterm and low-birth-weight babies born in the U.S. in a recent three-year period, researchers found that Read More »

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