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From 2006 to 2010, young adult antipsychotic use rose

A retrospective study showed that antipsychotic use increased in young adults aged 12 to 24.

Reducing chemo dose raises mortality in ovarian cancer

For women with ovarian cancer, reducing chemotherapy dose was linked to worse survival regardless of BMI.

Liraglutide linked to significant body weight reduction

With lifestyle counseling, 3mg of liraglutide helped 63% of participants lose at least 5% body weight.

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From 2006 to 2010, young adult antipsychotic use rose

From 2006 to 2010, young adult antipsychotic use rose

A retrospective study showed that antipsychotic use increased in young adults aged 12 to 24.

Reducing chemo dose raises mortality in ovarian cancer

Reducing chemo dose raises mortality in ovarian cancer

For women with ovarian cancer, reducing chemotherapy dose was linked to worse survival regardless of BMI.

Liraglutide linked to significant body weight reduction

Liraglutide linked to significant body weight reduction

With lifestyle counseling, 3mg of liraglutide helped 63% of participants lose at least 5% body weight.

Eliminating five risk factors could halve CVD deaths

Eliminating five risk factors could halve CVD deaths

Eliminating elevated cholesterol levels, diabetes, hypertension, obesity, and smoking can greatly reduce CVD mortality.

Better integration of behavioral health, primary care needed

Better integration of behavioral health, primary care needed

Payment barriers and insurance coverage gaps pose challenges.

Obesity linked to lower contraception use in teen girls

Obesity linked to lower contraception use in teen girls

Although they have sex with the same frequency as other girls, obese teens are less likely to use contraception.

IOM recommends making CPR a high school requirement

IOM recommends making CPR a high school requirement

Increasing community CPR competence could boost cardiac arrest survival.

Stroke risk higher with depression

Stroke risk higher with depression

Adults aged older than 50 years with depression may have a twofold increased risk of stroke.

Newer contraceptive pills may have higher clot risks

Newer contraceptive pills may have higher clot risks

Women taking contraceptive pills that contain newer types of progestogen have higher clot risks.

Preventing acute kidney injury

Preventing acute kidney injury

Monitoring kidney function in hospitalized patients can help prevent acute kidney injury.

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