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  • May 10, 2019 9:48 AM | Anonymous

    May 10, 2019, Healio 

    Due to significantly higher rates of steatosis and liver imaging, researchers linked intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Tatyana Kushner, MD, MSCE, from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York discussed the findings during a press conference call on behalf of co-author Erica Monrose, MD, from the Icahn School of Medicine, who will present the study at Digestive Disease Week in San Diego. 

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  • May 10, 2019 9:44 AM | Anonymous

    May 10, 2019, R&D  

    Artificial intelligence (AI) could help doctors predict breast cancer risk earlier and tailor care options to individual patients based on risk. Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a new technique using a deep-learning model that predicts if a patient is likely to develop breast cancer as much as five years in the future. 

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  • May 10, 2019 9:42 AM | Anonymous

    May 10, 2019, Primary Care Today  Healio

    Making the distinction between the different types of abnormal uterine bleeding is critical to ensure proper treatment, according to a presentation at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting. Health care costs, lost productivity costs, and lost work wages associated with the symptom can total more than $12 billion annually, Kristen A. Matteson, MD, MPH, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital and Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, told attendees.  

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  • May 07, 2019 10:22 AM | Anonymous

    May 2, 2019, MedPage Today  

    NASHVILLE -- A point-of-care ultrasound device performed comparable to diagnostic imaging read by ob/gyn sonographers in identifying gynecologic pathology, and could have applicability in low-resource settings, a researcher said here. 

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  • May 07, 2019 10:06 AM | Anonymous

    May 7, 2019, HemOnc Today 

    Physicians may be able to predict which patients with HER2-positive breast cancer can safely forgo surgery based on tumor hormone status, imaging results after neoadjuvant chemotherapy and ductal carcinoma in situ on initial biopsy, according to study results presented at American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting.  

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  • May 07, 2019 9:53 AM | Anonymous

    There’s an App for That: Increasing HPV Vaccination Rates

    Tuesday, May 21 at 2 PM CST

    Join NAO for a webinar on the benefits of using the HPV Same Way Same Day app as a clinical training tool to increase HPV vaccination rates. Presenter Dr. Sharon Humiston, MPH, FAAP will discuss practice techniques to introduce and how to discuss the vaccine with parents and young patients, including those who may be hesitant to immunize. 

    Register Here.


  • May 06, 2019 10:28 AM | Anonymous

    May 6, 2019, MedPage Today OB/GYN Update 

    Healthcare workers who object to participating in certain services or procedures "on account of religious beliefs or moral convictions" will have an easier time asserting their rights under a final rule issued Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services.

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  • May 03, 2019 8:58 AM | Anonymous

    May 2, 2019, MedPage Today 

    Dropping chemotherapy from a first-line regimen of trastuzumab (Herceptin) and pertuzumab (Perjeta) didn't compromise overall survival at 2 years in advanced HER2-positive breast cancer, although disease progression resumed much faster, a randomized phase II trial found. 

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  • May 03, 2019 8:55 AM | Anonymous

    May 3, 2019, HemOnc Today 

    Detection of persistent HPV DNA in oral rinses appeared associated with greater risk for disease recurrence and death among patients with HPV-positive oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma, according to study results published in JAMA Oncology. The results suggest HPV DNA has potential as a biomarker for progression risk and treatment response among this patient population. 

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  • May 02, 2019 2:30 PM | Anonymous

    May 2, 2019, Health.Gov via AAPA 

    Join us on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. ET to learn about progress made toward achieving the Healthy People 2020 Maternal, Infant, and Child Leading Health Indicators. This webinar will highlight national and state efforts to reduce infant deaths and preterm births. You’ll also learn how the Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia’s Prenatal Education Program is working to help pregnant women and their families get the information and resources they need to have healthy birth and postpartum outcomes.  

    The well-being of mothers, infants, and children determines the health of the next generation and can help predict future public health challenges for families, communities, and the health care system. Many factors can affect pregnancy and childbirth outcomes, including preconception health status, age, income, and access to health care before, during, and between pregnancies. Healthy birth outcomes and early detection and treatment of health conditions among infants can prevent death or disabilityenabling children to reach their full potential.  

    About Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators 

    The Leading Health Indicators (LHIs) represent a smaller set of Healthy People 2020 objectives selected to communicate high-priority health issues and actions to help address them. LHIs are used to assess the health of the Nation, facilitate collaboration across sectors, and motivate action to improve the health of the U.S. population. 

    Register to join us today!


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