Compared with liquid-based cytology, routine primary hrHPV screening better detected cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 3 or worse and cervical cancer.
Aspirin may be linked to an increased risk of major bleeding and decreased risk of cardiovascular events in individuals without cardiovascular disease.
Women who were born at a low birth weight and currently are overweight or obese were found to be at increased risk for complications of pregnancy, including preeclampsia, gestational hypertension, and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), according to a study published in Obesity. Researchers recruited women from the Screening for Pregnancy Endpoints (SCOPE) study between November 2004 and February…
Parents of racial or ethnic minority adolescents were more likely to inaccurately report HPV vaccination initiation.
Maternal glycemia during pregnancy may influence childhood glucose and insulin resistance regardless of BMI and family history of diabetes.
Only 15.7 and 34.8% of teens completed HPV vaccination before turning 13 and 15.
Physical activity was found to be associated with a reduced risk for hepatocellular carcinoma.
WHO named vaccine hesitancy a top 10 threat to global health in 2019. Hysteresis may describe persistent skepticism.
Data on adherence to the 2013 ACA/AHA cholesterol guidelines suggest significant underuse of appropriate-intensity statin therapy; however, data for statin use in primary prevention have been limited.
The prevalence of anogenital warts has decreased, with significant declines observed in specific populations.
The American Headache Society has issued updated guidelines on the use of novel preventive and acute treatments for migraine in adults.
The omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid and aspirin were compared alone and in combination against placebo for the prevention of colorectal cancer.
Women who used a self-screening assay for high-risk human papillomavirus had similar test results to those who were screened by a clinician.
The prevalence of food allergy in US children has increased, including the number of emergency department visits as well as severe allergic reaction responses, reflecting a growing public health concern.
Elective cesarean delivery may influence the risk of early childhood overweight.
A levonorgestrel 52-mg intrauterine system was found to be safe and effective for pregnancy prevention.
The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans provides recommendations for physical activity that have the potential to reduce the risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, dementia, and several cancers.
Adherence to the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases criteria for evaluation and treatment of chronic HBV infection was found to be poor in all practice settings assessed.
A stepped-care model of pain management implemented in primary care was successful in increasing the proportion of veteran patients reporting moderate to severe pain, as well as decreasing the use of opioids for pain management.
For women who are pregnant, influenza vaccines may moderately protect against laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated hospitalization.