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Evidence-Based Criteria, Metastatic Breast Cancer From Primary Lung

Evidence-Based Criteria, Metastatic Breast Cancer From Primary Lung

This research evaluates whether the differential diagnosis between metastatic breast carcinoma and primary pulmonary adenocarcinoma can be made by FS with a high degree of accuracy.......[Read More]
Oral Health Care for Children: Dental Therapists vs Dentists

Oral Health Care for Children: Dental Therapists vs Dentists

Is it preferable for children to see dentists, or do dental therapists in a school setting provide sufficient oral preventive care?......[Read More]
Strategies for Insulin Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes

Strategies for Insulin Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes

Normalizing blood glucose and mimicking normal insulin secretion in patients with type 2 diabetes may prevent the onset and delay the progression of diabetic complications.......[Read More]
HIV Laboratory Monitoring Identifies Persons Engaged in Care

HIV Laboratory Monitoring Identifies Persons Engaged in Care

Is laboratory monitoring a reliable way to measure engagement in HIV care?......[Read More]
Necrotizing Fasciitis Caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae

Necrotizing Fasciitis Caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae

Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae is better known as a veterinary pathogen than a human pathogen.......[Read More]
Immigration Status & Ethnicity as Determinants of Breastfeeding

Immigration Status & Ethnicity as Determinants of Breastfeeding

Significant differences in rates of initial and continued breastfeeding between foreign-born and US-born women in this study.......[Read More]
New Genetic Factors in Male Infertility

New Genetic Factors in Male Infertility

This study examines the association of recurrent X-linked copy-number variations and impaired sperm production.......[Read More]
Lifestyle Over and Above Drugs in Diabetes (LOADD) Study

Lifestyle Over and Above Drugs in Diabetes (LOADD) Study

Even with optimized therapy, many patients with Type 2 diabetes don't achieve glycemic control. To what extent can intensive dietary intervention improve response in these patients?......[Read More]
Relation Between Alcohol Consumption and C-Reactive Protein

Relation Between Alcohol Consumption and C-Reactive Protein

Light to moderate consumption of ethanol has consistently been linked to a decrease in cardiovascular disease mortality, as reviewed elsewhere.......[Read More]
Cost-Effectiveness of Gemifloxacin: Results From the GLOBE Study

Cost-Effectiveness of Gemifloxacin: Results From the GLOBE Study

This study compares health, economic, and clinical outcomes after randomized treatment with oral gemifloxacin.......[Read More]
Effects on Sexual Risk Behavior and STD Rate of Brief HIV/STD Prevention

Effects on Sexual Risk Behavior and STD Rate of Brief HIV/STD Prevention

African American women's disproportionately high rates of STDs and HIV are a growing concern. Might brief single-session HIV/STD risk reduction interventions in the primary care setting be effective?......[Read More]
Antenatal Lifestyle Advice for Overweight or Obese Women

Antenatal Lifestyle Advice for Overweight or Obese Women

Can a program of lifestyle advice to women who are overweight or obese during pregnancy reduce the risk of infants born large for gestational age or improve maternal outcomes?......[Read More]
Weight Cycling and Mortality in a Large Prospective US Study

Weight Cycling and Mortality in a Large Prospective US Study

Does weight cycling--repeated cycles of weight loss and regain--put one's health at risk?......[Read More]
Breast Cancer Detection Among Women With Cosmetic Implants

Breast Cancer Detection Among Women With Cosmetic Implants

Breast augmentation is increasingly popular, but the long term health effects of breast implants remains controversial. How do implants impact breast cancer detection and post-diagnosis survival?......[Read More]
HAART for Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

HAART for Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

HAART initiation and perinatal HIV transmission - timing of therapy could make the difference.......[Read More]
Inverse Association Between Cancer and Alzheimer's Disease

Inverse Association Between Cancer and Alzheimer's Disease

Is there a link between cancer and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's? This study looks at the relationship of cancer to AD and the biological mechanisms that may explain this association.......[Read More]
Effects of Storage Time & Exogenous Protease Inhibitors on Plasma Proteins

Effects of Storage Time & Exogenous Protease Inhibitors on Plasma Proteins

Dramatic changes in protein levels during storage were independent of protease inhibitors and are likely due to cytokine production and/or release by leukocytes and platelets.......[Read More]
Pictorial Warnings on Cigarette Packs and Smoking Behavior

Pictorial Warnings on Cigarette Packs and Smoking Behavior

Pictorial warnings on cigarette packages have been in effect for many years. But do they actually motivate people to quit?......[Read More]
Ebola Crisis of 2014: Are Current Strategies Enough?

Ebola Crisis of 2014: Are Current Strategies Enough?

The authors of this brief article suggest three policy changes to address the long-term challenges of ebola virus disease and encourage the development of vaccines and treatments.......[Read More]
Open Issues in TAVI Part 1

Open Issues in TAVI Part 1

Learn more on how to limit uncertainty related to patient selection for TAVI.......[Read More]