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Basic Concepts in Nocturia

Basic Concepts in Nocturia

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International Continence Society (ICS) standards offer useful guidance for nocturia management, according to the authors of a new report.

Gardasil 9 Approved for Use in Women and Men 27 Through 45 Years Old

Gardasil 9 Approved for Use in Women and Men 27 Through 45 Years Old

The approval of the expanded age range was based on data from a clinical trial which evaluated the efficacy of Gardasil (quadrivalent human papillomavirus recombinant vaccine) in 3253 women 27-45 years of age with a median duration of follow-up of 3.5 years post-dose 3.

Cancer Risk Varies for Hispanics, Including in Puerto Rico

Cancer Risk Varies for Hispanics, Including in Puerto Rico

Men in Puerto Rico have higher prostate cancer incidence rates than other Hispanics, non-Hispanic whites.

Alcohol, Tobacco Consumption Tied to Cancer Mortality

Alcohol, Tobacco Consumption Tied to Cancer Mortality

Over 20 years, a 1-L reduction in alcohol intake was linked to 3.9 percent drop in overall cancer mortality.

USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Nontraditional CVD Risk Factors

USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Nontraditional CVD Risk Factors

Insufficient evidence for adding to traditional CVD risk assessment in asymptomatic adults.

AMA Calls for Inclusive Family, Medical Leave Policies

AMA Calls for Inclusive Family, Medical Leave Policies

Association will advocate for policies inclusive of LGBTQ workers.

Marriage May Protect Against Cardiovascular Disease

Marriage May Protect Against Cardiovascular Disease

Association seen between marital status and risk, prognosis of coronary heart disease or stroke

Midlife Fitness Linked to Lower Risk of Depression, CVD Death

Midlife Fitness Linked to Lower Risk of Depression, CVD Death

Reduction also seen in CVD mortality with antecedent depression in association with high fitness level.

Missed Opportunities for HIV Diagnosis Among Those at Risk

Missed Opportunities for HIV Diagnosis Among Those at Risk

Men who have sex with men and persons who inject drugs report missed testing opportunities.

Older Adults Agree Sex Is Important Part of Relationships

Older Adults Agree Sex Is Important Part of Relationships

More than half of older adults surveyed agree that sex is important to their overall quality of life.

5 Healthy Lifestyle Habits Could Add >10 Years to Life

5 Healthy Lifestyle Habits Could Add >10 Years to Life

Reduced risk for all-cause, cancer, cardiovascular mortality for adults with 5 vs 0 low-risk factors.

Higher Mortality Risk Seen for 'Night Owls'

Higher Mortality Risk Seen for 'Night Owls'

Higher prevalence of mortality, CV and metabolic dysfunction for definite evening type individuals

Review: Lowest Mortality Risk Seen With ≤100 g Alcohol/Week

Review: Lowest Mortality Risk Seen With ≤100 g Alcohol/Week

Alcohol consumption roughly linearly linked to higher risk of stroke, coronary disease, heart failure

Exercise Best Defense for Those at Genetic Risk for CVD

Exercise Best Defense for Those at Genetic Risk for CVD

Benefit of exercise against cardiovascular disease notable even among those at high genetic risk

Grilled Meats Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Grilled Meats Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Using open flames or high temps to cook red meat, chicken both linked to higher risk of T2DM

Marijuana Use Not Tied to Kidney Function

Marijuana Use Not Tied to Kidney Function

Researchers compared current and past marijuana use to never users.

Varicose Veins May Up Blood Clot Risk

Varicose Veins May Up Blood Clot Risk

Possible increased risk of pulmonary embolism, peripheral artery disease less clear

Prostate Cancer and Your Diet

Prostate Cancer and Your Diet

Research suggests that men's diets can affect their risk for prostate cancer.

Short Children May Have Higher Stroke Risk in Adulthood

Short Children May Have Higher Stroke Risk in Adulthood

Increased risk seen for ischemic stroke in both sexes, intracerebral hemorrhage in men

Flu, Some Upper Respiratory Infections Up Heart Attacks

Flu, Some Upper Respiratory Infections Up Heart Attacks

Increased incidence of acute myocardial infarction in first 7 days after positive respiratory viral diagnosis

Marijuana's Cardiovascular Effects Still Unknown

Marijuana's Cardiovascular Effects Still Unknown

Prospective studies needed to examine long-term effects of chronic marijuana use on CV health.

Cyclists Have No Worse Sexual or Urinary Functions

Cyclists Have No Worse Sexual or Urinary Functions

No worse sexual or urinary function, but incidence of urethral stricture higher than swimmers/runners.

High-intensity Exercise Training Can Reduce Cardiac Aging

High-intensity Exercise Training Can Reduce Cardiac Aging

Two years of high-intensity exercise tied to improved maximal oxygen uptake, reduced cardiac stiffness.

Quit Smoking Medications Not Found Effective

Quit Smoking Medications Not Found Effective

No evidence that varenicline, bupropion, or nicotine replacement increase probability of abstinence.

Yearly Flu Vaccinations Help Seniors Prevent Severe Infection

Yearly Flu Vaccinations Help Seniors Prevent Severe Infection

Annual vaccination found to lessen flu severity, hospitalizations, and death among the elderly.

3 in 4 Patients Prescribed 'End of Life Option Act' Drugs Take Them

3 in 4 Patients Prescribed 'End of Life Option Act' Drugs Take Them

Suffering existentially, loss of independence, and incapability to enjoy life were some reasons patients pursued EOLOA.

Study: Current Flu Vaccine Likely Protects Against Most H3N2 Viruses

Study: Current Flu Vaccine Likely Protects Against Most H3N2 Viruses

Current vaccine projected to be more effective in 2018 US flu season vs 2017 Australian flu season.

Unapproved Drugs in Androgen Receptor Modulators Sold Online

Unapproved Drugs in Androgen Receptor Modulators Sold Online

More than 50% products advertised as androgen receptor modulators had selective androgen receptor modulators.

Physical Activity Tied to Lower Mortality, CVD on Global Level

Physical Activity Tied to Lower Mortality, CVD on Global Level

Findings among residents of low-, middle-, and high-income countries.

Greater Heart Disease Benefits From Yoga Aerobics Combo

Greater Heart Disease Benefits From Yoga Aerobics Combo

Greater improvement in CHD risk factors for combined intervention versus either alone.

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