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Cancer-Related Fatigue Linked to Balance Problems After Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

For many women who have undergone chemotherapy for breast cancer, cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is a persistent side effect – and one that contributes to ongoing balance problems, suggests a paper in Rehabilitation Oncology, official journal of...
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Themed issue on new approaches to healthcare workforce planning now available

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Wolters Kluwer and the American Journal of Nursing announce new Editor-in-Chief

Wolters Kluwer, Health and the American Journal of Nursing (AJN) are excited to welcome Carl A. Kirton, DNP, MBA, RN, ANP as the incoming Editor-in-Chief. Recognized as the most prestigious nursing journal, AJN is also the longest running nursing...
28-Jul-2022 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Few patients undergo recommended MRI screening after silicone implant breast surgery

Only six percent of women with silicone breast implants followed the previous US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommendation for regular magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) screening, suggests a study in the August issue of Plastic and...
27-Jul-2022 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

What are the most attractive lips? More attention doesn't mean most beautiful

At a time when social media and celebrity icons are driving increased demand for fuller, "pouty" lips, a natural-looking and harmonious appearance of the lips is perceived as most attractive, reports a study in the August issue of Plastic and...
27-Jul-2022 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Intravesical chemotherapy combination provides effective treatment alternative for high-risk non-muscle invasive bladder cancer

A combination of two intravesical chemotherapy drugs – gemcitabine and docetaxel – yields high response rates with good tolerability in patients with high-risk non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC), reports a study in The Journal of...
27-Jul-2022 10:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Leadership Program Prepares Professionals to Respond to Public Health Crises in Puerto Rico

A program called "Advancing Leadership in Times of Crisis" (ALTC) has helped to increase leadership skills and knowledge among public health professionals in Puerto Rico – preparing them to adapt and respond to the challenges posed by a series of...
27-Jul-2022 9:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Guidelines Address Treatment of Anorectal Abscess, Anal Fistula, and Rectovaginal Fistula

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons has issued updated guidelines for physicians, published in Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, about how to treat problems of the anus and rectum called anorectal abscess, anal fistula, and rectovaginal...
22-Jul-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Pelvic floor experts issue new recommendations for magnetic resonance defecography

Magnetic resonance defecography (MRD) has emerged as a powerful, noninvasive imaging technique to evaluate the many possible causes of problems in passing bowel movements. A new set of consensus recommendations for performing and interpreting the...
23-Sep-2021 11:40 AM EDT

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