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Study Identifies Ways to Improve Gender-Affirming Healthcare

β€” Interviews with transgender adults yields provider- and systems-level guidance for better care

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Brain Dysfunction, Immune Abnormalities Seen in Post-Infectious Chronic Fatigue

Deep phenotyping study provides new clues about ME/CFS

Feb 22, 2024
Another COVID Toll: Over 134,000 Undiagnosed Cancers During Height of Pandemic

Diagnosis rates remained low throughout 2020, with mortality increase projected

Feb 22, 2024
How Many Docs Are Feeling Burned Out? Almost All of Them, Survey Finds

More than half have considered taking a non-patient-facing job or leaving the field entirely

Feb 22, 2024
Acupuncture Tops Sham for Easing PTSD in Combat Veterans

Large treatment effect observed for clinical and biological measures of combat-related PTSD

Feb 22, 2024
How Many Docs Are Feeling Burned Out? Almost All of Them, Survey Finds

More than half have considered taking a non-patient-facing job or leaving the field entirely

Acupuncture Tops Sham for Easing PTSD in Combat Veterans

Large treatment effect observed for clinical and biological measures of combat-related PTSD

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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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FDA: Don't Use Smartwatches, Smart Rings for Blood Glucose Measurements

Noninvasive devices that don't pierce the skin can give inaccurate measurements

Feb 22, 2024
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Opinion
Palliative Care Has a Branding Problem

Changing how it's perceived can break down silos

Feb 22, 2024
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Alzheimer's Biomarkers Show Specific Changes 20 Years Before Diagnosis

CSF and imaging markers changed in a temporal sequence

Feb 21, 2024
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How Common Are False Positive Rapid COVID Tests?

Persistent false positives more common in women, autoimmune disorders

Feb 21, 2024
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Some People Who Attempt Suicide Do Not Meet Criteria for Psychiatric Disorders

Study findings challenge the notion of which individuals are at risk for suicidal behavior

Feb 21, 2024
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Net Danger? Ophthalmologists Have Their Eyes on Pickleball

While it's not as risky as many other sports, growing pastime still spawns optical injuries

Feb 21, 2024
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Dietary Thiamine Linked With Cognition

J-shaped curve emerges between vitamin B1 in diet and cognitive decline

Feb 20, 2024
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Annual Breast Cancer Screening Starting at Age 40 Best, Modeling Study Says

Estimates suggest mortality was reduced by 42% with annual screening for this age group

Feb 20, 2024
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Opinion
When It Comes to Isolation, COVID Shouldn't Be Singled Out From the Pack

It's time for CDC to update its guidance

Feb 20, 2024
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Potential Biomarker for Perforated Appendicitis Shows Link to Severe Sepsis

Test that can differentiate between simple and perforated appendicitis is "highly desirable"

Feb 20, 2024
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Surgical Remission of Cushing's Disease Tied to New Autoimmune Conditions

But glucocorticoid replacement right after surgery may be protective

Feb 19, 2024
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Opinion
Primordial Prevention Can Protect Black Women's Cardiovascular Health

Let's block the risk factors before they start

Feb 19, 2024
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For Kids With Sickle Cell Disease Prescribed Opioids, No Patterns of Misuse Emerged

Number of vaso-occlusive crises tied to days' supply

Feb 19, 2024
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Could Niacin Actually Induce Heart Disease?

Americans consume too much vitamin B3, researchers suggest

Feb 19, 2024
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