Consumer Health: Treating polycystic ovary syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. Complications can include infertility, gestational diabetes or pregnancy-induced high blood pressure, miscarriage or premature birth, and endometrial cancer. Signs and symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome vary. A diagnosis is made when women experience at least two of these signs: Irregular periods.Elevated levels of male [...]
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Conclusion: This article outlines the evaluation of a new program demonstrating that medical oncology practices can make improvements in the care of their underserved populations if provided with the proper tools, methods, and coaching. The use of formative evaluation methodology also identified opportunities for improvement and ultimately resulted in additional funding for more practices to participate in the program.
Source: Quality Management in Healthcare - Category: Health Management Tags: Methods and Instruments Source Type: research
ConclusionThe results of this 10-year longitudinal study imply a positive correlation between long-standing hypertension and the progression of DWMLs.
Source: Neuroradiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
This study set out to assess for any such associations.Materials and methodsA retrospective review was completed of consecutive patients that had CTA neck imaging prior to CEA. Body mass index (BMI), tobacco and/or alcohol use, and history of diabetes and/or hypertension were collected from patients ’ medical records. Lab values were dichotomized based on values: total cholesterol
Source: Neuroradiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Abstract: Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a leading cause of cancer. Increasing HPV vaccination recommendations by primary care providers to patients decreases the burden of this viral infection. Providers need to be educated about this condition and the available options for immunization to feel confident in making strong recommendations and thereby increase HPV immunization rates.
Source: The Nurse Practitioner - Category: Nursing Tags: Feature Source Type: research
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Source: The Nurse Practitioner - Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Preventing, Treating, and Surviving Cancer Source Type: research
Abstract: Patients who present to an outpatient office with hypertensive urgency—or severely elevated BP without evidence of acute target organ damage—can be safely treated in the ambulatory setting by initiating or reestablishing long-acting oral antihypertensive medications, addressing medication nonadherence, and reviewing precipitating factors.
Source: The Nurse Practitioner - Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: HYPERTENSION Source Type: research
HIGH blood pressure is often known as the "silent" killer. Ironically, silence could help lower blood pressure - research shows even just two minutes of silence could have a positive effect on a high reading.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
According to the British Dietetic Association, the average adult needs roughly 150 micrograms of the mineral daily - while women who are pregnant or breastfeeding need 200 micrograms.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
TYPE 2 diabetes could be prevented by intermittent fasting, according to a new study. This type of diet involves eating your daily calories within a consistent window of eight to 10 hours.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Kylie Jenner, who is pregnant with her and Travis Scott's second child, shared a new baby bump photo and noted that she's "really...
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