Cesarean delivery is associated with a reduced rate of urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, but this should be weighed against the association with increased risks for fertility, future pregnancy, and long-term childhood outcome.
An increased consumption of processed foods by 10% was associated with more than 10% increased risk for overall and breast cancers.
HbA1C, diabetes status, and cognitive decline during a span of 10 years were compared using data from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.
The risk of invasive pneumococcal disease is correlated with the prescription opioid use.
The Work Group who authored the new recommendations was made up of professionals from academic medicine, federal and state public health agencies, and medical societies.
The new guideline focuses on evidence-based treatments in alcohol use disorder such as: pharmacologic treatments naltrexone, disulfiram, and topiramate.
Once daily glecaprevir-pibrentasvir for 8 or 12 weeks successfully treated HCV genotype 1 and 3.
An inverse relation was observed between epilepsy and cerebral palsy and 5-minute and 10-minute Apgar scores.
Depression less common in as family income increased and less common in non-Hispanic Asians.
The USPSTF reports that pregnant women can benefit from screening for syphilis infection.