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Patient-Reported Outcome Measures May Aid Communication

Patient-Reported Outcome Measures May Aid Communication

Usefulness of PROs varies based on how much doctors value, prioritize, and use them.

Genotype G Linked With Liver Fibrosis in Hepatitis B-HIV-Coinfection

Genotype G Linked With Liver Fibrosis in Hepatitis B-HIV-Coinfection

Investigators sought to determine the association between liver fibrosis and hepatitis B virus genotype G in patients with comorbid HIV and HBV.

Induction Chemotherapy Is Well Tolerated in Elderly Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Induction Chemotherapy Is Well Tolerated in Elderly Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia

The researchers reported more than 75% of patients achieved complete response after 1 cycle of the intensive chemotherapy regimen.

Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly

Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly

Most common medication error category was omitted medicine or ingredient.

Pregnancy Losses Linked to Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Pregnancy Losses Linked to Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Women with 5 or more live births at increased risk for coronary heart disease, hospitalized MI.

Recalled Kotex Tampons Can Unravel Inside Body

Recalled Kotex Tampons Can Unravel Inside Body

Small number of reports include infections, vaginal irritation, localized vaginal injury.

FDA: Some E-Cigarette Liquids Contain Erectile Dysfunction Meds

FDA: Some E-Cigarette Liquids Contain Erectile Dysfunction Meds

Sildenafil and tadalafil not approved to be sold over the counter and are being sold illegally.

Chemicals Found in Personal Care Products Linked to Early Puberty in Adolescent Girls

Chemicals Found in Personal Care Products Linked to Early Puberty in Adolescent Girls

Certain chemicals used in personal care and household products were found to cause early puberty in adolescent girls.

LGBT Youths at Substantially Increased Risk for Attempted Suicide

LGBT Youths at Substantially Increased Risk for Attempted Suicide

Sexual minority youths have a significantly higher risk for life-threatening behavior compared with their heterosexual peers.

Urinary Incontinence Drug May Reduce Frequency of Hot Flashes

Urinary Incontinence Drug May Reduce Frequency of Hot Flashes

Oxybutynin, an anticholinergic used to treat urinary incontinence, may provide breast cancer survivors with an alternative treatment option for hot flashes, according to new research.

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