Understanding lower gynaecological cancer consultation delay and help-seeking behavior in patients over 65.

CONCLUSION: Our findings are similar to those of other cancers. The peculiarity for this population appears to be the different representations of age-related changes in the reproductive system, and the taboo associated with this issue when facing friends and family. PMID: 31182221 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Bulletin du Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Bull Cancer Source Type: research

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DISCUSSION: Ophtalmic cases of syphilis have become more frequent over the past few years in France. The diagnosis should be suspected in cases of eye inflammation even in the absence of favourable clinical presentation or anamnesis. Search for HIV co-infection should be systematic. Our study shows that ceftriaxone remains an effective alternative to penicillin G. PMID: 31301942 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Revue de Medecine Interne - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Rev Med Interne Source Type: research
This study aimed at reviewing international publications regarding GP's training on suicide risk, in order to inform us about the training prac...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: In France, benzodiazepine anxiolytics and z-hypnotics (zolpidem and zopiclone) account for the largest share of road traffic crash risk attributable to exposure to prescription drugs. The aim of this study was to monitor the evolution of the us...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
PURPOSE: To describe Faculty of Pharmacy experience in the development of an elective course of pharmacist's roles in disaster management for third-year pharmacy students and to evaluate the effectiveness of this innovative teaching module in students' kno...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news
39 y/o with triple-negative breast cancer, 1.9 cm in size, had lumpectomy after neoadjuvant chemo which showed complete response. I'm treating whole breast to 42.6/16. Would anyone omit boost? Thanks.
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Radiation Oncology Source Type: forums
There’s no doubt that the surgical robotics market is getting more crowded the competition is increasing. Intuitive Surgical, a pioneer in the space, is well aware of this fact and took steps this week to boost the da Vinci surgical robot. For an undisclosed sum, the Sunnyvale, CA-based company said it is acquiring the robotic endoscope portion of Schölly Fiberoptic’s business. Schölly Fiberoptic is a player in the field of visualization systems for minimally invasive diagnostic and surgical applications, headquartered in Germany — and one of I...
Source: MDDI - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Business Digital Health Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: In this real-world, multicenter, observational study, OA via transradial access was both safe and feasible. Furthermore, transradial access was associated with reduced bleeding complications and associated blood transfusion when compared with femoral access. PMID: 31303604 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The Journal of Invasive Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Tags: J Invasive Cardiol Source Type: research
Authors: Rustagi N, Pareek P, Verma M, Sharma PK Abstract Quality home-based care for patients with the end-stage disease is increasingly being preferred. Responding to disease associated symptoms and complications may pose an array of challenges in evolving palliative care systems, as no formal institutional mechanism exists to respond to patient and caregiver's wishes. Family and primary care physicians can play an instrumental role in such scenarios by bridging the gaps between cancer specialists and patient and caregivers expectations. PMID: 31304713 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Assoc Physicians India Source Type: research
Conclusion: Synchronous hepatic and intestinal amoebiasis is not uncommon, and often requires endoscopic haemostasis in case of gastrointestinal bleeding due to colonic disease. We report the successful endoscopic control of bleeding amoebic ulcers in all 24 patients. PMID: 31304698 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Assoc Physicians India Source Type: research
Alyssa Dyal was 23, a film student in Boston, fooling around with a guy she'd met on a dating app, when everything changed. Within months she was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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