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Scoliosis Screening In Schools Shows Sustained Effectiveness

Across five consecutive years increase in prevalence and sensitivity for curves of 20 degrees or more.

More Than A Third Of Americans Have Metabolic Syndrome

Age a strong influencer; almost 50% 60 and older have the condition.

Report: Avoid cesarean delivery when possible

Cesarean delivery linked to more complications and lower chances of vaginal delivery for subsequent births.

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Scoliosis Screening In Schools Shows Sustained Effectiveness

Scoliosis Screening In Schools Shows Sustained Effectiveness

Across five consecutive years increase in prevalence and sensitivity for curves of 20 degrees or more.

More Than A Third Of Americans Have Metabolic Syndrome

More Than A Third Of Americans Have Metabolic Syndrome

Age a strong influencer; almost 50% 60 and older have the condition.

Report: Avoid cesarean delivery when possible

Report: Avoid cesarean delivery when possible

Cesarean delivery linked to more complications and lower chances of vaginal delivery for subsequent births.

Routine admission may not be beneficial for adults with chest pain

Routine admission may not be beneficial for adults with chest pain

Vast majority who have normal cardiac test results are in no immediate danger, researchers say.

Ledipasvir, sofosbuvir effective for HCV in Japanese patients

Ledipasvir, sofosbuvir effective for HCV in Japanese patients

Ledipasvir and sofosbuvir with or without ribavirin is effective and safe for treating chronic genotype 1 hepatitis C virus infections.

Simeprevir, sofosbuvir more effective for HCV with cirrhosis

Simeprevir, sofosbuvir more effective for HCV with cirrhosis

Simeprevir and sofosbuvir had higher rates of SVR for patients with hepatitis C and compensated cirrhosis.

Mediterranean diet not associated with rheumatoid arthritis risk

Mediterranean diet not associated with rheumatoid arthritis risk

No significant association between Mediterranean diet and risk of rheumatoid arthritis in two large cohorts of U.S. women.

Shift work may pose threat to metabolic health

Shift work may pose threat to metabolic health

Excess weight and sleep issues are more common among those with changing schedules.

Acne history linked with increased melanoma risk

Acne history linked with increased melanoma risk

After adjustment for known risk factors, increased relative risk for women with history of acne.

Primary care prostate cancer screening practices have changed

Primary care prostate cancer screening practices have changed

Primary care screening patterns have changed as a result of the USPSTF recommendation.

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