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Urine Test Accurately Detected High-Grade Prostate Cancer

โ€” Researchers say use of the test could substantially reduce unnecessary biopsies

10 Hrs Ago
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Tirzepatide Improves Sleep Apnea in Patients With Obesity, Drugmaker Says

Topline results add yet another potential reason for use of dual GIP/GLP-1 receptor agonist

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As Bans Spread, Fluoride in Drinking Water Divides Communities Across the U.S.

Many believe fluoride may be harmful despite evidence to the contrary

Apr 18, 2024
Trader Joe's Sold Contaminated Product, CDC Warns

Multistate Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh basil

Apr 18, 2024
Listeriosis Outbreak Linked to Vegan Cheese

Raw nut-based products are overlooked sources of foodborne illness

Apr 17, 2024
Trader Joe's Sold Contaminated Product, CDC Warns

Multistate Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh basil

Listeriosis Outbreak Linked to Vegan Cheese

Raw nut-based products are overlooked sources of foodborne illness

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Complete Plaque Regression in Peyronie's Disease

Observation of complete plaque regression with multimodal therapy may be a first

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Teen Develops Persistent, Spreading Arm Swelling After a Fall

Is it "just" a hematoma or something more sinister?

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Deeper Sedation During Colonoscopy Linked to Improved Detection of Serrated Polyps

Propofol boosts serrated polyp detection by 50%, little difference for all neoplasia, adenomas

Apr 17, 2024
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New Consensus Recs for Oral Immunotherapy in Food Allergies

Allergist Zahida Maskatia, MD, shares how the guidelines will change practice

Apr 17, 2024
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Oral and Topical Minoxidil Go Head-to-Head for Hair Loss in Men

Oral formulation well-tolerated and had similar efficacy for male androgenetic alopecia

Apr 17, 2024
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Death After Hemorrhoid Cream; Working Late and Illness; Full-Blown Hoarding

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Apr 17, 2024
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Lawmakers Take Up Fallout From Change Healthcare Cyberattack

Health sector likely to remain an "attractive target," says congressman

Apr 16, 2024
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Only One Harm From mRNA COVID Vaccines, Report Determines

Independent reviewers reject causal links to infertility, myocardial infarction, stroke

Apr 16, 2024
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The California Saga: Why Some DOs Fear Combined Medical Boards

Their main concern is that their scope of practice would be "trampled"

Apr 16, 2024
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Should DOs and MDs Have Separate Licensing Boards? They Still Do in 13 States

West Virginia effort hits late obstacle; some DOs fear bias under a combined board

Apr 16, 2024
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Can Testosterone Aid Women's Menopausal Symptoms?

Some physicians prescribe the hormone to women, while others call for more data

Apr 16, 2024
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Automated, Personalized Outreach Boosts CRC Screening in Diverse Patient Population

Absolute improvement of 30-40% in screening participation after 1 year

Apr 16, 2024
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Multidisciplinary Team Intervention Flops for Improving CKD Outcomes

Intervention "did not overcome barriers" to PCP, patient behavior changes, editorialists say

Apr 15, 2024
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High Lipoprotein(a) Levels' Hit on Heart Health Doesn't Discriminate

Atherogenic particle appeared to be a risk factor regardless of age, sex, race, diabetes status

Apr 15, 2024
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Bird Flu Is Spreading to More Farm Animals. Are Milk and Eggs Safe?

Health officials say the risk to the public is low and the food supply remains safe

Apr 15, 2024
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Don't Rule Out Breast Cancer Surgery for 90-Year-Olds

Retrospective study suggests survival benefit over conservative management

Apr 15, 2024
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