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PCSK9 inhibitor alirocumab lowered LDL cholesterol by 35% over placebo in ODYSSEY HoFH, the largest ever randomized lipid-lowering trial in homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.Medscape Medical News
ConclusionsOur study reveals the need for targeted patient ‐education about the benefits and limitations of follow‐up. In order to meet increasing costs of cancer care, individualized follow‐up procedures adjusted to risk of recurrence and late‐effects in cervical cancer survivors are warranted.
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Conclusion: Increased education of ob-gyn physicians related to depression during perimenopause may increase the screening and treatment of women during this phase of life.
Objective: To examine the relationship between menopausal status and mental well-being, and whether this relationship varies as a function of physical activity (PA). Methods: Based on a hormonal analysis and bleeding diary, women aged 47 to 55 were categorized as pre (n = 304), early peri (n = 198), late peri (n = 209), or postmenopausal (n = 387). Mental well-being was assessed using the Centre for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale, the International Positive and Negative Affect Schedule Short Form, and the Satisfaction with Life Scale. PA was self-reported and categorized as low, medium, and hig...
Statistics revealed today by governments in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland mark the darkest day so far in the UK's coronavirus crisis.
Second Sight Medical Products is the latest medtech company to face tough losses as a result of the financial impact of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). The Sylmar, CA-based company is laying off 84 of its 108 employees and said it intends to wind-down operations. The firm develops implantable visual prosthetics that are intended to create an artificial form of useful vision for blind individuals. FDA greenlit the Argus II retinal prosthesis system in 2013. Plans now call for the Second Sight to retain an adviser experienced in winding down operations to guide the board on the next steps. Any wind down activity, if impl...
Most transgender adults seeking gender-affirming surgery (GAS) experienced gender dysphoria by age 7, a cross-sectional study at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles suggests.Reuters Health Information
Publication date: Available online 31 March 2020Source: Diabetes &Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research &ReviewsAuthor(s): Andrea Da Porto, Viviana Casarsa, Gianluca Colussi, Cristiana Catena, Alessandro Cavarape, Leonardo Sechi
Publication date: April 2020Source: Canadian Journal of Diabetes, Volume 44, Issue 3Author(s): Ilia Ostrovski, Leif E. Lovblom, Daniel Scarr, Alanna Weisman, Nancy Cardinez, Andrej Orszag, C. Marcelo Falappa, Émilie D'Aoust, Ahmad Haidar, Rémi Rabasa-Lhoret, Laurent Legault, Bruce A. Perkins