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Secondhand smoke ups asthma, rhinitis, eczema risks through adolescence

In utero, infant exposure to tobacco smoke has been linked to increased to asthma, rhinitis risk in early childhood and eczema in later life.

Teen birth rates dropped 57% from 1991 to 2012

Behavioral changes in sexual activity and contraceptive use have contributed to the overall drop in teen pregnancies.

Metabolic benefits of fenofibrate greater for women

Lipoprotein improvements from fenofibrate greater for women than men; CVD event reduction similar.

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Secondhand smoke ups asthma, rhinitis, eczema risks through adolescence

Secondhand smoke ups asthma, rhinitis, eczema risks through adolescence

In utero, infant exposure to tobacco smoke has been linked to increased to asthma, rhinitis risk in early childhood and eczema in later life.

Teen birth rates dropped 57% from 1991 to 2012

Teen birth rates dropped 57% from 1991 to 2012

Behavioral changes in sexual activity and contraceptive use have contributed to the overall drop in teen pregnancies.

Metabolic benefits of fenofibrate greater for women

Metabolic benefits of fenofibrate greater for women

Lipoprotein improvements from fenofibrate greater for women than men; CVD event reduction similar.

HPV vaccine safe for teens, provides long-term benefits

HPV vaccine safe for teens, provides long-term benefits

Vaccination-induced anti-HPV response persists through 96 months for all HPV vaccine types.

Discussing direct benefits increases parents' intent to vaccinate

Discussing direct benefits increases parents' intent to vaccinate

Emphasizing only societal benefits of MMR vaccine does not increase intention of parents to vaccinate.

Cancer drug may restore hair in alopecia patients

Cancer drug may restore hair in alopecia patients

Bone marrow cancer drug ruxolitinib appears to restore hair in patients with alopecia areata.

Chemicals found in plastics, household products reduce testosterone

Chemicals found in plastics, household products reduce testosterone

Chemicals found in many household products may reduce androgen levels in both sexes.

Stay alert for malnutrition in older patients

Stay alert for malnutrition in older patients

Sixty percent of older patients presenting to emergency department are malnourished or at risk.

CVD risks hit blacks, females harder

CVD risks hit blacks, females harder

Cutting traditional risk factors could eliminate significant amount of cardiovascular disease

High-dose flu shot better for seniors

High-dose flu shot better for seniors

A high-dose trivalent vaccine demonstrated improved protection for seniors against flu than the standard-dose vaccine.

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