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Acute myocardial infarction patients not receiving sexual counseling

Younger patients received either incorrect or no information regarding sexual activity after an acute myocardial infarction.

No link between migraines, breast cancer risk

Researchers found no association between patients with clinician-diagnosed migraines and invasive breast cancer.

Rapid syphilis screening test expands into more health-care settings

The Syphilis Health Check test can now be performed by untrained health-care workers in a variety of nontraditional laboratory settings.

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Acute myocardial infarction patients not receiving sexual counseling

Acute myocardial infarction patients not receiving sexual counseling

Younger patients received either incorrect or no information regarding sexual activity after an acute myocardial infarction.

No link between migraines, breast cancer risk

No link between migraines, breast cancer risk

Researchers found no association between patients with clinician-diagnosed migraines and invasive breast cancer.

Rapid syphilis screening test expands into more health-care settings

Rapid syphilis screening test expands into more health-care settings

The Syphilis Health Check test can now be performed by untrained health-care workers in a variety of nontraditional laboratory settings.

First neonatal SCID screening test approved by FDA

First neonatal SCID screening test approved by FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing of the EnLite Neonatal TREC Kit, the first FDA-cleared test to screen for severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) in newborns.

Nearly 50% of hospitalized kids exposed to potentially dangerous drug combos

Nearly 50% of hospitalized kids exposed to potentially dangerous drug combos

Opioids such as morphine and oxycodone were drugs most often involved in potentially dangerous drug interactions.

Test to predict cardiovascular disease risk gains FDA approval

Test to predict cardiovascular disease risk gains FDA approval

The PLAC test for Lp-PLA2 Activity is intended for patients without a prior history of cardiovascular disease.

Intermittent heroin use worsens HIV progression

Intermittent heroin use worsens HIV progression

Patients who sporadically used heroin had lower CD4 counts compared with patients who frequently reported heroin use.

Fatty acid propionate may prevent weight gain

Fatty acid propionate may prevent weight gain

Colonic propionate may aid in appetite suppression in overweight adult patients.

Gene-environment interactions, parents' ethnicity may influence peanut allergy

Gene-environment interactions, parents' ethnicity may influence peanut allergy

Patients who were born of Asian parents in a single generation in Australia had an increased risk of peanut allergy.

Low-fat diet may reduce premature death risk in patients with breast cancer

Low-fat diet may reduce premature death risk in patients with breast cancer

Women without hormone-dependent disease benefited most in study

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