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PTSD Linked to Ischemic Heart Disease

19 days ago   |   By Medscape

Retrospective cohort study results show a significant association between PTSD in women veterans and increased risk for incident ischemic heart disease, particularly in younger women and minorities.
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Prescribing for recurrent UTIs often does not align with IDSA guidelines, study finds

Prescribing for recurrent UTIs often does not align with IDSA guidelines, study finds

19 days ago   |   By Healio

An assessment of antibiotic prescribing practices for adult patients with uncomplicated, recurring UTIs showed that prescriptions often do not align with Infectious Diseases Society of America guidelines, researchers reported.
Marissa Valentine-King, PhD, MPH, BSN, a postdoctoral research fellow in primary care at Baylor College of Medicine, reported findings at the SHEA Spring Conference from a study of almost 600 outpatient visits.
“Prescribing patterns among patients with recurrent UTIs is an understudied area,” Valentine-King told Healio, adding that treatment guidelines in the
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Long-term weight retention and associated health risks identified in obese adults

19 days ago   |   By ScienceDaily

UK adults who are overweight or obese retain their weight over time, which is associated with an increased risk of health complications and death, according to a new study.
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Study assesses the link between women's lifestyle and risk of recurrent pregnancy loss

19 days ago   |   By News Medical

A new study has shown that underweight and overweight women are at a significantly higher risk of experiencing recurrent miscarriages compared to those of average weight.
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