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Article ID: 705445

Childbirth Delivery Methods and Risk of Incontinence, Overactive Bladder

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

Pelvic floor disorders such as urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse (when one or more of the pelvic organs drop from their normal position) are associated with childbirth and affect millions of women in the United States. This study examined the risk of pelvic floor disorders based on the method of childbirth delivery among 1,500 women a decade or two after giving birth.

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13-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 705476

Research Finds Opioids May Help Chronic Pain, a Little

McMaster University

McMaster University researchers reviewed 96 clinical trials with more than 26,000 participants and found opioids provide only small improvements in pain, physical functioning and sleep quality compared to a placebo.

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14-Dec-2018 10:15 AM EST
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Article ID: 705571

Prostate cancer scoring method may underestimate mortality risk in black men

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Black men diagnosed with prostate cancer classified as low risk may actually have a more aggressive form of the disease that is more likely to be fatal than in nonblack men placed in the same prognostic category, a new study suggests.

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17-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 705429

Are Migraines Associated With Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Women?

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

A study of French women suggests a lower risk of type 2 diabetes was observed among women who reported current migraines compared with women with no history of the painful headaches.

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13-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 705479

E-Cigarette Users Have Lower Exposure to Toxicants — As Long As They Don’t Smoke Combustible Cigarettes Too

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

The largest study to date to compare exposure to toxicants among users of electronic cigarettes, smokers and nonsmokers has been completed, suggesting possible benefits for smokers who switch completely to electronic cigarettes

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14-Dec-2018 11:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 705302

High-Dose Antipsychotics Place Children at Increased Risk of Unexpected Death

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Children and young adults without psychosis who are prescribed high-dose antipsychotic medications are at increased risk of unexpected death, despite the availability of other medications to treat their conditions, according to a Vanderbilt University Medical Center study published today in JAMA Psychiatry.

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12-Dec-2018 9:30 AM EST

Article ID: 705274

Autism, ADHD and their risks for siblings

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dr. Meghan Miller of the UC Davis MIND Institute talks about her paper, published in JAMA Pediatrics, about the risk of younger siblings of children with autism or ADHD for either or both disorders.

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11-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 705071

Medical training or a family? Residents, training programs seek balance

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A new analysis finds striking inconsistency in parental leave policies at the nation’s top residency programs, illustrating the enormous challenge these programs face balancing training the next generation of doctors and supporting trainees’ personal and family needs.

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6-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST

Article ID: 705205

Missing the sweet spot: Millions of low-risk people with diabetes may be testing their blood sugar too often

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

For people with Type 2 diabetes, testing blood sugar levels becomes part of everyday life. But a new study suggests that some of them test more often than they need to. Fourteen percent of people with Type 2 diabetes who don’t require insulin are buying enough test strips to test their blood sugar two or more times a day – when they don’t need to test nearly that frequently according to medical guidelines.

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10-Dec-2018 5:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 704809

Siblings of children with autism or ADHD are at elevated risk for both disorders

UC Davis MIND Institute

Later-born siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at elevated risk for both disorders, a new study led by Meghan Miller, assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and at the UC Davis MIND Institute, has concluded. The findings appear today in JAMA Pediatrics.

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6-Dec-2018 3:00 PM EST

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