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Diabetes, female sex both raise post-PCI risk

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Childhood asthma linked to prenatal paracetamol exposure

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Influenza vaccination in pregnancy: large study supports safety

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Cervical cancer in the US: regional differences in rates and mortality

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HCV linked to post-LT chronic renal failure, particularly in women

First study to report a multiplicative effect for female sex and HCV in post-LT CRF.

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Breast cancer: why do physically active women fare better?

Promotor tumor methylation may explain the link between prediagnostic activity and better OS.

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Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy have effects across generations

Children born from these pregnancies have higher BP, markers of CVD risk.

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  • Clinical Essentials from BMC Infect. Dis.
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Pregnancy: is routine screening for chlamydia cost-effective?

Over 1.3 million US cases of C trachomatis infection were reported in 2010.

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Breast cancer: 1-y of adjuvant trastuzumab confirmed as standard of care

Final analysis of the phase 3 HERA trial.

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An osteopenia prediction tool for women aged 40-55 y

Including serum ALP, a biomarker for bone turnover and fracture risk, boosted sensitivity.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
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Elderly women not receiving osteoporosis-related services after first hip fracture

About 1 in 5 got recommended screening and treatment within a year.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Affect Disord
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2 postpartum anxiety risk factors identified

Postpartum depression and its risk factors are well-studied, but less research has been done on postpartum anxiety.

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Breast cancer: risk factors for TNBC by race/ethnicity

Young age and lower SES are well-known risk factors, but only apply to white and Hispanic women.

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Postnatal depression linked to pre-pregnancy obesity

The association between obesity and depression during and after pregnancy has not been well studied.

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Zika: absence in amniocentesis, amniotic fluid inconconclusive

Absence of Zika in fetal amniotic fluid should prompt clinicians to look further.

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Atopic dermatitis patients likelier to develop osteoporosis

A strong, corticosteroid-independent association showed up in this large population-based study.

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Girls with overweight/obesity who misperceive weight have better BP as adults

The results fit with a trend to associating weight misperception with better health outcomes.

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Postpartum depression rates appear to be falling

The researchers attribute the improvement to better awareness and diagnosis of PDS.

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